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This is a Drill – Lock Down – This is a Drill

Oct 20, 2022 @ 11:30am

Alert Type: Information

PLU is conducting a lock down drill on 10/20/22 from 11:30am to 11:40am. The purpose of this drill is test campus lock down capabilities and for community members to learn and practice lock down procedures. There will be no live action dramatizations during this drill. You may see observers, either Campus Safety officers in uniform or...

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Lockdown – Armed Subject on Campus

Sep 21, 2022 @ 2:56pm

Alert Type: Emergency

PCSD is responding to a vehicle theft suspect armed with a gun in the area of the University Center Parking Lot. Please secure all doors and windows and remain inside your office/classroom until further notice.

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Stay in Place – Gunfire in the Library Lot

Jul 3, 2022 @ 11:11pm

Alert Type: Emergency

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

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

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

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

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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