The Quad Sound Studios has yet to recover any of the recording and sound equipment—totaling more than $4,000 in value—that was stolen from their studio in late March.
Faust also said she convened the committee to examine “what can we do differently to make sure that we don’t have such an incident and disturbing event happen again.”
The letter states the black student’s forcible arrest proves that Harvard University Health Services and Harvard University Police Department are “not adequately equipped” to serve students.
Officers Who Arrested Black Student Had Not Taken Extra Training on Engaging Mentally Ill Individuals
Roughly one-third of CPD’s officers and all supervisors have taken the non-mandatory training to date. CPD's stated goal is to put "the entire department" through the program.
Through the new office, which will be called the Office of Procedural Justice, Cambridge Police hopes to show a commitment to transparency and responsibility by analyzing citizens’ confrontations with the police.
Last Friday’s arrest of a black Harvard undergraduate does not mark the first time local authorities physically confronted and arrested a naked College student under the influence of drugs.
Two HLS professors are representing the black Harvard undergraduate whose arrest by Cambridge Police Department officers has sparked allegations of police brutality.
The statement also affirms that the Council stands “in solidarity” with the arrested student as well as with black Harvard affiliates more broadly.
HUPD spokesperson Stephen G. Catalano wrote in an email Monday that HUHS actually contacted HUPD first. Catalano said HUPD then transferred the call to CPD.