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Stay in Place – Gunfire in the Library Lot

Jul 3, 2022 @ 11:11pm

Alert Type: Emergency

Status: OK

Gunfire has been reported in the area of Park Ave. and Garfield St., near the Library parking lot. Police have been notified. Please avoid the area until further notice.

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Fire on Campus

May 27, 2022 @ 5:33pm

Alert Type: Information

Status: OK

Central Pierce Fire and Rescue responded today to a fire alarm at Foss Hall, an unoccupied PLU structure. CPFR put the fire out and there are no injuries reported. CPFR has a large number of responding vehicles on scene, and have cordoned off the intersection of 124th & Yakima for hydrant access and support vehicles....

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Police Activity Near Campus

May 23, 2022 @ 11:38am

Alert Type: Emergency

Status: OK

A single gunshot was heard to the northeast of campus and  Police have been notified. Please stay indoors and remain there until further notice. Updates will be posted here as they are known.

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Police Activity Near Campus

May 10, 2022 @ 9:20pm

Alert Type: Information

Status: OK

Pierce County Sheriff’s Department received a call about possible gunshots a few blocks north of campus. Please avoid the area if travelling off campus. Campus Safety has been in contact with the sheriff’s department and is continuing to monitor the location of the incident. At this time there is no need for additional action on...

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Stay-in-Place

May 3, 2022 @ 11:15pm

Alert Type: Emergency

Status: OK

Gun shots heard near Garfield Street. PCSD responded and determined that there was no threat to campus. You may return to your regular activities.

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Police Activity Near Campus

Mar 24, 2022 @ 1:37pm

Alert Type: Information

Status: OK

Pierce County Sheriff’s Department is searching the area around 117th St S, East of pacific avenue, for an armed suspect believed to be involved in a shooting in Spanaway. The suspect is not believed to be on the PLU side of Pacific Avenue and at this time there is not known threat to the PLU...

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Stay In Place – Armed Robbery at the South Hall Lot

Mar 19, 2022 @ 12:55am

Alert Type: Emergency

Status: OK

Police have informed us that an armed robbery occurred in the South Hall parking lot. The suspect is believed to be the same suspect from the previous incidents tonight (03/18/22) at 128th & Park that caused the previous Stay in Place, and the off-campus police response that resulted in the Community Alert. The suspect robbed...

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