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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

June 2016 Crime Log

Incident No.  Reported Date Reported Time Category Type Building/ Site Name Incident Summary Incident Status
1-2016-001185 6/29/2016 12:50 p.m. Larceny On Campus
A student reported that on 6/29/2016 at 9:30 p.m. she secured her bike to a traffic sign on the south side of Waverly Place between Greene Street and University Place using a cable and combination lock and discovered her bike was missing when she returned at 12:50. NYPD was notified.
Open / Under Investigation
1-2016-001184 6/30/2016 1:15 a.m. Controlled Substance Coral Towers Public Safety responded to a report of an alleged controlled substance in a dorm room and recovered a small amount of marijuana.
Closed / Referred to Student Community Standards
1-2016-001183 6/29/2016 10:00 p.m. Larceny Brittany Hall A student reported that on 6/20/16 at 7 p.m. she placed her necklace in a dresser drawer in her shared dorm room and at 8 p.m. she discovered the necklace was missing. Police notification was declined.
Open / Under Investigation
1-2016-001178 6/29/2016 1:00 p.m. Criminal Mischief / Hate Crime Rubin Hall An employee reported that on 6/29/2016 at 12:50 p.m. he observed hate speech targeting a religious group etched into the elevator door. NYPD was notified and a report was filed.
Open / Under Investigation
1-2016-001175 6/29/2016 9:00 a.m. Harassment 194 Mercer Street
An employee reported that from 5/17/2016 to 6/20/2016 she has received multiple threatening voicemail and email messages from two individuals known to her.  The complainant is considering reporting to the NYPD.
Open / Under Investigation
1-2016-001173 6/28/2016 1:50 p.m. Larceny 25 Waverly Place - On Campus
Two non-NYU visitors reported that on 6/28/2016 at 12:30 p.m. they placed their bags in a conference room and discovered items from their bags were missing when they returned to the room at 1:45 p.m.. One bag was missing a Laptop and an MCAT prep book and the other bag was missing an iPhone 5s. A police report was filed.
Open / Under Investigation
1-2016-001172 6/28/2016 12:20 p.m. Controlled Substance Coral Towers Public Safety responded to a report of an alleged controlled substance in a dorm room and recovered a small amount of marijuana.
Closed / Referred to Student Community Standards
1-2016-001167 6/27/2016 12:04 p.m. Dating Violence
19 University Place - Office An alumna reported that from 2011 to 2013 she was in an abusive relationship and was physically assaulted, once or twice, in an office in 19 University Place. The complainant is considering reporting to the NYPD.
Closed / Referred for Administrative Adjudication
1-2016-001153 6/23/2016
8:05 p.m. Larceny Deutsches Haus A student reported that on 6/23/2016 at 3 p.m. he placed his duffle bag containing clothing, toiletries and keys to the Duethsches Haus behind his chair in the reception area and at 6 p.m. he discovered his bag was missing. Police notification was declined.
Closed / No Witnesses or Suspects
1-2016-001139 6/20/2016 12:10 a.m. Harassment Brittany Residence Hall A student reported that on 6/20/16 at 12 a.m. she had an argument with her friend, a non-NYU overnight guest, that escalated to pushing and shoving in the hallway and lobby of Brittany Residence Hall. The guest pass was revoked and the guest was escorted out of the building. Police notification was declined.
Closed
1-2016-001134 6/18/2016 10:30 a.m. Larceny 721 Broadway Bike Rack
A staff member reported that on 6/13/16 at 4:10 p.m. she secured her bike to the Waverly Place bike rack and discovered on 6/18/16 at 10:30 a.m. her bike was missing. Police notification was declined at the time of report.
Open / Under Investigation
1-2016-001130 6/14/2016 5:34 p.m. Larceny 12 Metrotech - Tandon SoE
A staff member reported that at 12 p.m. on 6/16/16 she placed two boxes containing documents and various desk items in a conference room and discovered the boxes were missing on 6/17/16 at 10 a.m.. Police notification declined at the time of report.
Open / Under Investigation
1-2016-001127 6/16/2016 6:00 p.m. Larceny Tandon SoE - On Campus A student reported that, after picking up his backpack from the 6 Metrotech Lost and Found, he discovered his laptop was missing. The backpack contained an iPad, textbook and notebook when it was turned in to the Security Officer post at 2 Metro Tech on 6/16/2016 at 5:25 p.m.. Police notification was declined.
Open / Under Investigation
1-2016-001126 6/16/2016 3:50 p.m. Larceny College of Dentistry
An employee reported that he discovered $185 missing from his wallet when picking it up from the Lost and Found. The wallet was turned in to Public Safety by the Clinic Manager on 6/15/16. Police notification was declined.
