Topic: Crime

Laptop theft on campus decreased over past seven years

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Laptop theft on campus decreased over past seven years

February 19, 2015 0 comments

The number of laptop thefts decreased from 54 to 12 from 2013 to 2014, said Paul Shanley, deputy chief of police for the Department of Public Safety.

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Report shows 2013 rise in campus crime stats

October 2, 2014 0 comments

The number of burglaries reported to DPS in 2013 nearly tripled from 2012, and the number of forcible sex offenses reported saw a slight rise.

“Yellow Jackets,” DPS and Providence Police have been more present on campus to keep students safe and combat the number of technology thefts. This year, Providence as a whole has seen less crime.

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Providence crime rate falls to historic low

September 19, 2014 2 comments

Rhode Island’s capital city may be the safest it has been in decades.

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Weekly crime roundup: Feb. 12 – 19, 2014

February 20, 2014 0 comments

The following is an account of crime events that took place this past week, reported to The Herald by Deputy Chief of Police for DPS Paul Shanley.

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Visiting student pleads not guilty to murder

December 6, 2013 0 comments

Yongfei Ci was charged in September with the murder of his ex-girlfriend.

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Three arrested in cell phone robbery

December 3, 2013 0 comments

DPS officers apprehended the primary suspect based on a description offered by a witness.

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Weekend crime update: Nov. 15-17, 2013

November 18, 2013 0 comments

A Providence resident was charged with receiving stolen goods after a DPS lieutenant found him walking away from a vehicle with shattered windows.

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Suspect arrested in OMAC thefts

November 12, 2013 1 comment

The arrest came after five reported thefts from the basketball court area in the past few weeks.

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Weekend Crime Update: Oct. 24 – Nov. 2, 2013

November 5, 2013 0 comments

Two students reported an incident in which an unknown individual opened their Emery-Woolley Hall dorm room door while they were sleeping.

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Weekend crime update: Oct. 11-13

October 14, 2013 2 comments

The following is an account of crime events that took place this weekend, reported by DPS Deputy Chief of Police Paul Shanley.