The Butler University Police Department sent out a tweet late Oct. 1, causing concern throughout the Butler community.
Butler Collegian reporter Chloe Sell hopped into Butler’s form of public transportation, Dawg Ride, to get a better idea of the driver that hauls students around every weekend.
Between Feb. 20 and Feb. 27, BUPD reported 14 instances of crime on or related to Butler’s campus. Reports included vandalism, unlawful entry, and theft from a building as well as three separate incidents in Resco.
New LED lights were added to busy areas of campus. The installment is part of a collaboration with the Office of Operations, BUPD and SGA.
A faulty emergency pole was revealed when a student pressed the pole’s button as a joke, only to realize that due to upgrades, the pole did not place the call to BUPD dispatch. Assistant Chief Tony Rivera sat down and answered questions about emergency poles on campus and new ways for students to stay safe.
SGA Senate, BUPD’s Chief of Public Safety John Conley and other BUPD officers met on the third floor of Atherton Union to discuss the questions and concerns of Butler students regarding safety and BUPD on campus.
The blue emergency light poles stationed around campus are safety mechanisms for Butler students if an emergency situation were to occur.
BROOKLYN RAINES | STAFF REPORTER Andrew Ryan, a Butler University Police Department captain, was granted conditional driving privileges at a pre-trial conference on Sept. 23. Ryan was arrested on Sept. 8 after failing two sobriety tests, which were taken after a car crash Ryan was involved in on the Eastside of Indianapolis. Ryan’s BAC was…