Crime

12/08/17 4:52pm
The arrest of the Philadelphia native has sparked a nation-wide discussion on the criminal justice system. 
12/04/17 7:54pm
On Nov. 17, a woman affiliated with Penn reported that someone had used her credit card without permission in Rodin College House.  
11/30/17 10:17pm
A student at Gloucester County Community College in New Jersey was visiting his girlfriend, a 22-year-old student at Drexel University, when he was shot by a stranger.
11/29/17 7:35pm
David R. Marchant has been charged for making “derogatory, sex-based slurs and sexual comments” to Jane Willenbring, a former associate professor at Penn. 
11/27/17 7:14pm
Police told Fox News that the woman walked into the bank with her walker and pulled out a revolver before demanding $400 from employees. 
11/26/17 10:43pm
University administrators have been looking into six counts of hazing, allegations of drugging, and purported instances of sexual misconduct perpetrated by Michigan fraternity members. 
11/26/17 9:59pm
“To everyone who has been harassed or abused at Berklee, I am so sorry,”  Berklee College of Music President Roger Brown said. “I apologize for this institution. It’s unacceptable."
11/17/17 2:44pm
On the night of Nov. 3, it was reported that three people left Copabanana without paying for their meals.   
11/14/17 10:26pm
According to the Division of Public Safety, the student surrendered his bag and the two suspects fled east on Walnut Street. 
11/14/17 11:46am
On Oct. 28, Penn Police arrested a man affiliated to Penn at Hill College House for underage drinking and issued him a citation.  
11/12/17 6:48pm
An Engineering sophomore, who has collected approximately 200 illegally download films on his computer, received a warning email but did not face further repercussions. 
11/06/17 11:57pm
“There have been documented instances of bureaucratic and judicial corruption, dangerous and unhealthy living conditions, and human rights violations in many of these facilities." 
11/05/17 1:08pm
“We are the largest private police department; we are larger than Princeton, we are larger than Yale, but we are the lowest paid,” Penn Police Association President Eric Rohrback said. 
11/02/17 4:56pm
The woman who punched Nursing sophomore Heidi Chiu was taken into custody by Penn Police officers.
11/02/17 12:22am
“Sleep problems have previously been associated with increased antisocial and criminal behavior, so we were surprised to find that increased sleep was associated with increased offending,” one researcher said. 
11/01/17 8:41pm
“In a weird way it was flattering, that they would go to the trouble to hack a student website at Penn,” College sophomore Ethan Woolley said. 
11/01/17 5:26pm
On Oct. 20, a man affiliated to Penn reported that someone struck him in the back of the head near the intersection of 38th and Sansom Streets. 
10/31/17 12:46am
College senior Arjun Malik is one of the founding members of the Philadelphia Bail Fund, which aims to post bail for as many low-income individuals as possible. 
10/29/17 5:48pm
A DPS administrator said students attending off-campus social events is not a concerning security issue because these venues have regulations that students must comply with. 
10/29/17 4:00pm
On Oct. 16, a woman reported that she was near 34th and Spruce Streets when a person exposed himself to her.
10/27/17 5:11pm
Penn's Division of Public Safety has opened an investigation into the matter, but as of Oct. 25., they had not found the perpetrator. 
10/20/17 10:07pm
At Santa Monica, a “threat-assessment team” congregates twice a week to discuss students who have been reported as possible threats to themselves or others. Similar teams exist at Virginia Tech and George Washington University. 
10/20/17 7:48pm
Starting this fall, all staff will need to log in to Penn InTouch using a two step verification process.
10/20/17 7:28pm
This week's crime log includes eight incidents of theft, an incident of aggravated assault and two incidents of burglary. 
10/18/17 11:55pm
Benitez will spend one year on probation to complete his program, while Loginov will serve two years on probation to complete his program, according to their respective court dockets.
10/18/17 7:05pm
Called the PRISim Suite Judgement Trainer, the machine lets officers speak with simulated suspects and control simulations of firearms. 
10/18/17 6:04pm
The Division of Public Safety said a UPennAlert was sent because one of the suspected involved was not apprehended, which DPS deemed as an "on-going threat to the community." 
10/12/17 1:25am
Since the beginning of 2016's fall semester, 726 crimes have been reported on or near Penn's campus. These heat maps visualize the locations of those crimes and break them down by offense.
10/11/17 7:14pm
The consequences of violations across college houses are often inconsistent. For example, smoking in Riepe is a $50 fine, but smoking in Rodin is a $100 fine. 
10/10/17 8:12pm
Penn Police is warning students of an email and text messaging scam targeting and extorting money from members of the University community.