The Arizona State University Police Dept: Blowjobs For Power Program, accepting applications now.

First off, we’d like to wish everyone a very Happy Thanksgiving Day! We published this story based on a tip from someone who knew this inside story. THANK YOU for the information.

That’s right folks, more scandal and cover-up coming out of the Arizona State University Police Department. Surprise, surprise. Like the current department leadership, the previous leadership is know for it’s sexual scandals with lower ranked female employees they targeted for sex. Some of these female employees screw everyone they can before marrying the last poor sap and making an incestuous mess of the relatively small department that can never, year after year for decades, retain employees and provide safe staffing levels for the university public.

It’s not all one-sided, favors go both ways in these quid pro quo encounters. Some use sex for promotions, for special treatment, for insurance against losing their job, they have sex with superiors for selective discipline/policy enforcement, unearned time off, and to have their benefactors target the employees they don’t like. It’s all about power and the abuse of power by people with the lowest levels of decency, integrity. Pickens is reputed to have had sex with numerous subordinates, a few even married connected department men after Pickens’s abrupt departure. We are looking for more information on this topic, so please advise.

Now for the feature story. Jay Spradling was a former Arizona State University Police Assistant Chief under former Chief John Pickens. Spradling came to ASUPD after being forced out of the Tempe Police Department for a sexual scandal with a secretary he was having a long term affair on his wife with. Jay Spradling was hired by ASUPD, hot off this latest scandal, and began teaching ASU police department staff a mandatory ethics class that was a sick mockery to actual police officers who live by and follow a good code of ethics in their professional and private lives.

Jay’s new target for sex was the all too willing former ASUPD dispatch supervisor Michelle Potts. Potts was well known for her negative treatment of employees she supervised and was quick to use her sexual contacts in command to further discipline subordinates without any accountability for herself. Prior to their simultaneous resignations, both Jay Spradling and Michelle Potts were found in a University parking structure having sex in a vehicle. This time it was a blow job. How was this discovered? Current ASUPD evidence custodian Kevin Georgitso, a retired Arizona State Highway Patrol Officer, was working as an ASUPD police aide and discovered ASUPD Assistant Chief Jay Spradling receiving a blow job from ASUPD Dispatch Supervisor Michelle Potts. 

If you look at the historical record for the department it kinda all makes sense. Both employees abruptly left the department under suspicious circumstances around the same time and had no proceedings administratively or criminally launched against either of them. How come? No internal investigation? Was ASU Human resources notified? No? Why? Because the Arizona State University Police Department leadership and middle management is void of self-control and any vestige of the professional integrity expected by the public of their police officers.

It may come as a surprise, but Jay Spradling is now in charge of security for a nuclear power plant in the great state of……….Arizona! One of the key characteristics for someone to have U.S. federal security clearances has to do whether or not they can be compromised by a record of past behavior. Compromising a state’s human assets is the bread and butter of foreign intelligence agencies. By burying these prior acts of Jay Spradling being compromised by sexual issues the agencies responsible unwittingly exposed a nuclear asset of this country. Way to go!

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Armed Robbery Spree at the Arizona State University…AGAIN, Save your kids, take them where public safety is taken seriously. ASU Police had how many officers on when it happened?

ASU police: 3 students robbed at gunpoint on Sunday morning 9-24-17

This event happened recently, but it’s nothing new at the Arizona State University in Tempe where the Arizona State University Police Department has a mandatory staffing requirement that has been in jeopardy of not being reached for over a decade. Did they have two officers on or one officer on as is the norm for the Polytechnic, West, and Downtown campuses? Most likely. Were the few officers on duty that evening running traffic stops far off campus where they aren’t serving a purpose for the university? Most likely. That’s been going on for years because incompetent university police management can’t focus on the job that needs to get done.

This armed robbery:

http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/tempe/2017/09/24/asu-police-3-students-robbed-gunpoint-sunday-morning/698715001/

http://www.fox10phoenix.com/news/283178627-video

Other Arizona State University robberies, murders:

  1. https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/Robbery-14020.pdf
  2. http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/arizona-education/2016/07/11/asu-police-investigate-armed-robbery-student-housing/86956536/
  3. http://www.azfamily.com/story/28330234/arrests-made-in-robbery-and-murder-of-asu-student
  4. www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ArmedRobbery102916.pdf
  5. http://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ArmedRobbery110716.pdf
  6. http://www.abc15.com/news/region-southeast-valley/tempe/arizona-state-tempe-police-respond-to-armed-robbery-report-near-campus
  7. http://www.phoenixnewtimes.com/news/wanted-california-parolee-arrested-in-armed-robbery-of-asu-student-6649279
  8. http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/chandler/breaking/2015/08/25/valley-police-chase-armed-robbery-suspect/32297557/
  9. http://scholarshipweb.net/tag/bank-robbery-at-asu-downtown-campus
  10. http://www.eastvalleytribune.com/local/tempe/asu-student-dies-after-run-over-robbery/article_191d5650-69ab-11df-bf4c-001cc4c03286.html
  11. http://www.eastvalleytribune.com/news/criminal-justice-major-tied-to-crowbar-robbery/article_2d8cdfda-313f-5715-9dae-c44e8827149f.html
  12. http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/tempe/breaking/2016/01/16/woman-shoots-driver-after-collision-6-hurt-tempe-police-say/78907610

ASU police: 3 students robbed at gunpoint on Sunday morning

Three Arizona State University students were robbed at gunpoint near the Tempe campus early Sunday morning, according to ASU police.

The first call came from the area of First Street and Farmer Avenue just before 1:30 a.m., police said. The second came about an hour and a half later in the area of University Drive and Dorsey Lane.

