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TUPD Corporal Martinus Mitchum

TUPD Corporal Martinus Mitchum killed in off-campus shooting

Domenic Mesa, News Editor March 1, 2021

Friday, Feb. 26, TUPD Officer Corporal Martinus Mitchum, 38, was fatally shot and killed while working a security detail at George Washington Carver High School in New Orleans. The shooting occurred following...

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TUPD’s ‘Gotcha’ program wastes resources, belittles students

Anna Gimilaro, Contributing Writer November 27, 2019

After deciding to take a quick break from studying in Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, you stand in line at the PJ’s Coffee on the first floor. Your belongings? You left them in your cubicle on the third...

A new TUPD substation will be built on Broadway Street, across the street from The Boot.

New TUPD substation set for construction on Broadway

Sanjali De Silva, Senior Staff Reporter November 13, 2019

A new Tulane University Police Department substation is set to be built on the corner of Broadway and Zimpel streets, across the street from The Boot Bar & Grill. The long anticipated project is planned...

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Two Sodexo employees arrested on campus

Sanjali De Silva, Senior Staff Reporter November 5, 2019

Two Sodexo employees were arrested while on campus yesterday. Around 8:50 a.m. on Monday, a Sodexo employee was arrested in the Lavin-Bernick Center food court. He was wanted by the New Orleans Police...

Former Tulane contract employee was shot and injured on Friday.

[Updated 11/5/19] Former Tulane contract employee shot and injured

Colin Threlkeld, Senior Staff Reporter September 10, 2019

[UPDATE: Nov. 5, 2019]   The Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office booked Aples around 11 a.m. this morning on charges of resisting a police officer with force, aggravated assault with a vehicle upon...

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TUPD: Victims approached at The Boot report sexual assaults

Sanjali De Silva, Senior Staff Reporter September 5, 2019

An off-campus sexual assault was reported by a non-Tulane affiliated student at approximately 2:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sep. 5. The victim reported that she was approached at The Boot Bar and Grill by an...

TUPD amends its screening process, sensitivity training following recent incident

TUPD amends its screening process, sensitivity training following recent incident

Kila Moore, News Editor November 29, 2018

On Thursday, Nov. 15, The Hullabaloo discovered that two of three new police officers hired by Tulane University Police Department had posted content to their personal social media pages that contradicted...

Recently hired TUPD officers have controversial content on personal social media

Recently hired TUPD officers have controversial content on personal social media

Kila Moore, News Editor November 15, 2018

Editor’s Note: This article contains language that may be offensive to some readers. 5:16pm, Update: As of Thursday, Nov. 15, Ethan Hutton has resigned from TUPD. On Wednesday, Nov. 15, Tulane...

TUPD hires new police chief

TUPD hires new police chief

Deeya Patel, Associate News Editor November 7, 2018

On Oct. 15, the Tulane University Police Department swore in its new chief of police. Kirk Bouyelas, who has served the New Orleans Police Department for 31 years, will now head a group of more...

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TUPD investigation localizes national conversation about campus policing

Josh Axelrod and Sanjali De Silva April 19, 2018

On the first day of 2016, Janard Brister was choked for five seconds and tasered, while handcuffed, by Tulane University Police Department officers. Higher-ranking TUPD officials agreed this use of force...

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Suspect arrested for off-campus sexual batteries

Josh Axelrod, News Editor February 27, 2018

After numerous reported instances of off-campus sexual battery, the New Orleans Police Department arrested a subject. According to NOPD, the arrest was made yesterday morning at 8 a.m. TUPD sent out...

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Catholic Center graffitied with anti-religious images

Josh Axelrod, News Editor February 17, 2018

On Saturday, an onlooker reported graffiti at the Catholic Center building, according to Tulane University Police Department. The images were identified as  anti-Catholic by members of the community. On...

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