The Horizon

Eight Ways an IUS Police Officer Can Help

Travis Huntley, IU Southeast police sergeant, said students who want to get to know the IU Southeast police officers can stop by their station anytime.

Randi McDole, Staff Reporter

April 24, 2017

A police officer’s duty is to take care of criminal offenses and keep the order. However, the police officers at IU Southeast have much more to offer beyond regular policing duties. Help with your vehicle Travis Huntley, IU Southeast police sergeant, said for $10, students can have their v...

Through the Eyes of a Police Officer

IUS Police Chief Charles Edelen filing reports, just one of his many duties in the IUS Police Station.

Randi McDole, Staff Reporter

February 2, 2017

Heart pulsing, mind in slow motion, and everything on the line. Protesters rioting, safety being threatened and in-the-moment decisions made. These are some of things police officers must experience and face. Headlines and videos of police responses and tactics are being covered across mass media no...

A New Face on the Force

IUS Police Officer Ken Christian ready to train for his new position.

Randi McDole, Staff Reporter

January 24, 2017

Being personable and having the ability to talk to anyone are just two of the exceptional qualities Charles Edelen, IUS Police Chief, said the IUS Police new hire exhibits. With years of experience and the desire to work with others, Ken Christian, the new IU Southeast Police officer is excited to...

Rising smoke

Rising smoke

John Boyle, Staff Reporter

February 22, 2016

Incidents involving the use of drug and alcohol on campus have resulted in multiple police dispatches in recent weeks at IU Southeast. One call on Wednesday, Jan. 27 resulted in two non-students being cited for possession of alcohol and marijuana after they were caught with the substances while visiting...

New door locks installed on campus

The door of Knobview Hall, room 207, is one of many doors in Knobview that have had new thumb locks installed.

Kristin Kennedy and Katie Casper

February 4, 2016

Any time a lockdown happens to occur on campus, the IU Notify emergency alert system allows students, faculty and staff to receive text, call and e-mail alerts regarding the lockdown and appropriate safety procedures, according to the IU Notify sign-up webpage. Staying locked and hidden in classrooms are among the instructions IU Notify gives during a lockdown. Des...

Clocking out

Clocking out

Katie Casper, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2015

Whether it’s a friendly smile, a quick wave or an upbeat ‘hello,’ the presence of Ruben Borrego has been felt throughout the IU Southeast campus. Now, after 15 years, his service to the campus and its students is coming to an end. On Nov. 20, Borrego will celebrate his retirement from being...

On the issues

On the issues

Jordan Williams and Joel Stinnett

November 2, 2015

On Tuesday Nov. 3, some citizens across the nation will walk inside voting booths and select who will represent them in elected offices over the next few years. And next year, voters will select candidates for national offices. In Southern Indiana and Kentucky, voters will select city council and...

Campus lockdown leads to new door locks

New thumb locks will be added to classroom doors in the coming weeks.

Joel Stinnett, Staff Reporter

September 21, 2015

A little more than a year ago, on a rainy September afternoon, a report of an armed individual on campus sent IU Southeast into lockdown mode. On September 11, 2014, a student reported to campus police that someone had what appeared to be part of a gun sticking out of his camouflage backpack. Officials...

From cadet to officer

Deven Estes, criminology and criminal justice senior, became a part-time officer at IUS Police in August after graduating from the IU Police Academy at the top of the class.

Kristin Kennedy and Tassy Payne

September 8, 2015

With one spritz, a cloud of pepper spray hit Deven Estes’s face and went into his eyes. Estes, a criminology and criminal justice senior, had to read an index card through blurry eyes and was hit by a football dummy. “It teaches you to fight through, and it shows you that you still can perform...

Parking costs increase system wide

Parking costs increase system wide

Chelsey Carr, News Editor

August 24, 2015

The white envelope from IU Southeast, thicker than normal, beckoned my attention. I opened it expecting to find a thin sticker to place on the inside of my windshield, granting me access to parking. Instead, a thicker plastic pass to hang on my rearview mirror awaited me. The IU Board of Trustees...

Know your rights: What to do if you’re stopped

Know your rights: What to do if you're stopped

Taylor Ferguson, General Assignments Editor

December 1, 2014

Micah Decker was 19 when he was charged with minor consumption. Decker was at a friend’s apartment in New Albany when a neighbor called for a noise complaint. Decker said officers showed up at the apartment and walked in uninvited as soon as his friend opened the door. "I wish I knew then what I know ...