Intoxicated Suspects Strike Campus Police Officer With Vehicle

FAIRFAX, Va. — A George Mason University (GMU) police officer fired shots Friday after another officer was struck by a car she was trying to stop.

The incident occurred around 1 a.m. in a parking garage on campus. The two officers had arrived at the scene after receiving a call about two intoxicated men heading to the parking garage. After the officers found the men, the suspects ran to a car and sped through the garage, Washington Post reports.

The officer who was struck when trying to stop the car from leaving the garage was not seriously. The second officer fired two gunshots; however, no one was hit.

Read the full story.

If you appreciated this article and want to receive more valuable industry content like this, click here to sign up for our FREE digital newsletters!

Tagged with: Drugs & Alcohol

Leading in Turbulent Times: Effective Campus Public Safety Leadership for the 21st Century

This new webcast will discuss how campus public safety leaders can effectively incorporate Clery Act, Title IX, customer service, “helicopter” parents, emergency notification, town-gown relationships, brand management, Greek Life, student recruitment, faculty, and more into their roles and develop the necessary skills to successfully lead their departments. Register today to attend this free webcast!

Get Our Newsletters
Campus Safety HQ