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Security vehicle awaits college name change

Security vehicle awaits college name change

Aaron Oechsner, Visual Media Editor

April 2, 2016


Filed under News, Top Stories

Have you seen the new security SUV around campus? Yes, that black, unmarked cruiser does belong to Lakeland's security department. After replacing the transmission twice, mechanically and financially the old Explorer was no longer practical and the new 2016 Ford Explorer was acquired earlier in March...

Campus security explains preparation for active shooter scenario

Campus security explains preparation for active shooter scenario

Heather Ross, Staff reporter

October 11, 2015


Filed under News, Video

You may have noticed the changes in campus security recently. Last year, many of the student security workers were replaced with professional law enforcement staff, according to David Simon, director of campus safety and security. With the majority of the new force being active law enforcement officers, a...

Security aims to keep campus safe

Josh Graminske, Staff Reporter

December 8, 2011


Filed under News

A proposal that would allow Lakeland’s professional security staff to carry guns while they are on duty is still being discussed by the administration. Nate Dehne, vice president of student development, and a risk management team met on Nov. 30 to discuss the proposal, which would allow Lakeland’s...

Lakeland is too safe for guns

December 8, 2011


Filed under Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, I'm writing in response to the article "Security likely to carry guns soon" from the November 17 issue. Is this a joke? Guns? On the Lakeland College campus? In the past 150 years since Lakeland has been established, I find it hard to believe that any situation security has had to take...

Security likely to carry guns soon

Security likely to carry guns soon

Josh Graminske, Staff Reporter

November 17, 2011


Filed under News

Lakeland’s executive committee is considering a proposal that would allow the college’s professional security staff to carry firearms while on duty. The proposal would allow Annette Gamache and David Simon Jr., the director and assistant director of safety and security, respectively, to carry a gun ...

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