In both cases, the students were robbed by men wearing dark clothing and masks. Police said they were unsure the two incidents were connected, however.

Arizona State Police say several people were robbed at gunpoint near the university’s Tempe campus early Sunday morning.

Officials received the first robbery call around 1:30 a.m. near 1st Street and Farmer Avenue, an ASU police spokesperson said. Two hours later, around 3 a.m., police received additional reports about students being robbed near University Drive and Rural Road.

The suspect involved in the first incident was described as being an African American man in his 20s, about 5’7” and 170 pounds. The second suspect was described as being an African American man in his 30s, about 5’7” and a medium build.

Both suspects were seen wearing dark-colored clothing and masks, however, it’s unknown if these two incidents are connected.

Anyone with information about the robberies is used to call the ASU Police Department immediately.

The Lodge, a bar near where the first robbery occurred. 

Management said they’re planing to add additional security in light of what happened to make sure customers and employees stay safe. 

ASU Police are offering tips to students on campus:

  • Be aware of your surroundings when traveling through campus.
  • If you see someone or something suspicious, report it.
  • Be aware of Emergency Call Box locations.
  • Always use the “buddy system” after dark.
  • Utilize the ASU Safety Escort Service.

The Integrity Report on the ASU Police Department is offering tips to students on campus:

  • Be aware of your police department’s mismanagement, low staffing, and high turnover.
  • If you see a police officer on campus go play the lottery, it’s rare indeed.
  • Be aware that Emergency Call Box locations are no substitute for adequate policing practices.
  • Always use the “buddy system” after dark, that way you and your friends can get victimized together.
  • Utilize the ASU Safety Escort Service that has one van for 100,000 students.
  • Tell your parents about your safety concerns and go to a university that puts a priority on your safety.
  • Realize these are serious crimes where students on the ASU Tempe campus are killed, don’t let that be you or your loved ones.
  • We would have added all the sexual assaults, all the unsolved, un-investigated ones,  shoddy investigated ones, but those are too numerous to list.

 

The Word is Out on the Greed and Mismanagement of the Arizona State University Administration, ABOR, and the numbers don’t lie…

Don’t trust lying bureaucrat fat cats, check the facts for yourself. Go to an inflation rate calculator online and check the inflation on ONE U.S. dollar from January 2002 when Michael Crow became the university president and compare to January 2017. One dollar ($1.00) in 2002 equates to ($1.37) in 2017. That’s a 37% increase, not a 370% increase, an increase to students that is 333% more than the steadily rising rate of inflation. 

Click picture below for details:

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich sues Regents over outrageous tuition costs https://www.azag.gov/acrab [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich discusses his lawsuit with Dennis Welch]

[WATCH RAW VIDEO: Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announces lawsuit against Board of Regents]

[EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich discusses his lawsuit with Dennis Welch]

Tuition is up 300-plus percent since ’02

The word is out on the greed and mismanagement of the Arizona State University Administration, ABOR, and the numbers don’t lie…

http://www.azcentral.com/story/opinion/op-ed/laurieroberts/2017/09/08/brnovich-takes-regents-over-cost-tuition-hallelujah/647748001/

http://azcapitoltimes.com/news/2017/09/08/arizona-attorney-general-sues-board-of-regents-over-tuition-setting-policies/

http://www.statepress.com/article/2017/09/sppolitics-asu-arizona-attorney-general-sues-board-of-regents-over-unconstitutional-tuition-raises

http://www.jackcentral.org/news/arizona-ag-files-lawsuit-against-abor/article_1e301fe8-9d91-11e7-9d1f-f392847af9a8.html

http://www.wildcat.arizona.edu/article/2017/09/ag-brnovich-sues-regents

https://www.bizjournals.com/phoenix/news/2017/09/08/arizona-attorney-general-sues-state-universities.html

http://tucson.com/news/local/arizona-attorney-general-sues-regents-over-tuition-hikes/article_149a2a30-1cf9-5fbb-aaf5-d5a1ce4e416f.html

http://www.kvoa.com/story/36324412/arizona-attorney-general-sues-universities-over-daca-tuition

http://www.azfamily.com/story/36324829/arizona-ag-sues-board-of-regents-over-university-tuition-rates

https://arizonadailyindependent.com/2017/09/09/ag-sues-arizona-board-of-regents-for-unconstitutional-unconscionable-tuition-hikes/

http://sonorannews.com/2017/09/12/ag-sues-arizona-board-regents-unconstitutional-tuition-hikes/

https://www.reddit.com/r/NAU/duplicates/6yy06l/abor_sued_by_az_attorney_general/

https://seeingredaz.wordpress.com/2017/09/09/az-ag-brnovich-sues-board-of-regents-over-tuition-hikes/

 

Laurie Roberts: Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich says the Regents have “dramatically and unconstitutionally” nearly quadrupled tuition over the last 15 years.

Yet Arizona State University President Michael Crow has the stupidity to lie and say, “I can say with confidence that ASU today is delivering great value to students from Arizona at a cost of tuition as close to free as possible.” What a lying sack of shit.

[EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich discusses his lawsuit with Dennis Welch]

[WATCH RAW VIDEO: Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announces lawsuit against Board of Regents]

  Tuition is up 300-plus percent since ’02 (We believe the actual costs are higher, at 370%, but Crow will say everyone gets nearly all their costs met via financial aid. Maybe he thinks a loan and % interest is financial aid?)

Below copy courtesy of the AZ Republic.

Commence the hallelujahs. At long last, somebody’s taking on the Arizona Board of Regents over the outrageously high cost of tuition at Arizona’s three universities.

