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    Clemson University Police Department seeks national accreditation

    November 18, 2020

    Clemson University Police Department (CUPD) is looking to raise its profile on a national scale. The department will go through an on-site virtual assessment December 2-3 with the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies Inc. (CALEA). The assessment process will include interviews with CUPD staff both days as well as community input on Wednesday, […]

  • Officers are sworn in to Clemson University Police Department during a summer 2019 ceremony

    CUPD joins national ABLE Project to build culture of peer intervention

    September 30, 2020

    Clemson University Police Department (CUPD) has been selected to join the Active Bystandership for Law Enforcement (ABLE) Project, Georgetown University Law Center’s national training and support initiative for U.S. law enforcement agencies committed to building a culture of peer intervention that prevents harm. By demonstrating agency commitment to transformational reform with support from community partners […]

  • A student wearing a cloth face mask works at a table covered with rows of face shield parts

    Preparing PPE for health providers and first responders; leveraging Clemson’s talent pool and resources

    May 27, 2020

    Clemson University faculty and staff are using their expertise, creativity and the generosity of their community to prepare for the phased return to campus after the COVID-19 pandemic moved the University to modified operations. As one of the premier research universities in the nation, Clemson is fortunate to have resources and a tightly knit pool of experts to draw from as well as an army of people ready to jump to the aid of fellow Tigers at a moment’s notice.

  • Officers are sworn in to Clemson University Police Department during a summer 2019 ceremony

    Clemson University Police partners with the National Police Foundation and Vera Institute to implement collaborative approach to public safety enhancements

    February 13, 2020

    Clemson University Police Department (CUPD) is committed to enhancing security, reducing risk and preventing harm. To accomplish these important outcomes, the department has been creating processes that utilize data gathered from a myriad of sources and community engagement and outreach to assist with resource deployment and problem-solving. To assist the department with further refinement of […]

  • Beginning in January, criminal justice professor Bryan Miller will conduct research and teach in Finland as part of a Fulbright program.

    Clemson to research best practices in law enforcement response to individuals with mental health disorders

    November 20, 2019

    Clemson University faculty and police have received a grant award from the 2019 Justice Mental Health Collaboration Program to design a strategy that improves responses and connection to treatment for people with mental health disorders. The focus of the research project will be Clemson University and surrounding areas, including Anderson, Oconee and Pickens counties.

  • CUPD: Personal Safety Reminders

    September 17, 2019

    The Clemson University Police Department (CUPD) would like to remind students, faculty and staff of the following safety precautions as we move through the 2019-20 academic year. If you are approached by anyone who makes you uncomfortable do the following: Maintain a safe distance and be aware of your surroundings. Walk away and immediately contact […]

  • Associate Vice President for Public Safety and Chief of Police Greg Mullen (right) joins the newest group of officers announced among his department in July 2019.

    CUPD announces promotions and new swear-ins among staff additions

    July 12, 2019

    CLEMSON — In its summer quarterly meeting late Thursday afternoon, the Clemson University Police Department (CUPD) welcomed several new officers and announced an internal promotion in a ceremony led by Associate Vice President for Public Safety and Chief of Police Greg Mullen. “We believe it’s important from the very beginning that an officer’s family understands the […]

  • Deputy chief of police Greg Whitaker on his first day in front of the library fountains

    Whitaker tapped as deputy chief of police for Clemson University

    July 8, 2019

    CLEMSON — Greg Whitaker has been hired as deputy chief of police at Clemson University, effective Monday, July 8. Associate Vice President for Public Safety and Chief of Police Greg Mullen announced the hiring of Whitaker, a longtime member of the law enforcement community. “I am very pleased to have Greg join us,” Mullen said. “He […]

  • New Employees attending a meeting

    New employee spotlight: Jada Hardric and Neil Carter

    June 5, 2019

    The Clemson Family welcomes two new employees, Jada Hardric and Neil Carter. Both Hardric and Carter are excited to join the welcoming faculty and staff and passionate students that make up Clemson’s campus. Jada Hardric is an academic advising and coaching specialist in the Academic Success Center. Hardric was attracted to this position because it […]

  • Jonathan Aronie (speaking) and Otha Sandifer presented recently to Clemson University Police Department and other partners on the integration of skills and practices that make up ethical policing.

    CUPD joins the national conversation on the importance of bystander intervention

    May 29, 2019

    On an annual basis, Healthy Campus sends out a notice on the dangers of alcohol and other drugs to Clemson’s student body. Serving as the marketing and informational arm of Student Health Services, the department also focuses part of its communication on the importance of active bystander intervention when a harmful or potentially harmful incident […]

  • Two Clemson Employees

    New employee spotlight: Fanny Coutelot and Kevin Ozment

    May 14, 2019

    This week, the Clemson Family welcomes Fanny Coutelot, Ph.D, and Kevin Ozment. While the paths they followed to Tigertown are quite different, Coutelot and Ozment share a sense of gratitude and excitement for their new positions at Clemson. Fanny Coutelot is a research associate in the Department of Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences who studies […]

  • Michael Collins shakes hands with Vice President for Student Affairs Almeda Jacks.

    Student Affairs Talk: Michael Collins

    April 18, 2019

    Editor’s note: This is the latest installment in our series of “Student Affairs Talk” podcasts. In it, Communications Director for Student Affairs Philip Sikes visits with various leaders from the staff and student communities. This week’s featured guest is Michael Collins, a lieutenant with the Clemson University Police Department (CUPD). — Michael Collins once sat […]

  • Jon Gordon, noted speaker and author, visits with members of CUPD on April 5, 2019.

    CUPD engages in professional development opportunities for staff

    April 16, 2019

    Greg Mullen isn’t shy about setting a high standard of excellence within the Clemson University Police Department (CUPD). The way Clemson’s associate vice president for public safety and chief of police sees it, part of his job is ensuring professional development is at the core of his staff’s continuing education. And that is why he […]

  • Jessica Landreth of Clemson University Fire Department provides instructions to a team on March 19 as part of an active shooter exercise on campus.

    Exercise offers Clemson first responders practical, valuable experience

    April 8, 2019

    In 2012, Lt. Chris Harrington of the Clemson University Police Department (CUPD) was selected from a group of law enforcement officials throughout the state of South Carolina who were charged with developing a training program for dealing with an active shooter. Just over a year later, following the Boston Marathon bombing, Lynn Fisher — emergency […]

  • Associate Vice President for Public Safety and Chief of Police Greg Mullen swore in seven new officers to the Clemson University Police Department on Thursday.

    CUPD swears in newest officers Thursday

    March 21, 2019

    CLEMSON — Seven officers were sworn in to the Clemson University Police Department (CUPD) by Associate Vice President for Public Safety and Chief of Police Greg Mullen during a monthly meeting Thursday. “With the addition of this group, we have added 15 members to our department since June 2018,” Mullen said. “We are doing a lot […]