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Knowing how to be safe on campus

By: EMILY TRENT Staff Writer emmtrent@iu.edu Whether students and faculty are on campus after dark for classes, club meetings, events or to study, their safety is something Indiana University Police Department (IUPD) aims to maintain. IUPD is encouraging students to use a new app, RAVE Guardian Safety. The app has different safety features students may

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Students speak about campus safety

By: ZACHARY BEAUCHAMP Staff Writer zbeaucha@iu.edu A college campus is place of higher education, a place people go to further themselves and learn. A college campus should be a place where people feel safe. However, unfortunate as it may be, this is not always so. Is this the case on the campus of IU South

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Rape reported in Housing

By: CHRISTINA CLARK Editor-in-Chief EditorPreface@gmail.com A Crime Notice was dispersed to members of the IU South Bend community on Friday, April 6 just after 10 p.m. The notice read that “On April 5, 2019 the IUPD received a report of a rape at approximately 6:00 p.m. The incident occurred in the late night hours of

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Staying safe on campus

By: TANNIA JOHNSON Staff Writer When traveling across IU South Bend’s campus, there are ways to ensure that you can protect yourself. With the shortened daylight hours through the winter months, safety rises as a concern for some. From carrying defense mechanisms to physical preparation, you may want to evaluate ways to stay safe on

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Cops and Hot Dogs

BY: ANTHONY AYALA Staff Writer @bman4ever92 The IU South Bend Police Department were a part of a community outreach program, Hot Dogs with the Cops, on Sept. 12 on top of the parking garage. Students, faculty, staff and police came together to enjoy music, a fresh, grilled hotdog and each other’s company. Kurt Martz, Chief

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Man found unconscious outside of campus

By: KATE LUCE staff writer On Aug. 3 at 3:00 a.m., a public safety advisory was issued to IU South Bend after a report of an injured man was found unconscious outside of campus. The incident took place next to the Student Activity Center’s parking lot, along 20th Street. The man is not a student

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Matz appointed IUSB police chief

By: JIM IRIZARRY Staff Writer jcirizar@iusb.edu Kurt Matz’s career has come full circle. He started his law enforcement career in 1983 with the Indiana University Police Department at IU Northwest in Gary. Now, 33 years later, Matz has been appointed chief of the IUPD South Bend. Matz comes to IUSB from the Munster Police Department,

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University police add body cams at Bloomington, IUPUI Equipment, will eventually be implemented at IUSB

By: JIM IRIZARRY Staff Writer jcirizar@iusb.edu Add the Indiana University Police Department to the growing list of police agencies and universities that use body camera technology. IUPD announced that it would begin implementing the technology later this year at the Bloomington campus as well as IUPUI. The move comes after a year of research and

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