Check out what crimes have occurred in the Penn Patrol Zone between Feb. 21 and March 7.
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.
See what incidents occurred in the Penn Patrol Zone last week.
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.
Rafael Robb received a parole decision this past November that would have him released on Jan. 28. However, the parole board decided to reconsider this date after a meeting this past Tuesday.
Melissa Ketunuti, a Perelman School of Medicine graduate student, was found dead in her Center City home on Monday afternoon in what police are treating as a homicide.
Rafael Robb, the former Penn professor who was sentenced to prison in 2008 for killing his wife, Ellen, is set to be released later this month.
Last year saw a decrease of 7 percent in the total number of crimes committed in and around Penn’s campus.
In a press announcement Wednesday afternoon, Obama outlined proposals to Congress and a series of 23 executive actions to curb gun violence in response to last month’s mass shooting in a Connecticut elementary school.
CommunityCam, launched last month by search engine optimization firm SEER Interactive and online security equipment retailer VideoSurveillance.com, currently has reported 14 cameras on or near campus.
Among the new measures added after the armed robberies last semester are increased overtime shifts, the use of undercover officers and added Allied Barton security guards around campus.
Jan. 5 – An employee at Houston Hall was threatened verbally over the phone by a known suspect at about 2:45 p.m.
Traffic was blocked off this morning on 38th Street between Chestnut and Walnut and on the 3800 block of Walnut Street.
The raid and following changes in ID policy have caused the management to make changes to its offerings on Wednesdays
Total crime is down 21 percent in the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for Jan. to Dec. 2012 as compared to 2011, according to the Division of Public Safety.
A look at crime in the past week.