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UPD Chief Retiring

September 5, 2013

The Sunshine State warms up to licensed open carry of firearms


February 3, 2011

While some states are proposing stricter gun legislation in wake of the Arizona shooting, Florida is pushing for a bill to loosen gun laws -- which may, in effect, increase their presence on college campuses.State Sen. Greg Ever...

Auditions being held for UNF production of Shakespeare's 'The Tempest'


January 17, 2011

The University of North Florida Department of English is holding auditions Monday Jan. 17 for its production of "The Tempest," William Shakespeare’s last play. The production, which will take the stage in April, is co-sponsored...

News in Brief


August 17, 2010

Market Days return to Osprey Plaza The Student Union will be hosting a Market Day in Osprey Plaza Wednesday, Aug. 25. The Market Day offers students the chance to purchase a variety of different foods, jewelry and other popula...

Chief Dean: UPD to begin carrying Tasers in the next few weeks


March 24, 2010

The University Police Department will transition to the use of Tasers to further promote safety on campus. UPD Chief John Dean revealed the change at the Safety Council Committee meeting March 22 and said the Tasers act as...

Police Chief: UPD unintentionally withheld reports from Spinnaker


March 3, 2010

UPD Chief John Dean took the blame for the lack of police reports released in the past month and a half, as UPD’s records clerk did not clearly understand what she could and could not release to the Spinnaker, he said. Normally,...

UPD: Something must happen to intoxicated students


October 27, 2009

 UNF receives no monetary gain from exporting inebriated students to rehabilitation, detox centers                     The Spinnaker, since it...

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September 16, 2009

UPD investigates dispatch case


April 1, 2009

A letter published in the Feb. 25 issue of the Spinnaker titled “Ashamed of UPD’s stereotyping” has led to further investigation of an incident the writer considered racial profiling, a practice “absolutely forbidden”...

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