Incident Journal: Bypasses of security in the Little Building, fire alarm set off at Park Plaza Hotel

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An ECPD patrol vehicle.

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor

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.

Tuesday, Feb. 23

 ECPD responded to the Little Building for a reported bypass of security. An Emerson Community member who was later identified accessed the basement level to attend a class without tapping at the security desk.

 Wednesday, Feb. 24

A fire alarm with evacuation was reported to ECPD at the Park Plaza Hotel academic space. When ECPD arrived at the scene students were attending classes and the management team at the hotel advised they were testing fire alarms in the hotel and there was no need for an evacuation of the building. 

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Friday, Feb. 26

 ECPD and Housing and Residential Education (HRE) staff responded to the Little Building for a reported bypass. The Emerson Community member that failed to properly tap at the residential desk was identified and referred to HRE staff for whatever action their office deems appropriate.

Saturday, Feb. 27

Housing and Residential Education (HRE) staff requested ECPD to the W-Hotel Residence Hall to secure confiscated drugs and drug paraphernalia for destruction. HRE staff identified the students that owned the contraband and they were referred to Community Standards & Student Conduct for whatever action their office deems appropriate.