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FAU joint study shows local residents approve of police body cameras

FAU joint study shows local residents approve of police body cameras

January 27, 2017

A large majority of local South Florida residents perceive body cameras as devices that can improve police behavior, according to a joint study conducted by Florida Atlantic and the University of West Florida.

Police: Glades Park Tower resident arrested on drug possession charges

Police: Glades Park Tower resident arrested on drug possession charges

January 22, 2017

One Glades Park Tower resident saw his weekend end early because of an arrest late Friday night.

UPDATE: FAU Police block access to Indian River Towers due to death on campus

UPDATE: FAU Police block access to Indian River Towers due to death on campus

November 10, 2016

On Thursday, Indian River Towers was blocked off from late afternoon to early evening by the Florida Atlantic Police Department due to an unconfirmed incident.

Three robberies take place near Boca Raton campus

Three robberies take place near Boca Raton campus

May 17, 2016

Three robberies happened near the Boca Raton campus within a 24-hour time span on Saturday, according to the Sun Sentinel.

Jumorrow Johnson settling in as new victim’s advocate

Jumorrow Johnson settling in as new victim’s advocate

May 9, 2016

On March 31, the FAU PD announced via its Facebook page that Jumorrow Johnson would be its new victim’s advocate, replacing Ashley Sturm. Johnson comes to the university from the Plantation Police Department where she was also a victim’s advocate since June 2011.

SmartWater CSI returning to the Boca Raton campus this fall

SmartWater CSI returning to the Boca Raton campus this fall

May 3, 2016

Despite Florida Atlantic’s Boca Raton location being the first university in the nation to bring SmartWater — a water-based forensic liquid — to its campus in October of 2014, FAU Police have yet to use the technology to solve any crimes. And more than a year later, many students still don’t know about it.

FAU, are you informed?

FAU, are you informed?

April 19, 2016

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University police plan to open new police office in Breezeway

University police plan to open new police office in Breezeway

April 19, 2016

You’ll notice a new police presence in the Breezeway in the next month, but don’t be concerned. According to Florida Atlantic police Capt. Larry Ervin, the department will open a community outreach office in the Breezeway in early April.

FAU, are you informed?

FAU, are you informed?

April 5, 2016

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Student arrested for putting girlfriend in choke hold

Student arrested for putting girlfriend in choke hold

March 30, 2016

A Florida Atlantic student was arrested Monday night after he was accused of choking his girlfriend until she was unconscious, according to the arrest report.

University police plan to open new police office in Breezeway

University police plan to open new police office in Breezeway

March 4, 2016

Florida Atlantic University Police will be opening a community outreach office in the Breezeway by late March, according to FAU Police Capt. Larry Ervin.

Fourth man arrested in connection to University Park shooting

Fourth man arrested in connection to University Park shooting

February 24, 2016

Boca Police officers arrested a 22 year-old man in connection with the shooting death of FAU student Nicholas Acosta, according to a Boca Police news release.