Harvard University Police Department Chief Victor A. Clay plans to develop a proposal that would create five new unarmed “Campus Support Officer” positions, he said in an interview last week.
Harvard University Police Department Chief Victor A. Clay said current law enforcement recruitment and training practices are “outdated and ineffective," calling for police departments to reform during a webinar hosted Thursday by the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.
More than a year after Harvard’s contract with its police union expired, the two sides are set to enter federal mediation in their negotiations over a new contract.
When longtime Harvard University Police Chief Francis D. “Bud” Riley retired in 2020, he left behind a department roiled by allegations of racism, sexism, and favoritism — part of a toxic work environment some current and former officers alleged he created.
The Harvard University Police Department closed its investigation into a racist attack against Harvard Undergraduate Council President Michael Y. Cheng ’22 that took place in Quincy House last month.
The Harvard University Police Department has identified a suspect who will be charged with three burglaries in a string of five that struck Harvard Yard in less than two weeks.
Harvard Yard was struck by three burglaries in nine days, with students in Canaday Hall, Mower Hall, and Wigglesworth Hall reporting trespassers and stolen laptops.
The Harvard University Police Department is investigating the racist attack levied against Undergraduate Council President Michael Y. Cheng ’22 earlier this month.
Adams House’s Hampden Hall has been plagued by a string of vandalisms — ranging from racist language and crude drawings to defaced photos and targeted notes — since at least last October.