2023 has seen an increase in gun-related homicides from last year.
BUPD’s safety overview and updates for the start of the new semester
At the start of the semester, BUPD has sent an email about how to stay safe on and off campus.
At the eleventh hour: the increasing occurrence of school shootings
Jenna Voris tackles the issue of gun control across the nation and how it affects her at home in Indiana.
BUPD hears concerns at SGA senate meeting
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.
Students unsatisfied with BUPD, Dawg Alerts, general campus safety
Recent armed robbery and reported gunshots have put students on edge about Butler campus safety.
BUPD issues an untimely warning
Columnist Madeleine Lucchetti offers her thoughts on the two recent armed robberies on campus, and BUPD’s response.
Butler students experience residential, HRC robberies
Tuesday, Oct. 17, eight students were robbed at gunpoint in a senior house. The HRC experienced two thefts that same day, along with another one a couple weeks prior. Phones, wallets, laptops and a signed baseball card are among a few things stolen.
Thefts and other crime on the rise
NATALIE SMITH STAFF REPORTER Butler University senior Alix McLaughlin was outside with her friends at her off-campus house, waiting for pizza to arrive at 1 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 6. She looked in her front window and was shocked to see a man she did not know wearing gloves and crouching in her house.…
OPINION | Know your rights when dealing with the police
Students and the rest of the community need to educate themselves about their rights with respect to the police. Last Tuesday, Butler University Police Department released a timely warning about a police impersonator. On Sept. 11, a man claiming to be a police officer stopped a student and had her complete a breathalyzer test.. The…
STAFF EDITORIAL | Where’s the transparency, BUPD?
Published Sept. 25, 2012 Butler University Police Department has the power to arrest in certain areas outside of Butler’s campus. BUPD officers are also equipped with firearms and other tools used by Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers. So why won’t BUPD release all incident reports to those who request them like other police forces do?…