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Campus Safety Notices

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

  • Public Safety Advisory: Update on Fatal Shooting at 35th Near Baring Street - Public Safety Advisory


    The following is an update and advisory regarding the fatal shooting that occurred on Sept. 22 in front of an apartment building on the 400 block of N. 35th Street near Baring Street.

    In a press conference on Sept. 23, Philadelphia Police released surveillance footage and a description of the suspect. They described the suspect as a male wearing a black-hooded sweatshirt, black pants, and light-colored medical face mask. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 215.686.3334/3335.

    The University has increased patrols and the number of Drexel Police in the area in response to this incident.

    It is incredibly important that you take proper precautions and remain aware of your surroundings. All students are advised to download the Drexel Guardian app, available in the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store, which allows Drexel Public Safety to immediately access important information about you during any potential crisis and to provide assistance in the event of an emergency.

    Public Safety security officers provide walking escorts 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by calling 215.895.2222. Avoid walking alone and be sure to stay in well-lit areas using caution while wearing headphones or earbuds. When you are home, make sure all doors are locked.

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