13 Oct 2016

University police suggest caution in wake of recent burglaries

SF State police are currently investigating nine burglaries that happened between Sept. 2 and Sept. 21 in University Park South.   According to University police, three of the burglaries were

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01 Sep 2015

University police to carry Tasers following CSU mandate

A new bargaining agreement between California State University and the State University Police Association Aug. 27 gave campus police access to an array of new equipment, including Tasers and pepper

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23 Feb 2015

University police reports attempted robbery over weekend

An attempted robbery was reported to University Police near the main entrance of the library Saturday at 1:15 a.m., according to a University report. A man reported being approached by an unknown

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08 Sep 2014

University police open investigation into alleged rape on campus

Police have opened an investigation into an alleged rape that occurred on campus Aug. 29. University police have a suspect in the case, which has since been passed to the

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17 Sep 2013

University police begin Taser training

University Police Department officers patrolling the campus and surrounding areas may soon carry electroshock weapons. These devices, commonly known by the brand name, Taser, are designed to generate an electric

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06 Dec 2011

University police report shows uptick in crime at SF State

The annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report was recently released by SF State University Police Department and it shows that theft and sexual crimes have risen on campus. The

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07 Oct 2016

University welcomes new police chief

After a yearlong search, SF State has appointed Jason Wu to head the University Police Department, according to a statement released Friday.   “Wu demonstrated himself to be a strong,

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23 Nov 2015

Victim reports on-campus rape to University police

A rape was reported at Mary Ward Hall Nov. 21, according to SF State’s crime, arrest and fire log. Officers responded to the victim and took a report around 6

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13 Mar 2015

Two incidents of indecent exposure reported to University police

An incident of indecent exposure at University Park North Wednesday was reported to the University Police Department, according to an SF State email alert. The indecent exposure is the second

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19 Nov 2013

University has yet to answer why campus police need Tasers

Tasers, Tasers, Tasers… I get it – I’m tired of hearing about SF State’s Taser debate, too. But is the solution to let the administration do whatever they want because

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06 May 2013

Sexual assault suspect sought by University police

Campus police are circulating the photo of a man suspected of a sexual assault in the Towers April 28. The suspect, who is described by police as a 20-year-old African

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05 Sep 2019

Suspect arrested following University Park North burglary

The University Police Department arrested a male suspect this afternoon in relation to the residential burglary that took place in University Park North at approximately 3:15 a.m., Sept. 5. UPD

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30 Apr 2019

Standoff ends after police tackle suspect

A man found to be in possession of a stolen vehicle is taken away on a stretcher after being tackled by police on Tapia Drive near the SF State Humanities

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09 Apr 2019

University prepares for the ‘big one’

Assessors survey damage on the second floor between the old and new administration buildings (RON BINGHAM/GOLDEN GATER)   In the event of a major earthquake, the nearly 30,000 students at

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09 Apr 2019

University silent about allegations against track coach

San Jose police on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, arrested Chioke Robinson, 45, of San Jose, on suspicion of sexually assaulting four teen girls between 1999 and 2011. Robinson worked as

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06 Mar 2019

Downed police phone services spark concerns, prompts campuswide email

Chief of Police Jason Wu sent an campuswide email alert Wednesday afternoon at 12:50 p.m., notifying students the University Police Department Dispatch Center phone services have been restored. In the

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21 Feb 2019

Student witnesses aftermath of alleged robbery from University Park North High Rise

A resident of the University Park High Rises at 255 Buckingham Way reported witnessing the aftermath of a robbery just before midnight Wednesday.

