Public Safety

Veterans Affairs (VA) Ann Arbor Healthcare System raised concerns over contamination of surgical trays following the recent discovery of particulate matter on operating room equipment.

Included in this week’s Central Student Government positions is a student representative seat on the University of Michigan’s Police Department Oversight Committee, run through the University’s Human Resources Department and responsible for monitoring the University’s police response to disturbances on campus.

Students at Western Michigan University are raising questions about the reliability and efficiency of emergency alerts concerning off-campus incidents at their college after Saturday night’s mass shootings in Kalamazoo.

A student-reported assault in Weill Hall initiated a University Department of Public Safety and Security crime alert Wednesday afternoon. 

An unspecified amount of money was stolen from a wallet in a dorm room in Markley Residence Hall while the student was in the room with his back to the door, the University's Division of Public Safety and Security reported Friday night.

Reports of a fire were confirmed at Gorguze Family Laboratory on Friday.

After a malfunctioning piece of machinery caused a fire in the Gorguze Family Laboratory Friday, University Police evacuated the building shortly after 12 p.m. 

It might take a little longer to get through the line and into the Big House on Saturday as the University adds security measures for the upcoming football game against Ohio State.

The selection pends approval by the Ann Arbor City Council, which will vote on the recommendation Monday.

The Department of Public Safety and Security issued a crime alert Wednesday at 11:58 a.m. after an armed robbery occurred on the 1200 block of South University near South Forest Avenue earlier in the morning.

Two students reported they were assaulted by a group of 12 unknown people on East University early Friday morning.