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March 30-31: Symposium features updates on police culture
March 29, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – “Changing Police Culture” is the theme of a March 30-31 symposium on the Washington State University Spokane campus with presentations ranging from stress and suicide to sleep and performance to how research in the field has affected police training, policies and practice.

WSU police seize unlicensed Coug gear outside game
October 17, 2016

By Robert Strenge, WSU News

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University police, working at the request of the WSU Trademark Licensing Office, executed a search warrant and seized over 700 T-shirts and sweatshirts before the WSU vs. UCLA football game Saturday evening.

Panel tackles police-involved violence, race
September 28, 2016

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

PULLMAN, Wash. – In the wake of police-involved shootings that left two black men dead in two cities, Washington State University hosted an expert panel discussion on race and policing in America.

Research examines effect of pot legalization on policing
September 27, 2016

By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers are undertaking a $1 million, three-year study of how the state’s legalization of marijuana has affected law enforcement and crime. The study will look at state, county and tribal police jurisdictions, as well as policing in neighboring states.

Sept. 16, 27, 29: Policing, education, refugee crises considered
September 13, 2016

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PULLMAN, Wash. – Policing and race in America, school funding in Washington and Mideast refugees in Europe are the topics of free, public presentations hosted by the Foley Institute for Public Policy and Public Service this month at Washington State University.

Sept. 16: Tours, ceremony for new police building
September 12, 2016

public-safety-buildingPULLMAN, Wash. – Tours and refreshments will follow the 11 a.m. dedication of the new Public Safety Building on Friday, Sept. 16, at Grimes Way and Olympia Avenue at Washington State University.

Feb. 29: Effects of police bias, fatigue, distraction discussed
February 22, 2016

just-mercyPULLMAN, Wash. – The implications of racial bias, fatigue and distracted driving on the police and communities they serve will be discussed at 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 29, in CUE 203 at Washington State University as part of the free, public common reading lecture series.

Possible police impersonator on highway to west side
February 18, 2016

WSP-badgeROYAL CITY, Wash. – A person stopped for an alleged traffic violation on state Highway 26 near Royal City reported concern about whether the stop was made by an actual law enforcement officer.