Campus Community Police Service
Brent Shea named to Campus Police top job

Brent Shea named to Campus Police top job

He wore dress blues for more than three decades with the London Police Service. Now Brent Shea is purple and proud as the new Director of Campus Community Police Service.

Campus parking lots reopen (update 6:15 a.m.)

Campus parking lots reopen (update 6:15 a.m.)

Parking lots across campus have reopened this morning as Western joins the rest of Southwestern Ontario in drying out after a record-setting rain swept through the region this weekend.

Warnings a reminder to eye campus alert system

Warnings a reminder to eye campus alert system

Recent severe weather warnings across the region should serve as a reminder to the campus community to get to know an emergency notification system already in place, Western safety officials stressed.

Finding ‘Redemption’ and inspiration

Finding ‘Redemption’ and inspiration

If you ever wondered when the world went and got itself in a big damn hurry, then you’ll love when Patrol Sergeant Katie Thomas takes her turn on Read. Watch. Listen.

Anti-theft initiative puts bikes in better view

Anti-theft initiative puts bikes in better view

Starting this summer, Campus Community Police Service (CCPS) and Facilities Management will begin moving and consolidating bike racks as some existing, low-density bike parking areas scattered across campus can pose an increase in risk.

Alert systems tests highlight Emergency Week

Alert systems tests highlight Emergency Week

Western officials are sounding the alert about, well, sounding alerts as the university joins institutions across the country in marking Emergency Preparedness Week, May 5-11.

No violation over Reunion Weekend controversy

No violation over Reunion Weekend controversy

Following an investigation by Campus Community Police Service, Western found no breach of the Student Code of Conduct occurred regarding the four students photographed beneath a banner reading ‘Western Lives Matter’ in a widely circulated photograph from Reunion...

Campus notification regarding suspicious male

Campus notification regarding suspicious male

Western’s Campus Community Police Service (CCPS) is continuing to investigate occurrences involving a suspicious male on the Western campus in the past 24 hours. This male, identified as a non-student, has been removed and banned from returning to campus. It was...

Redmond to head Campus Community Police Service

Redmond to head Campus Community Police Service

Chief Superintendent Daniel Redmond, former Regional Commander for the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) East Region, has been named Director of Campus Community Police Service, the university announced this week.

Lost, found and sold

Lost, found and sold

Western’s Campus Community Police Service held its annual Unclaimed Found Property Sale on Tuesday at the University Community Centre, featuring everything from bicycles, iPods and jewelry, to watches, a clarinet and even a stainless steel BBQ utensil set. Campus...

Comment sought on campus police

Comment sought on campus police

A team of assessors from the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA) will arrive on April 24 to examine all aspects of Campus Community Police Services (CCPS) policy and procedures, management, operation and support services....

Getting the ‘right people to do the right job’

Getting the ‘right people to do the right job’

Mental health is a responsibility of every police force, said Western’s Campus Community Police Service Director John Carson, with his officers dealing with more and more incidents around mental-health issues. “It’s increasing a fair bit, actually. Mental-health...

Quick thinking, teamwork highlight accident response

Quick thinking, teamwork highlight accident response

A quick-thinking PhD student, working in conjunction with Western’s Health and Safety infrastructure, offered a textbook example of how to handle a laboratory emergency on campus this week. On Monday, Patrick Hill, a PhD student in Geology and Planetary Sciences, was...

Student’s death turns attention to campus safety

Student’s death turns attention to campus safety

Western officials are starting the process of what lessons to take away from the traffic death of first-year Health Sciences student Andrea Christidis. “This loss has been keenly felt across campus. Many people are anxious to know if anything could have prevented it,...