This March saw
record-breaking increases in certain types of crime, according to Vice
President for Public Safety Maureen Rush.A total of 71
property crimes were committed this March, compared to 44 property crimes in
March 2013 — an increase of 61 percent.
A hearing for College freshman Anthony Bagtas — the member of the basketball team who is facing charges for one of the eight burglaries that struck the Quad on March 22 — has been postponed.
A Penn student has been arrested for one of the eight
burglaries that occurred in the Quadrangle on Saturday.
Practices similar to those employed by the state liquor enforcement police during last year’s Spring Fling weekend have raised legal questions as the division of the state police prepares to make a return to campus for this year’s event.
See what crimes occurred in the Penn Patrol Zone over spring break 2014.
Penn filed a response on Wednesday to a Philadelphia cab
driver’s federal lawsuit in which he alleges that four Penn Police officers
physically assaulted him.
See what crimes occurred in the Penn Patrol Zone between March 1, 2014 and March 6, 2014.
Frank Stefano, a researcher in the biochemistry department of the School of Dental Medicine, was released from jail on March 6 after his $375,000 bail was posted.
A little-known University policy, which was cited in a recent campus study, states that if a student is hospitalized twice for alcohol or other drug use, the student's parents can be contacted.
The Division of Public Safety assisted the FBI in one of the 10 arrests of leaders of the Ironworkers Local 401 union, who have allegedly used violence to try to protect union jobs.
An unaffiliated 51-year-old male was cited for public drunkenness after attempting to throw a chair at an employee at Nara Restaurant.
The proposed plan would place the headquarters at 46th and Market streets.
Total crime for the month of January 2014 dropped to 71 incidents, down from the total of 72 incidents that occurred in January 2013.
A Philly cab driver has issued a lawsuit against Penn’s Police Department after allegedly being assaulted by four officers last Friday.
“The task force will work covertly and overtly to see if we can apprehend the individual or individuals committing the crimes,” Vice President for Public Safety, Maureen Rush, said.
See what crimes were reported in the Penn Patrol Zone between Jan. 17 and Jan. 23
See what crimes occurred in the Penn Patrol Zone between Jan. 10 and Jan. 16.
Officer Socks, an 18-month-old bomb-sniffing yellow labrador retriever, and her handler, Officer Julie Wesley, have finished training and are now protecting Penn’s campus.
Total crime for the 2013 calendar year increased by about 7.75 percent from the 2012 calendar year, with a 10.9 percent increase in crimes against person.