Tag: MUPD

New MUPD substation to allow more student accessibility to on-campus officers

The station will allow officers to be more visible and available for students, Dean of Students Jeff Zeilenga said.

Person involved in active threat on campus is no longer a threat to campus, MU officials say

The female subject was officially taken into police custody after a campus-wide search this afternoon.

MUPD’s messaging system, MU Alert, aims to keep students updated and aware

MUPD Chief Doug Schwandt said that sending out each MU Alert emergency message is an individual decision.

MUPD releases annual crime statistics report

On-campus, non-campus and public property locations have seen major shifts among liquor and drug law arrests, as well as hate crimes.

Jeremiah Tilmon arrested for possession of intoxicants in Columbia

The four-star center arrived on campus on June 3.

UPDATED: MUPD issues crime alert of sexual assault near Virginia Ave. garage

Police issued a second report of three related suspicious incidents. The suspect has been identified.

Sexual misconduct arrest made at Speakers Circle

The arrest is unrelated to the three other sexual misconduct incidents that occurred on campus last year.

Homecoming Parade preparation takes into account construction, possible disruptions

Homecoming Parade Committee member Abrea Mizer: “We’ve been working really hard to make sure the parade will run smoothly and to make it as quick as possible, yet still enjoyable for everyone.”

UPDATED: MUPD arrests 43-year-old for indecent exposure

James Bennett was arrested at approximately 5:25 p.m. on Tuesday after MUPD found him in a vehicle matching the initial report.

Update: Robbery reported near Wolpers Hall

The suspect allegedly had a handgun and demanded money from a food delivery driver.

MUPD arrests suspect in MU shooting incident

The 22-year-old man was apprehended Thursday afternoon.

Explainer: MUPD, CPD follow different procedures for marijuana possession

MUPD is commissioned by both the state of Missouri and the city of Columbia, giving it dual jurisdiction and the ability to bypass the city ordinance that prevents those with a marijuana misdemeanor from being detained.

MUPD confirms shots fired near Traditions Plaza

The shooting took place at the same time as an Omega Psi Phi event. No injuries were reported.

Sexual assault allegation leads to student arrest, pending investigation

Sophomore Conner Whyte was arrested Sunday on suspicion of first-degree rape and sodomy Sunday afternoon.

MUPD explains MU Alert’s protocol

A communications operator and an alert supervisor are at the MUPD office 24/7 to take in, evaluate and respond to threats when necessary.

MUPD reports stolen catalytic converters

Maj. Brian Weimer asked the MU community to report any suspicious activity.

Freshman arrested in connection with selling drugs

MUPD arrested the student on suspicion of selling drugs in Hatch Residence Hall.

Video released explaining how to survive an active shooter on campus

MU Police Department Maj. Brian Weimer: “It’s a way to get good information out to the community.”

Colleges nationally grapple with Yik Yak threats

Yik Yak threats spurred more than a dozen investigations on campuses in 2015 alone.

Unsatisfactory officer-student ratio prompts growing campus police force

MU has the smallest campus police force in the SEC and the Big 12, MUPD Maj. Brian Weimer said.