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Michael Beckner selected as new University Police Chief

Chief Michael Beckner, head of the Univeristy Police Department.

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter

July 30, 2020

A new chief has been selected as head of the University Police Department.  With over 25 years of experience in law enforcement, including 14 years of university policing, Michael Beckner joins the Lion family from Augusta University. Originally from New Jersey, Beckner served in multiple police departments, includin...

Crime Log

Crime Log

April 5, 2020

3/16/2020 at 12:10 P.M. - D. Vickers Hall - Trespassing, Outstanding Arrest Warrants 3/17/2020 at 12:28 P.M. - Southeastern Oaks - Cyberstalking 3/17/2020 at 7:05 P.M. - Southeastern Oaks - Possession of Marijuana 3/18/2020 at 10:01 A.M. - Pride Hall – Trespassing 3/21/2020 at 5:02 P.M....

Crime Log

Crime Log

March 29, 2020

Date/Time, Locations, and Nature of the Incident for the Crime Log are compiled by The Lion’s Roar from the Daily Crime and Fire Report provided by the University Police Department 3/8/2020 at 11:17 P.M. - North Oak Street - Driving While Intoxicated, Traffic Violations 3/9/2020 at 4:04 P.M. -...

Sorority brings awareness to the consequences of driving under the influence

Members of the delta Sigma Theta Sorority perform in a drunk driving road test.

Elana Guillory, Staff Reporter

October 29, 2019

On Oct. 23 members of the Delta Sigma Theta sorority presented a public seminar to inform people on the dangers of driving under the influence. The demonstration featured an informational slideshow and engaging activities. Sgt. Brandon Leblanc, a University Police officer on, was also present to a...

Requirements for joining organizations should not include hazing

Requirements for joining organizations should not include hazing

Shaelyn Martinez, Staff Reporter

April 9, 2019

After becoming a member of a Greek organization during the Fall 2018 semester, I quickly learned about hazing - not because I was involved in the act, but because they made sure to prevent it at all costs. I took online courses about hazing and went to meetings that involved talks about how it was strictl...

UPD to teach RAD class

UPD to teach RAD class

Shaelyn Martinez, Staff Reporter

April 9, 2019

The University Police Department’s Office of Community Education provides educational classes for the community to help prevent dangerous scenarios. One of these classes is the Rape Aggression Defense System program, which is designed to educate women on how to defend themselves in situations involv...

Hatcher named Officer of the Year

The University Police Department named Jourdan Hatcher the 2018 Officer of the Year. Recently, Hatcher completed Field Training Officer School, certifying him to train other officers in the performance of their duties.

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2019

Jourdan Hatcher, university police officer, was named the University Police Department's 2018 Officer of the Year for his work ethic, initiative and leadership abilities. After working at the university for four years, Hatcher was delightfully surprised to receive the recognition. "It's truly an honor and caught me by surprise," said Hatcher. "I'm thankful for the guidance of my co-workers over the last few years." Hatcher always wanted to...

UPD gets Narcan to keep campus safe

To create a safe campus environment, the University Police Department started training to use Narcan, the nasal spray administration of the emergency opioid overdose treatment drug naloxone. Currently, the UPD has not yet had cases of opioid overdose with students.

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2019

The University Police Department will introduce the emergency opioid overdose treatment drug naloxone for student safety. Narcan is the first and only FDA-approved nasal form of naloxone and is used for emergency treatment of a known or suspected opioid overdose. Currently, the UPD has not started ...

A day in the life of Michael Aleman

University Police Offer Michael Aleman aims to serve the university in his role on campus. His enjoyment of community events contributed to his reasons for joining the police force.

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

October 23, 2018

Service, education and protection to the university are the three main goals of the University Police Department. But how did they get to their position and why do the officers stick with it? University Police Officer Michael Aleman, a university alumnus, said that he joined the police force after...

When, where, what? Programs by the UPD

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2018

Although the University Police Department can be seen on campus at events like the last football game, monitoring and surveying the event, Patrick Gipson, police lieutenant, wants everyone on campus to know the department beyond this perspective. “We also like to engage with students in a non-enforcement...

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