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Campus Safety: How NKU police, officials prepare for the unthinkable

Campus Safety: How NKU police, officials prepare for the unthinkable

Natalie Hamren and Josh Kelly

October 3, 2018


Filed under Crime, Featured Story, National News, News

NKU uses trainings, alerts and procedures to keep students safe during active shootings and other emergencies.

Police Beat week of Aug. 29

Police Beat week of Aug. 29

Northerner Staff

August 29, 2018


Filed under Crime, News, Police Beat

From the University Police logs, here's the week in crime at NKU.

Learning more about the gun incident

Carrie Crotzer, Editor-In-Chief

September 9, 2015


Filed under News

In a recording received Tuesday by The Northerner, a female student who remains unidentified can be heard rushing away from Steely Library as she tells the 911 dispatcher that there’s a student in the library with a gun. Several documents received from NKU confirm that the female student was study...

Students concerned as class remains unevacuated with gun nearby

Students concerned as class remains unevacuated with gun nearby

Abby Anstead, News Editor

September 8, 2015


Filed under Featured Story, News

Police officers stormed through the third floor of Steely Library with their weapons drawn. Through the clear door of the classroom, Avery Fithian could see students streaming out of the library. At the time, she and her classmates were unaware that a student was in possession of a Cobra .380 pistol ...

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