Topic: Crime

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Armed robberies shake College Hill

July 16, 2013 3 comments

After three assaults in one week, DPS boosts its night presence.

Recent crime spike inspires fear, DPS response

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Recent crime spike inspires fear, DPS response

April 23, 2013 0 comments

Despite a decrease in violent crimes this year, students cite them as their biggest concern.

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Weekend crime update: March 29-31, 2013

April 2, 2013 0 comments

Cell phone theft has been one of the most prevalent types of crime on campus this semester.

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UCS proposes new campus safety measures

March 7, 2013 0 comments

The council also held a forum to discuss campus apathy toward student government.

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Rise in crime prompts potential DPS hires

November 30, 2012 1 comment

Violent crime incidents on College Hill increased by around 90 percent in 2012 compared to 2011, said Mark Porter, chief of police and director of public safety.

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Crime Log, Feb. 8

February 8, 2012 0 comments

Jan. 2 10:35 a.m. An employee reported that two projectors, five laptops and five flash drives had been taken from 4 Richmond Square during a time span of 12 days. There were indications the site had been broken into. The case is under investigation.

Crime log: Table, chairs stolen from dorm kitchen

September 14, 2011 0 comments

The following summary includes a selection of major incidents reported to the Department of Public Safety between Aug. 22 and Sept. 8.

Metro

R.I. to combat cyberbullying

February 3, 2011 0 comments

Cyberbullying prevention advocates are pressing forward with an attempt to present legislation in the Rhode Island General Assembly. Members of the Special Senate Commission on Cyberbullying and Cyberthreats are leading a series of town hall-style meetings with students and administrators before crafting the bill.

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Crime log: Dorm key, furniture stolen over summer

September 3, 2010 0 comments

The reporting party from the organization of “Women and Men of Brown,” a household leasing service, reported that furniture was stolen from Metcalf Hall.

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Crime Log: Screws, signs missing from SciLi

March 17, 2010 0 comments

The following summary includes all major incidents reported to the Department of Public Safety between Feb. 4 and March 4. It does not include general service and alarm calls. The Providence Police Department also responds to incidents occurring off campus. DPS does not divulge information on cases that are currently under investigation by the department, PPD or the Office of Student Life. DPS maintains a daily log of all shift activity and general service calls which can be viewed during business hours at its headquarters, located at 75 Charlesfield St.