An incident on the Haigis Mall this April has one UMass student questioning local police ability to handle potential cases of domestic violence.
Volunteers identify safety concerns around campus.
The University of Massachusetts Police Department was on the scene of a pedestrian accident near the Southwest Residential Area, at the intersection of Fearing Street and University Drive, Thursday evening.
The money will go toward improving support for survivors, as well as training for police officers who handle cases of domestic and sexual violence.
While the community has been quick to place blame, Steven Gillard argues that everyone is at fault and ending the confidential informant program won’t stop Logan’s real killer, heroin.
The Boston Globe reported Saturday that the Northwestern District Attorney’s Office has reopened its investigation of the death of Eric Sinacori, who died of a heroin overdose last October.
Police Log: Friday, Oct. 3 to Monday, Oct. 6, 2014.
Steve O’Neill describes several instances of confidential informant operations gone wrong and advocates for the abolishment of the practice.
The program will be put on hold until a full review of the University’s confidential informant policy can be completed, according to an email sent out to the campus community Tuesday.
The incident occurred early Sunday morning, according to a crime alert sent out to the campus community by the UMass Police Department.
Amherst Police Log: Friday, Sept. 19 to Monday, Sept. 23, 2014.
Six months after the “Blarney Blowout,” former Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis presented the findings of his investigation into the handling of large crowd disturbances.
The body is believed to be that of Marissa Jackson, 26, of Amherst, who was reported missing since Friday night.
Amherst Police Log: Friday, Sept. 5 to Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014.
According to a crime alert sent out to the UMass community, a house on Lincoln Avenue and a unit in the Lincoln Apartments were both broken into.
Damage was found in Totman Gym, Goessman Lab and the Graduate Research Center according to a UMPD email.
Officers give presentations on how to handle potentially dangerous situations to groups on campus, including the SGA and OIT.
The rise comes after the robbery of a female student on North Pleasant Street last month.
New information was released about the victims of last week’s pedestrian accidents while UMPD warned the campus to stay safe and alert.
Despite past constraints on their agreement, UMPD and APD have decided to continue their arrangement of patrolling similar areas of Amherst.