UCSC Police Department Host Active Shooter Training
In 2015, there were 372 mass shootings in the U.S., defined by the Department of Homeland Security as a shooting which involves four or more casualties. In response to public interest, UC Santa Cruz’s Police Department (UCSC PD) hosted an active shooter response seminar, which…
Fire Near Hahn Ruled as Arson
A fire that was ignited in a ravine below Hahn Student Services was the most recent in a series of fires on or near campus. The fire took place on Oct. 9 and was responded to at 2:40 p.m. UCSC chief-of police Nader Oweis said a Cal Fire investigator found that the fire was caused by arson.
Fire Near College Eight
UCSC campus police responded to a call regarding a fire near College Eight on Sunday Oct. 6. The fire was called in anonymously at 3:17 a.m. and five departments including the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, the Santa Cruz Fire Department and the Scott’s Valley’s Fire Department responded.
Campus Discontinues Nighttime Entrance Guards
Returning UCSC students may remember guards at the university entrances asking for their student IDs in order to be permitted on campus at night. As of Aug. 31, this crime prevention measure — known as the Kiosk Guard Program — has been discontinued.