Following backlash from thousands of students, alumni, and faculty regarding the University's relationship with local police forces, the University has also commissioned an independent review of its Division of Public Safety.
More than 9,600 people have signed a petition demanding that Penn cease its institutional support of a "racist, fascist police state" that has led to continued violence against Black people. After decades of postwar gentrification, the petition also asks the University to open its campus to West Philadelphia and pay PILOTS.
DPS issued an all-clear at 2:16 p.m. for a return to normal activity.
The suspect is a man wearing dark clothing who was last seen heading westbound on Spruce Street towards 41st Street.
Last Tuesday, the Philadelphia Police Department announced that police officers will be delaying arrests for certain nonviolent offenses in order to limit the spread of the coronavirus, sparking concerns about increased crime.
The suspects are two young individuals wearing dark hooded sweatshirts last seen heading eastbound on Market Street in a tan Lincoln Zephyer.
The Department of Public Safety sent a UPennAlert warning of an attempted burglary in the 4200 block of Walnut Street Tuesday afternoon.
In this week's crime log, personal thefts in campus buildings and assault on an officer making an arrest.
Cyntoia Brown-Long and other formerly incarcerated individuals and criminal justice advocates discussed criminal justice reform at Saturday's inaugural BARS conference.
In this weeks crime log, thefts from Wawa and CVS, a fire incident on Locust, and two assaults.
In this week's crime log: thefts from Huntsman, Van Pelt, and CVS. On January 31, a confidential case of rape was reported.
An assault reported in the 3900 block of Baltimore avenue prompted a UPennAlert Thursday evening.
This week's crime log includes an indecent assault at Cira Center Parking Garage and thefts from two Wawa stores near campus.
Currently, students can connect to Penn Police by picking up the phone from any of the 700 blue light phone boxes on campus. The proposed change would replace the boxes' phones with a button.
The woman was found in three separate fraternity houses on Locust Walk as well as Civic House.
On November 28, a confidential case of domestic assault was reported on the 3300 block of Market Street at about 11:40 p.m.
On November 18, a medic reported that the suspect punched her in the back. The incident occurred at the Penn Presbyterian Medical Center at about 11:00 p.m. The 69-year-old unaffiliated male suspect, Richard Havens, was arrested.
Three males are suspects in the assault, according to the alert issued at 9:36 p.m. All suspects reportedly wore dark clothing, including dark hooded sweatshirts.
On Nov. 10, the complainant, a hospital employee, was struck by the defendant, who was a patient.
Two suspects entered the store with handguns and took money.