Ahead of City Council hearing, Northeastern provides key facts on police capabilities

North­eastern Uni­ver­sity, on Friday, pro­vided a written response to the Boston City Council’s public hearing request on the tac­tical capa­bil­i­ties of the North­eastern Police Depart­ment. The hearing, sched­uled for Monday […]

Northeastern corrects the record on city councilors’ claims

North­eastern, on Tuesday, refuted claims made by Boston city coun­cilors Tito Jackson and Josh Zakim regarding the university’s strategy to respond to a pos­sible active-​​shooter sit­u­a­tion on campus. In a letter to all mem­bers of the Boston City Council, uni­ver­sity offi­cials noted that “NUPD offi­cials made the Boston Police aware of the plan in mid-​​October, long before the issue became public.”

Mayoral, city council at-​​large candidates to face off at campus forum

With Elec­tion Day less than two weeks away, North­eastern University’s School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs will host a public forum on Sunday with the city’s may­oral and at-​​large city council candidates.