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Weapon policy violation on campus sparks PSA


The Central Michigan University Police Department reminds the campus community that if you see something, say something. 

An email was sent just before 5 p.m. on Sept. 11, informing students of an incident that occurred relating to a violation of CMU's weapon policy.

Earlier in the afternoon, a university staff member called the CMUPD after seeing an individual put what was believed to be a gun in a back pocket. 

Police responded immediately, according to the email, and after investigation it was determined that the student in question was not carrying a gun, but was wearing an empty holster. 

However, the student said he had a gun in his locked vehicle, which although this is not a violation of the law, it is a violation of CMU's weapon policy. 

"The policy prohibits weapons on CMU's campus, even if an individual has a concealed weapon permit or is otherwise authorized by law to possess it," the email said.

The student has been referred to the Office of Student Conduct. 

Any suspicious activity should be reported to the police immediately.