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Analysis: 2019 DePaul Public Safety report

Analysis: 2019 DePaul Public Safety report

Ella Lee and Mackenzie Murtaugh

October 21, 2019

Though crime has increased significantly in both Lincoln Park and the Loop, the university’s annual Safety and Security Information Report and Fire Safety Report presents crime on campus as remaining practically stagnant. Reported rapes are down in Lincoln Park, with three in 2018, compared to five...

Public Safety: DePaul student victim of armed robbery on Lincoln Park campus

Public Safety: DePaul student victim of armed robbery on Lincoln Park campus

Bianca Cseke, Online Managing Editor

October 11, 2019

A DePaul student reported that they were the victim of an armed robbery about 7:30 p.m. Friday on the Lincoln Park campus, according to a public safety alert. The student reported that they were approached in an alley behind the Arts & Letters building by a person they had met earlier in the day,...

Bomb threat called into 22nd floor of 55 E. Jackson on DePaul’s Loop Campus

Bomb threat called into 22nd floor of 55 E. Jackson on DePaul’s Loop Campus

Shane Rene, Editor-in-Chief

September 12, 2019

All offices in 55 E. Jackson on DePaul's Loop Campus were evacuated just before 3:30 Thursday afternoon after an unconfirmed bomb threat was called into the 22nd floor, where DePaul's executive offices including that of President A. Gabriel Esteban are located. After roughly 40 minutes, Chicago Police...

Safety report shows campus crime statistics stagnating

Safety report shows campus crime statistics stagnating

Carina Smith, News Editor

October 15, 2018

The 2018 Safety and Security Information Report and Fire Safety Report was released late last month, showing that DePaul’s crime has remained nearly unchanged throughout the last few years. The report includes statistics from both on-campus and public data, a requirement under the federal Cleary ...

Incident of aggravated battery reported in Lincoln Park campus

Incident of aggravated battery reported in Lincoln Park campus

Yazmin Dominguez

October 3, 2017

Students woke up this morning to emails from Public Safety alerting them of an incident of aggravated battery at approximately 8 a.m. in the Lincoln Park Campus. The altercation took place between a DePaul student and a student's checked in guest residing in Sanctuary Townhomes on Kenmore Avenue....

Update: Man charged with misdemeanor after alleged knife attack on DePaul’s campus

Update: Man charged with misdemeanor after alleged knife attack on DePaul’s campus

Rachel Hinton

May 31, 2017

A 36-year-old male identified as Patrick Fallon has been charged with misdemeanor reckless conduct/ bodily harm after allegedly slashing a man with a knife near DePaul's Student Center on Tuesday. It is unconfirmed whether the altercation was related to the rally and protests near the Student Center. Fallon...

Man stabbed on DePaul’s campus during protests Tuesday night

Man stabbed on DePaul’s campus during protests Tuesday night

Ben Gartland, Rachel Hinton, and Danielle Church

May 30, 2017

DePaul Public Safety confirmed multiple eyewitnesses accounts that a person was stabbed on DePaul University’s campus Tuesday evening. It is unclear whether the altercation was related to the rally held near the Student Center earlier that evening. In an email sent out to the University community...

Shooting reported near Loop campus

Shooting reported near Loop campus

Jessica Villagomez

July 5, 2016

An aggravated battery was reported to DePaul’s Public Safety Tuesday morning near the Loop campus. According to an email sent to the DePaul community, a shooting occurred on Jackson between Wabash and Michigan at 1:00 a.m. Tuesday morning. “A 20 year old female was grazed by a bullet on her left l...

DePaul relies on unsworn Public Safety for protection

DePaul relies on unsworn Public Safety for protection

Jackson Danbeck

January 31, 2016

While many universities across the nation use sworn and armed police for campus security, DePaul continues to rely on unsworn and mostly unarmed officers to protect the community. The issue of armed security is ever more relevant following illegitimate shootings by officers like the one at the University of Cincinnati last year. Read More »...

8 campus sexual offenses recorded since August

8 campus sexual offenses recorded since August

Mariah Woelfel

January 25, 2016

When DePaul freshman Madison Keys saw a notification a week and a half ago from Public Safety that a sexual assault was reported on DePaul’s Lincoln Park campus, she started to question her own safety. Read More »...

DePaul crime watch: January Lincoln Park and campus crime

DePaul crime watch: January Lincoln Park and campus crime

Mariah Woelfel

January 25, 2016

Crime at DePaul last week, Jan. 11-17: [list type="styled simple"] [li]One report of criminal sexual assault on the Lincoln Park campus[/li] [li]One report of burglary on the Lincoln Park campus[/li] [li]Five reports of illegal consumption of alcohol on the Lincoln Park campus[/li] [li]Three mariju...

January campus crime database

Mariah Woelfel

January 1, 2016

This crime database is updated weekly with data provided by DePaul's Office of Crime Prevention. Click here to view crime by type or location.

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