Attorney General Mark Brnovich on Friday sued the Regents, saying they have “dramatically and unconstitutionally” increased tuition and fees by up to 370 percent over the last 15 years.

The lawsuit says the Board of Regents has “abandoned its duty to serve as a check on the university presidents” and allowed an “unprecedented series of lockstep tuition hikes” that violate the state’s constitutional mandate to keep college “as nearly free as possible.”

“ABOR has raised the base tuition and fees for in-state students … at approximately nine to 10 times the rate of inflation and approximately 12 to 13 times the rate of increase of median family income over the period covering the last 15 years,” the lawsuit says.

That’s going to leave a mark.

Brnovich also is challenging the Regents’ decision to continue offering in-state tuition to qualified undocumented students. The state Court of Appeals in June ruled that those in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program don’t have “lawful immigration status” and thus don’t qualify for in-state tuition.

It’s no surprise that Brnovich sued over tuition subsidies for dreamers. If he hadn’t, former Senate President Russell Pearce and Judicial Watch would have sued on Monday – collecting hefty legal fees when they inevitably prevail. (Or do we think that any court would say it’s OK to ignore the unanimous ruling of the Court of Appeals, in hopes that the Supreme Court might eventually overturn it?)

The shocker – and a pleasant one, at that – was Brnovich challenging the Regents over the overall runaway cost of tuition. The Republican AG is pulling no punches.

He notes that the cost of attending an Arizona university was about $2,600 a year in 2002-03. This year, it’s $12,228 at University of Arizona (a 370 percent increase), $11,059 at Northern Arizona University (a 325 percent increase) and $10,792 at Arizona State University (a 315 percent increase).

“This annualized 12 percent rate of growth has doubled in-state tuition and fees over the past eight years and represents the second fastest rate of growth among all 50 states,” the lawsuit says.

Don’t buy ‘lawmakers forced us’ excuse

No doubt, universities will blame the state Legislature for the need to massively hike tuition. Indeed, the Legislature has slashed per-student state funding for universities by 63 percent over the last 10 years, according to the Joint Legislative Budget Committee. But in that same time, the Regents have increased tuition and mandatory fees by 90 percent (at ASU) to 121 percent (at U of A).

So, not buying that excuse. And neither is Brnovich. (And neither should you.)

In addition to massive tuition increases, Brnovich slams the Regents on multiple other fronts, saying they are breaking the law …

… By forcing students to pay fees for such things such as athletics, technology, recreation and health in order to take classes.

… By charging part-time and online students more than the cost of furnishing instruction.

… By failing in their legal responsibility to ‘differentiate the tuitions and fees between institutions.”

How is this ‘nearly free as possible?’

“The fact that all three institutions’ tuition was hiked in lockstep over a 15-year period … means that ABOR acted to prevent any meaningful competition based on price,” the lawsuit says.

This isn’t the first time the Regents have been sued for attaching tuition bills to a rocket and sending them skyward. Four U of A students sued in 2003, after the Regents hiked tuition by 39 percent. But the students lost, with the Supreme Court calling the setting of tuition a political question.

Now, 15 years later, the courts are once again being asked to stop the Regents’ end run around the Constitution.

Or does the near quadrupling of tuition over 15 years – outstripping the growth of family income 12 to 13 times over – now count as a college education that is “as nearly free as possible?” 

MORE FROM ROBERTS:

Russell Pearce piles on dreamers with lawsuit threat

Ducey ally calls for education tax increase. Breathe, governor

School voucher vote is a go. You listening, Ducey?

In an internet search we stumbled across these articles on happenings at the university.

Sept. 30, 2014: Gifting ASU’s Prez with $95K raise+benies = one helluva deal

Apr. 22, 2014:  AZ higher education: As nearly free as possible? & Update

March 7, 2013: ASU’s Crow backs lower tuition for illegals — again

Feb. 8, 2013:   Michael Crow, Sybil Francis: A$U’s pricey duo

May 7, 2011:   ASU’s Crow tackles budget reductions by raising tuition – again

Feb. 2, 2011:   ASU’s overpaid Crow warns of tuition increase as stimulus ebbs

Apr. 11, 2009: “Economic recovery surcharges” hit AZ university students

March 6, 2008: Disputed scholarships for illegals revived

Nov. 23, 2008AZ universities feel students’ pain as tuition spirals and money dries up

Apr. 26, 2008:  ASU’s overpaid King Crow issues threats

Nov. 17, 2008: ASU’s Crow in cash glut while economy tanks and tuition rises

Sept. 8, 2007:  ASU’s Michael Crow subverts intent of law

Arizona State University President Michael Crow runs to TWITTER to unsuccessfully to defend his absurd position to justify a 370% increase in costs for students during his tenure.

Click on the Twitter picture below to see Michael Crow’s unsuccessful attempt to excuse a 370% cost increase for students.

 

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Congratulations to AZ Attorney General Mark Brnovich! How many universities get sued by their state attorney general’s offices?

http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/arizona-education/2017/09/08/arizona-attorney-general-lawsuit-against-regents-universities-tuition-increases/647025001/

Seriously, when does this ever happen? Something must be seriously wrong with the management of the Arizona State University when the state’s Attorney General’s Office is suing them! ASU management will simply throw other people’s money at the problem in hopes it will go away and they will be free to conduct business as usual, just as they did with the 8 police officers who were suing them. We are hoping for a release of some of that information and their evidence to us, so that it can be published. Send it and it will be!

Apparently, times are changing. Hats off the The Arizona Attorney General’s Office for taking this initiative, but we will see if they have what it takes to follow through on behalf of the citizens of Arizona getting stiffed by it’s representatives in State University Government. Is it really any surprise? Our prediction is that corruption will win the day and this will all go away. Why?

