Staff Writer Jack Sears spoke with Kerry about his plans to improve relations with Public Safety and other goals he has for the office.
With fewer than three months to meet the deadline to have body cameras on officers, questions remain about the college’s pending body camera policy.
The victim, a 27-year-old Dryden resident observed the two suspects stealing from his car, leading to an altercation that resulted in a knife wound in his leg, according to police.
The Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management hosted a two-day workshop for law enforcement officials with hopes of strengthening techniques applied to sexual-assault investigations.
The Ithaca College Office of Public Safety is heading into the implementation phase of some key initiatives promised last year, spurred by student protests regarding the racial climate on campus.
Just four questions were asked during the Q&A portion of a diversity and inclusion panel held Sept. 13. Among them was an anonymously submitted question about how the administration would continue to prioritize these initiatives amid high administrative turnover.
Ithaca College held a community gathering to discuss the violent tragedies that took place in the world over the summer and to foster a sense of togetherness among the college community.
Another Circles resident, who asked to remain anonymous, was in her apartment when a man trespassed into her residence through the second-floor balcony over winter break.
“I was doing rounds for SASP, and this girl walked by on the phone repeatedly saying ‘I think someone is following me.’” Fleming said. “I was mostly scared for her, but also thought to myself, ‘That could’ve been me.’”
A work group formed in October 2015 between Residential Life and Public Safety is currently focusing on the creation of a community review board to make decisions about concerns regarding Public Safety.