On Tuesday, April 17, The Lantern published an article about The Ohio State University Police Division's Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) class . The course is designed to teach female participants self-defense tactics so they can be prepared if they ever find themselves in a threatening situation. The program is free to participants. Read The Lantern's article , which includes personal experiences shared by participants.
9-1-1, where is your emergency? Alex Bolt is one of those voices on the other end of emergency calls or public safety inquiries. Alex started within the Department of Public Safety at The Ohio State University as a student and now tells his story as a dispatcher in this month’s edition of A&People.
The Ohio State University Police Chief Craig Stone sat down with The Lantern to discuss how the campus community can help prevent and deter crimes of opportunity like theft.
“You never know who is watching you or who has an intent and sees a chance of committing a criminal act,” Stone told The Lantern.
OSUPD advises all students to look out for their fellow Buckeyes, and if they see something, say something. Report suspicious behavior to University Police (614-292-2121) or off-campus Columbus Police (614-645-4545). Please lock doors and windows and do not leave valuables unattended. It takes only...
On Thursday, March 22, students at The Ohio State University hosted the third annual Voice Your Vision Police Dialogue at the Ohio Union. The event brings students and police officers together to discuss issues that have caused societal differences between law enforcement and the communities they serve. Members of The Ohio State University Police Division and the Columbus Police Department took part in the event.
On January 16, 2018, The Lantern published an article that examined what steps the university takes in determining if closing for winter weather is appropriate.
"As winter weather continues, temperatures are beginning to drop and roads are getting slick from ice, causing Ohio State students — and perhaps staff and faculty — to hope for a snow day. But what does it actually take for the university to cancel classes for a day?
"In short, it’s complicated.
"The decision for the university to have a snow day is made using input from multiple groups...