Dormvault, the first safe designed for college life, provides links to the current news stories about campus theft. We hope this will become a ready reference for those people in our universities and colleges that are working to make each school a safer place to live, work and study.


Campus Theft Report #3 – May 31, 2016

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Monday May 16 Freshman issue: Tips to stay safe on campus

As an incoming freshman, there are some things to know about being on campus. UNM is in the center of the city and there are some issues which come with that, specifically with crime, which isn’t exactly rare in the area.

Monday May 9 The Daily Illini Campus crime unchanging from past years.

Crime on campus this year has been consistent with previous years, according to the University of Illinois Police Department. Like previous years, they have constantly made efforts in keeping crime rates down.

Campus crime unchanging from past years

Wednesday May 11 Police logs reveal theft across campus

The information about thefts at City College came from campus police logs compiled by the San Diego Community College District. City Times reviewed all 2,637 pages of those logs from 2015.

Police logs reveal theft across campus

Monday May 30, The Daytona Beach News-Journal Police: Thefts on rise at Bethune-Cookman

School year ended with uptick in dorm-room larceny. On-campus thefts spiked at Bethune-Cookman University as the 2015-16 academic year came to a close, reports from the Daytona Beach Police Department show.

Monday May 23, Burglaries down, thefts up at UW

At the University of Washington, 32 sworn police officers serve a student body of nearly 45,000. It’s a big job, and UW police say they’re doing it quite well. There has, however, been an increase in theft at the UW. Roughly 620 incidents of theft were investigated in 2015, according to police statistics. That number has steadily increased since 2012. Bicycle theft is a huge component, according to Rittereiser.

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