ASU has a network of current and former state legislators tied to it in quid pro quo financial exchanges for legislative influence. Is it any wonder that HARVARD commissioned a study finding ARIZONA the MOST CORRUPT STATE IN THE US in a virtual tie with New Jersey. https://ethics.harvard.edu/blog/measuring-illegal-and-legal-corruption-american-states-some-results-safra  (Further exploration of this issue will be reserved for another article.)

Typically, we cover the corruption systemic within the Arizona State University Police Department, but there have been some interesting developments lately. Employees of ASUPD have been wondering for decades…how can a top heavy, grossly mismanaged, hobbled, chronically & perennially understaffed police department continue to fail year after year?  Enabling. The ASUPD is enabled, expected to be a show of legitimacy without the staffing, training, experience, equipment, and especially the leadership to take it there. Active law enforcement catches real criminals committing real crimes and raises crime statistics, which are a source of bad publicity for ASU because it impacts enrollment $$$. Students are literally endangered and killed year after year because of stat manipulation, propaganda, and misinformation that could have allowed their families to make an informed decision about where their kids would go to school.

The fact is Michael Crow and friends can laud attendance or more money coming in all they want, they compare ASU to Harvard, which it’s not. Harvard understands corruption and they are managed with people  who have sense enough not to become the subject of those studies. More money is coming from kids with less and less means to pay back the loans in what’s now a king’s ransom to go to school.

If Attorney General Mark Brnovich and other responsible Arizona leaders are serious they will dig further into what the Arizona State University does with it’s money and CONDUCT A FULL FORENSIC AUDIT. With corruption as common as it is in Arizona, they’ll surely find something worthwhile. (Consider this a draft. More contributions will be coming, we are still dealing with a back log of information and requests from people still at the department, nothing has changed.)

And one more time, for recollection: ASU POLICE MANAGEMENT, Cmdr. William Orr present.

 

 

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Got Fraud? Arizona State University Police Does: this time it’s State Government Grants and M.A.D.D. Misappropriation.

 

Story made possible by the contributions of an anonymous source through the comments section who gave us permission to use the information, but not to publish the comment. 

The command at the Arizona State University Police Department take nothing more seriously than acquiring more additional money for themselves and what the troops have come to call their minions, the cadre of supplicants, “the clique”.  The quickest way to get more money at the Arizona State University Police Department is to ingratiate yourself with those in charge. It doesn’t require experience or competency in the job you’re sworn to do, everywhere else it usually does, but not in the ASUPD. There are Sergeants running around clueless with only one year of university only patrol experience managing officers with 2, 5, 10, 20, and 30 years of patrol experience. Some of these officers even tested against these Sergeants, beat them until it came to the “oral boards” where all other testing scores and resume experience no longer mattered and they lost out on the position. Some of these applicants were highly decorated officers from city departments who put their lives on the line for many years before coming to a whore house masquerading as a state police department.

We are not critics of state support for law enforcement. We are critics of those who undermine the efforts and image of the noble uniformed police officer for their own enrichment at the cost of safety for the communities they are sworn to serve. The Arizona State University Police Department has a sizable budget in the double digits for millions of dollars. It’s further acerbated by the fact the police department’s command seems unable to stop officers (the ones who really work as actual cops) from wanting to leave the department, but receive funding to hire as many officers as possible and convert the line money they receive for the officers they don’t have to what they term as “salary savings”. 

We received some information in the comments section from a anonymous source who did not wish to be published, but said we could use the information provided. We learned that ASU Police Commander Louis Scichilone managed ASU Police overtime for the DUI Taskforce for many years that other police departments co-participate in. While managing the overtime Commander Louis Scichilone would hand pick who worked that overtime detail. In doing so he selected his friends like ASU Police Sergeant Mark Aston, ASU Police Sergeant Pamela Osborne, ASU Sergeant/Commander Christopher Speranza, and others to receive the additional money for these events.

After selecting trusted friends for the DUI Taskforce events, ASU Police Commander Louis Scichilone and these other three officers would ride 4 to a patrol vehicle, make some token stops for stats, but lacked in custody DUI arrests before collecting time and a half overtime pay at the Sergeant rank. Sometimes other officers were included in this scheme, but no other names were given to us. What we don’t know is how many times this scheme was carried out or the dollar amount essentially stolen from government grants and payments from families who lost relatives to drunk drivers. M.A.D.D. We were also told that the Arizona State Police Department was uninvited to participate in D.U.I. Enforcement overtime due to a lack of performance. This grant make sense as a way for the state of Arizona to bolster the tarnished image of the Arizona State University Police Department, but it’s more good money after bad results for the tax payer and the public who could be better served if the troops had adequate leadership with a resemblance of integrity, at least average intelligence, and a modicum of people skills.

The partnership of the ASU Police Department patrolling with the Tempe Police Department in the Safe and Sober program, an effort designed to decrease rowdy off-campus behavior, often saw ASUPD Officers being diverted to assist or take primary on regular ASU Police calls, due to the shortages in staffing that have plagued the department for many years. The off-campus Safe and Sober program succeeded in cleaning up Tempe, but drove the crime back on to the Arizona State University Campus where the lack of patrol units is an open invitation for criminals to shop-without-a-cop in the Arizona State University Crime Spree Zone.

 

Here’s the ASU State Press article on the grants:

http://www.statepress.com/article/2017/02/sppolitics-asu-police-granted-nearly-by-the-governors-office-of-highway-safety

The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety granted the ASU Police Department more than $68,000 for DUI, youth alcohol and selective traffic enforcement.

