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University Police launches first 30-day trial of body-worn cameras

Allyson Chiu, Campus Editor

June 7, 2017

Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Latest Stories

University Police officers began a 30-day trial period of wearing body cameras Wednesday, deputy chief of police Gloria Graham said. Chief of Police Bruce Lewis announced in an email Tuesday that five UP officers will participate...

Northwestern student reports robbery near campus

Matthew Choi, Campus Editor

December 11, 2016

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

A Northwestern student was robbed at the intersection of Foster Street and Maple Avenue on Sunday night, according to an email sent to students by University Police Chief Bruce Lewis. The robbery occurred at about 7 p.m., when...

University Police to begin using body-worn cameras

Peter Kotecki, Campus Editor

October 12, 2016

Filed under Campus

University Police will begin using body-worn cameras to increase transparency and accountability, Chief of Police Bruce Lewis announced via email Wednesday. Gloria Graham, deputy chief of police, said she expects UP to begin...

University Police recognized for emergency planning

Joseph Diebold, Campus Editor

November 24, 2013

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

University Police received an award last week from the Illinois Law Enforcement Alarm System for "superior planning and preparedness by a local law enforcement agency," according to a Northwestern new release. ILEAS, a statewide...

New Wildcat Welcome programs spotlight campus safety resources

Amy Whyte, Reporter

April 18, 2013

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

A new Essential NU that focuses on campus safety will be part of a handful of changes to Wildcat Welcome coming this fall. In addition to the Mental Health ENU that was announced in January, new students will attend orientation...