Massachusetts Daily Collegian

VIDEO: UMass students trash structured celebration after Red Sox World Series win

By Chelsie Field

January 20, 2013

Filed under Breaking News, News Multimedia, Web-Exclusive

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UMPD’s senior officer of 35 years reflects back on career as he looks toward retirement

By Chelsie Field

December 5, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

Christopher LaFlamme is far from his first day on the job as a police officer. Following his graduation from Holyoke Community College in 1975 in criminal justice, LaFlamme, who currently lives in Northampton, where he also grew up, joined the University of Ma...

APD reports handful of weekend break-ins

By Chelsie Field

November 27, 2012

Filed under Campus News, Crime, Local News, News

The Thanksgiving break brought no noise complaint calls for the Amherst police department this weekend, but there were a handful of break-ins. Amherst Police Detective David Foster was not surprised by the burgalaries. ...

Town of Amherst crime log

By Chelsie Field

November 20, 2012

Filed under Campus News, Local News, News

The Amherst Police responded to about 20 noise complaint calls this past weekend. A noise complaint for a loud party of between 50 and 60 college-aged individuals at 858 East Pleasant St. at 12:14 a.m. Saturday, in which residents were...

Town of Amherst Crime Log: October 22

By Chelsie Field

October 23, 2012

Filed under Local News, News

This weekend, officers from the Amherst Police Department handled 15 noise complaint calls, resulting in seven arrests or summons, as well as nine cases of liquor law violations, several accounts of minors in possession of alcohol,...

Police state school

By Staff

March 12, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Approaching brightly lit orange flashing LED lights, I set the cruise control exactly to 20 miles per hour and ambled down University Drive toward the Recreation Center. An officer entered into the traffic and raised his h...

Vehicle ablaze at entrance to lower garage of Campus Center

By Alyssa Creamer

February 24, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

At approximately 7:30 p.m. Friday night, a vehicle caught fire nearly 200 feet from the entrance to the lower garage of the Campus Center, blocking visitors to the campus center from entering or leaving the lower garage and i...

UMPD prepares for Halloween weekend activities

By Ardee Napolitano

October 27, 2011

Filed under Campus News, News

As students put on their party hats and prepare to stir the punch bowl for the upcoming weekend, the University of Massachusetts Police Department is gearing up to ensure a safe Halloween for the campus community. Depu...

To tase or not to tase

By Matthew M. Robare

January 27, 2011

Filed under Columns

The South Hadley Police Department was given some tasers back in November by the Village Commons, a company that rents office and retail space across the road from Mount Holyoke College, according to Also acco...

Break-ins continue with students away

By Amy Brennan

January 23, 2011

Filed under Archives, Crime, Local News

Apartment break-ins during the long summer and winter breaks are no longer news to some University of Massachusetts students. According to the Daily Hampshire Gazette, between July 1 and mid-September, there were 32 break-ins...