Archive for Crime

LEMAP suggests arming campus officers

October 2, 2007 Comments

Patrick McGuire

The Public Safety Task Force will bring a recommendation to the next Board of Governors meeting asking that the Public Safety officers should be armed. Missouri Western is the only public university in the state that employs commissioned officers that do not carry guns. Beth Wheeler, Director of External Relations, spearheaded the task force that […]

Should MWSU arm Public Safety Officers?

October 2, 2007 Comments


Pro or Con: …. Pro:  It’s time to conquer fear and face reality, arm the officers Charlene Divino The argument against arming campus security can only be attributed to fear. There is no rational or factual argument against it.   I don’t believe in buying into media fed mass hysteria. An environment of fear isn’t […]

Black Student Union fight

September 18, 2007 Comments

Patrick McGuire

The Black Student Union threw a welcome back party last Saturday night that could be providing an extended hangover.   The event, which was attended by over 400 people, ended earlier than scheduled after off duty St. Joseph Police Officers, hired by the BSU for security purposes, used pepper spray to control a crowd that […]

Campus Crime Report

May 1, 2007 Comments


Campus Crime Report: May 1, 2007

Western mourns

April 24, 2007 Comments

Lauren Epps

The dust of Virginia Tech has settled, however, the minds of students, parents, faculty and administrators across the nation have not. The questions, what ifs and hypothetical situations are mounting. Concerns over safety policies and security procedures for college campuses are being called into question across the nation. Missouri Western’s Dan Nicoson, vice president of […]

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