Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Pepper spray incident deemed unacceptable

By Vickie Palmatier

April 26, 2012

Filed under Crime, News

Earlier this month, police officers at the University of California, Davis, released a 190-page report stating the incident involving police officers pepper spraying Occupy protestors on campus was preventable and should not have...

Weekend Crime Log

By Taylor C. Snow

April 18, 2012

Filed under Crime, News

Saturday, April 14 At around 10:45 p.m., Michael Gibbs, 25, of Springfield was arrested on a warrant charge. Two officers on duty at Soulfest in the Mullins Center recognized Gibbs as someone who had been issued a trespass...

Archbald to guide UMPD through transition phase

By Katie Landeck

March 27, 2012

Filed under Campus News, Local News, News

Patrick Archbald, who previously served as the deputy chief of the University of Massachusetts Police Department, was selected in February to serve as the interim police chief after Chief Johnny Whitehead accepted a post at Rice Un...

UMPD officers file suit against department over audio surveillance

By Alyssa Creamer

February 23, 2012

Filed under Campus News, Local News, News

As University of Massachusetts Police Chief Johnny Whitehead prepares to leave his position at the University by February’s end, a class action lawsuit has been filed against him, the University and the UMPD by officers within...

Post-Super Bowl disturbance being reviewed on film by UMPD

By Katie Landeck

February 7, 2012

Filed under Campus News

The post-Super Bowl gathering that took place in Southwest Residential Area on Sunday was caught on video camera and is being reviewed by University of Massachusetts Police, said UMPD Deputy Chief Patrick Archbald. UMass police...

Study finds increased number of under-23 arrests

By Steffi Porter

February 2, 2012

Filed under Crime, News

Almost one third of Americans younger than 23 have been arrested, according to a recent study that collected and analyzed data as a part of the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth. The federal government surveyed 7,335 pa...