The Maneater



The MU campus is overpoliced, and to make our campus safer, we need to rethink where we allocate funds.

Students take more caution on campus in wake of recent sexual violence

Despite preventive measures put in place to avoid sexual violence, students still feel hyper-aware when walking around certain areas.

MUPD finds student unresponsive in residence hall

Officers pronounced him dead at the scene on Wednesday.

MUPD officer terminated after blackface photo discovered

The photo was taken prior to his employment with MUPD.

Charges filed in investigation of MU student death

A warrant has been issued for an MU student’s arrest.

MUPD sends email warning students of subzero temperatures, provides tips for avoiding hypothermia and frostbite

Students weigh the pros and cons of attending classes in the winter conditions.

The University of Missouri Police Department opens investigation into the death of an MU student

An MU junior studying information technology in the College of Engineering was found unresponsive on the first day of classes.

‘Driving While Black in Columbia’ addresses the difference between racial disparities in law enforcement and discrimination

9.7 percent of Columbia’s population account for 24 to 33 percent of vehicle stops.

Ellis Library sexual misconduct suspect to face court

Columbia resident Daniel Northington Hughes, 28, was arrested on Sunday, Sept. 16 and will go to court Oct. 3 at 1:30 p.m.

New app paid for by MUPD to make it safer for students walking alone

Rave Guardian is designed to give students a virtual “guardian” to walk with them.

MUPD nightly routine illuminated through student ride along

Stolen vehicles, machetes and french horns are all in a night’s work for these officers.

MIP policy changes to send first-time offenders to class before court

In years past, students charged with MIPs would first be sent to court, and then risk up to a year in prison and a $1,000 fine.

Missouri legislators to hear bill that would allow concealed carry on public college campuses

Rep. Jered Taylor’s bill aims to reduce the number of gun-free zones in the state, eliminating college campuses, businesses, churches and the state Capitol from the list of banned places.

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.