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The EWU police department has been creating masks on their own time to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

EWU police create masks for campus community

April 21, 2020

This month the EWU police team has gone beyond their usual tasks for protecting students. While still going about their daily duties, they also started...

Pearce Hall, located on Elm Street, is the largest residence hall at EWU. The sexual assault reportedly took place inside of Pearce Hall on March 2.

Pearce Hall’s sexual assault suspect arrested

March 13, 2019

EWU campus police have made an arrest in connection to reports of a sexual assault which took place Saturday, March 2 in Pearce Hall. In an email sen...

Thomas Hammer brings CBD drinks to campus

Thomas Hammer brings CBD drinks to campus

February 11, 2019

Thomas Hammer Coffee in EWU’s library is now offering cannabidiol, commonly known as CBD, to students as both a tea and drink additive. CBD is the s...

The Red Barn, located on Washington Street, is home to the EWU Police Department. The university is being sued because of the police department's alleged discrimination toward former officer Maria Fell.

Former EWU police officer suing university over alleged discrimination

February 6, 2019

Former EWU police officer Maria Fell is suing the university claiming she was discriminated against based on her gender and status as a new mother. ...

EWU Police Department s K-9 officer Hilani posing with a coffee cup in the JFK Library. Coffee with a Cop is intended to bridge the gap between police officers and civilians.

Coffee with a cop: bridging the gap

January 30, 2019

As the local and statewide peacekeepers, police officers can be viewed by some as intimidating or hard to talk to. Sharing a cup of joe, however, is one s...

Tailgate road leads to the upper parking lot behind Roos Field. Red signs have been placed around the EWU campus to help guide new students and visitors.

New street signs provide easier navigation across campus

January 10, 2019

EWU Construction and Planning Services is launching the Campus Fire Life Safety Signage Project to bring EWU into compliance with the IFC. The city of Ch...

Police Beat: drugs, drinks, assault and e-cigs

Police Beat: drugs, drinks, assault and e-cigs

November 14, 2018

Second-degree assault, attempting to elude police vehicle 1300 block of Second Street Nov. 9 Officers came across an assault victim. Witnesses on the scen...

Gary Gasseling at his retirement ceremony on July 27. Gary worked in law enforcement for 40 years prior to retirement.

Former EWU deputy chief passes

September 27, 2018

Gary Duane Gasseling, former deputy chief at the EWU Police Department, died on Sept. 23 at age 63. Gasseling finished his career at EWU after 40 years in law enfor...

Graphic by Gail Powers for The Easterner

Police Beat

April 25, 2018

Suspicious Circumstance/Voyeurism, April 17 EWU PD has caught a man, who for the past year, has been spying on men and following them into the men...

Police Beat

Police Beat

April 22, 2018

DWLS, April 9 An EWU PD officer was driving North on Washington St. when they noticed a car quickly pullover and the driver ran into the trunk. Poli...

Illustration by Gail Powers for The Easterner

Police Beat

April 5, 2018

Assault 4th Degree/Obstruction March 12 On March 12, there was a heated altercation between two people playing basketball at the URC. After one male...

Illustration by Gail Powers for The Easterner

Police Beat

March 14, 2018

Warrants March 6, 2018 Employees at Sutton Hall felt threatened when a female student and her boyfriend were making a scene because they wanted more fi...

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