“True Crime on Campus” – the book. Launched at Wonkfest17, this new publication collects amazing real-life stories from the world of university security.
It’s holiday time here too! Paul reminds us of a few of his favourite posts from 2014.
It’s the time for reviews of all of the exciting events of the year and 2014 has been another bumper year of campus events for our dedicated Security staff. Here are some of my true crime on campus favourites from the year together with an opportunity to vote for the report you think is the best.
Autumn brings even more True Crime on Campus As autumn arrives and students return to campus our outstanding Security staff are ready for any eventuality: 2315 Patrol Security Officers spoke to a member of the Public who had fallen off his bike while cycling on a footpath adjacent to the Orchard Hotel. The male stated… read more
Even More True Crime on Campus It may be summer but our always vigilant Security staff are still on duty to ensure that every unlikely situation is dealt with: 08:05 Security reported an altercation between a driver and a cyclist at the end of the road leading up to the West Entrance Gatehouse on University… read more
True Crime on Campus: Once again our always vigilant Security staff are on hand to ensure that every unlikely situation is attended to: 2240 Report of a smell of gas in Humanities Building. Security attended. Officers could detect a faint smell of gas which dissipated during the night. 1325 Report of blocked toilets in DHL…. read more
True Crime on Campus: More funny business Once again our ever-dependable Security staff are faced with more challenges trying to keep campus safe for all: 2305 Report that Students had blocked sinks in Hall JCR causing a flood. Security attended Lanes for Drains and Quality 1st was called out. Two large concrete benches had also… read more
New year true crime on campus Some odd things can happen on campus. Fortunately, our unflappable Security staff are more than capable of responding to any situation: 010 Report of a group of youths on Jubilee Campus. The youths were spoken to by Security and told to leave Campus. The youths ran into Exchange Building… read more
True Crime on Campus §33: Best of 2013 and vote for #1 It’s the time for some reviews of last year’s stuff and 2013 has been another busy year for our hard working Security staff. Here are some of my true crime on campus favourites from the year together with an opportunity to vote for… read more
All new True Crime on Campus More extracts from real Security reports. The challenges are never ending for our hard working and extremely helpful Security staff: 21:20 Security received a report of an alarm activation at the Blackwells Bookshop on Jubilee Campus. On investigation, all of the doors were secure and the cause of the… read more
It’s all new and all real: more true crime on campus There can be some strange and often challenging incidents on campus sometimes. However, our outstanding Security staff are ready for anything and always there to deal with the problem- no matter how odd: 20:50 Security provided access for a student who was locked in… read more
Getting mobile on campus The Chronicle of Higher Education has a story on some interesting approaches to making campus tours a little more bearable: People complain when their feet get sore, the University of North Texas has learned. For years, when visitors were asked what they disliked about the campus tour, the resounding answer was:… read more
Yet more true crime on campus Things can be difficult on campus sometimes. Even during the summer break there is still plenty to challenge our ever-alert security team. Especially when the weather is hot: 0740 Report that toilets in the Dearing Building had been blocked with newspaper Security attended. Estates Help Desk informed. 0115 Report… read more