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Female reported to have handgun at Sac State

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Morgan Cherry

March 2, 2016

Sacramento State police responded to a report of a fight in progress near Parking Structure III on Wednesday, March 2. The dispute took place at approximately 11:30 a.m. and involved two females, one of whom reportedly displayed a handgun. One of the women took the other woman’s handbag and ...

Sac state police have a meet and greet with campus community

Cheyenne Jayne

September 15, 2015

Health educators at the WELL held a "Coffee with Cops" event in The Cove on Tuesday, Sept. 15 at 8:30 a.m. at Sacramento State.Jessica Heskin, an employee at the WELL, said this is the third year the WELL has held this event. She said they try to hold the event once a year in September during the wel...

Sac State hosts shooter response training

Dispatchers go into Douglass Hall for training during an active shooter exercise on Thursday August 27, 2015.

Zack Jordan

August 27, 2015

An active shooter training exercise was held for the Sacramento State Police Department and city emergency response teams in preparation for dangerous scenarios they may encounter on campus. Sac State Lieutenant Dave Heaphy said these exercises are to prepare for emergency situations that involve ...

Missing Sacramento State student found deceased, lack of tip information

Jonathan Ayestas

April 14, 2015

Robert Ziroyan, a Sacramento State student missing since April 2, was found deceased in Solano County on Sunday, according to a press release by the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department. Ziroyan, 30, was reported to Sacramento County on April 3 as a voluntary missing person by his brother. The S...

Fire in storage shed by The WELL damages equipment

A firefighter uses an eletric hand saw to cut open the a door of a shed located behind the track as smoke pours out on Tuesday, March 17, 2015.

Jonathan Ayestas

March 17, 2015

Smoke from a fire poured out of the storage shed on the side of the outdoor track by The WELL at Sacramento State. Sacramento Fire Department was dispatched at 3:32 p.m. to respond to the fire. The storage shed contains equipment for varying departments including the pole vault team, The WEL...

Community Service Officer program reaches capacity

David Phan

February 25, 2015

Sacramento State Police’s Community Service Officer program is at full capacity for the first time ever, with almost 70 officers, Police Chief Mark Iwasa said Wednesday.Active hiring has stopped for students who wish to join.“They’re probably the single most significant factor in our crime reduction...

Male defecates and urinates on Solano stairwell, arrested for refusing to leave

Mugshot of Peter Samuels, the male arrested for refusing to leave campus after creating a health hazard with his defecation and urination. He was issued a notice of trespassing and taken to Sacramento County Main Jail

Daniel Magalit

February 13, 2015

Sacramento State police arrested a male who defecated and urinated on the stairwell of Solano Hall at approximately 5:36 a.m.The suspect, Samuel Peters, was taken to Sacramento County Main Jail when he refused to leave campus after receiving a notice of trespassing.“[Peters] probably had been sleeping t...

Local marijuana dispensary invades Sac State

Sierra Postler

February 11, 2015

Among the booths of sororities, fraternities, religious groups, teams and clubs was a booth that was not sanctified by Sacramento State during rush week.CleverTree, a new medical marijuana delivery service in Sacramento, occupied that space. The business was set up at a booth on campus Jan. 27 and 28 ...

Preacher addresses students walking by, faith-driven debate follows

Christine Kittle

February 9, 2015

A preacher handing out pamphlets labeled The Koran Testimony set up a podium on the quad in front of the library and began addressing his ideals to people passing by around noon. A crowd quickly gathered around to listen and participate with the preacher.Discussion continued for more than an hour, w...

Sac State sergeant retires after 25 years of service

Gregory Allen

December 1, 2014

Sergeant Brian Burger retired from the Sacramento State Police Department after 25 years of service, but not without leaving a significant impression on his department as well as with students.Sergeant Burger, a graduate of Sacramento State, began his career on campus in 1989 and was later promoted as ser...

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