Archived Alerts (Inactive)

LU Police investigating incident at Lancer Park

Longwood Police are investigating an incident at Lancer Park that occurred sometime before 8:25 a.m. today, Wednesday, Dec. 3, at LancerPark. There is no threat to faculty, staff or students. More details will be provided as they become available.

All Clear

All clear at Longwood. Resume normal activities, no further action is required.

Earthquake Shakeout Day

10/17 is Earthquake shakeout Day. In a real event, simply drop down, take cover under a sturdy item, protect your head and hold on.

Test Notice

This is a test of the Text Alert System, no further action is required.

Update Regarding Accidental Shooting

At approximately 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, the Farmville Police Department along with the Longwood Police Department responded to the 500 block of High Street following a 911 call. Upon arrival it was determined that Longwood student Jacob E. Richardson, 22, while showing a personally owned firearm to a friend, Kathleen N. Battle, 21, also a Longwood student, accidentally discharged the firearm causing a bullet wound to her leg. She was transported to Centra Southside Community Hospital with a non-life-threatening injury. Farmville police are handling the investigation. There is no ongoing threat.

Notice Regarding Accidental Shooting

Two Longwood students were involved in what appears to be an accidental shooting off campus Sunday night. The student who was injured was transported to Centra Southside Community Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. There is no danger to any other students.  More details will be provided as soon as they are available.

Notice Test 2013-08-23-a

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Notice Test 1

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Test Notice

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Update on Saturday evening incident at Lancer Park

A Pittsylvania County man is behind bars on multiple charges related to a fatal shooting at Longwood University Saturday night (April 7, 2013). Darryl N. Elmore, 52, of Hurt, Va., is being held without bond at the Piedmont Regional Jail in Farmville, Va., on charges of voluntary manslaughter, reckless handling of a firearm, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Read the official news release from the Virginia State Police for more information (pdf)