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In the interest of passing on information to members of the university community and making the campus a safer place to live, work, and go to school, the University Police Department will use this site to publish Public Safety Bulletins pertaining to recent crime information that is of interest to the university community. If there is a specific crime that is reported and considered to represent a threat to students and employees, that information will be posted here, e-mail messages will be sent to students and employees, and flyers will be posted at locations around campus.

If you have specific questions or information about these or any other crimes, please contact Captain Bill Brinkley at 660-543-4820 or by e-mail at Your questions will be answered promptly. If you would like to confidentially provide information about a crime, complete an online TIPS information form.

Information about recent crimes will be listed below, with the most current information at the top.

Friday, 08/21/2015
On 08/21/2015 (Friday), Public Safety received a report of a possible sexual assault that may have occurred on or near campus last night.  Public Safety is investigating.


The Student Assistant Foot patrol and Escort Team (SAFE Team) is in operation seven nights per week from 8:00 p.m. to 3:30 a.m. with extended duty on weekends. Members of this team are part-time, uniformed, student employees who patrol the campus on foot at night to help deter crime and provide a walking escort from building exit to building entrance or parking areas for students, faculty, staff, and visitors. To request a SAFE Team escort during the above mentioned hours dial (660) 543-4123 and a SAFE Team member will be dispatched to walk you wherever you wish to go on campus.