Crime

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.
10/10/17 3:00pm
Cariann Hithon, 22, is the third Temple University student to have died this semester. 
10/09/17 1:14pm
"It’s been known for some time that gun violence, like many other forms of crime and other social problems, can be clustered within certain neighborhoods."
10/08/17 8:10pm
A Penn student who witnessed the incident said she was “livid there was no alert” sent out to the Penn community, especially because the man was let go by police. 
09/27/17 8:54pm
“The guy that screws in the light bulb for the President of the University makes more than us, and we protect the whole university," said the Penn Police Association President.
09/24/17 6:45pm
Socks' new puppies are just about three months old, but they're already training to take on a range of professional roles at Penn. 
09/21/17 4:09pm
The Penn-affiliated individual exited their bathroom and discovered the suspect standing in their home. 
09/06/17 12:48am
No clean resolutions are likely in any story like this—complete with blotted memories, bias and alcohol-fueled chaos. 
09/05/17 6:08pm
The incident prompted DPS to send out a UPenn Alert at 2:06 am which described it as a burglary. 
08/29/17 2:05pm
Not all of these cases result in actual conduct violations, but the substantial rise in investigations parallels a crackdown in higher education on sharing information in computer science courses. 
08/28/17 2:59pm
A spokesperson for the Philadelphia Police Department said the patient is in critical condition. PPD is continuing to investigate the incident. 
08/25/17 1:01pm
The Division of Public Safety have sent nine safety alerts since the beginning of the summer.
08/19/17 8:43pm
The employee reported being approached by two suspects who took her purse and ran away, according to a statement from DPS. 
08/18/17 10:30pm
Dante Benitez and Ivan Loginov, who entered Penn as members of the Class of 2020, are both accused of assaulting Wharton sophomore Max Arias, causing him to sustain a concussion, bloody bruises and a fractured nose and wrist.
08/14/17 6:20pm
More than two years after the suicide of former College junior Timothy Hamlett, his mother is suing Penn and his former track and field coach.
08/09/17 9:41pm
The woman, who is not affiliated with Penn, was approached by a man in a multicolored shirt and dark shorts, who pulled a gun out and demanded she give him her bag.
07/26/17 4:35pm
During an appointment in Leonard Rosenfeld's office on the premises of Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, a patient claims he hypnotized her before sexually assaulting her.
07/13/17 11:46pm
The student called 911, prompting DPS to send a UPennAlert to the university community at 8 p.m. and a subsequent all-clear message at 8:23 p.m. 
06/23/17 3:00pm
At approximately 1:13 p.m., the Division of Public Safety released its third safety alert in the past three days.
06/13/17 5:31pm
The area was declared "all-clear" around 4:25 p.m., according to a follow-up alert sent by the Division of Public Safety. 
06/10/17 2:27pm
The alleged perpetrator, described by the Division of Public Safety as a lightly-complected black man with curly hair in dark pants and a purple shirt, used a "simulated weapon" to rob someone unaffiliated with Penn.
05/15/17 4:59pm
A safety alert said DPS "has created a Task Force with Penn Police, Philadelphia Police and Allied Universal to identify and apprehend this individual" responsible for the burglaries.
04/25/17 7:13pm
"If a resident reports their laundry stolen, we encourage them to file a police report. The reality in most cases is that another student is responsible for the missing laundry, whether maliciously or accidentally,” Director of Residential Services John Eckman said in an emailed statement.
04/23/17 1:50pm
See what crimes occurred in the Penn Patrol Zone between Apr. 7 to Apr. 14.
04/17/17 11:02pm
More than 30 Philadelphia schools were placed on lockdown for nearly two hours on Monday afternoon.
04/13/17 6:49pm
April 5: At 4:39 p.m. at Riepe College House, an affiliated female reported unauthorized charges were made with her credit card.
04/11/17 8:09pm
The Division of Public Safety anticipates a further rise in thefts during the spring season, where warmer weather is thought to encourage this type of criminal behavior.
04/03/17 10:26pm
“We spoke to nationals about it and nationals was super supportive because, of course, this is the Alpha chapter,” Wharton sophomore and Skulls President Garrison Xian said. “Nationals is backing us completely.”