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20 Feb 2019

Police report of kidnapping and robbery turns out to be grand theft

An initial report of a kidnapping and robbery on Feb. 5 alarmed students at SF State, but was later discovered to be grand theft, according to University police. The incident

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12 Dec 2018

Police corporal promotes community-oriented policing

Police Cpl. Enrique Vera Cruz spent six years patrolling SF State, but on Nov. 30, he was especially alert. Vera Cruz had been training Officer David Lin for a week,

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17 Nov 2018

Documentary recalls police brutality of 1968 SF State student strike

An SF State alumnus who wrote for the student newspaper from 1967 to 1969 provided a first hand perspective about the university’s most tumultuous times as a documentary about the

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30 Oct 2017

Q&A with SF State Police Chief Wu

For many years, Jason Wu would dress up every Halloween as “Bingo” from the 1960s kids television program, “The Banana Splits Adventure Hour.” Today, Wu dawns a police uniform as

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30 Aug 2017

Students sue university

[media-credit id=477 align=”alignnone” width=”800″][/media-credit] ***Clarification: A previous version of this article wrote that the University filed a motion with the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California dismissing the complaint. The

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23 Apr 2017

Berkeley police investigate alumnus connection to rally assault

The Berkeley Police Department is investigating a former Diablo Valley College teacher accused of assaulting a Trump supporter at a protest in Berkeley. Anonymous users on 4Chan, a public online

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05 Apr 2017

University Park South experiences a second break-in this year

An apartment in the University Park South area was burglarized on Saturday night while tenants were out. University Park South is an apartment complex owned by the University where some

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01 Dec 2016

SF State responds to Ohio State University attack

“Run. Hide. Fight.” Ohio State University students and faculty received this message Monday morning after a student terrorized the campus with a car and knife, sending 11 people to the

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03 Sep 2016

Investigation of Barkat protest leads to new University protocol

  On September 1, SF State released an investigative report of the General Union of Palestinian Students’ protest of the SF Hillel event with Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat. The report

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19 Nov 2015

Woman reports indecent exposure at University Park South

A woman reported an indecent exposure incident at University Park South Thursday morning, according to a safety alert sent out to the campus community. The woman was walking in a

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15 Oct 2015

Police charge SF State alumnus with possession of child pornography

San Francisco police arrested an SF State alumnus Oct. 8 on suspicion of possession of child pornography and the use of hidden cameras, SFGate reported. Police charged Duane Ackerman with several

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10 Oct 2015

Arizona and Texas university shootings leave two dead, several wounded

Two separate school shootings, one at Northern Arizona University and the other at Texas Southern University, left two dead and several wounded Oct. 9. The shootings fell on the same day

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02 Sep 2015

SF State police equipped with Tasers despite history of opposition

Access to Tasers will be mandatory for all University police following a recent collective bargaining agreement between California State University and the State University Police Association. Assistant Vice Chancellor of

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21 Mar 2015

University under federal investigation for handling of sexual assault

The Office for Civil Rights added SF State to a list Wednesday that will include them with 104 college campuses under investigation for their handling of sexual violence. The federal examination at

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05 Feb 2015

Police receive report of sexual assault outside Burk Hall

A University email alert informed students and staff of a reported sexual battery that took place on campus Thursday morning at around 1 a.m. The University Police Department received reports

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SF State students fall to the ground at the Die In in memory of all of the innocent lives lost through police hands. The attendants came together to march in a national day of protest to stop police brutality, repression and the criminalization of a generation Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014 at Malcolm X Plaza. Amanda Peterson / Xpress.
22 Oct 2014

Students drop in Malcolm X Plaza in demonstration against police brutality

At the sound of three bangs, dozens of bodies dropped to the ground of Malcolm X Plaza as a part of a “Die In” demonstration for people killed by police brutality.

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10 Sep 2014

Police look into an alleged on-campus rape reported during the first week of school

Police have opened an investigation into an alleged rape in a campus residential community last week. University police have a suspect in the case, which has since been passed to

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01 Apr 2014

Police investigate alleged viewer of child pornography in Cesar Chavez Student Center

Police have opened an investigation into an incident that occurred March 22 involving a 63-year-old man who allegedly used a computer in the Cesar Chavez Student Center to view child pornography,

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19 Mar 2014

Squatters seek refuge in ‘unauthorized encampment’ in University housing

Firefighters discovered evidence of squatters on the ground level of a University Park North building when they responded to a fire alarm that awoke residents early Feb. 16, according to

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