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WSU Police respond to threat at Global Scholars Hall on March 27.

WSU Police confirms Global Scholars resident had knife

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Editor-in-chief March 27, 2024

At 11:22 a.m. Wednesday, a report was called at Global Scholars Hall about a man with a knife.  When WSU Police responded, they fired a shot at the 20-year-old resident and WSU student, John Bazan,...

WSU Police respond to threat at Global Scholars Hall on March 27.

WSU Police respond to threat at Global Scholar’s Hall

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Editor-in-chief March 27, 2024

A WSU Alert was sent out Wednesday morning informing the community of a threat in Global Scholars Hall. The individual is no longer a threat and is currently in custody, according to the alert. It was...

From 2020-2021, dating violence increased from one to 10 cases on campus.

Students feel WSU PD resources are not preventing increase in sexual assault

BRANDON WILLMAN, Multimedia editor October 11, 2022

Trigger warning: This article contains details about sexual assault that may be triggering for some readers.  Editor’s note: Some sources in this article wished to be anonymous for the sake of privacy. Reports...

Gary Jenkins will serve as the WSU Police Departments interim police chief as WSU conducts a nationwide search for a permanent chief.

WSU PD sergeant faces hearing for sexual misconduct

FRANKIE BEER, Evergreen news editor August 18, 2022

Three members of the WSU Police Department command staff announced their retirement Aug. 9 after WSU conducted a formal investigation of employee misconduct.  After receiving allegations of sexual...

WSU PD is under investigation for allegations of employee misconduct

WSU PD is under investigation for allegations of employee misconduct

LIAM CONNORS, Deputy news editor July 18, 2022

The WSU Police Department is under formal investigation by the university for allegations of employee misconduct. The investigation is still ongoing, and the names of those involved have yet to be released,...

WSU Police responded to several snow-related calls Monday after 2-3 inches fell that day.

WSU Police give advice for upcoming snow days

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Editor-in-chief December 8, 2021

As the snow begins to stick in Pullman, people need to prepare for slick roads and other snow-related obstacles. WSU Police Cpt. Mike Larsen said there were three noninjury snow-related accidents on...

Gun violence in Pullman rises 

Gun violence in Pullman rises 

CALLIE GERBER, Evergreen reporter October 26, 2021

The number of gun crimes in Pullman has increased, and in the past year, there have been 16 crimes involving a gun. Two of the 16 cases involved a domestic dispute, and two of the cases were related...

Gary Jenkins will serve as the WSU Police Departments interim police chief as WSU conducts a nationwide search for a permanent chief.

Pullman police receive grant for mental health resources

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen news co-editor October 25, 2021

The Pullman Police Department received a $114,974 grant to improve its mental health resources for officers.  Pullman PD will use the grant to form crisis and medical incident response teams, Pullman...

Resource centers on campus, like the WSU Office of Compliance and Civil Rights, help students file sexual assault complaints and reports. The process can be daunting, said Joel Aleman, director of University Affairs.

Town hall covers process of filing sexual assault reports

ADALINE GRACE, Evergreen social media editor April 23, 2021

ASWSU hosted a town hall Thursday for Sexual Assault Awareness Month, educating individuals on how to file assault reports and what the process looks like. Resource centers on campus, like the WSU Office...

The community places a lot of trust in us, so we have an obligation to show them that we act in a professional and ethical way,” Pullman PD Chief Gary Jenkins said.

Pullman Citizen Police Academy set for fall

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen roots editor April 23, 2021

Community members interested in getting a behind-the-scenes look into the Pullman Police Department can soon sign up for a 10-week Citizen Police Academy. The Pullman Police Advisory Committee is working...

The Counter Bias Training Simulator places officers in a plethora of scenarios where implicit bias can come into play. Officers have to react promptly to deescalate the situation safely.

WSU PD addresses racial disparities in arrest data

TIMOTHY FAIRBANKS-CLOUSER April 8, 2021

The WSU Police Department is working with the Student Legal Research Association to better understand racial disparities in arrest data and officers’ implicit bias. WSU PD Chief Bill Gardner said...

WSU PDs strategic plan establishes three subcommittees made up of police advisory board members to address policy development.

WSU PD employees to become certified in bias prevention training

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter February 2, 2021

All WSU Police Department employees will complete the first three workshops of the university’s Community and Equity Certificate program this semester as part of WSUPD’s Civil Rights Strategic Plan...

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