14 Nov 2017

Security issues addressed at open forum

With nine vehicle burglaries and two armed robberies this semester, concern for safety on campus has risen. “It [the car robberies and the armed robberies] freaked me out, because it happened in the middle of the day,” sophomore mass communication major Trudy Allen said. “I just don’t want that to

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10 Oct 2017

Students react to security issues

Jason Blog and Tyler Gerwig are both Texas Wesleyan seniors, but they share something else: feeling safe while on campus. “I definitely have a sense of security here at school,” said Gerwig, a senior finance major. “My first year here I had a sense of vulnerability around campus because there

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12 Mar 2016

Ex-cop is new head of security

Every day, Chris Beckrich gets ready to come to his new career at Texas Wesleyan with a smile on his face. Beckrich is Wesleyan’s new director of safety and security, and he said he is already enjoying his transition from a career as a Fort Worth police officer, which he

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14 Oct 2015

Security poles bring peace of mind

The 10 new emergency phones being placed around campus are a great improvement to Texas Wesleyan’s security measures.  The administration is recognizing the concerns of students, especially at a time when safety should be the top concern on campus. While these phones should have been placed on campus years ago,

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03 Mar 2015

Student complaints lead to Wesleyan hiring new security

Texas Wesleyan has hired a new security firm that will begin patrolling the campus in March, according to university officials.   Sunstates Security will replace Guardsmark Security on March 1, said Blake Bumbard, campus security manager.   The switch to Sunstates is the result of complaints about Guardsmark officers last

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