Conscience of the Police

By Katherine Jamieson

Irene Joins the Class of 2015

Submitted on Thursday, 9/1/2011, at 9:26 AM

Public Affairs' Rob Mattson spent Sunday afternoon with first-year students, international students and officer Jeffery Edwards of the Campus Police as they watched Tropical Storm Irene pass through Western Massachusetts on move-in day.

Student Security/Safe R-I-D-E Student Security Assistants The Campus Police Department employs Amherst College students in various civilian capacities. Students perform clerical duties, assist with the enforcement of parking regulations, the patrolling of the campus, and the securing of college buildings. Although Student Security Assistants have no police authority, they are equipped with 2-way radios, which enable them to report instantly all incidents involving suspicious or criminal activity.

Staff

John B. Carter, Chief of Police
 
Ed Zaniewski, Deputy Chief of Police
Michael Lenart, Sergeant
Jeffrey Shea, Sergeant
Andrew Lamarche, Sergeant
 
James Keedy, Police Officer
Jeffery Edwards, Police Officer
Cara Sullivan, Police Officer

Bike Patrol

Amherst College police officers have been patrolling the campus, lots, bike paths and surrounding wooded areas on mountain bicycles since 1994. In 2008 the police added a Vectrix Electric Motorcycle to the patrol fleet.


Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act Report

Security Advisory Committee

SECURITY ADVISORY The Security Advisory Committee is comprised of Faculty, administration and student representatives. This committee meets to discuss security-related issues, make suggestions and recommendations, and acts as an agent through which the community concerns about security can be addressed.

Bicycle Registration

  1. Participate in the bicycle registration program! The program, an offshoot of Operation Identification, has greatly deterred bicycle theft on the Amherst College campus. To participate in the program bring your bicycle to the Campus Police office.

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