The grant is split into two parts: $60,000 for DUI and youth alcohol enforcement, which primarily covers overtime pay for officers a part of the task force, and $5,000 to be spent on Portable Breath Test Instruments. 

The department was also awarded $3,080 for Selective Traffic Enforcement, a program focused on adding police to monitor pedestrians and cyclists in the area, according to a press release issued by ASU police on Feb. 10. (AKA Extra money for doing what a police department is supposed to do.)

Commander John Thompson, who oversees Tempe campus patrol operations for the ASU police, said the GOHS has given out grants to local police departments for as long as he’s been an officer.

“This year – in 2016 – we applied for another grant and we were awarded monies that we will use,” Thompson said. “We began utilizing that money over the Christmas holiday season so during pretty much the entire month of December … every weekend and the week leading up to Christmas and the week after Christmas there are ongoing task force efforts almost on a nightly basis.”

Thompson said the department does not ask for a specific amount of money, but simply applies for a grant and the GOHS determines the amount. 

The money allows the department to put more officers on duty during bigger campus events, such as football games.

“This money allows us to bring in officers on overtime and go out and specifically spend their efforts looking for DUIs, people violating DUI laws, and then as well as any other traffic related issues that we might encounter,” Thompson said. “When we have … Devilpalooza in a couple of weekends here we’ll have a couple of officers in.”

Thompson said the grant will help pay for around 11 PBT breathalyzers the department bought recently. (So the money can be spent on lunches for command meetings and special trips for command and their friends in “training”.)

“We already have multiple of those machines that most of our officers do carry, this is just more that we can put in the hands of even more of our officers,” Thompson said.

This year’s grant was approximately $15,000-20,000 more than last year, Thompson said, mainly because the University and department have both grown.

GOHS Director Alberto Gutier said the office is glad to grant this money to several departments and organizations across Arizona. 

Gutier said overall the ASU police does a good job utilizing their grants, which is why they are happy to provide them with money yearly. (So how was this “good job” verified? The state says the state is doing a fine job, not surprising.)

“PBTs are about $500 apiece and that includes mouth pieces that PBTs use,” Gutier said. “We probably provided a thousand plus PBTs the last couple years for agencies around the state. You can buy a very good PBT for $350-400, you add to that shipping and mouthpieces – it’s about $500 so if we give $5,000 it means they can order 10 PBTS.”

The Selective Traffic Enforcement is an effort to educate and inform students on campus the laws of being a pedestrian or a bicyclist, Gutier said. He said new students often don’t know the laws, which can lead to traffic accidents, so the education and warning is better than just giving a ticket.

Gutier said the department gladly provides funding for programs protecting pedestrians and bicyclists because of the rate of pedestrian fatalities in Arizona. 

Daniel Roman, a civil engineering junior, said he has had every experience as a pedestrian that one can imagine.

“I’ve been hit by a long boarder, and I’ve been hit by a car while long boarding,” Roman said. “I was going across the cross walk and the car just didn’t see me.” (You were riding through a crosswalk on a long board instead of dismounting.)

Roman said he thinks education for pedestrians would be good, since many students on campus don’t have any knowledge of the laws of being a pedestrian. (Stop, Caution, Go, Walk, Don’t Walk, Right of Way, simple.)

“I always just figure pedestrians have right of way,” Roman said. “I think it could be valuable to educate students on what they can and can’t do.” (Cars can kill people when they crash into pedestrians.)


Reach the reporter at maatenci@asu.edu or follow @mitchellatencio on Twitter.

Keep the information coming, it’s only going to improve things at ASUPD by making 

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Pay No Attention To Our Actual Record on Sexual Assaults & Sex Crimes Against Students…Talkin’ Bobblehead Arizona State University Police Chief Mike Thompson Gets Fauxtastic Award.

A little more honesty and integrity please. This void is what we’ve come to expect with the command of the Arizona State University Police Department. ASUPD Mike Thompson gets a phony award for copying a police patch from another police department, changing a color. He’s also posturing on a record of “OTHER EFFORTS” What the hell does that even mean? It means we didn’t really do anything, but it’s high time we acted like we took positive real action on an issue for the sake of publicity.

Teal patches, teal ribbon pins, wrist bands, T-shirts, RAD classes, and a steaming pile of literature won’t patrol the campus and dorms making life safer for the students of the largest university in the nation. Instead, officers are running away from the department as fast as possible to avoid a dead end job, dare we say career, at the ASUPD Crony Club for Friends First Experience Irrelevant. 

Here is the propaganda article written by the State Press promoting this latest smoke and mirrors illusion of safety in the crime spree zone of ASU Tempe Arizona or the ASU satellite campuses with skeleton crews where one officer is alone on shifts and a smattering of police aides inadequately supplements the lack of officers.

https://asunow.asu.edu/20170412-asu-police-chief-honored-sexual-assault-awareness

ASU Police chief honored for sexual assault awareness (but the actual record is ignored)


April 12, 2017Michael Thompson has had quite the month. (Making a patch and “other efforts”, whew, tuckered out.)

Not only did the Arizona State University police chief come up with the idea of having his officers wear teal-colored patches to commemorate Sexual Assault Awareness Month, but he was recently named the inaugural Champion of Change by EVAW International. The group, which campaigns to end violence against women, created the new award to honor individuals who work to improve responses to victims of sexual assault and other forms of gender-based violence.ASU Police Chief Michael Thompson wears the teal patch that officers are wearing throughout April, which is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Police aides and support staff will wear other teal emblems, taking place in conjuction with other efforts to raise awareness about sexual assault and enhance support for survivors.Download Full Image

“Chief Thompson has led this department through a series of critical reforms to create a safe, victim-centered culture on ASU campuses,” said ASU Police information officer Katy Harris. “We felt it was so important to let students, faculty, staff and the surrounding ASU communities know that we’re here to help.”

