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Campus officials respond to concerns at safety forum

Matt Johnson and Cole McCarthy

November 3, 2015

Filed under Crime, News

Campus officials held a public forum to address concerns from students, faculty and staff over campus safety after a recent string of violent crimes on campus. The forum, which took place on Oct. 30 in the L-111 building, featured Vice President of Administration Cory Wathen, Los Rios Police Chief Cheryl Sears and Los Rios Police Captain Christ... Read more »

Los Rios Police Department responds to recent crime incidents

Sean Pastrana and Alec Gonsalves

October 29, 2015

Filed under Crime, News, Top Stories

In light of recent criminal incidents that happened on Oct. 19 and 23, gun violence has now reached campus, making many students and staff members feel unsafe at school, they say. The crimes that occurred last week involved two separate incidents in which three female students were held at gunpoint by male suspects. Since... Read more »

In the wake of recent school shootings, campus stands prepared

In the wake of recent school shootings, campus stands prepared

February 20, 2014

The year was 1999 when two teens decided that they were going to take center stage. That stage was Columbine... Read more »

Split Decision: Equipped campus police provide safety

Christina Salomon, Connection Staff

December 5, 2011

Filed under Opinion

The media seems more likely to negatively sensationalize the actions of higher education officers than recognize the difficulty and often political nature of their job. In light of the recent event involving the use of chemical agents at the University of California, Davis, questions arose about what procedures campus officers... Read more »

Split Decision: Campus officers ill-prepared for action

Cory Fong, Connection Staff

December 5, 2011

Filed under Opinion

In the United States, law enforcement is a necessary component of our criminal justice system that exists for three essential functions: maintaining order, enforcing the law of the land and providing myriad of basic services when necessary—anything from administering first aid to encouraging drug prevention at an elementary... Read more »

Police arrest suspect for armed robbery on campus

Christina Salomon, Connection Staff

October 18, 2011

Filed under News

The male suspect of an armed robbery on campus Monday evening is in custody, according to a campus press release. A 20-year-old Cosumnes River College student was walking out to his car in parking lot A when he was threatened with a knife and asked to hand over his iPod Touch in hand, Police Capt. Cheryl Sears said. The... Read more »