Crime

10/11/15 8:50pm

Following Oregon shooting, school gun scares shake the nation

In Philadelphia, gun threats shocked campuses in Center City and Germantown later in the week, following the Oct. 1 Oregon shooting.
10/06/15 12:11pm
Community College of Philadelphia went on lockdown this morning after reports of a gunman.
10/06/15 12:18am
The site was used to announce a potential act of violence against a Philadelphia area school on Monday.
10/06/15 12:09am
Recent threats of violence towards an unnamed university in the Philadelphia area disrupted the day to day activities at Penn.
10/04/15 4:01pm
The advisory comes at a time of heightened sensitivity to threats on college campuses.
10/02/15 11:00am
From proxy-blessings to child-births, the Division of Public Safety was all over the city on this weekend.
10/01/15 1:38am
In 2013, the Daily Pennsylvanian conducted a similar poll on the student body — and not much has changed. 
10/01/15 12:21am
The data confirms previous research on why students underreport sexual violence, Director of Student Sexual Violence Prevention Jessica Mertz said.
09/29/15 11:19pm
About a third of Penn female undergraduates say they’ve been sexually assaulted, according to the results of the American Association of Universities' survey, whose results were released last Monday.
09/27/15 12:46am
The suspect was tased when he allegedly grabbed an officer's uniform.
09/24/15 11:50pm
One of Phi Gamma Delta's off-campus houses had a fire late Thursday night. 
09/22/15 11:41pm
Ommett Levine works at the PennComm Operations Center, a department under the Division of Public Safety that functions as a 24/7 virtual patrol center.
09/22/15 12:13am
Two men allegedly took a local student's belongings just outside the Penn Patrol Zone.
09/21/15 11:15pm
The performance is meant to be therapeutic for not only for the performers, some of whom are sexual assault survivors, but also for any audience members who may be survivors.
09/17/15 1:20am
This year, federal mandates to release more transparent campus crime statistics have kicked in. 
09/17/15 12:04am
See what crimes occurred in the Penn Patrol Zone between Sept. 4 and Sept. 10.
09/13/15 11:43pm
DPS is working with members of the Positive Psychology Center to craft the training program.
09/11/15 1:30pm
See what crimes occurred in the Penn Patrol Zone between Aug. 28 and Sept. 3.
09/09/15 9:11pm
The program helps administrators better understand some of the challenges the officers face in terms of off-campus parties and general student interaction with the West Philadelphia community.
09/09/15 8:45pm
The Daily Pennsylvanian sat down with Vice President for Public Safety Maureen Rush to find out what you need to know to stay safe.
09/09/15 12:54am
Penn is named as a defendant due to alleged “unsympathetic, hostile and at times vindictive” behavior that administrators showed towards Arya Singh.
09/04/15 4:57pm
The lawsuit blames Amazon.com for allowing her to purchase the soluble cyanide salts online that she used to kill herself.
09/02/15 11:11pm
The Division of Public Safety has been researching body cameras, but is in no rush to implement a new system.
08/29/15 9:00am
Last year, 21 freshman alone were hospitalized.
08/26/15 11:49pm
See what crimes occurred in the Penn Patrol Zone between Aug. 13 and 20. 
08/20/15 2:20am
What you need to know to staying safe on and around campus.
08/20/15 2:18am
See what crimes occurred in the Penn Patrol Zone between Aug. 5 and Aug. 12.
08/01/15 7:37pm
Fattah, a 1986 Fels Institute of Government graduate, was accused of diverting campaign funds, federal grants and charitable contributions to bankroll his failed 2007 mayoral campaign and his son’s tuition at Drexel University, among other schemes.
07/23/15 5:00am
Drexel and Temple send safety alerts to at least some students during the summer months, including to those away from campus. Penn does not. 
07/05/15 12:50pm
Around 1:37 a.m. on Saturday, two men were shot. They are in critical condition at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center as of Saturday afternoon.