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Community Alert – Scam Emails

Oct 31, 2018 @ 12:00pm

Alert Type: Warning

Status: OK

Campus Safety has been advised by multiple students that they have received an email offering employment by a professor from another institution. In the email the person states they got the student’s name from “the chamber of commerce connected to your institutional recruiting department.” These are scam emails. Typically the scam works when the student...

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Vehicle Crimes Warning

Oct 22, 2018 @ 11:00am

Alert Type: Warning

Status: OK

The general Parkland area, to include PLU, continues to experience an increase in car prowls and vehicle theft incidents. Vehicle related crimes tend to occur in multiples. In one night there can be multiple incidents perpetrated by one individual. Currently the car prowls tend to be focused on upper campus. Although lower campus has experienced...

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PLU Community Notification – National Emergency Alert Test

Oct 1, 2018 @ 9:00am

Alert Type: Information

Status: OK

This is a campus-wide notification about an upcoming national emergency alert test. The Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) are conducting a nationwide test of the emergency alert system on Wednesday, 10/3/18 at 11:18am. This test will include the traditional television and radio interruptions, as well as an alert sent to...

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PLU Community Alert — Nearby Police Activity

Sep 18, 2018 @ 4:30pm

Alert Type: Warning

Status: OK

At approximately 4:30pm Campus Safety was made aware of police response to Parkland Auto Licensing on Garfield street near Pacific avenue. The business reported an armed robbery had just occurred. Reports suggested the suspect committed the robbery before fleeing North away from campus where they were believed to have gotten into a vehicle and left...

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PLU Community Alert — Car Prowl Incidents

Sep 11, 2018 @ 4:00pm

Alert Type: Information

Status: OK

This week there have been 4 reported instances of car prowls on or immediately adjacent to campus. Car prowling is a common crime where there are large concentrations of parked cars. A college campus is similar to shopping malls and apartment complexes where this activity is also common. They are difficult crimes to prevent but...

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Community Alert

Sep 6, 2018 @ 8:00pm

Alert Type: Information

Status: OK

Please be advised that local law enforcement is involved in an incident on 134th St S. and Pacific Ave. Police have the situation contained and under control, but please avoid that area until further notice.

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PLU power outage

Jul 12, 2018 @ 12:00am

Alert Type: Information

Status: OK

Power now on in Rieke, MCLT, Olsen, and Memorial.

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PLU power outage

Jul 12, 2018 @ 5:00pm

Alert Type: Information

Status: OK

Power now back on in South Hall. No change in other outages.

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PLU Community Alert — Power Outage

Jul 12, 2018 @ 3:15pm

Alert Type: Information

Status: OK

A utility interruption has occurred and is affecting several buildings on campus. Facilities Management personnel is working with Parkland Light and Water to restore power to campus. The buildings currently affected by the outage are: Blomquist Center for Gender Equity Columbia Center Fitness Center Foss Hall Health Center MBR Memorial Gym Morken Olson PLU Pool...

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PLU Community Safety Alert

May 20, 2018 @ 7:00pm

Alert Type: Information

Status: OK

A PLU Community Safety Alert was issued at 7:22 PM, on 5/20/18, via the PLU Alert system for a reported “man with a gun” call. Sheriff’s Deputies were responding to the area of 127th ST S and C ST S near the apartments. There was no other information immediately available. The alert was issued to...

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