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Police host crisis intervention training course

The University Police Department hosted a Crisis Intervention Team course, a 40-hour training to help officers recognize signs of mental illness in a crisis so that they know how to manage the situation without an arrest.

On-campus drug use on the rise

Enrollment statistics show that between 2010 and 2012 the total undergraduate enrollment went up by 14 percent. However, liquor law referrals doubled, and drug and alcohol related arrests tripled on the Modesto Maidique Campus.

Military vehicle prompts questions at University

The Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle acquired by Ohio State University Department of Public Safety has made national headlines. University Chief of Police Alexander Casas does not intend on having his department obtain an MRAP like the one at OSU, instead a smaller more maneuverable vehicle.