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Arrested or referred?: Punishment determined on case-by-case basis

By Alex Fiore | April 7, 2011

DeKALB | Busted. When an NIU Police officer catches a student in violation of the university’s alcohol or cannabis policies, they have a choice to make: arrest the student or refer them to the Office of Community Standards and Student Conduct (OCSSC)....

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