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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

July 2016 Crime Log

Incident No.  Reported Date Reported Time Category Type Building/ Site Name Incident Summary Incident Status
1-2016-001289 7/22/2016 10:05 p.m. Larceny On Campus - Public Property
A student reported that on 7/22/2016 at 7 p.m. he secured his bike to the bike railing in front of Starbucks on the Square and discovered his bike was missing when he returned at 10 p.m.. A police report was filed.
Closed / No Suspects or Witnesses
1-2016-001272 7/19/2016 3:45 p.m. Larceny On Campus - Public Property
A staff member reported that on 7/19/2016 at 8:50 a.m. she secured her bicycle with a u-lock to the bike rack in front of 19 University Place and discovered her front wheel missing when she returned at 3 p.m.. A police report was filed.
Open / Under Investigation
1-2016-001271 7/19/2016 9:16 p.m. Controlled Substance
Lipton Hall Public Safety responded to a report of an alleged controlled substance and recovered a small amount of marijuana from a dorm room.
Closed / Referred to Student Community Standards
1-2016-001264 7/18/2016 6:45 p.m. Larceny On Campus - Public Property
A staff member reported that on 7/18/2016 at 12:30 p.m. she secured her bicycle to a railing on the corner of 1 Washington Square North and University Place with a cable lock and discovered her bicycle and cable lock missing when she returned at 5:30 p.m.. Police notification was declined at the time of report.
Closed / No Suspects or Witnesses
1-2016-001259 7/18/2016 10:45 a.m. Disorderly Conduct Dental Center
A staff member reported that a patient began shouting expletives and became belligerent and confrontational when advising him of his treatment plan. The patient was refused treatment and Public Safety escorted the patient out of the building. A police report was not filed.
Closed
1-2016-001253 7/17/2016 1:15 a.m. Harassment Palladium A Public Safety Officer reported that on 7/17/16 at 1:15 a.m. a non-NYU guest, attempting to sign himself out without his host present, began cursing and yelling at her over the guest policy. The guest then snatched the ID box and threw its contents in front of and behind the security desk and left the building. The guest then returned to the lobby and snatched his ID from the officer's hand, snapping the ID in half. A police report was filed.
Open / Under Investigation
1-2016-001250 7/16/2016 5:15 a.m. Larceny University Hall A student reported that on 7/15/16 at 10 p.m. he left his room and discovered that his backpack, laptop, his guest's, laptop, sunglasses and a t-shirt, were missing when he returned to his room on 7/16/16 at 4 a.m.. A police report was filed.
Open / Under Investigation
1-2016-001247 7/15/2016 11:35 p.m.
Larceny
Shimkin Hall A staff member reported that on 7/16/16 at 5 p.m. she left her sunglasses on her desk and discovered they were missing on 7/17/16 at 7 a.m.. A police report was filed.
Open / Under Investigation
1-2016-001244 7/14/2016 3:20 p.m. Larceny
Kimmel Center A vendor employee reported that on 7/14/16 at 12 p.m. she placed her phone on the counter in the Kimmel Center 10th floor kitchen and discovered it was missing at 3 p.m.. A police report was filed.
Closed / No Suspects or Witnesses
1-2016-001238 7/13/2016 11:10 a.m. Criminal Mischief Bobst Library
A staff member reported that he observed a cut power line in the IT closet. Several employees have authorized access to the closet. Police notification was declined.
Closed / No Suspects or Witnesses
1-2016-001235 7/12/2016 11:00 a.m. Larceny Palladium Residence Hall
A student reported that on 7/3/2016 his non-NYU guest stole his laptop, iPhone, iPod and $116 from his room. A police report was not filed.
Open / Under Investigation
1-2016-001233 7/11/2016 3:15 p.m. Larceny Dental Center
A staff member reported that on 7/11/2016 twenty-five serological pipettes (valued at $40) were missing from a laboratory storage drawer; they were last seen on 7/6/2016. NYPD notification declined at the time of the report.
Open / Under Investigation
1-2016-001220 7/7/2016 1:10 p.m. Controlled Substance
Coral Towers Public Safety responded to a report of an alleged controlled substance and recovered a small amount of marijuana.
Closed / Referred to Student Community Standards
1-2016-001219 7/7/2016 2:20 p.m. Harassment Greenwich Street A staff member reported that on 7/7/2016 from 10:15 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. she received 12 to 13 harassing phone calls on her office phone from her ex-partner. Police notification was declined.
Open / Under Investigation
1-2016-001211 7/6/2016 11:06 p.m. Trespass Lafayette Street Residence
Public Safety reported that two summer residents and a non-NYU guest were discovered on the roof of the Lafayette Street residence hall.
Closed / Policy Violation
1-2016-001202 7/5/2016 8:50 a.m. Burglary Pless Hall A staff member reported that on 6/30/2016 at 5 p.m. he left his laptop in a desk drawer and locked his office. On 7/5/2016 at 8:45 a.m. he returned to his office and discovered his laptop was missing. A police report was filed.
Open / Under Investigation
1-2016-001200 7/4/2016 11:25 p.m. Simple Assault
Palladium Hall A Public Safety Officer reported that he was bit on the arm by a student attempting to enter Palladium without displaying her NYU ID. NYPD notification was declined.
Open / Under Investigation
1-2016-001191 7/1/2016 12:45 p.m. Larceny NYU Bookstore - 726 Broadway A Loss Prevention Specialist reported that she observed an unknown male select 13 NYU T-Shirts from a display cubicle, conceal them inside a black shopping bag and attempt to exit the store. NYPD responded and the male was arrested.
Closed / Arrest
1-2016-001188 7/1/2016 9:30 a.m. Larceny Dental Center A student reported that on 6/22/2016 at 2 p.m. he placed his dental instruments in his locker and discovered they were missing when he returned to his locker on 6/24/2016 at 2 p.m.. A police report was filed.
Open / Under Investigation
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