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WSU Spokane research developed police bias training

WSU Spokane research developed police bias training

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

October 13, 2017


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Pullman Community, Safety, WSU Spokane

Researchers at WSU Spokane have developed a training program to find and combat bias in police forces. The research, led by Lois James of the WSU College of Nursing, resulted in a training program for police departments called “CBT Sim,” which stands for “Counter Bias Training Simulation.” “It...

Two arrested for drug possession, shoplifting at Walmart

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

October 12, 2017


Filed under Crime, Local, News

Pullman Police arrested two men for drug possession and theft early Thursday morning at Walmart. Police arrested 30-year-old Devron Parrish and 35-year-old Taylor Contos after they reportedly shoplifted merchandise from the store. While apprehending the pair, police found methamphetamine and heroin...

Fake ID attempts at Dissmore’s

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

October 10, 2017


Filed under Crime, Local, News

Pullman Police responded to three fake identification incidents Friday, two of which occurred at Dissmore’s. The first incident happened when an 18-year-old woman attempted to use a fake ID to purchase alcohol, said Penni Reavis, Pullman Police Support Services manager. The second incident of...

WSU freshman football players dismissed for alleged shoplifting

JESSICA ZHOU, Evergreen assistant news editor

October 6, 2017


Filed under Crime, Football, News, Pullman Community, Sports, WSU Pullman campus

WSU football players Zaire Webb and Anthony White Jr. were dismissed from the team after they allegedly attempted to shoplift $225 of products from Walmart. According to Pullman Police Department's logs, the two were arrested Wednesday evening. Thursday evening the players were removed from the WSU football roster online. Pullman PD said t...

Alcohol referrals increase at WSU, report states

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

October 3, 2017


Filed under Crime, News, WSU Pullman campus

WSU has increased the number of discipline referrals issued for alcohol offenses over the past two years, according to the annual university crime and fire report. The report, released last week, outlines statistics from 2014 to 2016, showing that 390 alcohol referrals were issued in 2016, up by more...

Friday’s field-rush hospitalizes two

KATIE SHADLER, Evergreen reporter

October 3, 2017


Filed under Crime, News, WSU Pullman campus

Two WSU students were injured after storming the field following the victory over USC. Pullman Fire Chief Mike Heston said one student broke their ankle and the other hurt their leg after they jumped over the railing and onto the field. He said personnel had to wait for the field to clear and the...

Post game furniture burning increases

KATIE SHADLER, Evergreen reporter

October 3, 2017


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

WSU students set 15 furniture fires after the Cougars’ victory over USC on Friday, most within 30 minutes of the game, resulting in one injury. “This is by far the most couch fires we’ve had at any one time,” Pullman Police Detective Sergeant Jake Opgenorth said. One incident resulted in...

Finding comfort in song and prayer

Finding comfort in song and prayer

JESSICA ZHOU, Assistant news editor

October 2, 2017


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Pullman Community

A call and response, led by parishioner Dan Jinguji, reverberated through the red brick walls of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Pullman in the concluding hymn of the evening. "For the thousands traumatized by the attack, bring them comfort. We pray to," Jinguji sang, and then about a dozen voices...

Odd string of tire slashing strikes apartment complex

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

September 28, 2017


Filed under Crime, Local, News

Several tires were vandalized in the Coffee House Apartment complex in Pullman. Pullman Police Cmdr. Chris Tennant said that tires were flattened by nails. The nails were propped against the tire so when the victim used their vehicle, the nails then punctured flattened the tires. Tennant said that...

Dissmore’s staff increases training after fake ID arrests

KATIE SHADLER, Evergreen news reporter

September 28, 2017


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Pullman Community

Since the beginning of August, Dissmore’s IGA in Pullman has reported 13 cases in which an underage person has attempted to pass a fake ID for the purchase of alcohol and/or tobacco, according to a Pullman Police Department press release. Of these cases, 12 have resulted in arrest, according to...

ASWSU works on athletics recruiting policy

ASWSU works on athletics recruiting policy

KATIE SHADLER, Evergreen reporter

September 27, 2017


Filed under ASWSU, Crime, News, Pullman Community

ASWSU is continuing to work toward changing the sexual assault policy regarding athletes, after university administration denied initial suggestions. ASWSU President Jordan Frost sent a letter urging WSU President Kirk Schulz and Athletic Director Bill Moos to change the policy to include preventing...

Student arrested for assault at fraternity

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

September 26, 2017


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Pullman Community

A WSU student was arrested Friday night for allegedly assaulting people at a fraternity. The 21-year-old student was charged with third-degree assault, disorderly conduct and minor in possession of alcohol, Pullman Police Cmdr. Chris Tennant said. The student was allegedly kicked out of the Alpha...