Articles by Jamie Brensilber
Students can now anonymously report sexual assaults through Penn Guardian appAt Take Back the Night on April 7, Vice President for Public Safety Maureen Rush explained how students could use the Penn Guardian app to anonymously report sexual assaults.
Students encouraged by Division of Public Safety, administration to use Penn HELP LineThe University created the HELP line at 215-898-HELP (215-898-4357), a number available 24/7 when students need help understanding Penn’s resources for health and wellness.
Crime Log: April 8 - April 14See what crimes occurred in the Penn Patrol Zone between April 8 and April 14.
Fling crimeCompared to last year's Fling, hospitalizations, liquor law violations and the number of houses listed as disturbances all went up.
UPennAlert issued after woman allegedly followedDPS last sent a safety alert on March 29 after a power outage in the area of 34th and Walnut streets.
How to stay out of trouble during Spring FlingEvery year, the Division of Public Safety coordinates with the Vice Provost for University Life and the Medical Emergency Response Team to prepare for Spring Fling to make sure all students are safe.
Despite five UPennAlerts in March, campus crime trends remain steadyThis flurry of safety alerts seems to point to an increase in crime during this past March, but the statistics suggest that crime trends have remained steady.
Crime Log: March 25 - March 31See what crimes occurred in the Penn Patrol Zone between March 25 and March 31.
Division of Public Safety honors employees at annual commendationDPS honored members of its division, its partners in safety, AlliedBarton, the University City District, the Philadelphia Police Department and members of the Penn community for their devotion to service.
Crime Log: March 18 - March 24See what crimes occurred in the Penn Patrol Zone from March 18-24.
'Notorious R.B.G.' the focus of Penn Law talkIrin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik gave a talk about their book "Notorious R.B.G.: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg" on Tuesday night in Golkin Hall.
Campus experiences a sweep of power outagesThe outages come less than a week after an electrical explosion closed an entire block.
Updated: Electrical explosion on Walnut Street closes block, prompts UPennAlertOn Thursday morning, an electrical explosion blocked traffic on Walnut Street and left one man injured.
Crime Log: March 11 - March 17See what crimes occurred in the Penn Patrol Zone between March 11 and March 17.
Skating together: Penn Police and neighborhood kids bond while ice skating“Kids get a chance to ice skate, have pizza and hang out in a safe environment,” Vice President for Public Safety Maureen Rush said.
Penn professors use machine-based process to predict domestic violence reoffensesSocial policy professor Susan B. Sorenson and criminology and statistics professor Richard Berk found that the use of machine-learning forecasts at domestic violence arraignments could substantially reduce repeat domestic violence arrests.
Penn fire chief who helped launch MERT wins national awardOn February 27, he received the Collegiate EMS Advisor of the Year Award at the National Collegiate Emergency Medical Services Foundation’s annual conference.
Phila. educators plead guilty to charges for cheating on standardized testsCayuga Elementary principal Evelyn Cortez and Cayuga teacher Jennifer Hughes were the first to be convicted in the test-cheating scandal that rocked Philadelphia and led to the arrest of eight educators.
Penn Law clinic preps case for Supreme CourtThe Supreme Court Clinic is representing several Mercedez-Benz dealership workers arguing for overtime.