The following summary includes all major incidents reported to the Department of Public Safety between Dec. 13, 2016 and Mar. 6, 2017.
Police departments nationwide have come under fire in recent years for failing to represent the communities they police.
The Department of Public Safety has altered its policy on racial descriptions for crime alerts over the past year, excluding suspects’ race.
Bicycle thefts on or near campus have quadrupled this semester, said Paul Shanley, deputy chief of police for the Department of Public Safety.