Tag: Jim Miyashiro

District gets new chief

As the spring semester begins Riverside Community College District interim Police Chief  Colleen Walker is settling into her position and proposing changes that she believes will help the department go from “good to better.”

One of the most recent changes to the organization of the RCCD police is its integration into the Department of Risk Management.

When Community Colleges should say ‘No’


Community colleges are know for admitting nearly everyone who sends in an application. But when should these colleges be able to say no? According to Educational Code section 76020, California community colleges can “exclude students of filthy or vicious habits, or students suffering from contagious or infectious diseases.” It can be easy for schools to find their way around such a vague, undefined law.

RCC sees an increase in homeless population on campus

Posted: June 17, 2015 | Written by: Crystal Olmedo A Riverside City College faculty member reported a man committing a lewd act in the basement area of the Quadrangle near Room 22-A at approximately 5 p.m. on July 13. RCCD Police responded to the call; however, the suspect had already left the area when officers

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False rape allegation disrupts campus

Posted: Feb. 17, 2015 | Written by Valerie Osier & Crystal Olmedo After two reports surfaced alleging attempted sexual assaults inside Riverside City College restrooms Jan. 14 and 15, the latter has been ruled as false. The 18-year-old woman who reported the second incident “recanted her assertion that an attack took place” after meeting with

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RCC under construction

Posted: Feb. 17, 2015 | Written by Crystal Olmedo Riverside City College began construction of a new Student Services and Administration building in December 2014. RCC has commissioned Multi-Prime Construction Management to build the new two-story, 44,000 square foot SSA building. The new building will be located at the corner of Magnolia Avenue and Fairfax

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RCCD police confirm two reported incidents involving a male suspect seen in a female restroom on campus

THIS JUST IN: A female victim alleged that a male suspect matching the description of a suspicious male from yesterday attempted to rape her in the 1st floor women’s restroom in the Math and Science building on Jan. 15 at approximately 10:30 a.m.

BREAKING: Possible gunshots heard near Riverside City College

UPDATE: Viewpoints has confirmed with RCC police chief Jim Miyashiro that a suspect has not been taken into custody surrounding the reports of gunshots heard Dec. 4 by various members of the RCC community on campus.

Police plan new procedures

Trustees and police chief take measures to avoid Clery Report mishaps in the future Posted Dec. 3, 2014 | Printed Dec. 1, 2014 Crystal Olmedo | Asst. News Editor Riverside City College missed its deadline to make a complete Clery Report accessible to students, staff and faculty by Oct. 1, but the general consensus from those

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