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University groups complete Taser resolution draft

Julia Middlemiss
February 7, 2014
Filed under News

University Affairs students met with representatives from Students Against Police Brutality in the Cesar Chavez Student Center tonight, to further amend the resolution concerning the possibility of arming University police with Tasers. The meeting was called upon after previous revisions to the current reso...

Students assemble to discuss Taser-use by police at SF State

Students assemble to discuss Taser-use by police at SF State

Andrew Cullen
November 14, 2013
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[set_id=72157637685910014] [HTML1] Live streaming by Jasmin Taylor A group of more than 50 students organized in Malcolm X Plaza, Thursday night, to speak out against the proposition of SF State University Police Department (UPD) carrying Tasers. Students organized the event, but the audience...

University replaces 3,000 locks after loss of master keys

Coburn Palmer
November 7, 2013
Filed under News

The entire block of housing units in University Park North and the Towers at Centennial Square were re-keyed last week after two master keys opening about 3,000 resident’s doors were reported stolen Monday, Oct. 28, according to University officials. The University responded to the crisis and mana...

Taser program standardization stretches statewide for CSU police

Erica Linker
September 25, 2013
Filed under News

While campus police officers across California use pepper spray, guns, handcuffs and batons; SF State's University Police Department officials propose another tool be added to their utility belt — the Taser — which would make the campus one of the last in the California State University system to ...

Xpress staff approves use of police shock weapons with proper training

Xpress staff approves use of police shock weapons with proper training

Xpress Staff
September 17, 2013
Filed under Opinion

Cartoon by Kirstie Haruta With 24-hour door monitoring and increased in-and-out visitor registration being enforced in the dorms, it's clear that campus security is on the rise. But what paramounts all efforts to improve security is the fact that University Police are now being trained and equipped with electr...

UC Riverside's Timothy P. White to head Cal State University system

Charlotte Boudesteijn
October 10, 2012
Filed under Uncategorized

The University’s past has been filled with tuition increases, student protests and a new school president — and now the California State University system has chosen a new chancellor. Timothy P. White, 63, was selected Oct. 4 to succeed Charles B. Reed, who announced his retirement this past May. White i...

UC Davis police: say it, don't spray it

UC Davis police: say it, don't spray it

Xpress Staff
November 29, 2011
Filed under Opinion

While it has been almost two weeks since the pepper spray incident at UC Davis, the excessive actions taken by police against unarmed protestors remains ingrained in the minds of many. About 200 students were in the quad of UC Davis Friday, Nov. 18, at about 3:30 p.m. when between 10 and 15 students sat, arm-to...

Students alarmed by sexual assault, SF State increases police patrol

Students alarmed by sexual assault, SF State increases police patrol

Kealan Cronin
October 11, 2011
Filed under Uncategorized

Many SF State students were shocked to hear about the sexual assault that occurred in the Towers at Centennial Square dormitories between 5-8 p.m Friday, Sept. 30. According to University police, an unidentified woman, who was not an SF State student, was lured into the building's elevator by a man who s...

Fall campus crimes recap

Juan Carlos Lara, Campus News Editor
February 4, 2020
Filed under Campus

Since 2020 began, the University Police Department has received 33 crime reports, an average of approximately one per day. Before we begin reporting the scores of crimes that will occur this semester, we’d like to take a look back at all the crimes that occurred on campus last semester.    I...

Bomb threat remains unsolved

Jacquelyn Moreno, Staff reporter
February 4, 2020
Filed under Campus

On Thursday, Dec. 19 during the final week of the Fall 2019 semester, the university activated a campus closure, informing all students and faculty to stay off the main campus. The University Police Department’s online crime log would later list that a, “ false bomb threat reported to police” ha...

Crime Blotter: Three Thefts

Juan Carlos Lara, Campus News Editor
November 5, 2019
Filed under Campus

Three grand thefts occurred on campus over the course of three days, totaling in just over $4,000 worth of losses, according to the University Police Department. No arrests have been made. Grand theft is defined as any theft of property valued at over $950. Thefts where the loss is valued below $9...

Preparedness for potential on-campus shootings

Arianne Arciaga
November 5, 2019
Filed under Campus

Sept. 19, Joseph Vicencio was arrested after firing multiple gunshots on San Jose State University’s campus. The shots caused damage to the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library and parking structure. On Oct. 25, SF State student Valeria Villagomez, was shot and killed near Lowell High School, just a few...

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