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Follow-up: Incident near campus

Nov 19, 2017 @ 3:29am

Alert Type: Information

Status: OK

Campus Safety officers heard gunshots east of Park AVE on Garfield ST. They advised the off-duty deputies working for PLU who went to the area to investigate. At the same time calls came into 911 reporting the shots fired. Deputies arrived to find 2 victims. Campus Safety immediately initiated a Lock Down alert. After several...

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‘Stay in Place’ issued for off-campus incident – All Clear | 11/18

Nov 18, 2017 @ 6:59pm

Alert Type: Warning

Status: OK

The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department responded to a report of shots fired by an individual near Paradise Lanes bowling alley. Campus Safety initiated the stay in place after the suspect was reported running north on Pacific Avenue. The Sheriff’s Department took the subject into custody near 122nd St. South and Pacific Avenue. The stay in place...

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‘Stay in Place’ issued for off-campus incident – All Clear | 10/25

Oct 25, 2017 @ 6:45pm

Alert Type: Emergency

Status: OK

The Sheriff’s Dept responded to a domestic violence call at a residence one block west of campus. It was reported that shots were fired during the incident. Campus Safety initiated a Stay in Place alert. Deputies arrived on scene and shortly afterward advised that the subject was in custody. The Stay in Place was then...

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Campus Telephone Service Disruption

Aug 31, 2017 @ 7:30am

Alert Type: Information

Status: OK

The university’s phone carrier is experiencing some technical difficulties. Departments across campus may experience service disruptions with calls into campus from off-campus phones. Please advise constituents to email instead of call. Services affected: – Calls into campus from any off-campus phone Service unaffected: – Calls to 911 from campus land-line phones – Internal calls between campus telephones (4-digit extension dialing) – Outbound local...

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Follow-Up to Campus Alerts

Jul 28, 2017 @ 3:41pm

Alert Type: Information

Status: OK

Members of the Pacific Lutheran University community received PLU Alert safety messages to shelter and stay-in-place shortly after 10:30 pm on July 26, 2017 and 9:00 pm on July 27, 2017. Such alerts are sent when concerning activity is occurring near campus and a potential exists for impact on PLU individuals or property. The decision...

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Campus Telephone Service Disruption

Jul 5, 2017 @ 9:23am

Alert Type: Information

Status: OK

Last night a fireworks related tree fire in Tacoma damaged fiber serving PLU’s primary telecommunications carrier. The service outage has resulted in loss of telephone service for calls in and out of the PLU campus. Services affected: – Calls to 911 from campus land-line phones – Call into campus from any off-campus phone – Outbound...

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Late start. 10 a.m. Open. If necessary, 6 a.m. update.

Feb 6, 2017 @ 7:49pm

Alert Type: Snow

Status: OK

Due to continuing inclement weather conditions, the university will again open late tomorrow at 10:00 a.m. While the forecast does not call for additional measureable snowfall, we have chosen to delay tomorrow’s start as an abundance of caution in anticipation of icy conditions during the early morning hours. Temperatures are currently expected to rise above freezing by 9 a.m..  We will...

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