Crime Alert

Crime Alert - Oct. 17, 2016

The Department of Public Safety has received recent reports of items stolen from vehicles around Campus View student housing parking lots. These incidents have taken place in the evening hours. In all of the instances, the items were inside an unsecured vehicle. In an effort to reduce these types of incidents please follow these crime prevention tips:

1) Do not leave valuables inside an unsecured vehicle. Also, do not leave items in plain sight in a vehicle even if it is locked. Criminals look for easy target; please avoid being an easy target.

2) When leaving for the weekend or for a semester break. do not load valuables in the vehicle days before leaving campus. Secure valuable in the trunk, in the residence hall or at home.

3) Take advantage of the SSU Operation Identification program and borrow an engraver from the SSU Department of Public Safety to mark your valuables.

4) Take pictures of your valuable and any identifying feature of the valuable, such as a serial number. Then e-mail yourself those pictures so that you have the pictures in separate locations in case your camera or phone gets stolen.

5) Be aware of your surroundings. Notify SSU Department of Public Safety at 740-351-3232 or 740-351-3243 if you see suspicious activity on campus.

 

 

 

 

Crime Alert - Nov. 13, 2015

The Department of Public Safety has received recent reports of items stolen from vehicles in student housing parking lots, both Campus View and Bridgeview. These incidents have taken place in the evening hours. In all of the instances, the items were inside an unsecured vehicle. One incident the vehicle was stolen due to the key being left in the ignition.  A bike was stolen from Bridgeview North, in which the lock may not have been secured.  In an effort to reduce these types of incidents please follow these crime prevention tips:     

1) Do not leave valuables inside an unsecure vehicle. Also, do not leave items in plain sight in a vehicle even if it is locked. Criminals look for easy targets; please avoid being an easy target.

2) When leaving for the weekend or for a semester break, do not load valuables in the vehicle days before leaving campus. Secure valuables in the trunk, in the residence hall or at home.

3) Take advantage of the SSU Operation Identification program and borrow an engraver from the SSU Department of Public Safety to mark your valuables.

4) Take pictures of your valuables and any identifying feature of the valuable, such as a serial number. Then e-mail yourself those pictures so that you have the pictures in separate locations in case your camera or phone gets stolen.

5) Be aware of your surroundings. Notify SSU Department of Public Safety at 351-3232 or 351-3243 if you see suspicious activity on campus.

 

Crime Alert - Sept.1, 2015

The Department of Public Safety has received recent reports of items stolen from vehicles in the B-3 parking lot across from the Vern Riffe Center for the Arts and the men’s locker room in the Rhodes Athletic Center.  These incidents have taken place at different times of the day and evening. In all of the instances, the items were inside an unsecured vehicle and unsecure locker.   In an effort to reduce these types of incidents please follow these crime prevention tips:

1) Do not leave valuables inside an unsecure vehicle.  Also, do not leave items in plain sight in a vehicle even if it is locked. Criminals look for easy targets; please avoid being an easy target.

2) When leaving for the weekend or for a semester break, do not load valuables in the vehicle days before leaving campus. Secure valuables in the trunk, in the residence hall or at home.

3) When using the lockers at the Rhodes Athletic Center place a lock on the locker that you are using.

4) Take advantage of the SSU Operation Identification program and borrow an engraver from the SSU Department of Public Safety to mark your valuables.

5) Take pictures of your valuables and any identifying feature of the valuable, such as a serial number. Then e-mail yourself those pictures so that you have the pictures in separate locations in case your camera or phone gets stolen.

6) Be aware of your surroundings. Notify SSU Department of Public Safety at 351-3232 or 351-3243 if you see suspicious activity on campus.

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Crime Alerts 2009-2012

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