SAU to swear-in new police chief

July 17, 2014

SAU Police Chief Anthony Williams

A swearing-in ceremony for the new Southern Arkansas University Police Chief Anthony Williams will be at 1 p.m. on Monday, July 21, 2014, at the SAU Reynolds Center Foundation Hall. The community is invited to attend in welcoming Williams. Chief Williams comes to SAU with 30 years of law enforcement experience from the city of… Read More

SAU Police Department co-sponsors National Night Out at Rider Rink

August 1, 2012

MAGNOLIA – On Tuesday August 7, 2012, neighborhoods throughout Magnolia are invited to come together with thousands of communities nationwide for the 29th Annual National Night Out crime and drug prevention event. Co-sponsored by the Southern Arkansas University Police Department, America’s Night Out Against Crime is designed to heighten awareness of crime and drug prevention,… Read More

Plummer designated Senior Chief of Police

April 12, 2012

Eric Plummer

Southern Arkansas University Chief of Police Eric S. Plummer has earned the distinction of Senior Chief of Police from the Arkansas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Training. The top honor is given to police chiefs within the state who meet the requirements set forth by the commission. Candidates for the certification must meet a… Read More

More stolen items recovered, search continues for five horses

November 11, 2011

Law enforcement officials in Oklahoma have recovered some of the items stolen from Southern Arkansas University’s Mulerider Stables on Wednesday, Nov. 2. Deputies from the McCurtain County Sheriff’s Department recovered some of the saddles, blankets and other tack yesterday evening. A livestock trailer that was taken during the theft was recovered on Thursday, Nov. 3…. Read More

Search continues for stolen horses

November 7, 2011

Police are continuing an investigation into the theft of five horses, a livestock trailer, and other equipment from Mulerider Stables at Southern Arkansas University. The theft took place in the overnight hours of Wednesday, Nov. 2. The trailer was recovered in Tom, Okla., on Thursday night, but none of the five horses have been found…. Read More

UPDATED: Winter Weather Closure

January 9, 2011

MAGNOLIA — Southern Arkansas University will be closed on Tuesday, January 11, due to winter weather conditions in south Arkansas. Registration for the spring 2011 semester will begin on Wednesday, and classes will begin on Thursday, January 13. Registration will also continue on Thursday. BAM II new student orientation will take place Wednesday. Updates will… Read More

County-wide emergency drill on campus Tuesday, October 12

October 6, 2010

The Southern Arkansas University Police Department along with the Columbia County Local Emergency Planning Committee and area emergency response agencies will be conducting an annual county-wide emergency drill on the campus of Southern Arkansas University on Tuesday, October 12, 2010 beginning at approximately 5:00 p.m. Classes will not be affected by this drill; however, the… Read More

SAU Police will host National Night Out events

July 27, 2010

MAGNOLIA – Neighborhoods throughout Magnolia are being invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the 27th Annual National Night Out on Tuesday, August 3. The event is sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch and co-sponsored locally by the Southern Arkansas University Police Department. National Night Out is expected to involve… Read More

Task Force seeks input as campus goes smoke free

February 24, 2010

MAGNOLIA – Southern Arkansas University will become “smoke free” on Aug. 1, and a task force charged with educating the University community about the new policy is seeking input from students, faculty and staff. The task force began its work Monday and hopes to begin its campaign this spring. The Arkansas General Assembly adopted the… Read More

SAU Police will participate in Polar Bear Plunge

February 19, 2010

MAGNOLIA – Officers from the Southern Arkansas University Police Department will be among several groups plunging into the National Guard Armory pond on Friday, Feb. 26, as part of the Area 15 Special Olympics “Polar Bear Plunge” fundraiser. The plunge will be the first of its kind in Magnolia. Sponsored by Alpha Sigma Alpha sorority… Read More