Vice President of Student Affairs Carmen Taylor Issues Communication to Students on Sunday’s Timely Warning
Vice President of Student Affairs Carmen Taylor on Sunday issued the following communication to students:
LONG BEACH, Calif. (Feb. 12, 2018) – Vice President of Student Affairs Carmen Taylor on Sunday issued the following communication to students:
University Police today issued a timely warning to alert the campus community about a suspicious man who followed a student into a residence hall. He then engaged in inappropriate behavior and fled the area. Our student is working with the authorities to help identify the individual in question.
If you have not seen the timely warning, please take a minute to review it here. The warning contains information on how you can take steps to protect yourself and assist police in bringing the suspect in for questioning.
Your safety and academic progress are my top priorities. This incident serves as a reminder of the need to be mindful of your surroundings. Should you become uncomfortable or fearful, please remove yourself from the situation and report suspicious behavior to police. Additionally, never allow a stranger to follow you into a residence or locked hall.
Anyone with information about this reported incident is encouraged to contact UPD Detectives by telephone at (562) 985-4101, or if you wish, provide information through the UPD Tip line at (562) 986- 5131.
To learn more about steps you can take to keep yourself and others safe, click here.
Carmen TaylorVice President Student Affairs