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2018 Annual Security Report available

October 1, 2018

The University is required by federal law (The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, 20 U.S.C. 1092(f), known as the “Clery Act”) to publish an Annual Security Report and an Annual Fire Safety Report.

The Harvard University Police Department publishes the Annual Security Report, entitled “Playing it Safe,” which includes information about the HUPD, how to report a crime, HUPD’s crime prevention programs, substance abuse, sensitive crimes, emergency notifications, and other important information about security and...

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Community Advisory - Burglaries - Harvard Yard

September 6, 2018

On Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at approximately 8:15 AM several Holworthy Hall residents reported to the Harvard University Police Department that while they were sleeping someone climbed through their first floor common room window and stole laptops, wallets and an iPad from their common area and an adjacent common area in another room.

 

In a previous incident last...

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Community Advisory - Harvard Yard Unarmed Robbery

March 6, 2018

On Monday, March 5, 2018 at 6:59 PM a female alumni reported to the Harvard University Police Department that she was robbed in Harvard Yard near Sever Hall as she walking on the path to exit onto Quincy Street. The victim stated an unknown male approached her from behind and grabbed her purse, causing her to fall to the ground. The offender fled the Yard. Officers searched the area but not locate the offender....

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Community Advisory - Charles River Assault and Battery

October 4, 2017

On Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at approximately 11:50 PM a female undergraduate student reported to the Harvard University Police Department that she was assaulted while running along the Charles River near the intersection of Memorial Drive and Western Avenue. The victim reported that she was grabbed from behind by an unidentified male. The victim immediately began to struggle with the male and discharged pepper spray in an attempt...

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