UO Requests to Arm Campus Police

EUGENE, Ore. — On Friday, the University of Oregon announced that it could soon arm its campus police officers. The university transitioned to a full-fledged police force in 2011, but its sworn officers haven’t been carrying weapons. President Michael Gottfredson just submitted a request to the Oregon University System to change that. “We want to … Continue reading »

UO to Discuss Arming Campus Police

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon is holding its first in a series of public forums to discuss whether its police officers should be armed when on duty. The school’s police department became a police agency last year. Since the spring, the department has met with students, faculty, and staff to discuss the possibility … Continue reading »