BUFFALO, N.Y. - University Police have increased patrols on the Buffalo State campus and school administration has vowed to review safety procedures, following reports of five serious crimes since the start of the semester.
College President Kate Conway-Turner called a town hall meeting on Sunday night to discuss campus safety, which allowed students to offer direct feedback to administrators and University Police Chief Peter Carey. Suggestions included adding more police officers to the university force and creating an intercom system for emergencies.
Police have investigated two robberies, two sexual assaults and a stabbing during the past six weeks.
"The essence of community policing is exactly what we had here tonight," Carey said. "We looked to hear from our community, get our community's input, and then get them to work with us to help solve these problems and these concerns."