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True Clown Crime on Campus

There’s been a lot of hysteria about clowns lately and a lot of it focused on university campuses. Let’s hope it doesn’t last.

True Crime on Campus §39: Best of 2014 and vote

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.

True Crime on Campus §38: back to school

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

True Crime on Campus §37: long hot summer

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 §36: one in the eye

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 §35: Funny hats

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

True Crime on Campus §34: voodoo

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

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

True Crime on Campus §32: not vending

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

True Crime on Campus §31: no dead ducks

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

Campus Tours: seeing the university on wheels

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

True Crime on Campus §30: Summer break?

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

True Crime on Campus §29: Bins and Quidditch

More unlikely but true crime on campus There can be some testing incidents on campus sometimes. However, our excellent Security staff are usually up for any kind of challenge – no matter how strange: 2020 Report of a damaged window Hugh Stewart Hall Security attended. The damage had been caused by Students climbing out of… read more