The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

Ryan Risinger, current active chief of the Univeristy Police Department, is a candidate for the position of UPD Chief.

Current acting UPD chief a candidate for permanent position

Luke Taylor, News Editor October 17, 2021

The current acting chief for the University Police Department is one of the candidates for the permanent position of Eastern police chief. Ryan Risinger has worked for UPD since 2005 and says that his...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Radford’s police failed Lobo-Perez

Staff Editorial November 7, 2019

The unexpected death of a college student could have been avoided had the police taken him to a hospital for being intoxicated instead of placing him in a cell.  Eighteen-year-old Aris Lobo-Perez was...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Eastern officials need to be more transparent

Staff Editorial October 15, 2019

Eastern received a threat to campus Tuesday morning from a crisis hotline, which prompted the university to issue an alert to students, faculty and staff, which said only that a “security threat” had...

Jordan Boyer | The Daily Eastern News Matt Williams a senior buisness managment major plays ping pong at the Pizza, Pool, and Police event at Taylor Hall Tuesday night.

Students play games, eat with police

Travis Moody, Staff Reporter November 7, 2017

Students spent some of their leisure time with members of the campus police department in Taylor Hall Tuesday night. Pizza, Pool and Police, hosted by Residence Life and Conference Services, allowed...

Glassman releases off-campus crime statement

Staff Report November 1, 2015

President David Glassman released an email statement in response to the crimes happening off-campus Friday. Glassman said the University Police are taking care to provide a safe campus and will continue...

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