o If you suspect you are being followed, stay away from dimly lit areas and head for a store or building that you know to be open. o Trust your instincts. If you feel uncomfortable about someone near you, head for a populated area. o Know the locations of “Blue Light” emergency phones on campus.… Continue reading HUPD's Recommended Safe Behaviors and HU Services
To the Editor: * I would like to clear up a couple of inaccuracies in your article “Is HBS Safe?” (October 6th issue): * It is misleading to state that there are no patrols on campus between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. In fact, there is 24-hour coverage, including patrols, seven days… Continue reading Letter to the Editor: October 15, 2003
(Morgan Hall) In what campus officials describe as a “game-changer in the fight against campus vice,” HUPD raided the offices of the TOM faculty late last night and were seen carrying large amounts of contraband out of the building, including laptops, bicycles, cartons of cigarettes and an illegal slot machine. Sources within HUPD confirmed that… Continue reading HUPD Raids Morgan Hall, Busts Theft Ring
The HBS community has recently been plagued with a level of criminal activity unprecedented on campus. Bob Breslow, Director of Administrative Services, said that while the Harvard University Police Department (HUPD)is still compiling statistics confirming a rise in criminal activity, perceived levels are above normal and involve some “unique” situations. Breslow said he was alarmed… Continue reading Is HBS Safe?
Here’s another police blotter for your reading enjoyment. A quick note: several people have asked me if these incidents are real or if I made them up. Let me assure you – I couldn’t make this stuff up if I tried. March 23: 11:16:21 p.m.-Harvard University Police Department (HUPD) officers were dispatched to the lot… Continue reading Police Blotter
Feb. 17: 9:06:30 a.m.-An officer was dispatched to the Center for Middle Eastern Studies on Mass. Ave. to take a report of an unknown substance in the stairwell. The substance was identified to be plaster. 5:06:27 p.m.-An officer was sent to Lowell House on a report of stolen tools. Feb. 18: 3:17:27 a.m.-An HUPD officer… Continue reading Harvard Police Blotter
Yes, Harvard’s Police blotter is being printed in the humor section. Please read into that as you may. (For what it’s worth, my personal favorite report was from Valentine’s Day.) Feb. 2: 10:29:41 a.m.-Harvard University Police Department (HUPD) officers observed a person acting suspiciously at the Science Center. A warrant check turned up negative. Feb.… Continue reading Harvard Police Blotter (as printed in the Harvard Crimson)