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Patricia Forsberg

Patricia Forsberg has been a law enforcement officer for three years and an officer with UW-River Falls for a little over a year. She is also a student at UWRF, majoring in sociology with a criminal justice minor.

November 10, 2010

UWRF officer evaluates the repercussions of using foul language

According to UWS 18.11(2), “No person may engage in violent, abusive, indecent, profane, boisterous, unreasonably loud or otherwise disorderly conduct under circumstances in which the conduct tends to cause or provoke a disturbance, in university buildings or on university lands.”  This offense is called disorderly conduct (DC). Obviously, there are a lot of offenses that […]

November 4, 2010

Theft continues on campus, UWRF officer discusses viable prevention techniques

On Oct. 21 Tennae Maki wrote about the increase of thefts on campus. Officer Steve Nygaard suggested the implementation of a “neighborhood watch” on campus. This great idea was not implemented. In a week, we had six thefts reported to the police department. As we try to investigate the thefts already reported, more are coming […]

October 28, 2010

UWRF officer addresses underage drinking issue, cautions students

I am going to assume that every student on campus here at UW-River Falls is aware that the legal drinking age in Wisconsin is 21. It was raised from 19 to 21 in 1986, which means a number of students were not born yet. Even though the majority of us cannot remember when the drinking […]