A new Pennsylvania bike law that requires a four-foot distance between bicyclists and vehicles has caused a decrease in accidents on campus.
Since 2004, Fagin Hall has been running a similar program, which has reduced theft.
The investigation following an armed robbery on a student which occurred on April 8 has come to a close.
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With a new partnership between the library and the Division of Public Safety, in addition to shortened hours for non-Penn affiliated visitors, theft at Van Pelt has been on the decline. DPS and the library have been piloting a new visitor management system machine since last September, called “fast pass.”
This year’s Spring Fling weather brought more than just increased sunshine to campus. Total crime saw a 168-percent increase from last year — from 37 incidents last year to 99 this year.
Three months into the new year, crime in the Penn Patrol Zone has been declining. This March, total crime went down three percent overall in comparison to March 2011.
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With one hashtag at a time, Detective Joe Murray is making Philadelphia a little safer.
The Penn Panhandlers Union had their first General Assembly inside McDonald’s.
MERT members have been preparing themselves with training specific to ecstasy overdoses and sexual assault prior to Spring Fling. This year’s concert featuring electronic dance music is suspected to cause a rise in use of ecstasy.
When dealing with panhandlers, DPS’s first approach is to speak to them personally, obtain biographical information and understand the problems the panhandlers are facing. They then ask them to “cease and desist.”
Increasing numbers of students each year are opting to live in gender-neutral suites in the college houses.
Find out what crimes happened on and around campus from March 2-8.
Currently at 8th and Race streets, the headquarters will relocate to 46th and Market streets, where the current landmark Provident Mutual Life Insurance Co. building stands.
The Division of Public Safety recently concluded an investigation of a reported swastika engraving on campus.
Crime that occurred on and around campus from Feb. 18-23.
Penn Delivers, a student-created alcohol delivery service, will no longer be transporting liquor by midnight tonight.
Several bus riders have been robbed by Derrick Gilham, 44, who frequented SEPTA bus stops along Broad Street — particularly Olney
Find out what crimes happened on and around campus from Feb. 3-9.