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The University Police Department received a call on April 3 about a disturbance in Louisiana Hall. UPD is currently investigating the incident and has placed Southeastern student Elizabeth Grace Johnson on interim suspension.

UPD provides insight on sexual assault and university procedures

Gabrielle Wood, Staff Reporter February 5, 2021

Over the past semester, a noted topic of awareness on campus has been sexual assault. Amid discussions of alleged cases, many students pose the question: to what extent is the University Police Department...

Crime Log - Nov. 17, 2020 Issue

Crime Log – Nov. 17, 2020 Issue

November 22, 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. 2/20/2020 at12:00...

Crime Log - Nov. 3, 2020 Issue

Crime Log – Nov. 3, 2020 Issue

November 8, 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. 10/20/2020 at 4:00...

The University Police Department is located in Pride Hall. The newly created position of Clery Compliance Officer is currently being held by Tiffany-Chavers Edwards.

UPD appoints staff member to new position

Brynn Lundy, Staff Reporter November 4, 2020

The university created a new position within the University Police Department to increase safety and awareness on campus for students, faculty and staff. To fill the role of Clery Compliance Officer,...

Vehilce Burglary- Car Photo

Local vehicle burglary reminds students to lock their cars

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter October 20, 2020

On the night of Oct. 4, locals reported numerous vehicle burglaries in the Ponchatoula area. The Hammond Police Department linked the burglaries to university student Emily Candies, who was later taken...

The University Police Department provided free masks and hand sanitizers at various campus locations as a part of the Welcome Week program. Most departments on campus held events virtually to comply with social distancing practices.

Departments organize Welcome Week virtually

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter September 3, 2020

As students returned to campus this semester, they had the opportunity to interact with their peers and learn more about campus virtually. This year, annual Welcome Week events such as “Strawberry...

Chris Black and Hannah Perrier create a TikTok for @slu_rec, the TikTok account for the Pennington Student Activity Center.

TikTok is the trend

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter August 18, 2020

Several university departments and organizations have begun using the popular social media platform TikTok to better engage with students.  According to Sensor Tower, the platform has become one of...

Chief Michael Beckner, head of the Univeristy Police Department.

Michael Beckner selected as new University Police Chief

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...

Crime Log - April 28, 2020 Issue

Crime Log – April 28, 2020 Issue

April 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. 3/24/2020 at 3:30...

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...

Advice from the University Police Department on avoiding scams

Advice from the University Police Department on avoiding scams

Lt. Patrick Gipson, University Police Department September 27, 2019

The Southeastern Louisiana University Police Department works to protect our students and campus at all times. We do our best to keep frauds and scammers off campus, but we need your help. Students...

A brick wall at the Clark Hall Annex has recently seen lighting changes and an increase in patrol by the University Police Department after a university student raised concern about safety. Eric Summers, vice president for student affairs, requested students or faculty members who do not feel safe when walking in the area to contact the University Police Department.

University student brings attention to Clark Hall safety

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter September 24, 2019

A concern has been raised on campus regarding the safety of students around the Clark Hall area. Allison Arrigoni, a senior art major, has recently shed light on a wall at Clark Hall that may cause...

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