Tag Archives: SMU Police Department

Statement on SMU student Jaein (Jaime) Shim

Updated Friday, Sept. 30, 2016. SMU Student Life sent the following e-mail message to faculty and staff on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, regarding the death of student Jaein (Jaime) Shim: The SMU community is saddened to learn of the death of … Continue reading

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SMU honors fallen 9/11 first responders with honor guard, bell ceremony at 9 a.m. Friday, Sept. 9, 2016

The SMU Police Department and first responders from the surrounding community will commemorate the 15th anniversary of 9/11 with a solemn ceremony honoring the police officers and firefighters who lost their lives in the line of duty during the terror … Continue reading

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Statement from SMU President R. Gerald Turner on SMU Police Officer Mark McCullers

Today it was confirmed that the body of missing SMU Police Officer Mark McCullers was located Wednesday in Dallas. SMU has released this statement from SMU President R. Gerald Turner. Continue reading

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SMU Police Department now using dashboard and body cameras

SMU police officers and squad cars are now equipped with body and in-car cameras. The University’s Department of Public Safety began using the devices in November, according to Chief of Police Rick Shafer. The University chose L-3 Mobile-Vision to provide … Continue reading

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Helping students with stress during the holiday and exam season

As SMU enters both the holiday and exam seasons, Interim Provost Harold Stanley is asking that all University community members watch for signs of stress in themselves and in students. Dr. Stanley asked that each faculty and staff member “be aware of signs of … Continue reading

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SMU receives national award for outstanding participation in National Night Out 2014

For the second year in a row, SMU has received national recognition for exemplary efforts in crime, drug and violence prevention through its participation in National Night Out. The National Association of Town Watch (NATW) chose the University as a National Award Winner for outstanding … Continue reading

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How to help students with stress during 2014 holidays, exams

As SMU enters both the holiday and exam seasons, SMU Provost Paul Ludden is asking that all University community members watch for signs of stress in themselves and in students. Ludden asked that each faculty and staff member “be aware of signs of stress … Continue reading

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2014 security and fire safety report for the SMU campuses now available online

The following message from SMU President R. Gerald Turner was sent to students, faculty and staff on October 1, 2014: Dear members of the SMU community: SMU is committed to fostering a learning and working environment that supports health and … Continue reading

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SMU recognized by U.S. Department of Homeland Security for antiterrorism preparedness, effectiveness under the SAFETY Act

The SMU Police Department & Emergency Management Program has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for antiterrorism preparedness and effectiveness. In the process, SMU has become the first university in the United States to receive the SAFETY Act … Continue reading

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Students and stress: How to help during 2013 holidays, exams

As SMU enters both the holiday and exam seasons, SMU Provost Paul Ludden is asking that all University community members watch for signs of stress in themselves and in students. “We ask each of you to be aware of signs of stress … Continue reading

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