ECPD responds to campus security bypass

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An ECPD patrol vehicle.

By Vivi Smilgius, Editor-in-Chief

The Emerson College Police Department provides the Incident Journal to The Beacon every week. Beacon staff edit the Incident Journal for style and clarity but not for content.

Monday, Feb. 28

ECPD identified a student allowing non-Emerson guests to access college property via their Emerson ID, which violates the college’s access policy. The student was referred to Community Standards & Student Conduct.

Tuesday, March 1

A bypass was reported at Piano Row residence hall, but an ECPD investigation found the person in question to be a registered guest of a Piano Row resident.

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Tuesday, March 1

An unidentified person entered the dining center, filled up a water bottle and left. When ECPD arrived on the scene the person had left the dining center and could not be located outside.

Wednesday, March 2

ECPD assisted Emerson community members who had received a series of unwanted electronic communications. ECPD provided the community members with information on Massachusetts laws regarding electronic communications and possible solutions. 

Wednesday, March 2

ECPD received a report of an elevator entrapment at 25 Boylston Place. When ECPD and Emerson facilities staff arrived, the elevator was working and no one was inside.

Saturday, March 5

An Emerson College staff member was assaulted by a dog at approximately 12:38 a.m. The individual was not injured and the dog owner was identified.

Saturday, March 5

ECPD secured and destroyed contraband items obtained by Housing and Residential Education staff in Paramount residence hall. HRE staff referred the involved students to Emerson’s Community Standards and Student Conduct.

Saturday, March 5

ECPD secured and destroyed contraband items obtained by Housing and Residential Education staff in the Little Building residence hall. HRE staff referred the involved students to Emerson’s Community Standards and Student Conduct.

Sunday, March 6

ECPD responded to a reported disturbance at the W Hotel. ECPD identified involved individuals, whom HRE referred to Community Standards and Student Conduct.

Wednesday, March 9

ECPD responded to a reported fire alarm and evacuation at the Little Building. The Boston Fire Department responded, confirmed a lack of fire and deactivated the alarm.

Wednesday, March 9

ECPD was informed of and began investigating a previous theft in the Ansin Building.

Thursday, March 10

An unidentified non-Emerson community member vandalized the Walker Building but did not bypass security. ECPD is investigating the incident.

Thursday, March 10

ECPD assisted a student with an off-campus larceny report. Another agency will investigate the report.

Friday, March 11

ECPD responded to a reported fire alarm and evacuation at the Little Building. The Boston Fire Department responded, confirmed a lack of fire and deactivated the alarm.