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Police arrest at De Anza College

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 and a misdemeanor warrant, according to Foothill-De Anza Chief of Police Daniel Acosta. Guled...

Community members raise concerns about police misconduct, accountability

Hwan Lee, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2018

De Anza College community members brought up concerns about police misconduct and accountability at the chief of police open forum on Wednesday, Nov. 28. The three candidates, Danny Acosta, Kenneth Laird and Daniel Hect, provided their thoughts about better accessibility between community members and t...

Opinion: De-police: Do not call 911

Opinion: De-police: Do not call 911

Ryan Chen, Photo Editor

May 7, 2018

Police presence is not necessary, and the police should not be called in non life-threatening situations. According to a story in the Mercury News, the First Congregational Church of Oakland is vowing not to call the police during resolvable confrontations with homeless or mentally handicapped indivi...

Santa Clara sheriffs’ plan to improve school safety among other issues

Ethan Bennett, Staff Reporter

April 30, 2018

On April 26, candidates for sheriff of Santa Clara County tackled questions regarding school safety, gun violence, mental health issues and state immigration policies on campus. Hosted by the Vasconcellos Institute for Democracy in Action (VIDA), sheriff candidates John Hirokawa, Joe La Jeunesse,...

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 each other. Chief of police Ronald Levine highlighted two purposes of the event: communication...

Police arrest two people at De Anza

Christian Trujano, News editor

April 22, 2018

Two people were arrested at De Anza College Campus, April 19 around 9 p.m. for counts of drug possession and other felony related charges during a traffic enforcement stop. 21 year old Lauren Johns was arrested for possession of heroin, meth and giving a fake name to a officer while 37 year old Ronnie...

Religious message offends

Religious message offends

Steven Hall, Web Editor

January 16, 2015

The main quad came alive with the sound of loud voices and people yelling in the early afternoon as De Anza College was visited by street preachers from Cry to God Ministries on Jan. 8. “I actually came later, but what caught my attention was the hatred that he was preaching,” said Safa Ben-Harchache,...