Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass police: female student “accosted by white male” outside Herter Sunday

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

December 11, 2011

Filed under Crime

A female student was "accosted by a white male" Sunday night outside Herter Hall, according to a 7:50 text message alert from the University of Massachusetts Police Department. An email, sent 12 minutes earlier, reported that...

UMass adds night-time parking enforcement

By Justin Saglio

March 30, 2011

Filed under Campus News

Beginning in early March, students accustomed to parking after ticketing hours in certain areas of the University of Massachusetts campus returned to their vehicles bewildered to see yellow citation envelopes under their windshield wipers. Amid an increased volume of illega...

Police gear up for end of school year

By Tom Barnes

March 30, 2011

Filed under Local News

The University of Massachusetts Police Department and the Amherst Police Department will be adopting a two-pronged approach to curb dangerous drinking occurrences and noisy disorderly partying. Both law enforcement agencies will...

Members of campus community show up in force to blood drive

By Collegian News Staff

March 30, 2011

Filed under Campus News

Nearly 200 pints of blood were netted yesterday at a drive sponsored by the University of Massachusetts Police Department. “That’s a really good day,” said Nancy Russ, the recruitment manager for the Pioneer Valley Ch...

UMPD investigating JQA sexual assault

By Cameron Ford

March 11, 2011

Filed under Crime

Mid-Friday morning, members of the University of Massachusetts community received a text message asking recipients to visit the UMass Police Department’s website for a breaking crime alert. An alert was posted there, stating that UMPD is i...

UMPD investigating report of sexual assault

By Collegian News Staff

March 11, 2011

Filed under Crime

The University of Massachusetts Police Department is investigating a report of sexual assault on campus. Between 2:45 a.m and 3:00 a.m. early Friday morning a female student living in John Quincy Adams Hall said she awoke to...

Local police accredited by state commission

By Sam Butterfield

January 20, 2011

Filed under Campus News, Local News

The University of Massachusetts Police Department and the Amherst Police Department have both received state accreditation for 2011, according to releases from UMass’ Office of News and Media Relations and APD Lieutenan...

UM police dog outfitted in bulletproof vest

By Katie Landeck

January 20, 2011

Filed under Campus News

When Diezel, a Dutch Shepherd police dog at the University of Massachusetts, went to visit Santa this holiday season, he was outfitted with a bulletproof and stab-resistant vest by Vested Interest in K-9s, Inc. (VIK). The gift was part of the Helping Paws for the Holidays fundraiser ...

Police cracking down on alcohol arrests

By Sam Hayes

October 24, 2010

Filed under Archives

The next time you walk into a large lecture hall for a class, say one with more than 40 students in it, pause and look around for a minute. The odds are that if there are more than 40 students in your class, at least one of them...

Student safety takes priority

By Tyler Manoukian

September 29, 2010

Filed under Lifestyle

As the new school year gets underway, the Canadian Standards Association International and the University of Massachusetts Police Department have provided students with some safety tips to get through the upcoming year. “It is important for students t...

Students get involved in giving blood

By Caroline Bagby

September 9, 2010

Filed under Campus News, Health & Wellness

Chairs are lined up and people are scattered, waiting their turn in the basement hallway of the Campus Center at the University of Massachusetts. Inside one of the conference rooms, seven medical beds are arranged in a rectangle,...

Crime Log: April 21 – 25

By Collegian News Staff

April 30, 2010

Filed under Local News

Friday, April 23 Mildred A. Roper of Westford, Massachusetts was arrested as the result of a traffic stop. A University of Massachusetts Police Department officer driving on Massachusetts Ave. viewed a car following behind...