Thompson has been helping the cause in all sorts of ways. 

The police department started its campaign in earnest in 2014, when ASU became the first university to declare its commitment to the Start by Believing cause. Not long after, Thompson led his agency in creating a Special Victims Unit, making ASU one of just four universities in the nation with an SVU dedicated to addressing sexual assault on campus. 

“It is not easy to identify the need for change and set about implementing reforms,” wrote EVAW International in a press release. “Making progress is hard work, and it can feel like it is often two steps forward, one step back. Communities will always need leaders like Chief Thompson to keep us moving forward.”

One of Thompson’s most recent intiatives was the creation of his department’s teal-colored patches, a first-of-its-kind effort. 

All ASU Police Department officers and aides are wearing the limited-edition patches throughout the month of April, taking place in conjuction with other efforts to raise awareness about sexual assault and enhance support for survivors. The innovative initiative is the first time the department has created a visible sign for its employees to wear. 

The patches are just one of the ways the department is showing their support this month.

According to Harris, officers, police aides and support staff are also wearing teal bracelets and lapel pins. In addition, squad cars on four of ASU’s campuses are adorned with teal ribbon decals for the remainder of April. 

A limited number of the teal-colored patches are available at the ASU PD Tempe campus location for a $5 donation, the proceeds of which will be given to the Winged Hope Family Advocacy Foundation

 
 
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Are YOU good, no, NEW enough for a SECRET PAY RAISE from Arizona State University Police Chief Michael Thompson?

Story written by a guest writer.
 
Ladies and gents, are you tired of working for ASUPD for years without a pay raise? Of course you are, it sucks! Are you tired of hearing your former academy classmates handling real police work, while you take a break from being a mall cop to dirty dick  a college student with a felony for 0.5 grams of medical marijuana pot? Of course you are!
If you’re too new for ASUPD admin and their pets to single you out and mercilessly attack your law enforcement career OR you sold your soul to the dark side of cronyism, threw fellow officers under the bus in department politics, and are part of the team of one, me, me, me mentality, then listen up!
 
Join a high profile, much advertised, ASUPD specialty detail, all you do is pretend to test for it and if you are liked the oral board counts for 100% of your grade. And once you’re in………………threaten to leave, meet ASU Police Chief Michael Thompson and get your special secret raise! ASU Police Sergeant Nate Deveny did it first and then coached his new bike squad to do the same.
 
If you’ve been a part of the Arizona State University Police Department longer than 5 minutes, are a person of average intelligence, then you’ll see what type of den of moral inequity, brothel, and disorganized clown show you signed up for. Seriously, some of these people would sell their mom to human traffickers to get ahead.
 
Be sure to ask Deveney, Casanno, Wang, & Zorich about their special raises and maybe you too can get tips on living a little larger than a check to check pauper with empty upturned pockets as command gives themselves another pay raise, yet another do nothing useless command position. Nothing quite says, “FUCK YOU” to other ASU Police Officers like a secret pay raise to a band of rookies for riding a bicycle.

Good Job Chief Thompson and the other dildos who had a hand in this gaff! 

For the love of god, save your dignity, save your career, and go work for a real police department with a record of adhering to some sort of integrity code and get the respect you deserve. At the time of this article,  half a dozen officers are in processes with other departments.

 
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Thank you for your contributions in the past and keep them coming! Contact Us, Mentions, and Other Things in Our Fight to Clean Up the Arizona State University Police Department Mismanagement & Leadership Void

Hello, as you know, the comments section was down for quite a bit of time. We apologize, even the best setups have technical difficulty now and then.

For those that don’t know,  the only way to contact us is through the comments section, you can use any made up email, nickname, but please be sure to let us know if you want your comment posted or if you are just passing along information to be incorporated into an article. If you would like to write an article yourself, then send us what you have.

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This site does not keep or log IP addresses, so the Golden Goose that Elmer Fud and friends have been looking for since 2013 is still going strong in 2017.

Ever since we…fixed the glitch…on the comments section we have had a deluge of information come through the comments section. This will make for many good articles and we will get to it as time allows. One of our associates very close to them has told us some good information that will remain confidential until we have permission to release it. We were also informed about the gaggle of nervous people on the 3rd floor who are obsessed with this blog and tripping over one another worse than the three stooges. Seriously? That’s quite hilarious to hear, some things never change over there. Thank you for the information, it has inspired us to open the flood gates on these corrupt sleazeballs once more. Put your seat belts on, we’re not done by a long shot, we haven’t even started.

After seeing what these white collar criminal scum have done to good men, women, and their families in law enforcement we will not sit by and let it continue without a fight! No way in hell, not a chance bucko.

 

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You Can’t Polish A Turd! The Arizona State University Police Dept’s Innexcusable Record of Failure on Sexual Crimes, The latest feint from the Arizona State University Michael Crow Administration!

What prompted the Arizona State University administration to goad it’s Police Department to start a public relations campaign aimed at making it appear it cares about Sexual Assault Crimes? Maybe the fact it’s been under investigation by the federal government for doing such a lousy job on the issue since 2012?

The most ironic thing was on a Monday recently when a 261 (police code for sexual assault case) walked into the Arizona State University Police Department lobby located at 325 E Apache Ave and was turned away by an officer wearing this same patch! A sexual assault victim was turned away during Sex Assault Awareness Month. Way to go ASUPD! 

