09 Sep 2018

Burglar breaks into student residence

A student living in SFSU housing got a shock Saturday afternoon when she encountered a burglar in her apartment as she walked out of her bedroom. The victim called University

06 Sep 2018

SF State grad shot and killed in Chicago crossfire

A photo of Shane Colombo and his mother, Tonya Nishimuta-Colombo, celebrating on Shane’s graduation day from SF State University appears on a GoFundMe page created to help pay for Shane

02 May 2018

Mashouf sees increase in petty theft

Mashouf Wellness Center experienced 10 petty thefts, which accounted for at least 60 percent of the total petty theft incidents on campus in the past 60 days. According to the

28 Mar 2018

Hit and run

Police have confirmed that five people were hit by a white GMC van at Illinois and 24th streets according to the app Citizen. Police responded to the incident call around

14 Feb 2018

Attempted Burglary at SF State

A male broke into an SF State female’s apartment while she was inside. After the man broke in he then fled the area. There were two other females at the

01 Feb 2018

Stolen SUV Suspect flees after deputy opens fire

A Hayward police officer opened fire after a male, suspected of stealing a black SUV, rammed into the officer. The suspect fled on foot, and it is unclear if he

23 Aug 2017

Title IX encourages SF State students to report on-campus sexual assault

SF State’s on-campus crime rate has increased by 43 percent, according to the latest Annual Security and Fire Safety Report released Aug.11. The report, which includes data from 2013 to

16 May 2017

SF State graduate student identified as Treasure Island homicide victim

The victim of a homicide on Treasure Island Wednesday has been identified as an SF State graduate student. He was identified by the medical examiner Friday, weeks before accepting his

02 Apr 2017

Indecent exposure reported at the J. Paul Leonard library

An indecent exposure incident occurred in the J. Paul Leonard library Saturday afternoon. The incident happened at 3:19 p.m. on April 1 when a non-SF State affiliated female, who was

05 Oct 2016

Car Break-ins On The Rise

[media-credit id=433 align=”alignnone” width=”742″][/media-credit] Car break-ins near SF State and the surrounding Taraval area have risen 30 percent in two years, according to police incident reports.     There have

03 Feb 2016

Spike in car thefts in SF State area results in heightened security

SF State and the surrounding community has seen a recent spike in both auto burglary and vehicle theft over the last two months. According to SF State’s crime, arrest and fire

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

19 Nov 2013

Taser dispute rouses plans for protests

A group of students against the University Police Department’s proposed use of Tasers hosted a meeting in the Richard Oakes Multicultural Center, Cesar Chavez Student Center room T143, Tuesday, to

24 Oct 2013

Taser concern dominates discussion at campus safety forum

SF State President Leslie E. Wong led a panel discussion on campus safety in Jack Adams Hall this afternoon, where he was hit with a barrage of student concerns about

23 Oct 2013

UPD awaits Taser approval from President Wong

At a party last fall in Redwood City, a fight over drugs broke out. Officers arrived at the scene and SF State student Daniel Atwood decided to make a run

02 Oct 2013

Alleged shooter of Justin Valdez to be arraigned today

Nikhom Thephakaysone will be arraigned today, Oct. 2 at 9 a.m. on three felony charges including the murder of Justin Valdez; they were both SF State students. Valdez, the 20-year-old

01 Oct 2013

Shed cynicism, stay hopeful in memory of Justin Valdez

The random and senseless killing of Justin Valdez this last week left SF State and its extended community of family and friends shaken. Too often we are bombarded by local

17 Sep 2013

Xpress staff approves use of police shock weapons with proper training

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

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