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Psychology professor’s complaint says University of Oregon violated Clery Act in assault allegation

Psychology professor Jennifer Freyd has filed a complaint with the US Department of Education, alleging that the University of Oregon violated provisions of the Jeanne Cleary Act in its handling of an alleged sexual assault that occurred in March, The Register-Guard reports. The law regulates the investigation and publication of …

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UOPD did not see EPD report on alleged sexual assault until May 5

University of Oregon Police Department Chief Carolyn McDermed and Public Information Officer Kelly McIver did not receive the 24-page Eugene Police Department report detailing allegations of sexual assault against Oregon men’s basketball players Damyean Dotson, Dominic Artis and Brandon Austin until The Register-Guard published the report on May 5. McIver …

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Oregon State Board of Higher Education gives UOPD the go-ahead to carry firearms

The Oregon State Board of Higher Education gave the University of Oregon Police Department the go-ahead to carry guns today, as confirmed by a tweet from the Oregon Student Association. UOPD Chief Carolyn McDermed says that sworn officers will be allowed to carry firearms on campus soon. “Are people going …

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Carolyn McDermed officially appointed as UOPD chief

The University of Oregon Police Department announced today that interim Police Chief Carolyn McDermed will continue to serve the force as the official chief of police. The appointment was made public by Vice President for Finance and Administration Jamie Moffitt, who said in a release  that she was confident McDermed …

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Only 10 students show at forum to discuss arming University of Oregon Police Department

The question of whether or not to have an armed police force on campus has dogged students, faculty, staff and community members for the past several years and could likely be decided by the Oregon state board of higher education this spring.

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