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Bequette named Public Safety Director

Bequette named Public Safety Director

Noah Alatza, Staff Writer

January 9, 2018

The university has tapped assistant director of public safety Stephen Bequette to lead its security enforcement department. Bequette served as the assistant director for the last nine years and worked at the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Department for 34 years prior to joining the university. ...

Little information available regarding August robbery

Sarah Loesch, Editor-in-chief

September 14, 2016

The university issued a Rave Alert Friday afternoon notifying the campus of an attempted robbery that occurred in late August. The alert told students that Public Safety had been notified Friday and that there was no immediate threat. The Shield reached out to Steve Woodall, director of USI Public Safe...

Public Safety increases law enforcement presence

Sheriff Jason King watches over the students gathered in the Free Speech Zone during the Campus Ministry USA’s demonstration Monday. King said he wasn’t asked to go watch over the event, but felt “they might need me out here.”

Gabi Wy, News Editor

December 8, 2015

Public Safety Director Woodall said armed, off-duty officers are present more often now but not necessarily 24/7 or on a consistent schedule.

Report highlights increase in sex offenses

Jessie Hellmann

October 4, 2013

USI released the 2013 Clery Report Sept. 26, showing a decrease in the number of those arrested for liquor law violations and an increase in the number of forcible sex offenses reported. The report, which all public institutions are required to file with the U.S. Department of Education by Oct. 1,...

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