The Northerner

10/8 Police Beats

October 8, 2014

Filed under Police Beat

Oct. 1, 11:32 a.m.: An altered NKU parking permit was found in a car in Lot A. Oct. 1, 8:02 p.m.: A male subject was reported to have stolen an iPhone from Steely Library. Oct. 2, 6:46 p.m.: A two-vehicle accident occurred in the Welcome Center garage. There were no injuries. Oct. 3, 11:37 a.m.: A p...

Police Beats 10/3/13

October 3, 2013

Filed under News, Police Beat

Sept. 20, 7:52 a.m.: An NKU employee found an unattended textbook and a tablet on the plaza.   Sept. 20, 6:57 p.m.: There was a single car accident in the University Drive garage. There were no injuries.   Sept. 20, 11:39 p.m.: Two students in the University Suites were found with alcoh...

Tobacco Policy Task Force outlines ban’s budget

Ricky Cracchiolo, Staff writer

September 12, 2013

Filed under News

The Tobacco Policy Task Force plans to decrease its $125,000 budget in the years following the implementation of the tobacco ban, according to Dean of Students Jeffrey Waple. Waple said the task force’s budget will shrink for the next three to four years as one-time expenses, such as signage, become...

Police Beats

September 4, 2013

Filed under News

Aug. 22, between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.: Someone took two textbooks from an unlocked office in the Business Center. Aug. 28, between 12:45 and 1:31 p.m.: An unattended ring was taken from the shelf of a women’s restroom in the MEP building. The case is currently open. between 9 a.m. and 3:15 p.m.:...

Police officers aim to connect with students

Kerry Skiff, Contributing writer

August 29, 2013

Filed under News

NKU’s police force is making an effort to be more engaged in campus life. While the force’s main priority is to keep students safe, they are now working to connect with the campus community and make students feel more comfortable around them. When University Police Chief Jason Willis came to NKU,...

Campus police acquire explosives-detection canine

Campus police acquire explosives-detection canine

Patrick Reagan, Contributing writer

August 29, 2013

Filed under News

In light of recent attacks, such as the bombing of the Boston Marathon and the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, the NKU Police Department has decided to acquire an explosives-detection canine. “We’re constantly reviewing our policies and procedures to find innovative and new ways to...

University Policebeats

August 21, 2013

Filed under Crime, News

Aug. 2,  3:22 p.m.: A marijuana pipe and lighter were found in a flower bed outside of the Student Union. Between 3 and 5 p.m.: An iPod was reported stolen in the break room inside Central Receiving. It was later found.   Aug. 13  8:15 a.m.: A man received a harassing envelope ...

University police now have officer title

Mac Payton, Staff writer

April 4, 2013

Filed under News

For the past year, NKU Police Sergeant John Gaffin has left his wife and daughter to go into work at 6 p.m. Gaffin said it’s hard, being a police officer and having to be away from his family, but he loves his work. On Feb. 22, Gaffin, who has been on the force for six years since graduating from...

Campus police adding new station

Mac Payton, Staff writer

February 14, 2013

Filed under News

Callahan Hall will soon play home to a new university police substation, which will make the campus police more accessible and visible to students, according to Jason Willis, university police chief. Arnie Slaughter, director of University Housing, said he hopes this connects residents to the university...

Police Beats 3/21/2012

March 20, 2012

Filed under Crime, News

Mar. 1 7:43 a.m. A vehicle accident occurred resulting in no injuries on Kenton Dr. 7:51 a.m. A two-vehicle collision occurred on U.S. 27, also resulting in no injuries. 11:13 a.m. On campus an unidentified person used an object to damage a vehicle. The case remains undisclosed. 12:02 p.m....

Police beats

February 28, 2012

Filed under Crime, News

Feb. 21 2:02 a.m. There a dispute between roommates in the Oak Wing of Woodcrest Apartment. An officer was requested to be present while the roommate gathered her belongings. 11:59 a.m. There was a two vehicle accident in the Callahan parking lot. No injuries were reported. 2:44 p.m. There was...

Police Beats 2/22/2012

February 22, 2012

Filed under Crime, News

Feb. 14 12:05 p.m. There was a report received that a car was smoking in Kenton Garage. Upon arrival there was no evidence of any issue. The fire department arrived and cleared the scene. Feb. 15 1:50 a.m. A female was witnessed driving erratically -- at a high speed and swerving near Lot F. She...

The Independent Student Newspaper of Northern Kentucky University.