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The main objective of camera implementation is to “facilitate transparency … enhance service to the community by accurately documenting events, actions, conditions and statements made during citizen interactions, traffic stops, arrests and other incidents,

NKU police implement body-worn cameras

After receiving a grant from the Department of Justice, NKU PD now equip its officers with body-worn cameras
Kyle Wade, Contributor October 23, 2019

In 2018, 992 people were shot and killed by police. As of this year, another 717 have lost their lives to fatal force, according to The Washington Post. While some police departments move away from body...

How does the university handle reports of sexual assault?

How does the university handle reports of sexual assault?

Abby Anstead , Asst. Managing Editor January 18, 2017

“What do you need?” Ann James, deputy Title IX coordinator for students, said that’s the first thing she asks students when they report an instance of sexual assault. “The first thing I do is,...

John Gaffin was named chief of NKU police Monday.

From student to chief: Gaffin to lead NKU police

Matt Sexton, Editor-in-chief December 19, 2016

Updated 12/19/2016 5:00 p.m. | Originally posted 12/19/2016 11:55 a.m. HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Kentucky -- John Gaffin’s NKU experience has come full circle. Once an undergraduate student, Gaffin was named...

Interim chief leads NKU police as search begins for top spot

Interim chief leads NKU police as search begins for top spot

Matt Sexton , Managing Editor August 28, 2016

Nearly a month after the abrupt resignation of NKU’s Police Chief, the man tabbed as his interim replacement is still working for two.Lieutenant John Gaffin saw his workload double when he was selected...

Former Police Chief Leslie Kachurek goes over information with his staff. Kachurek announced his resignation  in June.

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...

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