Marquette Wire

DPS Reports 1/13 – 1/17

DPS Reports 1/13 – 1/17

January 21, 2014

O’Donnell site of two armed robbery attempts

Matt Kulling

October 22, 2013

Filed under Featured, News

Russell Shaw, interim director of the Department of Public Safety, said DPS officers were sent to the 900 block of North 17th Street after receiving a report of an armed robbery. "Upon arrival, three MU female students stated...

Gun permits increase as concealed carry anniversary approaches

Matt Kulling

October 10, 2013

Filed under News

The state of Wisconsin approved its 200,000th concealed carry permit, a benchmark that comes just weeks before the Nov. 1 two-year anniversary of Wisconsin’s concealed carry law being put into effect. Russell Shaw, interim director of the Department of Public Safety, said that if someone was to bring a gun on Marquette’s campus, they would need to follow certain guidelines. “(People) should know that if they are going to come onto our campus, they should have their weapons stored in their vehicle somehow,” Shaw said. “I certainly wouldn’t recommend that because you never know what could happen." Shaw said DPS allows students to store their weapons in the office while living in residence halls, or just for safe-keeping. Students need to give 24-hour notice before retrieving their weapons. Shaw also said that, although guns are banned on Marquette’s campus, there is no such rule outside its ...

Alcohol violations down in new crime and safety report

Matt Kulling

October 3, 2013

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Alcohol violations dropped significantly from 2011 to 2012 after several years of increase, according to the Department of Public Safety's annual report on crime and safety regulations released Tuesday. The report includes...

Midwestern undergrads against concealed carry on campus, study says

Matt Kulling

September 24, 2013

Filed under News

Seventy-eight percent of students surveyed said they opposed concealed handguns on campus and would not obtain a permit to carry a handgun if it were legal, according to a study by Ball State University that surveyed 15 Midwestern...