According to Vice President for Public Safety Maureen Rush, 31 citations were issued at two off-campus parties on Thursday night by the Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement.
A new campus presence initiative from the Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement is responsible for an increased presence of undercover officers at this weekend’s Spring Fling.
Jason Smith, a 37-year-old exterminator from Levittown, Pa., was arrested and formally charged two days after Ketunuti’s murder on Jan. 21 and has been in jail ever since. He is charged with five counts related to her death, including murder, arson and abuse of corpse.
Three weeks ago a commanding officer for the LCE alerted the Division of Public Safety that Penn was “on their radar screen,” according to Vice President for Public Safety Maureen Rush.
Crime against persons was up in March — a month which included 11 assaults and an armed robbery of two Penn students.
Last night, hundreds of students gathered to fight against domestic and sexual violence by marching across campus, shouting, “Penn unite, take back the night!”
Both men and women will march through campus tonight in solidarity against sexual violence — a scene that would have been hardly imaginable just 20 years ago.
The Division of Public Safety administers maximum measures to ensure the health and safety of students during Spring Fling.
A two-car accident involving a female School of Veterinary Medicine student occurred at approximately 3:15 p.m.
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This morning, a jury began its examination of Kermit Gosnell and what a prosecutor called his “house of horrors” less than a mile from Penn’s campus.
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The month of February has brought nine assaults this month on campus— an increase from the same period in 2012 — but only one of the victims was affiliated with the University. There were 62 thefts from buildings within the Division of Public Safety patrol zone during the first two months of this year — up from 33 during the same period last year — and in January, there were 42 thefts from buildings alone.
As the outside temperature goes up, crime at Penn typically goes the same direction.
January has seen an increase in the number of thefts from buildings in and around Penn’s campus — but a decrease in more violent crimes like robbery.
The Penn Communications Operations Center is a conduit that handles 111,000 emergency calls a year and monitors security footage from a total of 123 closed circuit television cameras across campus.
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Former Penn professor Rafael Robb has been in prison since 2007 for killing his wife, Ellen. He will now not be paroled until at least September 2014, according to the decision released by the parole board on Wednesday.
Penn and the Perelman School of Medicine both donated $2,500 in reward money for information leading to an arrest and conviction of the killer of Melissa Ketunuti, the Medical School graduate student who was found dead in her home on Monday in what police are treating as a homicide, said Vice President of Public Safety Maureen Rush.