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Campus Safety Notices

This page reports the daily status of campus public safety advisories.

Public Safety Advisory - Timely Warning – Recent Robberies

08/07/2017 9:30AM

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.​