A little-known University policy, which was cited in a recent campus study, states that if a student is hospitalized twice for alcohol or other drug use, the student's parents can be contacted.
The Division of Public Safety assisted the FBI in one of the 10 arrests of leaders of the Ironworkers Local 401 union, who have allegedly used violence to try to protect union jobs.
An unaffiliated 51-year-old male was cited for public drunkenness after attempting to throw a chair at an employee at Nara Restaurant.
The proposed plan would place the headquarters at 46th and Market streets.
Total crime for the month of January 2014 dropped to 71 incidents, down from the total of 72 incidents that occurred in January 2013.
A Philly cab driver has issued a lawsuit against Penn’s Police Department after allegedly being assaulted by four officers last Friday.
“The task force will work covertly and overtly to see if we can apprehend the individual or individuals committing the crimes,” Vice President for Public Safety, Maureen Rush, said.
See what crimes were reported in the Penn Patrol Zone between Jan. 17 and Jan. 23
Officer Socks, an 18-month-old bomb-sniffing yellow labrador retriever, and her handler, Officer Julie Wesley, have finished training and are now protecting Penn’s campus.
Total crime for the 2013 calendar year increased by about 7.75 percent from the 2012 calendar year, with a 10.9 percent increase in crimes against person.
A substantial amount of money was stolen from the Sigma Delta Tau house on 3833 Walnut St. sometime between Dec. 18, 2013 and Jan. 12, 2014.
Arrest warrants for the other two suspects in the Cosi robbery have been issued. Similar characteristics with other robberies have led police to believe they are all related.
The student was the victim of a hit and run accident on Sunday evening.
Twenty-three people were cited at the Blarney Stone early Saturday morning when state officers inspected the local bar.
See what crimes were reported in the Penn Patrol Zone between Nov. 27 and Dec. 4.
The Daily Pennsylvanian compiled a list of tips from Vice President for Public Safety Maureen Rush about how you can maximize your safety this holiday season.
A former anthropology lecturer was found guilty of two counts of open lewdness and two counts of harassment in court today for charges that were alleged to have taken place in Houston Hall.
Two males in masks, one armed with a gun, entered the store and demanded money.
Penn professors question the ability of the Pennsylvania government to enforce laws that outlaw making all or part of a gun using a 3-D printer.
Last Monday and Tuesday, four burglaries were reported in the Quad, which are likely related.
Three males committed a robbery at gunpoint at 40th and Locust streets this morning.
This week’s crime log includes a DUI, retail theft, harassment and disorderly conduct.
A woman received non-life threatening injuries after a gun accidentally went off on the eastbound platform during rush hour.
The Philadelphia Police have arrested the person whom they and Penn Police believe is responsible for a string of robberies on the Center City side of the South and Walnut street bridges.
Last night the Division of Public Safety held its awards night, which particularly commemorated Penn Police officer Jimmy Morrison, who died in August.
This week’s crime log includes theft, violation of the liquor law, criminal trespassing, and two confidential sex offenses.
While the crime levels around campus this October are similar those in October 2012, automobile theft rose by eight incidences in October 2013.
The crime reduction in University City is over twice the percentage of crime reduction in all of Philadelphia, according to UCD’s press release.
The money is paying for overtime for Penn Police officers on five high-risk weekends throughout the school year for the next two years.
On Nov. 7, prosecutors withdrew charges against Marquise Wakefield for his alleged robbery of a 14-year-old girl at gunpoint on Sept. 9.
The DP rode along with officers from the University of Pennsylvania Police Department, for the opportunity to experience the life in the night of a UPPD officer.
According to the Daily News, DPS gave preferential treatment to an aggressor in a fight at Mad Mex on Oct. 11.
Theft continues to be a problem at Penn, while crimes against persons declined in comparison to last year.
Crime log for the week of Oct. 4 to Oct. 10
An unaffiliated male was walking in the area when two males came up to him and displayed what appeared to be a handgun.
The Philadelphia Police Department is still searching for the driver involved in a hit-and-run that occurred on campus on Thursday evening.
Read about the crimes that occurred in the Penn Patrol Zone between Sept. 27 and Oct. 3.
The Philadelphia Police Department has released surveillance video of a hit-and-run that occurred on campus Thursday evening.
The trial of former anthropology lecturer Adam Bund will now begin on Dec. 12.
The bicyclist, an unaffiliated female, is being treated at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
Approximately a dozen PennKey holders were affected by a phishing scheme designed to extract personal information that has been circulating over email in the past few days.
Adam Bund, who was arrested on May 23 for two separate offenses, will face charges of indecent exposure, open lewdness and harassment.
Crime Log Sep. 19 – Sep. 26
DPS hasn’t directly answered questions on reporting law compliance.
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A round up of crime near campus this past week.
DPS is holding its campaign on road safety for pedestrians, vehicles and bicyclists this week.
The 2013 Annual Security & Fire Safety Report was sent as an all-school email Tuesday morning.
A man arrested for robbing a female Penn student at gunpoint on the 4000 block of Pine Street last Sunday will next appear in court on Sept. 26 for a preliminary hearing.