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Stay In Place

Oct 14, 2019 @ 7:15am

Alert Type: Emergency

Status: OK

At approximately 7:15am Campus Safety received reports of what sounded like gunfire near campus. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department was already in the area and began to investigate immediately. Initial reports suggest an incident involving gunfire occurred on Garfield street. Police investigation is still underway, but all indications are that involved subjects have left the...

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Community Alert – Police Activity at 125th & Pacific

Sep 20, 2019 @ 11:00pm

Alert Type: Information

Status: OK

The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department was on scene at 125th & Pacific responding to a shots fired complaint. PCSD investigated and briefly set up containment in the area, including near student housing on 124th and 125th. Campus Safety was in constant, direct contact with PCSD, who did not feel that campus was at risk. The...

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Community Alert: Gas Line Issue at Nesvig House

Jul 9, 2019 @ 10:25am

Alert Type: Warning

Status: OK

A natural gas service line issue has been detected at the Nesvig House on 123rd St S. and Park Ave S. The building has been evacuated as a precaution. Please avoid the area.

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Loudspeaker Alert System Testing

Jun 14, 2019 @ 9:30am

Alert Type: Information

Status: OK

Campus Safety and I&TS will be conducting testing of internal and external emergency alert loudspeakers across campus Friday, June 14th, from 10:00 am to 11:00 am. No participation or action is required of community members. Expect to hear alert tones and test language. External Speakers: Heard Campus Wide Internal Speakers: Anderson University Center, Olson Gym,...

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Stay In Place – Possible Armed Suspect

May 13, 2019 @ 2:54pm

Alert Type: Emergency

Status: OK

Campus Safety was made aware of an active effort by PCSD to track a suspect who may be armed in the area of 121st street between Park Avenue and Yakima Avenue. Containment has been set up by the police, but they do not currently have the suspect in custody. Stay in place until further notice....

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Community Safety Alert: Police Activity

May 8, 2019 @ 8:59pm

Alert Type: Information

Status: OK

The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department has responded to Garfield St. S and Park Ave to intervene with an intoxicated individual. Please stay out of the area until further notice. More info will be posted as it is made available. Thank you.

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Community Alert: Off Campus Incident

May 2, 2019 @ 12:58am

Alert Type: Information

Status: OK

At approximately 1 AM the Sheriff’s Department responded to an incident involving a firearm outside of a local business in the 500 block of Garfield street. Suspects fled the area northbound on Park Ave away from campus. Sheriff’s deputies conducted an extensive patrol check of the immediate neighborhood, and found no threat to the campus...

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Community Alert: Police Activity Near Campus

Apr 26, 2019 @ 12:26pm

Alert Type: Emergency

Status: OK

A police pursuit began at 138th and Pacific Ave. The suspect was last seen on foot fleeing from his vehicle at the 600 block of 128th St S. Police are in the area searching. At this time the suspect is not believed to be armed. Please avoid the area.

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“Stay in Place” for off-campus incident: ALL CLEAR

Apr 25, 2019 @ 11:45pm

Alert Type: Warning

Status: OK

The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department informed PLU that a domestic violence situation had occurred in the 400 block of 122nd street, near PLU, and that one of the involved parties had left the scene with a kitchen knife. Police and Campus Safety Officers are patrolling the area, and police dogs are being deployed. We ask...

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Power Outage – AUC, Harstad, Ramstad, Library, and Neeb

Mar 30, 2019 @ 11:45am

Alert Type: Information

Status: OK

The PLU Campus is experiencing a partial power outage that is impacting the Anderson University Center, Harstad Hall, Ramstad, the Library, and Neeb Center. This outage is also impacting phone and internet connectivity in those buildings. Parkland Light and Water is responding. PLU Information and Technology Services (I&TS) is on scene. The AUC and Old...

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