Category: Crime

Witnesses question police use of stun gun during fight

A Western police officer’s use of his stun gun to subdue a suspect involved in a fight on campus has left multiple student witnesses claiming an overuse of force. The fight between two male students took place just before noon, Nov. 4, outside of the Blum Student Union. [caption id="attachment_25998" align="alignnone" width="300"] Officers finish handcuffing…

Two criminally-charged incidents involving Western took place Wednesday, Sept. 11. The first was an unsubstantiated threat against campus and the second was an altercation between a law enforcement officer and an individual on campus. Western police received a threat against campus Wednesday shortly before 11 a.m. Students, faculty and staff received an email notification at…