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Crime Reports & Statistics

The New York University community is one of the safest areas in Greenwich Village, and Greenwich Village continues to be one of the safest areas in New York City. Statistics maintained by the New York City Police Department have shown a 28 percent reduction in serious crime over the last 9 years.

 

Past Crime Statistics

September 2014

Incident No. Reported Date Reported Time Category Type Building/Site Name Incident Summary Incident Status 
1-2014-002340 09/16/2014 2:10pm Larceny Tisch Hall On time and date of report a student stated  he left his bicycle secured in the bicycle rack in the rear of the building at 10:50am and discovered the bicycle and cable lock missing when he returned at 2:10pm.  Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-002336 09/15/2014 4:00pm Larceny NYU Main Bookstore On time and date of report a student was apprehended for shoplifting. Closed/Referred to Judicial Affairs
1-2014-002332 09/15/2014 3:01pm Larceny Othmer Hall On time and date of report a student stated he was missing $700 USC from his dormitory room.  The student stated he last saw the money on 08/29/14 at 5:00pm and noticed the money missing from his room on 09/12/14 at 2:00pm.  Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-002331 09/15/2014 12:10pm Larceny On Campus On time and date of report a student stated he left his bicycle secured to a street sign in on the sidewalk in front of 5 Washington Place at 10:50am and discovered the bicycle missing when he returned at 12:15pm.  Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-002329 09/15/2014 7:30am Criminal Mischief Pless Hall On time and date of report Public Safety noticed an unidentified person(s) etched graffiti onto the exterior glass panels of the building.  NYPD was notified, responded to the scene and filed a police report.  Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-002324 09/14/2014 7:15pm Larceny On Campus On time and date of report a student stated he left his bicycle secured to a street pole in front of the Education Building at 2:00pm and discovered the bicycle and lock missing when he returned at 7:00pm.  Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-002319 09/14/2014 8:30am Harassment Alumni Hall On time and date of report a student stated she was being harassed by an unidentified male to whom she had given her cellular phone number but had later asked to stop calling her.  The student stated this person has been harassing her with unwanted calls and text messages since 09/11/14, through the time of the report.  NYPD was notified and responded to the scene, and the student filed a police report. Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-002312 09/13/2014 8:50pm Public Lewdness Bobst Library On time and date of report a student stated she witnessed an unidentified male touching himself in a sexual manner while sitting on a desk next to her on 09/11/14 at 8:30pm.  The male fled the building without being identified and police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-002303 09/12/2014 4:15pm Harassment Vanderbilt Hall On time and date of report a cafeteria employee stated she has been receiving harassing phone calls on her cellular phone by a NYU contractor from 09/03/14 through 09/08/14.  Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-002295 09/11/2014 3:15pm Larceny Dental Center On time and date of report a student stated he left an iPad unattended in an open cubicle overnight from 09/09/14 at 7:00pm until 09/10/14 at 10:00am and discovered the iPad missing when he returned.  Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-002287 09/10/2014 3:30pm Larceny NYU Main Bookstore On time and date of report a student was apprehended by Public Safety for shoplifting. Closed/Referred to Judicial Affairs
1-2014-002284 09/10/2014 3:30pm Larceny On Campus On time and date of report a student stated he left his bicycle secured on a bicycle rack in front of the Meyer Building on 09/10/14 at 9:30am and discovered his bicycle missing from the rack with the lock still attached at 3:30pm.  Police notification was declined at the time of report. Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-002282 09/10/2014 2:35pm Larceny Rogers Hall On time and date of report a student stated she left her bag on the back of a chair in the cafeteria while she paid for food at 12:10pm and discovered her wallet missing from her bag when she returned at 12:20pm.  Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-002270 09/09/2014 2:25pm Larceny Othmer Hall On time and date of report a student stated he left his wallet unattended on his desk from 5:00pm until 11:00pm at which point he discovered cash missing from his wallet. Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-002260 09/09/2014 1:05pm Larceny On Campus On time and date of report a student stated he left his bicycle secured to a bicycle rack on the sidewalk in front of 25 West 4th at 9:00am and discovered the bicycle and his lock missing when he returned at 1:00pm.  The student stated he would file a police report on his own at a later time. Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-002256 09/09/2014 12:00pm Larceny Third North Dormitory On time and date of report a student stated she was the victim of a scam.  The student stated her computer stopped working and a message prompted her to pay $200 via internet with her credit card to get it fixed.  The student paid the amount with her credit card, but the computer was never fixed.  Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-002255 09/09/2014 9:30am Larceny Education Building On time and date of report a student stated he left his skateboard unattended in a classroom on 09/04/14 from 8:00am until 9:20am and discovered the skateboard missing upon his return.  Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-002250 09/08/2014 3:45pm Larceny Othmer Hall On time and date of report a student stated he left his bicycle secured to the bike rack in front of the building on 09/04/14 at 9:00pm and discovered it missing on 09/05/14 at 9:00am.  The student filed a police report on his own at the local police precinct. Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-002247 09/08/2014 2:00pm Criminal Mischief 20 Cooper Square On time and date of report a staff member stated that some time between 09/04/14 at 5:30pm and 09/08/14 at 9:00pm a lock to an office was tampered with and damaged. Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-002246 09/08/2014 3:50pm Larceny (Re-categorized to Missing Property) Meyer Hall On time and date of report a staff member stated she left an NYU issued laptop inside of an unsecured cabinet in an access controlled office on 09/05/14 at 12:00am and discovered the laptop missing when she checked the cabinet on 09/08/2014 at 9:00am.  The staff member was escorted to the NYPD's 6th precinct and filed a police report.(On 09/12/14 the staff member stated she found the laptop stored in another cabinet) Closed/Property was found by complainant
1-2014-002226 09/05/2014 11:20am Larceny University Hall On time and date of report a student stated she left her NYU ID card unattended in the laundry room at 10:00am and discovered it missing when she returned 10 minutes later.  Later in the day at 10:37am the student's id card was used to make a purchase at a Starbucks.  Police notification was declined  Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-002214 09/03/2014 8:30pm Controlled Substance Kimmel Center On time and date of report Public Safety was made aware of marijuana in one of dressing rooms of the Skirball Theater.  The marijuana was confiscated and disposed of. Closed/No further action
1-2014-002213 09/03/2014 7:43pm Stalking Coles Sports Center On time and date of report a staff member stated that an unidentified individual has been following him around the locker room and other areas in the sports center for several weeks trying to engage in unwanted conversation. Closed/Referred to Appropriate Department
1-2014-002212 09/03/2014 10:30pm Larceny On Campus On time and date of report a student stated he secured his bicycle on the exterior bike rack at 721 Broadway at 6:00pm and discovered it missing when he returned at 10:30pm. NYPD was notified responded and filed a police report. Open/Under Investigaton
1-2014-002207 09/03/2014 5:50pm Larceny On Campus On time and date of report a student stated he left his bicycle secured to a railing outside of Shimkin Hall at 1:00pm and discovered the bicycle missing when he returned at 5:30pm. Police notification was declined.  Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-002205 09/03/2014 12:35pm Larceny NYU Main Bookstore On time and date of report a student was detained for shoplifting. Closed/Referred to Judicial Affairs
1-2014-002203 09/03/2014 12:50pm Larceny Starbucks on the Square On time and date of report a student stated she left her purse hanging on the back of her chair at 12:45pm and within a minute someone removed it from her chair without her noticing. NYPD was notified, responded to the scene and filed a police report. Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-002195 09/02/2014 7:50pm Larceny On Campus On time and date of report a student stated she left her bicycle secured on a stop sign on the sidewalk in front of the Kimmel Center at 12:45pm and discovered it missing when she returned at 4:45pm.  Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-002193 09/02/2014 3:50pm Larceny On Campus On time and date of report a faculty member stated she left her daughter's bicycle secured on a bike rack in front of 25 West 4th on 09/01/14 at 12:00pm and discovered the bicycle missing when she returned at 6:45pm.  Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-002190 09/02/2014 9:56am Larceny HKMC Building On time and date of report a faculty member stated a clock was missing from his desk. The faculty member stated he last remember seeing the clock on his desk on 08/29/14 at 10:00am.  Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-002188 09/02/2014 09:40am Larceny On Campus On time and date of report a student stated he left his bicycle secured on a bike rack on the sidewalk in front of Meyer Hall on 08/28/14 at 7:00pm and discovered it missing when he returned later the same day at 11:00pm.  Police notification was declined  Open/Under Investigation

Alcohol and Drug Use Policy Statement

The United States Department of Education issues regulations implementing the provisions of the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act Amendments of 1989. These regulations require that the University distribute the following information to you annually concerning the possession, use, or distribution of alcohol and illicit drugs at the University.

Sexual Assault/Harassment Policy Statement

Sexual violence touches everyone's life in many different ways. It affects us all, regardless of your age, race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, class, or national origin. Sexual violence can encompass a variety of experiences a person may have, including sexual assault and sexual harassment, and can happen with someone you have just met, with an intimate partner, or with a stranger.

Talking about these issues can be very challenging. However, you are not alone, there are people who are here to help. This publications is intended to help you recognize misconduct of a sexual nature, to provide information about options and resources available as it relates to medical, legal, and counseling or support services, and to identify some tips to help reduce the risk of sexual assault. We encourage you to read this information, review it periodically so you will remember it, and keep this document for future reference.

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