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Patrolling campus during a pandemic: how officers are staying safe

Officer Dewayne Cox (in car) and Officer Autumn Ruehl (on bike) with Detective Bobby Pate in the background.
Essential workers on campus, such as police officers, still report to their jobs
May 8, 2020

Latex gloves. Lysol-scented office space. Lonely patrols.  While COVID-19 has initiated a wave of work-from-home orders, some positions still require boots on the ground. For university police officers,...

Vaidya: After troubling events, NKU ‘no place for hate’

NKU's sixth president Dr. Ashish Vaidya addresses students, staff and alumni at Fall Convocation, Aug. 13, 2018.
NKU president weighs in on recent shootings, bombs mailed across the country
November 2, 2018
NKU president Dr. Ashish Vaidya called for a unified campus in light of recent violence around the country.

Town hall addresses campus safety

President Mearns, Chief of Police Les Kachurek and other members of the executive board address safety concern at the town hall meeting on Monday, Nov. 2.
November 5, 2015

Students from a variety of backgrounds and affiliations gathered in the Student Union Monday evening for a town hall meeting. Despite their differences, the students expressed one common concern-- the...

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