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. 22
The Emerson College Police Department responded to a report of a burning smell inside Center Stage. Facilities Management and the Boston Fire Department responded. BFD located the source of the smell in Whisky Saigon and cleared the building for re-entry.
Tuesday, Jan. 23
ECPD responded to a report of an activated smoke alarm on the fourth floor of the Ansin Building. FM and BFD responded to the incident.
The ongoing construction caused the fire alarm, and BFD gave the all-clear for building re-entry.
Wednesday, Jan. 24
An Emerson staff member turned in a wallet to ECPD that contained a fake ID. The matter was referred to the Office of Community Standards and Student Conduct.
The Fitness Center security guard reported to ECPD that the building was being evacuated because of a fire alarm going off. The alarm was activated by an adjacent business, whose fire alarm test button activated. FM was notified and responded.
ECPD responded to a report of an activated smoke alarm in the basement of the Colonial Building. FM and BFD responded and found ongoing construction activated the fire alarm. BFD gave the all-clear for building re-entry.
A student reported a suspicious email they received to ECPD. The sender was found to be fictitious, and the student was advised to report any further suspicious emails.
Thursday, Jan. 25
ECPD responded to a report of an activated smoke alarm in the Tufte Performance and Production Center. FM and BFD responded to find a broken water pipe inside the fire pump room had activated the alarm. BFD then gave the all-clear for building re-entry.