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Students demonstrate against racism, police brutality in on-campus march

Derrick Buie attends the Equal Justice March and Vigil on Sept. 4 at Mercer University.
September 8, 2020
Approximately 400 Mercer students, faculty and staff marched through campus Sept. 4 protesting racism and police brutality in Mercer’s first Equal Justice March and Vigil. Afterwards, over 100 demonstrators gathered in Willingham Hall for a rally and vigil where protest organizers read the names of Black people killed in high-profile instances of police brutality and racism in efforts to raise greater awareness of racism in America.

Mercer Police Blotter: Hit and run, theft by taking, domestic violence and sexual assault

Mercer Police is located on the edge of campus on Winship Street. Archived photo by Jenna Eason
November 21, 2019
This semester, Mercer Police responded to numerous incidents on and around campus. Kyle Sears, director of media relations at Mercer University, provided redacted police reports.

Suspect on the loose after Armed Robbery in Tattnall Square Park

Both the Bibb Sheriff's Office and Mercer Police were on the scene after an armed robbery took place in Tattnall Square Park Jan. 14.
January 14, 2018

According to Mercer’s emergency alert system, the Bibb Sheriff’s Office reported an armed robbery in Tatnall Square Park at approximately 12:49 P.M. on Jan. 14. The suspect is a black male estimated...

DO NOT CROSS: Approaching holidays sees rise in thefts

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December 2, 2015

As the holiday season approaches, thefts are on the rise. From Oct. 12 to Nov. 23,  thirteen criminal offenses occurred on the Macon campus. Nine of these cases were thefts by taking. CRIMES OF NOTE: Oct....

Recent rise in crime impacts Mercer area

October 5, 2011

Over the past month, Mercer students have seen a rise in criminal activity in the area. More importantly, several of these recent criminal acts have directly affected students on the Macon campus. During...

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