Incident Journal


Beacon Archive.

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, Jan. 14

An employee from the Office of Housing and Residence Life confiscated a marijuana cigarette they found inside of the Colonial residence hall.

Wednesday, Jan. 16

Emerson College Police Department and Boston Fire Department responded to a report of a fire alarm in the Walker Building. Upon their arrival, there was no indication of an alarm.  

Thursday, Jan. 17  

ECPD investigated a report of a person who aggressively panhandled inside the Paramount Center lobby. The person left before ECPD’s arrival.

ECPD and OHRL investigated a strong smell of marijuana in the Piano Row residence hall. Two students admitted to ECPD that they smoked marijuana earlier.

Friday, Jan. 18

An ECPD officer discovered a fake driver’s license in a lost wallet found in the Dining Center. ECPD confiscated the license and informed the Office of Community Standards & Student Conduct.

An ECPD officer found the front door of the Professional Studies building unsecured. ECPD searched and secured the area.

ECPD found a door to the Center for Health and Wellness unsecured. ECPD secured the door after a search of the area.

Sunday, Jan. 20

A security officer notified ECPD of a person who walked into Piano Row without tapping. The individual was found and the problem was resolved.