Open / Under Investigation
1-2016-001123 6/15/2016 3:03 p.m. Larceny Tisch Hall Bike Rack
A student reported that on 6/14/2016 at 1:05 p.m. he secured his bike to the Tisch Hall bike rack and discovered his bike was missing when he returned on 6/15/2016 at 2:55 p.m.. A police report was filed.
Open / Under Investigation
1-2016-001121 6/15/2016 12:00 p.m. Larceny Tisch Hall Bike Rack
An NYU Alumnus reported that on 6/14/2016 at 9:18 a.m. he secured his bike to the Tisch Hall bike rack and discovered his bike was missing when he returned on 6/15/2016 at 11:40 a.m.. Police notification was declined at the time of report.
Open / Under Investigation
1-2016-001118 6/14/2016 11:50 p.m. Larceny Tisch Hall Bike Rack
A Post-Doctoral Associate reported that on 6/14/2016 at 5 p.m. he secured his bike to the Tisch Hall Bike Rack and discovered his bike was missing when he returned at 11:30 p.m..
Open / Under Investigation
1-2016-001117 6/14/2016 11:45 p.m. Controlled Substance
Broome Street Residence Hall
Public Safety responded to a report of an alleged controlled substance in a dorm room and recovered a small amount of marijuana.
Closed / Referred to Student Community Standards
1-2016-001116 6/14/2016 8:59 p.m. Larceny Brittany Residence Hall A non-NYU summer resident reported that on 6/10/2016 at 6 p.m. she placed her watch (valued at $1000.00) in an unlocked desk drawer in her shared room and discovered on 6/14/2016 at 8 a.m. that her watch was missing. A police report was filed.
Open / Under Investigation
1-2016-001115 6/14/2016 6:30 p.m. Public Lewdness
Starbucks on the Square A student reported that on 6/14/2016, at approximately 6:30 p.m., she observed an unknown male sit across from her, expose his penis and masturbate under the table.  A police report was filed and video surveillance of the suspect retrieved.
Open / Under Investigation
1-2016-001114 6/14/2016 7:35 p.m. Larceny Gramercy Green Residence
A non-NYU summer resident reported that on 6/14/2016 at 6:45 p.m. he placed his key ring, containing a key to his residence and mailbox, on the mat in the gym area and proceeded to work out a few feet away and at 7:30 p.m. he discovered his key ring was missing. Police notification was declined.
Open / Under Investigation
1-2016-001108 6/13/2016 12:08 p.m. Larceny NYU Bookstore A Loss Prevention Specialist reported that he observed on video surveillance an unknown female conceal merchandise (valued at $179) in a paper bag and attempt to leave the store.  The woman was apprehended, NYPD notified and an arrest was made.
Closed / Arrest
1-2016-001104 6/10/2016 11:15 p.m. Controlled Substance Alumni Hall
Public Safety responded to a report of an alleged controlled substance in a dorm room and recovered a small amount of marijuana.
Closed / Referred to Student Community Standards
1-2016-001096 6/9/2016 8:50 a.m. Larceny Starbucks on the Square - On Campus
A vendor reported that on 6/3/2016 she discovered an accounting discrepancy totaling $1,315.00. Police notification was declined and an internal HR investigation is ongoing.
Closed
1-2016-001093 6/7/2016 10:50 p.m. Controlled Substance University Hall Public Safety responded to a report of an alleged controlled substance in a dorm room and recovered a small amount of marijuana.
Closed / Referred to Student Community Standards
1-2016-001086 6/6/2016 8:40 p.m. Controlled Substance
Carlyle Court Public Safety responded to a report of an alleged controlled substance in a dorm room and recovered a small amount of marijuana.
Closed / Referred to Student Community Standards
1-2016-001079 6/5/2016 10:18 p.m. Controlled Substance
Broome Street Residence
Public Safety responded to a report of an alleged controlled substance in a dorm room and recovered a small amount of marijuana.
Closed / Referred to Student Community Standards
1-2016-001074 6/4/2016 4:35 p.m. Controlled Substance Broome Street Residence
Public Safety responded to a report of an alleged controlled substance in a dorm room and recovered a small amount of marijuana.
Closed / Referred to Student Community Standards
1-2016-001065 6/2/2016 12:00 p.m. Larceny 285 Mercer Street
On 6/2/2016, Public Safety staff went to retrieve a bicycle from a storage cage located in 285 Mercer Street and discovered the front tire of his bike was missing. Police notification was declined.
Open / Under Investigation
1-2016-001060 6/1/2016 9:30 p.m. Robbery On Campus - Public Property
A student reported that on 6/1/2016 at about 2:35 a.m. she placed her purse on the sidewalk in front of Lipton Hall to assist her friend, also an NYU student, back up from falling and an unknown male grabbed the fallen student's wrist and attempted to steal her wristlet.  When unsuccessful at doing so, the man picked up the purse and walked away. The purse contained a credit card and metro card. A police report was filed.
Open / Under Investigation
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