ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (WAVY) - Administrators at Elizabeth City State University have hired an outside safety and security firm to deal with unsolved crimes on campus.
Rhonda Hayes with the university said the school has hired Margolis Healy and Associates, who will conduct an independent review of the school's process for reporting crimes.
The company will also help the school develop a plan to avoid cases falling through the cracks.
Additionally, officials have hired former Rocky Mount Police Chief John Manley as interim police chief of the university.
More than 100 crimes were not investigated at the school. Because of this, numerous officers have been fired or resigned.
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