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Police evacuate library due to bomb threat

Shannon Rusche, Staff

April 6, 2017

A bomb threat occurred on the Cosumnes River College campus on Wednesday morning. CRC students received multiple notifications alerting them of the bomb threat, including a text, emails to personal and Los Rios email accounts, and a phone call at approximately 11:40 a.m. The alerts stated that police had reported a bomb threa...

Campus officials respond to concerns at safety forum

Matt Johnson and Cole McCarthy

November 3, 2015

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...

Los Rios Police Department responds to recent crime incidents

Sean Pastrana and Alec Gonsalves

October 29, 2015

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...

Cosumnes River College police officers breach the Community Activity Center in order to take down the active shooter during a training session in May 2010.

In the wake of recent school shootings, campus stands prepared

February 21, 2014

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

Split Decision: Equipped campus police provide safety

Christina Salomon, Connection Staff

December 5, 2011

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...

Split Decision: Campus officers ill-prepared for action

Cory Fong, Connection Staff

December 5, 2011

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...

Police arrest suspect for armed robbery on campus

Christina Salomon, Connection Staff

October 18, 2011

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...

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