Crime

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Forum talks transparency in law enforcement

Glendora Police Chief Timothy Staab (Glendora Police Dept. file photo) Two sides of the law came together on Tuesday in the Police Procedures and Civil Liberties forum. The topic of focus was transparency, regarding how police should behave and what is expected of them. Present at the forum were leaders from both American Civil Liberties…

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Safe and secure in record time

Campus Safety officer Brian Harsha patrolling the northwest section of campus. During the lockdown/shelter and place drill on March 19, campus safety utilized siren systems in their vehicles to a direct people towards classrooms as well as contact officials inside classrooms from their dispatch office. (Jaclyn Spencer/Clarion) A safety drill on March 19 marked the…

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Letter from the Editor

  By Cameron Wisdom | Editor-in-Chief The events and aftermath that surround the polarizing shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown by police officer Darren Wilson have not only divided the residents of Ferguson, Mo. but also Americans across the country. In this situation in particular, there has been a significant movement to paint the unfortunate…

Drug violations at all time ‘high’

By Katie Jolgren | Staff Writer According to board policy, Citrus College may not be a smoke-free campus, but it is supposed to be a drug free campus. However, in the last two years, the number of drug violations has gone up significantly, and 2013 marked an unprecedented increase for recorded incidents of possession of marijuana…

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Security cameras to give peace of mind

The Hayden Memorial Library is installing a new set of eyes. 32, to be exact. A request for new surveillance camera systems was placed in the 2011 budget recommendations. Installation of the new surveillance system began at the start of this fall semester. “Its a hybrid [system],” Leigh Buchwald, network computer system supervisor said “[with]…

A one-sided weed debate

In response to an increase of marijuana use on campus, Citrus College officials hosted a “Let’s Talk About Marijuana” workshop on May 22 in the Campus Center. The event, which turned contentious at times, drew a turnout of more than 50 students. Workshop presenters focused mostly on the negative effects of marijuana usage. Student participants…

Thwarting the thefts

Citrus is becoming a safer place to lock your bike, but bike thefts are on the rise nationally.   It is estimated that there are 1.5 million bikes stolen every year according to The National Bike Registry. The hot spot for bicycle thefts is college campuses.   Bike thieves can pick and chose which bikes…