The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Security has new leads in search for thief

Emily Rahhal February 15, 2017

Security continues to investigate the recent series of thefts in Chalmers primarily affecting the cheerleading squad. After a confirmed seven cheerleaders’ valuables were stolen during several practices...

On-campus thefts up 8 %

Angela Chon February 24, 2015

Deans are advising students to lock up their valuables as a result of an 8 percent increase this year in on-campus theft during school hours, head of security Jim Crawford said Thursday. Although a visiting...

New cameras surveil former construction areas

Aaron Lyons September 5, 2012

Forty cameras were installed on campus over the summer to increase security and will remain on campus, Head of Security Jim Crawford  said. "Most of the cameras are visible and will be used to keep intruders...

New cameras surveil former construction areas

September 4, 2012

By Scott Nussbaum Forty cameras were installed on campus over the summer to increase security and will remain on campus, Head of Security Jim Crawford said. "Most of the cameras are visible and will be...

Crawford began guarding grounds at 19

May 29, 2012

By Michael Rothberg At 19, only a year older than many of the seniors, Jim Crawford began working as a security officer at Harvard School. Crawford, now Director of Security, has operated security for...

Security enforces new policy to use track

December 14, 2011

By Michael Rothberg The security staff, in conjunction with the administration, will now require people not affiliated with Harvard-Westlake to carry identification cards when using the upper school track. Head...

Security upgrades cameras around upper school campus

February 17, 2011

By Daniel Kim The security cameras in the quad were upgraded to newer and more sensitive cameras during winter break and over the last couple of weeks. "These upgraded cameras are a little more sensitive...

Security increases surveillance of student cars parked on Halkirk

February 16, 2011

By Ingrid Chang Due to complaints from neighbors, the security staff has started to more strictly monitor illegal student parking on Halkirk and place warning stickers on cars that are blocking driveways....

School to punish Coldwater speeders

September 1, 2010

By Megan Kawasaki Effective this year, students caught speeding along the middle lane of Coldwater Canyon Avenue or performing other illegal driving maneuvers in the morning could have their parking privileges...

Code mandates fire drills, school has yet to comply

Chronicle Staff May 25, 2010

By Alice Phillips and Daniel Rothberg Despite a rule in the California Education Code that "a fire drill shall be held at the secondary [school] level not less than twice every school year," no fire...

Latest Rugby burglars target tech equipment

Chronicle Staff April 28, 2010

  By Emily Khaykin A security guard surprised a man and a woman attempting to steal thousands of dollars worth of sound and light equipment from Rugby Auditorium earlier this month. The suspects jumped...

Neighborhood watch

February 10, 2010

Campus security said they were aware of the predator, who was registered at that address on the Megan’s List website. Jessica’s Law, which bans sex criminals from living within 2,000 feet of...

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