The Incident Journal is provided to the Beacon weekly by the Emerson College Police Department. Beacon staff edit the Incident Journal for style and clarity, but not for content.
Monday, Jan. 8
The Emerson College Police Department responded to a report of water damage on the floor of the Media Art Gallery. Several water pockets formed under the paint due to a flooding problem at 80 Mason St. No other damages were observed.
Tuesday, Jan. 9
ECPD, Boston Fire Department, and Facilities Management responded to a sprinkler alarm in the basement of the Paramount Center. A cracked valve in the system activated the alarm, and facilities will repair it.
Saturday, Jan. 13
An ECPD officer smelled rubber burning in the entrance of 2 Boylston Place. ECPD and FM conducted a building search, but no cause was found.
Sunday, Jan. 14
A staff member notified ECPD that a smoke detector was activated in a resident suite in the Colonial Building. A resident assistant escorted ECPD to the suite, and no cause was found to have activated the detector. FM was notified of the detector.
A student reported assault and battery outside the Colonial Building. The Boston Police Department is investigating the incident.