Think about this for a moment, how many universities have sizable groups organized against them because of how poorly they have handled sexual assaults for years and years? The Arizona State University has Sun Devils Against Sexual Assault, but we can’t seem to find another university where another group exists. That’s a big fat clue about how bad the problem is at the Arizona State University!

https://sundevilsagainstsexualassault.wordpress.com/

Even CNN has featured the ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY RAPE FRIENDLY CULTURE in a CNN film titled THE HUNTING GROUND

https://youtu.be/GBNHGi36nlM

“I thought if I told [ASU administrators] they would take action, but the only action they took was against me.” – SDASA founder Jasmine Lester, The Hunting Ground

Here are some questions you should be asking yourself if you or a family member is planning on attending the Arizona State University. How would you feel if your child is sexually assaulted and…

  1. …the Arizona State University police department never even bothered to submit her case to the county attorney for prosecution?
  2. …you discover the DNA collected sat in an evidence locker for years and was never submitted to the state police lab for processing?
  3. …the University fails to discipline or hold accountable people who are guilty of the crime or an accessory to the crime?
  4. …the University administration takes action, but against the victim, to keep them from getting information on their case, to keep them quiet.
  5. …because the criminal who committed the crime is a faculty member or a part of athletics, they are protected by the University administration and the neutered ASUPD does nothing for them but make excuses.
  6. …you find out the Federal Government has been investigating the Arizona State University since 2012 on the issue that they are putting a huge public relations effort into.
  7. …you find out that the detectives have had no formal detective training on sexual assaults and were “winging” it without doing many of the professional standard investigative practices common throughout the country.
  8. …you go to the Arizona State University Title IX Coordinator only to discover they are not there for you, they are an agent whose sole purpose is to protect the university from liability by making you go away and covering for the institution. Example: Kamala Green, the Title IX Coordinator who mishandled sexual violence complaints against Barrett professors, was replaced by Jodi Preudhomme, who previously served on ASU’s legal team defending ASU against rape victims in at least three Title IX lawsuits.
  9. …you discover that the Arizona State University Police Department hires a former city detective, a specialist on sexual assaults and another officer with significant experience on the subject only to exclude them from detectives for political favorites who have virtually no experience with the subject and some experience sexually harassing other police employees as a junior supervisor.
  10. …you discover a rape victim came into the lobby of the Arizona State University Police Department, the people managing your case, and they were turned away. Can you imagine how they felt? Just in case you were wondering…a police officer has jurisdiction, the ability to do their job, throughout the state and isn’t limited by arbitrary boundaries with the exception of tribal lands. We continually receive correspondence from people still witnessing the helter skelter headlong disorderly haste of day to night staffing crisis of ASUPD. Every shift involves officers depleting satellite campuses in order to appear fully staffed in Tempe, the largest campus. What a fucking joke.
  11. …how can a police department who cannot cover minimum staffing for simple patrol year after year be expected to handle your sexual assault case with any competence?
  12. …you discover your rights as a victim pale in comparison to ASU public relations and image because every administrator who works at the university becomes another line of defense for the criminal because they want victims to go away and not affect the false crime statistical record propped up by the administration and it’s lapdog police department heads?
  13. …maybe having Satan as a mascot for the university isn’t such a great thing afterall?

But of course the president of the Arizona State University cares about sexual assaults right? Wrong.

Dr. Crow on Title IX & rape culture…

As evidenced by the following transcript, Dr. Crow is not familiar with Title IX, nor does he know what specific options/”pathways” students have if they are sexually harassed or raped at ASU.

On December 2, Sun Devils Against Sexual Assault attended the “Changing the Face of Higher Education” town hall conversation with Arizona State University President Dr. Michael Crow. SDASA founder/survivor Jasmine Lester asked Dr. Crow about ASU’s violations of Title IX and the administration’s enabling of professors who sexually harass and assault students on Study Abroad trips.

Under Title IX, “schools are required to adopt and publish a grievance procedure outlining the complaint, investigation, and disciplinary process for addressing sex discrimination, sexual harassment, and sexual violence occurring within educational programs. This process should address discrimination perpetrated by students, employees, or third parties” (Know Your IX).

As evidenced by the following transcript, Dr. Crow is not familiar with Title IX, nor does he know what specific options/”pathways” students have if they are sexually harassed or raped at ASU. All he knows is that when a victim comes forward, there’s another side of the story; questioning a rape victim’s credibility is rape culture.

Transcript:

