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Students’ safety on and off campus is all up to them

Students’ safety on and off campus is all up to them

UMLPD Officer Jeff Connors speaks with a university student at Coffee with a Cop event. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell) Kathryn Leeber Connector Editor Despite living in Lowell’s urban environment, UMass Lowell students said they felt safe on campus, and university police agree that the campus is secure. However, some are wary about their safety off

Police, community come together for “Coffee with a Cop”

Al Gentile Connector Editor On Wednesday Sept. 24, several members of the UMass Lowell Police Department and the Lowell Municipal City Police Department gathered at University Crossing to meet with members of the community to participate in an open forum as part of the “Coffee with a Cop” event. As community members and police officers

Crime report comments on student safety: Deputy chief speaks out on lower crime rates

Al Gentile Connector Editor Deputy Chief Ron Dickerson, head of the UMass Lowell Police Department, released to The Connector the crime analysis report for the year 2013, which shows all reported cases of crime against students. Looking over the results compared to last year across the categories of motor vehicle theft, burglary, aggravated assault, robbery