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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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Police Activity Near Campus

Mar 24, 2022 @ 1:37pm

Alert Type: Information

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

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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Community Alert – 127th & C st

Mar 18, 2022 @ 10:00pm

Alert Type: Warning

Police are in the area of 127th & C st, near South Hall, investigating an armed robbery. The suspect is reported to have fled East away from campus, and police do not perceive a threat to campus. They are currently patrolling the area and the surrounding neighborhood. There is no need to remain indoors or...

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Stay in Place – Armed suspect in the area

Mar 18, 2022 @ 9:30pm

Alert Type: Emergency

Police are responding to reports of a disturbance with a firearm in the area of 128th & Park. Police are already in the area looking for an armed suspect. Please remain indoors until further notice.

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