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NKU officials review policies after OSU attack  

NKU officials review policies after OSU attack  

Emily Sherry, Reporter

December 5, 2016

Interim Police Chief John Gaffin sits back in his chair, static fading in and out of the room from the police scanner across the hall. Just days before, an Ohio State University police officer shot and killed an OSU student who police say drove his car through a group of people before exiting t...

How the University Police Department is changing

How the University Police Department is changing

Abby Anstead, Editor-in-Chief

August 11, 2016

In the midst of a national search for the Chief of Police position the NKU Police Department will undergo some changes. In a campus-wide email, President Geoffrey Mearns announced on July 27 that Lt. John Gaffin would serve as the Interim Chief of Police. Gaffin has served the NKU community for nine yea...

University police officers equipped with naloxone

University police officers equipped with naloxone

Abby Anstead, Managing Editor

April 1, 2016

Sixteen naloxone kits were delivered to the Northern Kentucky University Police Department on April 1, making them one of the first university police departments in the region to carry the life-saving drug. The kits were provided free of charge by St. Elizabeth. Naloxone, also known as Narcan, reverses t...

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