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Oregon State University public safety department cars are lined up outside Kerr Administration on Nov. 23, 2021. Since Oregon State University created its own police department in January 2021, Shanon Anderson, the associate vice president for public safety and OSU chief of police, has led police reform and bias trainings.

Oregon State University police department was created to ‘utilize the education mission and values of OSU’

Hayden Lohr, News Contributor
February 10, 2022

After Oregon State University created its own police department in January 2021, the new department had advanced police reform, but some students don't think reform is enough. According to Steve Clark,...

Oregon State University’s public safety officer trucks parked south of Kerr Administration Building on Nov. 23, 2021. The PSO trucks, driven by PSO security officers responsible for public safety on the Corvallis, Ore. campus, can often be seen on campus and typically pick up lost, stolen or abandoned bicycles.

Concerns about structure, ethics of campus security raised by OSU students

Oregon State University’s Department of Public Safety includes armed police alongside public safety security officers
Hayden Lohr, News Contributor
January 3, 2022

Oregon State University has had its own police department since January 2021, but some students are against its presence on campus due to ethical and racial concerns. In 2019, Genesis Hansen, a fourth-year...

On Dec. 14, Shanon Anderson was officially announced as the new Chief of Police and AVP for public safety at OSU. Shanon Anderson previously worked for the Seattle Police department starting in 1992, and worked as a lieutenant beginning in 2016.

Shanon Anderson: serving community as new OSU Corvallis campus chief of police

Angela Tam, News Contributor
January 17, 2021

This is a Q&A with Shanon Anderson, the new chief of police and associate vice president for public safety for Oregon State University’s Corvallis campus.Anderson will be working closely with the...

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