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Police officers help to keep campus secure

Police officers help to keep campus secure

Cortney Wood, Managing Editor

May 18, 2018

The University Police Department is a full-service law enforcement agency and is staffed by both sworn and civilian professional. The 10 sworn police officers along with a telecommunication dispatch team operate all day, every day. As they prepare to move into an improved building in the next two mont...

After 35 years, police chief announces retirement

After 35 years, police chief announces retirement

Taylor Warren

September 26, 2015

After 35 years working in law enforcement, university Chief of Police Dan Williams is turning in the badge and folding out the lawn chair. “I plan to take a few months off and enjoy my grandkids and the lake,” Williams said. “I bought a house on the lake just south of Dallas and look f...

Campus police: Thefts remain steady

Campus police: Thefts remain steady

Matthew Swiger

February 11, 2015

As a new semester begins, campus crime follows, and while some students feel the frequency of thefts has increased, university police Sgt. Albert Jimenes said the number of thefts is actually normal. According to the campus crime log, since the start of the fall 2014 semester, there have been 26 ...

Police chief: 10 safety tips

Police chief: 10 safety tips

The Wichitan

August 21, 2014

I want to welcome students back to campus. I hope everyone has a safe and enjoyable semester. As we all get back in the routine of a new academic year, I want to remind everyone of some general safety tips. Familiarize yourself with the layout of the campus. Survey the campus while classes are in se...

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