Tag Archives: Chief Joseph Dooley

New officers join the campus in hopes of improving safety


Sofia Rositani — Reporter Southern has recently hired new officers to patrol and protect the university. The university’s new officers include Odino Rasile and Peter McKoy. Chief of University Police Joseph Dooley said the officers must go through polygraph exams, psychological exams, written tests, interviews and background checks. “Even though they have been a police officer with another agency, there

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LiveSafe app and blue lights together keep campus safer


Amanda Cavoto — Arts and Entertainment Editor The LiveSafe app was described by Chief Joseph Dooley as a “walking encyclopedia of all things Southern.” The app was adopted by the university and introduced to the campus in June 2018 and, according to Southern’s website, it “provides students, faculty and staff with a direct connection to campus safety so that everyone

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Alcohol, drugs dominate campus Clery Reports


The following analysis reviewing Clery Reports at Connecticut public universities was put together by News Writing students Jeniece Roman, Sandra Gomez-Aceves, Melissa Nunez, Sherly Montes, Ali Sorbara, Alex Palmieri, Lynandro Simmons, Karlie Borges, Megan Grabowski, Britany Howard, Dan Zumpano, Adrianna Rochester, Chris Kuczo, Mihai Tripp, Jared Klim and Abigail O’Keefe. Drug and alcohol use lay among the the largest numbers

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Campus police remind students of safety precautions


Alex Palmieri – News Writer The emails students receive about Southern’s safety on campus is a reminder to all students that the police department is here to protect them, Chief Joseph Dooley said. “It’s a refresher for people to understand the overall system that we have,” said Dooley. “We have security cameras on campus, access control, burglary alarms. It’s a

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