Archive for Crime

Thefts of car parts on Western’s doorstep

October 25, 2011 No Comments

Dave Hon

Missouri Western hasn’t been hit by a recent rash of car thefts, but the theft of catalytic converters is right on its doorstep. Last week, the St. Joseph Police Department received 15 reports concerning the theft of catalytic converters. Capt. Kevin Castle said that the thefts are mostly targeted toward GM and Pontiac vehicles. “Usually […]

Annual crime report shows increase in drug violations

October 9, 2011 No Comments

Dave Hon

Esther Peralez has an actual badge that says “SHERRIF,” but for the vice president of student affairs, the increase in drug law violations is more about education than enforcement. “I’m really about accountability. I’m really about teachable moments and educational moments,” she said. “So if we say that there are no drugs or alcohol on […]

Clery crime reports released

October 22, 2010 No Comments


The Clery Report, an annual report that discloses information about crimes on and around Western’s campus, shows that Missouri Western’s crime rate is decreasing from previous years. The report is required by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, which requires any college or university that participates in federal […]

Western hosts court of appeals

October 8, 2010 1 Comment

Jesse Bilderback

Missouri Western is pleased to announce that the Western District of the Missouri Court of Appeals will convene court on campus for the thirteenth year in a row. The Missouri Court of Appeals function is to hear appeals from previously held trials in the given district area. The appealing party usually feels that there were […]

Clery Report shows decrease in crimes

November 20, 2009 No Comments

Jesse West

Crime on campus, whether it be theft or homicide, is a reality that colleges and universities have to be aware of and prepared for. Looking at the recently issued Clery Report, it appears that Missouri Western has a handle on crime. The Clery Report is a yearly report disclosing crime statistics and information about college […]

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