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This page reports the daily status of campus public safety advisories.
Drexel Police and the Philadelphia Police Department are
advising the general public of an increase in robberies in the University City
area. In the past week there have been four robberies:
8/2 – 32nd and Powelton
8/4 – 37th and Lancaster – simulated weapon
8/6 – 35th and Race – weapon displayed – gun
8/6 – 35th and Hamilton – weapon displayed – gun
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.
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.
Police are reminding everyone to be aware of their
surroundings, to not have cell phones and other valuables visible and to walk
with others when possible.
Members of the Drexel community may call Public Safety
for a walking escort at 215.895.2222 or use the Drexel Guardian
app. Public Safety crime prevention and awareness tips can be found at: 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.