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Community Advisory - Burglaries -Yard Dorms and River Houses

February 3, 2020

Over last weekend, 2/1/20 and 2/2/20, the Harvard University Police Department (HUPD) responded to six (6) reports of thefts occurring in River Houses and Yard dorms.  In three (3) of the incidents, doors were either left unsecured or a key was left in the door.  In two (2) of the incidents, property was stolen during a party.  In three (3) of the incidents a suspect(s) entered rooms that were occupied.  In the thefts occurring in occupied rooms, the residents did not observe or have any contact with...

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Community Advisory - Phone Service Interruption

November 17, 2019

Due to a network issue, community members are unable to dial out on almost all desk phones. This includes the ability to call 911. Persons needing to contact the HUPD or 911 should do so by using their cell phone or a blue-light phone on campus. The HUPD can be reached at 5-1212 or 617-495-1212 from a cell phone.

University officials are working with local phone companies to address this issue.

More updates to follow.

Community Advisory - Phone Service Interruption - CLOSEOUT...

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Grand Opening of the HUPD Office at the Smith Campus Center

October 23, 2019

Please join the HUPD at the grand opening of the Department's new office at the Smith Campus Center on Wednesday, 10/23 from 1 to 5 PM.  The office is located 2nd floor of the Welcome Pavilion.  Refreshments will be served and persons interested in registering their laptop can do so.  

Community Advisory - Harvard Square Armed Suspect Search

August 6, 2019

On Monday, August 5, 2019, at approximately 10:55 PM, the Harvard University Police Department received information from both the Cambridge Police Department and the Boston Regional Intelligence Center (BRIC) that the Philadelphia Police Department issued a warrant for a murder suspect, Sohan Panjrolia, a 2013 graduate of the Harvard University Extension School, and after an initial investigation, was believed to be in Harvard Square.  Per the Philadelphia Police Department, the suspect was believed to be armed....

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