Tagged - Public Safety

Feldman’s decision: No new armed DPS shifts, but freedom for armed supervisors

The decision took six months, a sit-in demonstration, a public forum, and a new 27-person committee.

Gun proposal recommendations to be released by week’s end, Feldman’s decision to come

The Review Board voted on their recommendation for the proposal on Tuesday. Feldman said he received their recommendation the following day.

Surprise K-9 visit gets UR riled up, but no evidence of forced entry or rumored pot bust

Director of Public Safety Mark Fischer believed concurrent visits by RPD and the fire marshal could have fueled the rumors.

Do more guns equal more campus security? Not all agree.

A mini-documentary on the ongoing heated debate over guns at the University of Rochester.

Eastman students voice concern over latest security updates and DPS proposal

On the policy’s first day in action, Rhodes says he was stopped by a Public Safety officer for not presenting his ID.

Scholar-journalist Blanchfield rejects US culture of ‘Gunpower’

Journalist and academic Patrick Blanchfield encouraged listeners to abandon partisan responses and called attention to U.S. gun violence and the…

From a variety of backgrounds, ad hoc committee members mostly avoid stance on gun proposal

In response to UR administration’s announcement of the members of the ad hoc committee, tasked with addressing Public Safety’s proposal…

MSAB wins public forum with surprise Faculty Senate sit-in

Frustrated that Public Safety had repeatedly denied their requests for a community forum, MSAB and various minority student leaders staged a sit-in at the meeting.

DPS proposes expanding armed officer program to River, Eastman campuses

DPS is proposing to station two armed supervising officers on mobile patrol at the River Campus and one at Eastman.

DPS Update for 9/24

Public Safety updates summarized for the week.