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Campus Safety Notices

Public Safety Advisory - Public Safety Advisory – Reports of Sexual Assaults

05/05/2017 4:45PM

Drexel University Police and the Office of Equality and Diversity received reports of two allegations of sexual assaults that occurred at the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity, at 3421 Powelton Avenue.  These incidents are alleged to have occurred between April 28 and May 4, 2017.  Drexel University Police and the Office of Equality and Diversity are working with University officials on a coordinated investigation.

 

This communication is prepared as part of the Timely Warning requirement of the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act of 1990. This federal law requires a general communication to the campus community of all crimes reported to campus or local police departments that may pose a threat to the campus community.

 

University policies and resources related to sexual and gender-based harassment and misconduct, including information about reporting misconduct and about bystander intervention, can be found on the Office of Equality and Diversity’s Title IX resource page: http://drexel.edu/oed/reporting/Title-IX/

 

Drexel Public Safety encourages students, faculty, and staff to be alert, take precautions, and report crimes and suspicious activities. Your efforts to stay well-informed and take preventive action will help in maintaining the safest possible environment on Drexel’s campuses.

 

Public Safety crime prevention and awareness tips can be found at:

http://drexel.edu/publicsafety/crimeprevention/safetytips/

 

Any suspicious activity should immediately be reported to Philadelphia Police by calling 911 or Drexel Police by calling 215-895-2222.

 

Eileen Behr, Vice President, Department of Public Safety