El Camino College The Union

Increased safety concerns prompt more police patrol around library

By Fernando Haro

March 5, 2020

Following rising safety concerns regarding a robbery and petty theft, campus police are increasing patrol around El Camino College's Schauerman Library, officials said. An attempted larceny was reported by a female student...

Police Beat Feb. 20-26

By Lauren Liddle

March 2, 2016

Feb. 22, 11:51 a.m. A female student said that her cell phone and wallet was stolen from inside her backpack. She left her backpack unattended in her class located in the Natural Sciences Building.Feb. 23, 8:37 a.m. A male st...

Police Beat Aug. 18 – Aug. 25

By John Fordiani

August 26, 2015

El Camino College Aug. 18, 5:32 p.m. According to the report, an officer responded to Lot A to assist a cadet who was citing a driver for parking in a disabled parking stall without a valid placard. The driver, who was n...

Police Beat June 8 – June 12

By John Fordiani

June 16, 2015

June 8, 4:06 p.m. An officer responded to the police lobby for a hit-and-run report. According to the report, the female student said that she parked her car in lot H and discovered a scratch on her rear bumper after leaving campus....

Police beat May 30 – June 6

By John Fordiani

June 9, 2015

May 30, 11:20 a.m. An officer conducted a traffic stop on a driver who was using his cell phone in the 16600 block of Crenshaw Blvd. According to the report, the male non-student had an expired drivers license. The officer issued...

Concerns about El Camino’s response time prompted by alleged rape

By Jessica Martinez, Celine West, and Rocky Rivera

April 16, 2015

Community members are beginning to speak out about the handling of Friday's alleged rape in Gardena, where the victim was an El Camino student.A neighbor of the victim said the crime happened Friday morning. The Nixle alert wasn...

Police Beat, Week of April 13 and 20

By Thomas Schmit

April 30, 2014

April 17, 11:22 a.m., An officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for illegal tinted windows on Redondo Beach Boulevard, just west of the college. The driver was a female student, who was driving on a suspended license. Th...

Police Beat, Week of March 30 and April 6

By Thomas Schmit

April 21, 2014

April 1, 2 p.m., Officers responded to a malicious mischief report in lower Lot F, where a female student stated that her car's trunk lock had been tampered with. Though the lock was undamaged, there were obvious marks from where...

Police Beat, Week of March 16 and 23

By Thomas Schmit

April 3, 2014

March 17, 9:30 a.m., Officers responded to the bicycle racks near the Humanities Building regarding a suspicious person call. Officers contacted a male student who was attempting to remove a part from a bicycle that was locked...

Police Beat, Week of March 2 and March 9

By Thomas Schmit

March 16, 2014

Feb. 27, 10:30 a.m., A male student made a theft report at the police station. The student stated that his cellphone was stolen after he left it unattended by the lockers, inside the Construction Technology Building. Feb. 28,...

Police Beat, Week of Feb. 23

By Jessica Martinez

March 5, 2014

Feb. 25, 4 p.m. Officers responded to a call in the area around the Natural Sciences Building. A non-student male was harassing students. The non-student told officers he was on campus because he was interested in registering...

Police Beat, Week of Feb. 2 and Feb. 9

By Thomas Schmit

February 24, 2014

Saturday, Feb. 1, 10 a.m.--Officers responded to the library for a broken water pipe on the first floor, which caused large amounts of water to leak into the basement. Officers evacuated the building, notified the EC staff, and...

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