Jasmine Lester: Why didn’t you answer my question about Title IX?
Michael Crow: Because I didn’t read the question. There were about 35 questions. So, what’s the question?
JL: ASU has a history of violating Title IX, right? You know about that?
MC: Well, I mean, that’s your opinion.
JL: My opinion? It’s documented. You guys have had lawsuits filed against you, you’ve had lots of complaints about how you violated [Title IX], I have lived experience of my rights being violated by the administration at ASU, so I’m wondering what you’re doing, or if you even care about students.
MC: Well, I wouldn’t ask questions where you make presumptive statements like that.
JL: I’m asking you a question, not for your analysis of my question.
MC: I can answer however I want.
JL: So, you don’t care?
MC: I can answer you however I wish.
JL: I know you can, but I’m wondering if you will answer a question and talk, straight-forward, about students who are suffering under your administration.
MC: Yeah, so students who are suffering have various pathways to remedy.
JL: What is one such pathway?
MC: There are multiple pathways. You can make a charge against another person.
JL: What happens when the university investigates that [charge] and the university is biased?
MC: Then you can ask for another judgement.
JL: Are you telling me to file a lawsuit?
MC: No, no. But you have other remedy pathways, and so the remedy pathways that you have access to are multiple.
JL: Okay.
MC: And they are, uh, at various levels of engagement.
JL: Okay, and can we talk about a system that creates bad experiences for students, and faculty who tend to blame victims more than support them? Is there anything that you, your university, your people, are doing to combat that? It’s a problem across all universities, not just ASU–
MC: Every faculty member that has been involved–
JL: –so I’m just wondering. There is a problem. You can say that’s just my opinion, but there is a problem. I have a lived experience and you’re telling me that that’s my opinion. It’s not. And you, as the president of the university, have a responsibility to me as an alum, as a staff, as a human being, to protect my rights and not to violate them.
MC: Yeah, and you have multiple ways to protect your rights.
JL: But you’re not saying what those are. And you’re not saying what you, as someone in power, is doing to help people like me and people who are too afraid to speak out.
MC: Well, I mean, you have a point relative to people who won’t speak out.
JL: Okay.
MC: And so, uh, it’s important that people do speak out and avail themselves of the rights that they have.
JL: But what does that mean, though? I filed a complaint, ASU treated me like shit. I continue to speak out, you keep treating me like shit. So what else can I do other than attack the university that raised me? I’m trying to find a way–I would rather work with you guys than against you, you know? I should not, as an alum, have to work against my university not to attack me and not to attack students like me.
MC: I don’t know of anyone that’s attacking you.
JL: You don’t? I could send you a lot of emails. We could have a meeting. You know my dad [former administrator]…
MC: What I do know, is that where we know that there has been misbehavior by a faculty member, those faculty members have been sanctioned or dismissed.
JL: What about the ones who are leading Study Abroad trips this summer? I know there are those leading Study Abroad trips this coming summer.
MC: Then you should make charges against those people.
JL: But I’ve been told by your Title IX Coordinator that I’m not allowed.
MC: You’re allowed to do anything you want.
JL: Can you tell your Title IX Coordinator to actually know what Title IX is? Instead of running me and other students through crap?
MC: I’m not really big on sarcasm, so…
JL: This isn’t sarcasm, this is serious.
MC: So you can detail each of the points.
JL: Alright.
MC: And you can identify each of those points, and there’s multiple levels of engagement, if you don’t find satisfaction with Officer A or Officer B, then make sure that ultimately…you have to seek remedy.
JL: Yeah, and I’ve been doing that for the past four years and it’s been terrible because the university wont work with me, it only attacks me and protects its faculty.
MC: Well, I actually know the list of faculty that don’t work at ASU any longer for whatever misbehavior.
JL: Ok. Do you want a list of the ones that do work here still? Because I’ll give you that list.
MC: Yes, and then you have to be able to stand behind that list.
JL: I will stand behind that list, like I have been standing behind [it] and you’ve been ignoring it. The only way that I’ve been able to talk to you is to confront you like this.
MC: You’re talking about me, personally? I’ve been ignoring you?
JL: I’ve emailed you before because we have been at another forum [Feb 2012 – click for transcript] addressing these issues with you, where you said you wanted people like me to email you. I did and I never got a response. I was just sent back to the same faculty member, the Title IX Coordinator, who had [also] been harassing me. So, whatever you’re trying to do, it’s not working, and I want to know what you’re trying to do to make it work.
MC: So, I don’t know that this is the forum to talk about your specific case and I don’t know that much about your particular case, but the point here is that if you have beliefs that there are multiple individuals involved in inappropriate behavior, well it’s, that’s the way that it works…
JL: Then what?

[Crow is asked to pose for photos]

JL: Would you like to have a meeting about this? Because I would love to meet with you…
MC: You’re meeting with me right now.
JL: I mean like an official meeting.
MC: This is an official meeting. I don’t have any unofficial identities.
JL: So, are you saying that the next time I want to talk to you I have to come to an event like this?
MC: No, I’m not saying that at all. We’re having a discussion right now.
JL: But it’s being cut short because people are trying to pull you away for pictures.
MC: Yes, but I mean, the point is that you have to pursue things until you get a final adjudication. There are processes, there are procedures, whatever they are.
JL: So, letting you know, the head of a huge university, that there are problems, is not one of those pathways?
MC: By letting me know that there are problems, is a pathway, which means I can go back and ask people what’s going on.
JL: I hope that you do.
MC: I will. But the point you have to understand is that in all of these things, whatever they are, there might be people that don’t agree with your views, and I don’t mean me.
JL: Well, of course there are people who disagree with my views.
MC: No, I mean there might be people that don’t agree with your statements of fact. Because there are their rights to have a statement of fact, also. And so that’s the process, which is very complicated.
JL: I know how complicated.
MC: The adjudication process. It’s a very complicated process, and so when you get into these situations, then you say one thing–not you, personally, but one person says one thing, another person says another thing, another person says another thing, another person says another thing–which of those people is accurate?
JL: And that’s what I brought up earlier with the victim-blaming. I’m aware of the process, I’m also aware of biases in the process and flaws within the system, that don’t really allow this to be an objective process. If you have a student accusing a professor who’s well-renowned, there’s going to be one viewpoint that’s going to be sort of valued more by the university–
MC: No.
JL: But there has been. And I am witness, testimony, that there has been.
MC: Just because you say it [happened] doesn’t make it so.
JL: Just because I say I had an experience, doesn’t make it so?
MC: What I’m saying is that just because you say it–

[Sadly, our recording got cut short because iPhones.]

Transcript of SDASA’s similar conversation with ASU HR Kevin Salcido coming soon.

Clearly there is much work to be done at ASU. Email SunDevilsASA@gmail.com to get involved in our Title IX complaint.

We have had a flurry of comments lately about featuring this issue and we apologize for not getting to this very grave issue sooner. It certainly is one that is close to our hearts and needs to be exposed.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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