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Police and sheriff’s officers meet with W&L students

Kelly Swanson

November 17, 2015


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Lexington Police Chief Al Thomas said that in the past five years he has had mostly positive interactions with Washington and Lee students. However, he worries that the freshmen class may change that relationship. “I’m worried about freshman. We are not off to a good start. I’ve got my eye on...

Police Chief raises concern about VMI, W&L relations

Jordan Cohen

November 9, 2015


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Cam Tyler, ‘17, was throwing a birthday party for her housemate in their home on North Randolph Street when some unexpected visitors arrived. “Two VMI guys walked up our front steps, and I can’t even remember if they knocked on our door or if they just came right in,” Tyler said. “But their...

Bridging the gap between Lexington police and school administrators

Bridging the gap between Lexington police and school administrators

Caitlin Kaloostian

October 30, 2014


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The Washington and Lee student relationship between the Lexington Police Department and Public Safety has greatly improved in the last few years, according to Lexington Police Chief Al Thomas. Thomas attributes this positive change to bridging the gap between the Lexington Police Department and the...

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