Tag: UCM Department of Public Safety

Public Safety – keeping campus safe

Almost everyone has seen their patrol cars. Some have seen them patrolling campus. And anyone who has purchased a parking permit has been to their office. The University of Central Missouri’s Department of Public Safety is a crucial component to keeping campus safe. It includes police, parking services, access control and environmental health and safety…. Read more »

UCM to participate in statewide tornado drill

The University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg and Lee’s Summit will participate in a statewide tornado drill at 10 a.m. March 5. The drill will last about 15 minutes, according to a press release. The UCM Department of Public Safety/environmental health and safety encourages faculty and staff to share information about the drill with students… Read more »

ARSON UPDATE: University police fingerprint faculty, staff, students

By LEAH WANKUM Managing Editor (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — University police are fingerprinting individuals in connection to an arson that occurred in Martin Building before Thanksgiving break last semester. Detective Gary Schmidt with the UCM Department of Public Safety said fingerprints were the only concrete evidence found at the crime scene. “There were some faculty who were… Read more »

UCM campus notified of date rape drug incidents off campus

By LEAH WANKUM Managing Editor (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — The University of Central Missouri sent out a campuswide alert Tuesday evening to students, faculty and staff concerning the possibility of drug-facilitated sexual assaults and individuals being drugged while consuming drinks off campus. “Individuals reported symptoms consistent with drugs used to facilitate sexual assaults commonly referred to as date… Read more »

Sept. 24 Police Beat

Warrensburg Police Department Justin L. Clinton, 38, of Centerview, was arrested at 3:14 p.m. Sept. 11 in the 500 block of Shotwell Street on suspicion of unlawful use of a weapon. Peter L. Pugsley Jr., 34, of Warrensburg, was arrested at 5:07 a.m. Sept. 14 in the 100 block of South Holden Street on suspicion… Read more »

Crosswalk signs walk away

By LEAH WANKUM Managing Editor (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — Nearly half of the new crosswalk signs around campus have gone missing in the past four months. Scott Rhoad, director of the UCM Department of Public Safety, said 13 have been removed since UCM Parking Services installed them on streets going through campus in mid-April. A total of… Read more »

Student emails get compromised: UCM staff offer Internet safety tips

By LEAH WANKUM Managing Editor (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — With the new semester comes an increase in phishing. Many UCM students have received emails and phone calls asking for money and offering jobs. These messages, however, are fraudulent. Amber Goreham, director of the Career Services Center, said the increase in scams prompted a campuswide email as a… Read more »