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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

February 2016 Crime Log

Incident No.  Reported Date Reported Time Category Type Building/ Site Name Incident Summary Incident Status
1-2015-000217 2/4/2016 2:20 p.m. Larceny Dental Center A student reported that at 1 p.m. she hung a black pouch containing her phone and NYU ID on the coat hook in the clinic and at 1:45 p.m. she returned to the hook and discovered her pouch was missing. A police report was filed.
Closed/Referred to NYPD
1-2015-000216 2/4/2016 1:45 p.m. Larceny Dental Center A staff member reported that at 12 p.m. she placed her I-Phone on a dental cart and left the area to assist students. When she returned to the cart at 1 p.m. she noticed her phone was missing. Police notification was declined at the time of report.
Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-000213 2/4/2016 10:15 a.m. Controlled Substance Palladium Residence Hall Public Safety responded to a report of an alleged controlled substance in a residence hall and recovered a small amount of marijuana.
Closed/Referred to Student Community Standards
1-2015-000206 2/3/2016 6:30 p.m. Larceny Coles Sports Center
A student reported that on 2/3/2016 at 3 p.m. he left his wallet in an unlocked locker and discovered it was missing when he returned at 6 p.m..  Police notification was declined.
Open/Under Investigation
1-2016-000199 2/3/2016 12:59 p.m. Trespass 10 Astor Place
An administrator reported that she observed an unknown male entering an empty office and when she asked the male who he was looking for, he gave a false name and left the building. A police report was not filed.
Open/Under Investigation
1-2016-000197 2/3/2016 11:17 a.m. Larceny Weinstein Residence Hall
An employee reported that, while restocking the vending machine, he noticed product and cash missing from the machine. A police report was filed.
Open/Under Investigation
1-2016-000192 2/2/2016 12:50 p.m. Larceny Tisch Hall A student reported that on 2/2/16 at 12:30 p.m. he left a cylindrical case containing two billiard cues in class and he discovered the case missing when he returned to the classroom at 12:50 p.m..  Police notification was declined.
Open/Under Investigation
1-2016-000191 2/2/2016 12:20 p.m. Larceny Kaufman Management Center A student reported that she left her blazer in class on 2/1/16 at 8 p.m. and on 2/2/16 at 11 a.m. she returned to the classroom and discovered it was missing. NYPD notification declined.
Open/Under Investigation
1-2016-000188 2/2/2016 12:30 a.m. Harassment
Gramercy Green A student reported that he received a threatening phone call from another student. NYPD notification was offered and declined. Closed/ Student Community Standards Resolution
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