The question of arming campus public safety officers at Portland State has been circulating for several months, with many in the PSU community wondering what the best solution is while the pros and cons are weighed on both sides of the discussion.
Portland State’s Campus Public Safety Office has identified the suspect in the offensive touching case that occurred on Feb. 25. A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Timothy Clayton Webster for sex abuse in the third degree.
As the debate continues over whether Portland State should have armed officers on campus, many are looking to other universities’ safety models for comparison. PSU is included in a group of universities informally referred to as the Urban 21, a collection of four-year colleges that have self-identified as having similar demographics and settings.
The Campus Public Safety Office received a report Monday afternoon from a female student who said she was subjected to sexually suggestive and offensive touching.
Every college campus in Oregon has a different model for its campus security. Is one of them right for Portland State? Comparing the structures of public safety on other campuses may
The Campus Public Safety Office has received information from a female student reporting that she was subjected to offensive touching. The victim said the incident occurred Monday at 12:50 p.m. on the north side of the Engineering Building located at 1930 S.W. Fourth Avenue.
Recent discussions surrounding proposed changes to the Campus Public Safety Office have brought to light differences between the laws that govern CPSO and the laws that govern the Portland Police Bureau—many of which limit CPSO’s capabilities.
Are there more than just two possibilities—armed or unarmed—for the future of Portland State’s Campus Public Safety Office? Around 100 Portland State students, faculty and community members attended a panel discussion Tuesday to explore other possibilities in the campus security discussion.
Campus Public Safety Office Dispatcher Bonnie Jensen comes from a law enforcement family: Her father was a police officer and detective with the Ashland, Ore., Police Department and her uncle worked at the FBI office in Portland.
Portland State’s Campus Public Safety Office has created a new detective position within the agency and filled it with retired Portland Police Bureau Detective Matt Horton.
Last month’s tragic shootings at Clackamas Town Center and Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. bring even more attention to an ongoing issue at Portland State: the possibility that PSU’s Campus Public Safety Office may soon become a sworn law enforcement agency with armed police officers.