Doug Roberts

Beware of fraud attempts

Posted by on December 3, 2020

The University Police remind the campus community that criminals often use the holiday season as a time to commit fraud. A recent scam in the local area involves someone who calls and claims to represent Apple. Doug Roberts, chief of University Police, offers the following tips:

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Honorary Knights announced

Posted by on March 2, 2020

Due to public health concerns related to the coronavirus (COVID-19), all university-sponsored St. Pat’s events, including this event, are officially cancelled. For updates regarding Missouri S&T and COVID-19, please visit

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University Police honored for community partnership

Posted by on February 4, 2020

Missouri S&T’s University Police received the Rolla Police Department Chief Spadoni Award during a ceremony on Jan. 11 at Hasselman Alumni House.

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More than 30 nominated for staff awards

Posted by on May 28, 2019

The following employees were nominated for awards given by Staff Council.

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‘Cocoa with the Popo’ coming up

Posted by on February 11, 2019

Enjoy some hot chocolate with University Police 10 a.m.-noon during “Cocoa with the Popo” Friday, Feb. 15, in the Havener Center atrium. Along with cocoa, Chief Doug Roberts will provide information about University Police and will be happy to discuss concerns or questions regarding campus security and safety.

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Lifesaver — Student honored for rescuing swimmer

Posted by on December 4, 2018

Kevin McPherson, center, is honored by Rolla Fire Chief Ron Smith, left, and S&T Police Chief Doug Roberts for saving a fellow student from drowning.

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Student steps up, helps stranded motorists

Posted by on December 4, 2018

Doug Roberts, chief of University Police, surprised Dalton Gerdes with a STEP UP! program pin award on Tuesday, Nov. 27, for helping stranded motorists in Rolla earlier this month. Gerdes is a freshman in aerospace engineering from Gerald, Missouri.

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Police chief featured in UCM publication

Posted by on December 5, 2017

Doug Roberts, chief of University Police, was featured as an alumnus police chief in the Spring 2017 issue of “CJ Chronicle,” the newsletter for the department of criminal justice at the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg.

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Students step up, stop sexual assault

Posted by on November 7, 2017

Doug Roberts, chief of University Police, recognized two students at a ceremony on Oct. 24 for their heroic actions in helping a victim and ending a sexual assault. Roberts presented Addis Greene, a senior in computer engineering, and Sidney Webster, a senior in computer science, with plaques and Missouri S&T STEP UP! Pins.

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Lifesaving award goes to Goodridge

Posted by on July 5, 2017

Doug Roberts, chief of University Police, presented S&T police officer Zach Goodridge with a lifesaving award at the department’s quarterly staff meeting on June 9 for Goodridge’s response to a medical emergency. Goodridge, along with Rolla police officer Christopher Giacolone, performed CPR on an individual in cardiac arrest at the Havener Center on Feb. 25. Chief Roberts also presented Giacolone with a lifesaving award at the Rolla police station.

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