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People experiencing homelessness detained exiting Central Class Room restrooms

May 19, 2017

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AHEC hires lobbyists in opposition of homeless “decriminalization” efforts DENVER, Auraria  Campus– On Feb. 28, Auraria Campus Police officers stopped suspected vagrants after exiting the men’s restroom in the Central Classroom Building to run their identification. “It’s not the first time I have cops messing with me. I just want to take a leak,” said […]

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The Gem of Glendale

October 13, 2015

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GLENDALE, Colo. — Officer Korbie Perkins has been with the Glendale Police force for 14 years and has been an investigator for seven. Her main role is that of being a public information officer. Perkins coordinates events allowing police officers to meet the people of Glendale. The department holds Halloween parties for kids in the community, along […]

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Shadow of assault casts spotlight on campus safety

August 26, 2015

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DENVER, Auraria Campus — In the wake of the May 9, attempted murder and sexual assault in the West Classroom Building, campus police are highly visible, and are urging students, staff and faculty to be vigilant and take more personal responsibility for their safety. “From a law enforcement side, we have a pretty robust presence on […]

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Hide Your Keys, Hide Your Bike

February 7, 2015

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Crimes of Opportunity at Auraria DENVER, Auraria Campus — The last couple of days before finals week, and the end of the semester, is a stressful time for all students, and it doesn’t help when their stuff is stolen. The most reoccurring crimes seen on Auraria campus are crimes of theft or opportunity according to the […]

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Agent Rob-Making a Difference

November 13, 2014

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LAKEWOOD, Colo. Rob Albrets loves his job. He is a Lakewood Police Agent assigned to the Patrol Division where he works doing, “a lot of different things…and a little bit of everything.” Starting from the Police Chief to the newest officer, there are 250 police officers in the department. Lakewood’s population was 147,214 in 2013, […]

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PAYDAY FOR THE COMMON THIEF

May 1, 2014

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DENVER, Auraria Campus – The Physical Education Building offers many activities that boost speed, strength, endurance and overall health, but for those who leave their valuables unattended, their health might not be the only thing that gets boosted. Although theft should be no surprise when someone leaves their laptop, tablet or smartphone unattended in the PE Building, or anywhere […]

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“No One Solution:” A Problem With Trespassing On Campus

May 1, 2014

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DENVER, Auraria Campus —  When most people think about trespassing, they usually think of a weather-beaten sign, draped in barbed wire, on an old hermit’s fence post. Many people don’t realize that trespassing is an issue that frequently affects the Auraria Campus. Auraria Campus police officers have issued about 60 citations for trespassing since April […]

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Intersection of the Dazed and Confused

April 29, 2014

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March 8, 2014: Officer observed car W/B on Larimer; drove across Speer and past a posted “Do Not Enter” sign.  Upon contact the driver had a strong odor of alcohol on their breath and a strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. March 15, 2014: Officer observed car s/b on Larimer in the turn […]

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“Heroic” Actions by D.C. Police Lead to Unfortunate Consequence

October 10, 2013

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sirens echoed through downtown Washington on Thursday Oct. 3, as police and Secret Service vehicles raced towards the White House. The end result of a high-speed police chase through the nation’s capital left two officers injured, and a female suspect dead. Thirty-four-year-old Connecticut woman Miriam Carey attempted to ram through a White […]

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How safe are we on campus?

September 23, 2013

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6 p.m. Aug. 21: Three people argue over traffic.  All get out of their vehicles.  One pulls a gun. 7:15 p.m. Aug. 26:  A middle-aged white male exposes himself to students at the Colfax Light Rail Station on the south end of campus. Are these two incidents indications that crime on campus is escalating?  Or […]

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