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UPD Beat: Baby Raccoon Found Under Car

UPD Beat: Baby Raccoon Found Under Car

Tori Foltz, Editor-in-Chief May 6, 2023

UPD was called by a female on April 20 stating that she had lost her wallet and had tracked it to Osprey Hall using an Apple air tag. Officers met her in Osprey lobby and advised her to replace her IDs...

Half of the emergency call boxes and code blue safety poles remain out of order after a campus-wide outage.

Half of the Emergency Resources Restored After Campus-wide Outage

Hayley Lemery, Assignment & Features Editor March 1, 2023

Students, faculty and staff members were alerted Feb. 23 of a campus-wide outage of code blue safety poles and emergency call boxes. As of now, half of the devices are operational. An email was sent...

Code Blue Safety Poles and emergency call boxes around campus are currently out of order, pending an evaluation of every station.

Blue Pole and Emergency Call Box Outages Across Campus

Gracie Burgess, Staff Writer February 26, 2023

The FGCU community has noticed Code Blue Safety Poles haven’t been fully functioning. Occasionally, some had out of order signs while others were fully covered in black trash bags. Students and staff...

Updated: Male Students Questioned Overnight for Possession of Pellet Gun

Updated: Male Students Questioned Overnight for Possession of Pellet Gun

Riley Hazel, Executive Editor January 23, 2023

Updated Jan. 23, 2023, 11:24 a.m. to add information from a campus-wide email from Chief of Police James Slapp.   UPD detained three male subjects in Eagle Hall for possession of pellet guns early...

Photo courtesy of Sharlene Brodman, UPD Business Manager

UPD Police Chief Update

Hayley Lemery , Assignment and Features Editor July 5, 2022

For the last three months, James Slapp has assumed the position of Interim Director of Public Safety & Chief of Police for the University Police Department. On March 29, 2022, the Coordinator of...

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FGCU Student Launches Petition for Cameras in Student Housing Parking Lots after Car-keying Scare

February 19, 2021

Within the last few weeks, social media posts from FGCU students have circulated urging women to be alert after cars were keyed with Xs in FGCU student housing parking lots. Students are fearful from the...

Katie Fogarty goes over the UPD police reports of this week.

UPD BEAT: Reports for the week of Jan. 29.

February 11, 2021

We'll go over the UPD press release of Jan. 29- Feb. 5. Tech: Samantha Romero Reporter: Katie Fogarty

INFORMES DE UPD: Los Comunicados de Prensa de Enero

INFORMES DE UPD: Los Comunicados de Prensa de Enero

February 4, 2021

Cubrimos los Comunicados de prensa del mes de Enero Reportera: Samantha Romero Producción: Katie Fogarty

UPD January Press Release

UPD January Press Release

January 29, 2021

We'll go over UPD's press release of Jan. 1, 2021 to Jan. 22, 2021. Reporter: Katie Fogarty Production/ edit: Samantha Romero   Transcription: Hey FGCU! Im Katie Fogarty, ENTV reporter for Eagle...

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8/19 Crime Update

August 19, 2020

By Karina Cashman                                                                                                                           ...


UPDATED: UPD officer arrested for stalking

August 22, 2016

CLARIFICATION: (Aug. 26, 3:17 p.m.) An article on page A5 in the Aug. 17 Eagle News issue, an article was unclear about the details about a UPD officer arrest. Officer Mike Harbury was suspended with...

The unveiling ceremony of Seidler Hall at FGCU on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016. (EN Photo / Rachel Iacovone)

Sexual assault reported in Seidler Hall

August 4, 2016

On Thursday, Aug. 4 FGCU UPD Chief Steve Moore released an email to all students discussing a sexual assault that occurred in Seidler Hall at approximately 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 2. The victim was...

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