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Black police officers from various Northern Kentucky law enforcement agencies joined a moderated discussion as part of Black History Month.

Black in Blue: A conversation with Northern Kentucky’s Black police officers

Mildred Nguyen, News Editor February 17, 2022

Patrol Officer Antonio McKinney of Florence Police Department recalled pulling over an intoxicated white woman to issue her a DUI test. Seeing that he was Black, she asked him what his highest level of...

A Northern Kentucky University police car.

NKU Chief of Police discusses University preparedness in case of school violence, emergencies

Emory Davis, Contributor November 7, 2021

With a rise in school shootings across the nation, Chief of Police John Gaffin assures students that “school is one of the safest places you can be.” Since the beginning of the school year, the...

VPSA announces webcam monitoring around Housing rock after vandalism

VPSA announces webcam monitoring around Housing rock after vandalism

Madison Plank, News Editor April 6, 2021

Vice President of Student Affairs Eddie Howard announced in a campus-wide email today that a live-stream webcam will monitor the rock that was vandalized last week by a white supremacist group on campus...

BREAKING: Police report sexual assault in Kentucky Hall

BREAKING: Police report sexual assault in Kentucky Hall

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief August 27, 2018
University Police released a timely warning Monday stating a sexual assault occurred in Kentucky Hall in the Boothe Residential Village on Aug. 22.  According to the release, the victim reported they met the alleged assailant using a dating app. The suspect is male and is not student. No further details were provided to police.
Three thefts were reported in the Rec locker rooms in November. One incident involved a new PIN code locker pictured above.

3 thefts reported in Rec locker rooms

Sam Rosenstiel, Copy Editor December 7, 2017
Two property thefts in the Campus Recreation Center were reported in the same week. Three thefts were reported to University Police in November, bringing total thefts in the building this semester to 10.
Ashel Kruetzkamp, nurse manager of the emergency department at St. Elizabeth in Edgewood, shows Lt. John Gaffin the contents of a naloxone kit. NKU officers were equipped with naloxone on April 1.

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...

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