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Stony Brook University campus in the fall of 2019.  SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

SBU professors criticize SBU’s reliance on campus police and prison labor in op-ed

Maya Brown July 11, 2020
Stony Brook University is no stranger to forced prison labor, as the school spent around $19,974 on prison-made goods in 2019, according to the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision.
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Part of Stony Brook Universitys main campus. DIANNA ROMAN/STATESMAN FILE

Anti-feminist protests circumcision on campus

Andrew Infantino October 17, 2019
A men's rights activist has been protesting on the Stony Brook University campus against male circumcision.
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Pedestrian hit outside of LaValle Stadium

Pedestrian hit outside of LaValle Stadium

Andrew Zucker September 7, 2019
According to Setauket Fire Department Third Assistant Chief, Timothy Devine, a female student was hit by a car while walking on the crosswalk near stadium parking.
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An image of a theft suspect shared by University Police Department. He is being investigated for two counts of credit card theft.  PHOTO CREDIT: UPD

UPD investigating two counts of credit card theft on campus

Brianne Ledda March 6, 2019
The suspect physically removed credit cards from several open offices in the Administration Building and the Heart Center at Stony Brook University Hospital.
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University Police Department Officer Robert Swan. COURTESY OF UNIVERSITY POLICE DEPARTMENT

University Police says farewell to longtime officer

Joe McQueen February 9, 2019
Swan, aka “Swannie,” officially retired from the UPD after 39 years of service at the university.
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Multicolor resents wrapped in ribbon. PUBLIC DOMAIN

New York warns consumers to take caution during the holiday shopping season

Joe McQueen December 8, 2018
As New Yorkers begin the 2018 holiday shopping season, the State Division of Consumer Protection released a list on Nov. 20 with alerts warning consumers to be cautious for potential scammers looking to steal people’s personal information.
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Student in critical condition after motor vehicle crash

Gary Ghayrat and Brianne Ledda December 4, 2018
Tuesday, Dec. 4 at 10:50 a.m., a male jogger crossing against the light at the intersection of Health Sciences Drive and southbound Nicolls Road was struck by a 2018 Dodge Caravan, according to an advisory message from the Suffolk County Police.
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A Stony Brook University Transit Bus. EFAL SAYED/STATESMAN FILE

Student struck by bus near SBU Hospital

Rebecca Liebson November 28, 2018
A Stony Brook transit bus collided into a 22-year-old undergraduate student at approximately 10 a.m. this morning, according to the University Police Department.
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The University Police Department is holding active shooter trainings this semester is response to the recent Parkland shooting in Florida. NINA LIN/STATESMAN FILE

Students attend “Run, Hide, Fight” active shooter training

Evelin Mercedes November 16, 2018
The University Police Department (UPD) and Residential Risk Management hosted their last active shooter training of the semester at Roth Cafe on Wednesday, Nov. 14.
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A university police officer instructing students during the Citizens Police Academy. Students can learn more about law enforcement through the 12-week academy that the University Police Department offers.  JONNATHAN PULLA/ THE STATESMAN

Students learn more about law enforcement through the Citizen’s Police Academy

Evelin Mercedes October 10, 2018
Stony Brook University students in the Citizen's Police Academy course entered the fourth course of the semester, Use of Force, with large smiles on their faces and greeted the officers with delight.
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The 2018 Security and Fire Safety Report. COURTESY OF UNIVERSITY POLICE DEPARTMENT

Annual Security Report shows uptick in crime

Maya Brown October 3, 2018
The number of crimes reported on campus and at residential facilities rose between 2016 and 2017, according to the 2018 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, which was released last Friday.
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Burglary reported at Staller Center for the Arts

Rebecca Liebson April 18, 2018
The University Police Department is investigating a reported burglary at the Staller Center for the Arts.
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