In 2021, the Division of Public Safety issued a total of 67 UPennAlerts, up from 58 alerts in 2020 and 34 in 2019.
The rate — which was on the rise earlier this year — fell to a record low of 20 carjackings in the week of March 9 to March 16.
Senior Executive Vice President Craig Carnaroli is leading the search for Rush’s replacement. While Rush acted as both Chief of Police and Vice President of DPS, the roles will now be separate positions.
More than 129 carjacking incidents have been logged in Philadelphia since the year's start, up from 43 during the same time frame in 2021, according to DPS.
Firefighters on the scene noted considerable amounts of smoke rising from the rear kitchen of the restaurant. The Division of Public Safety later confirmed the incident as a grease fire and deemed the situation under control.
Police said the two victims were in their car when the two gunmen jumped out of their car and proceeded to fire "at least 15 shots."
The return to in-person campus life allowed students and community members to resume gathering to demonstrate their grievances and frustrations with the University.
Kyle McLemore began planning a scheme to take advantage of COVID-19 relief programs less than a week after he was released from prison, prosecutors alleged.
Columbia, Cornell, and Brown universities received bomb threats over the weekend, and Yale University received one on Friday, forcing campus evacuations of several buildings.
The Clery Act of 1990 requires that colleges and universities send timely warnings to the campus community when a crime poses a serious or ongoing threat.
The suspect is a 5-foot-10 Black male of heavy build wearing all black clothing and a hooded sweatshirt.
The report concludes that Penn must increase transparency about the structure, funding, oversight, and activities of DPS.
Amen Brown allegedly purchased a row house in the Point Breeze neighborhood in Philadelphia despite the owner of the home having been deceased for over 10 years.
Avenatti and lawyer Mark Geragos insisted that Nike pay them $25 million to investigate internal wrongdoings or he would expose the company's alleged misconduct at a news conference.
Pennsylvania Hospital faces a lawsuit from a Penn Medicine doctor who alleges the hospital disregards the safety of its practicing physicians.
Penn's Division of Public Safety responded to a number of crimes between Feb. 13 and Feb. 19 including bike theft, retail theft, and robberies.
In this week's crime log, four thefts from Acme, a bike theft, and a confidential case of sexual offense were reported.
The pilot program, called Serving a Vulnerable Entity, will partner social service professionals with SEPTA transit police officers to treat individuals who are struggling with poverty, addiction and mental health crises.
While most Penn professors and student leaders recognized the need for stricter gun control in the city, some questioned the lawsuit's ultimate effectiveness on the issue.
This week's crime log is dominated by thefts and burglaries, as well as two cases of sexual assault.