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October 31, 1989 | From Times Wire Services
Yale University President Benno C. Schmidt Jr. said officials will investigate a weekend clash between homosexuals and campus police but homosexual activists said his response is inadequate. The confrontation and arrest of nine people Friday night at a conference for homosexuals "is a serious matter which demands careful and thorough review," Schmidt said in a statement released late Monday.
November 21, 1990
A car burglary suspect was shot to death Tuesday night at California State University, Northridge, while struggling with a campus police officer for the officer's pistol, authorities reported. Campus police declined to discuss the shooting, but Los Angeles Police Sgt. Ted Demaegt said it took place about 7 p.m. in a campus parking lot where the officer was investigating a car burglary. "During the investigation, a suspect grabbed the officer's firearm, causing it to discharge," he said.
February 12, 1985 | JERRY HICKS, Times Staff Writer
Minh Van Lam called a girlfriend from Cal State Fullerton professor Edward Lee Cooperman's office to make an afternoon movie date on Oct. 13, 1984, because he knew he was going to kill the professor and wanted an alibi, the prosecutor claimed in his closing arguments Monday. Deputy Dist. Atty.
November 17, 2006 | Stuart Silverstein, Times Staff Writer
The UCLA student stunned with a Taser by a campus police officer has hired a high-profile civil rights lawyer who plans to file a brutality lawsuit. The videotaped incident, which occurred after the student refused requests to show his ID card to campus officers, triggered widespread debate on and off campus Thursday about whether use of the Taser was warranted. It was the third in a recent series of local incidents captured on video that raise questions about arrest tactics.
December 10, 2011 | By Stephen Ceasar and Rene Lynch, Los Angeles Times
The motive behind a puzzling murder-suicide on the campus of Virginia Tech was still unknown Friday, as investigators continued to piece together why Ross Truett Ashley, a 22-year-old student at a nearby college, killed a campus police officer and then himself. Ashley, a part-time student at Radford University, approached Officer Deriek W. Crouse, who had just stopped a motorist on campus, and shot him as he sat in his patrol car, said Corinne Geller, the Virginia State Police spokeswoman.
May 23, 1991 | LIORA FORMAN
Community service officers at Cal State Northridge have offered to take money from their budget to foot the repair bill for a campus police car that was wrecked several months ago during a pursuit, campus police officials said. "We have an absolute lack of funding that would allow us to pay for repairs to the vehicle," campus police Lt. Mark Hissong said.
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