School Safety

NMSUPD uses body-cameras; UNMPD doesn’t

117 Views   The New Mexico State University Police Department has been utilizing body-worn cameras since 2011. The University of New Mexico Police Department has not. Created amidst Black Lives Matter protests in response to the murder of George Floyd by the Minneapolis Police Department, a 2020 New Mexico statute requires

Cimarron High School bans backpacks and jackets

156 Views   CIMARRON, N.M. — A high school in New Mexico announced it will prohibit backpacks and other clothing items. Cimarron Municipal Schools cited “current challenges” for the change in policy at Cimarron High School. Backpacks were officially prohibited at the school on Tuesday, Feb. 27.

UNM is noncompliant with crime transparency law

314 Views   Daily Crime log missing data, LoboAlerts never sent Federal law states that higher education institutions must have five specific categories of information in their mandated daily crime logs, which provide campus crime data to students. The University of New Mexico has two of the five specified categories.

Three injured in Roswell School Bus Crash

303 Views   A Roswell school bus carrying 34 children was involved in a crash Tuesday morning, with three people taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. New Mexico State Police said the crash happened around 7:30 a.m. on U.S. 285 and Darby Road, south of Roswell.

Former NMSU basketball players speak on hazing and sexual assault allegations

375 Views   A press conference was held by former NMSU basketball players and their attorneys outside of NMSU’s Pan American Center. A civil lawsuit was filed last month that alleged that Shakiru Odunewu and William Benjamin Jr. were sexually assaulted by older players while playing for the school’s basketball program,

UNM libraries evacuated due to anonymous threat

407 Views   On Sunday, April 16, the University of New Mexico library buildings on central campus were evacuated as a result of an anonymous threat which turned out to be a hoax, according to a statement shared on behalf of the University Libraries. A Lobo Alert informed students of police activity

Mother says her child was left outside during a school lockdown

403 Views   Earlier this month, the mother of a nine-year-old said her son was locked outside of an elementary school in Anthony, Texas during a lockdown. On Jan. 5, Anthony Elementary went into a lockdown due to what an Anthony Independent School District spokesman called “a credible armed threat,” in the