The voice of De Anza since 1967.

La Voz News

The voice of De Anza since 1967.

La Voz News

The voice of De Anza since 1967.

La Voz News

A pickup truck used by the FHDA Police sits in front of the campus police substation at the Hinson campus center on May 16.

Campus police do not need tasers

Joshua Hascall, La Voz Staff | May 22, 2024

The Foothill-De Anza Police Department is asking for a green light to carry tasers. But, why do they need those? The answer is that they do not. In principle, we need to give the people we ask to protect...

Two police vehicles sit parked outside the FHDA polices De Anza substation on May 16.

Campus police already carry guns, but tasers should be their first option

Xitlaly Martinez, La Voz Staff | May 22, 2024

The De Anza administration is in debate with campus police officers to carry tasers on campus in addition to the guns, batons and pepper spray they already have. Many senators of De Anza’s classified...

Joy Garza, FHDA police department training manager, explains how  information is shared to the public when active shooters are detected, at the Community Town Hall Forum in Foothill Colleges Hearthside Lounge on May 31.

FHDA community shares concerns about college safety

Yumeno Matsuo | June 25, 2023

Foothill-De Anza community college district police department discussed the community's concerns regarding recent active shootings and issues with non-functional emergency services at the Community Town...

Students interacting with campus officers

Coffee With a Cop Event- Communication with Police Officers About Safety

Arvin Joshua Gatus, Staff Reporter | November 14, 2019

The De Anza College Coffee With a Cop event provided conversation between campus police, students and faculty about safety tips and techniques to practice on campus. Campus police said actions that...

Foothill-De Anza police officer arrest Guled Haibe, March 3 at the C lot smoking area in De Anza. Haibe is not a De Anza student.

Police arrest at De Anza College

Christian Trujano, Editor-in-Chief | March 7, 2019

An individual was arrested March 4 around 3 p.m. at De Anza College for counts of misappropriation of lost property, providing false information to a peace officer, being under the influence of a narcotic...

Police Chief Ron Levine to retire

Police Chief Ron Levine to retire

Abhiram Rishi Prattipati, Staff Reporter | October 12, 2018

Foothill-De Anza Police Chief Ronald Levine will retire on Dec. 20, after serving since 1972. “I am very proud of my career and my achievements; both personally and organizationally, that I have been...

FHDA police: Communication is critical

FHDA police: “Communication is critical”

Ethan Bennett, Staff Reporter | April 27, 2018

Foothill-De Anza Police Department launched their first social gathering, “Coffee with a Cop,” on campus April 25, where students and faculty interacted with community police officers to better understand...

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