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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 2015 Crime Log

Incident No. Reported Date Reported Time Category Type Building/Site Name Incident Summary Incident Status 
1-2015-000406 02/26/2015 3:40pm Controlled Substance Greenwich Residence Hall A staff member stated that while cleaning the basement, she discovered a small plastic bag with a white powdery substance in it.  Public Safety responded, filed a report and disposed of the substance. Closed/No further action
1-2015-000392 02/25/2015 11:15am Burglary Rogers Hall A staff member stated that on 02/25/2015 at 10:30am he observed the front glass door to an office was shattered.  The staff member stated he last saw the glass door intact on 02/20/2015 at 4:00pm.  The staff member also stated there was an empty tool bag missing from the room.  NYPD was notified, responded to the scene and filed a police report. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-000391 02/25/2015 10:14am Menacing Othmer Hall A student stated that another student threatened her with a knife in hand on 01/23/2015.  Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-000389 02/25/2015 12:25am Criminal Mischief Palladium Hall On RA on duty observed non-bias graffiti on the wall of a stairwell. Closed/No Suspects or Witnesses
1-2015-000367 02/23/2015 10:40am Attempted Burglary Dental Center A staff member stated that she observed an unidentified male looking through her cabinets at 10:38am.  When the staff member approached the unidentified male, the unidentified male fled the area.  The staff member stated that nothing was missing from her office.  NYPD notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-000357 02/20/2015 7:15pm Larceny Dental Center A faculty member stated that she left her coat hung up in a lounge at 12:30pm and discovered the coat missing from the lounge when she returned for it at 6:30pm.  Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-000354 02/20/2015 2:50pm Larceny Tisch Hall A student stated that he left his backpack unattended in a lounge with an iPad inside of it on 02/19/15 at 8:30pm and discovered the iPad missing from the backpack when he returned later the same day at 9:30pm.  Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-000353 02/20/2015 2:15pm Larceny Silver Center A student stated that she left her laptop unattended under her desk in a cubicle at 9:00am and discovered the laptop missing when she returned to her cubicle at 2:00pm.  NYPD was notified, responded to the scene and filed a police report.  Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-000348 02/20/2015 3:30pm Larceny Rubin Hall A student stated she left money inside her wallet on 02/12/15 at 2:00am and discovered the money missing when she awoke later the same day. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-000343 02/20/2015 12:19pm Larceny Rogers Hall A staff member stated that he left a camera case unsecured and unattended outside his office on 02/13/15 at 5:00pm and discovered two cameras and a speed flash missing from the case when he checked on it on 02/19/15 at 10:00am.  NYPD was notified, responded to the scene and filed a police report. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-000338 02/15/2015 9:10pm Controlled Substance Second Street Residence Hall Public Safety responded to a report by Residence Life staff of an alleged controlled substance in a residence hall room and recovered a small amount of marijuana. Closed/Referred to Judicial Affairs
1-2015-000336 02/19/2015 3:00pm Larceny Bobst Library A student retrieved his wallet from NYU Lost and Found on 2/19/15 at 3:00pm and stated that $200 was missing from the wallet.  The student stated that he lost the wallet on 02/18/15 between 8:00pm and 9:00pm.  Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-000332 02/18/2015 1:30pm Criminal Mischief Gould Plaza Graffiti was observed on the handicap ramp leading into the plaza.  NYPD was notified, responded to the scene and filed a police report. Closed/Referred to NYPD
1-2015-000328 02/18/2015 4:50pm Larceny Silver Center A staff member reported that two DVD players were missing from two separate classrooms.  The DVD players were last seen in the classrooms on 02/06/15 at 9:30pm and discovered missing on 02/10/15 at 9:00pm.  NYPD was notified, arrived on the scene and filed a police report. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-000309 02/16/2015 1:00pm Larceny NYU Main Bookstore Public Safety observed a non-NYU individual attempt to conceal books and walk past all points of sale. NYPD was notified and responded to the scene.The individual was detained and issued a trespass notice.  Closed/No further action
1-2015-000301 02/15/2015 4:45am Controlled Substance Palladium Hall Public Safety responded to a report by Residence Life staff of an alleged controlled substance in a residence hall room and recovered a small amount of marijuana. Closed/Referred to Judicial Affairs
1-2015-000298 02/15/2015 02:05am Controlled Substance Palladium Hall Public Safety responded to a report by Residence Life staff of an alleged controlled substance in a residence hall room and recovered a small amount of marijuana. Closed/Referred to Judicial Affairs
1-2015-000267 02/12/2015 4:10pm Larceny Dental Center A staff member stated that three UPS boxes were left unattended in a laboratory from 02/11/15 at 5:00pm to 02/12/15 at 9:00am at which point one of the boxes was discovered missing.  NYPD was notified, responded to the scene and filed a police report. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-000265 02/12/2015 2:05pm Larceny Rogers Hall A student stated he left his coat unattended in a room during a job fair from 11:20am through 1:40pm at which point he returned and discovered his coat missing.  Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-000262 02/11/2015 7:50pm Larceny Kimmel Center A student stated she left her jacket in the coatroom at 7:50pm and discovered the jacket missing when she returned at 8:00pm. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-000259 02/11/2015 12:50pm Larceny Silver Center A student stated he left his laptop and wallet unattended on a desk in a suite at 11:20am and discovered both items missing when he returned to the desk at 12:00pm.  NYPD was notified, responded to the scene and filed a police report. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-000254 02/11/2015 9:00am Larceny Palladium A student stated that she left her coat in the laundry room on 02/10/2015 at 8:40pm and when she returned on 02/11/2015 at 9:00am, she discovered $40 missing from her coat.  Police notification was declined Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-000244 02/09/2015 3:30pm Controlled Substance Coral Towers Public Safety responded to a report by Residence Life staff of an alleged controlled substance in a residence hall room and recovered a small amount of marijuana. Closed/Referred to Judicial Affairs
1-2015-000240 02/09/2015 5:10pm Larceny 4 Washington Square Village A resident stated DVDs went missing from her apartment sometime between 01/09/15 and 02/29/15 at 5:00pm.  Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-000239 02/09/2015 12:30pm Larceny 19 West 4th Street A graduate student stated she left her laptop unattended on top of her cubicle from 8:00am until 9:15am at which point she discovered it missing.  Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-000236 02/09/2015 12:45pm Larceny On Campus A student stated she left her bicycle secured on a NYC bike rack in front of 25 West 4th at 8:00am and discovered the bicycle missing when she returned at 12:45pm.  Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-000234 02/09/2015 9:20am Harassment (reclassified to personal complaint) Bronfman Center A student worker stated that sometime between 02/06/15 at 5:15pm and 02/09/15 at 9:10am, someone left threatening messages on her supervisors desk.  NYPD was notified, arrived on the scene and filed a police report.  The supervisor later reported she knew the person who left the threatening message and that it was a "prank". Closed/Reclassified
1-2015-000223 02/08/2015 3:15AM attempted sex offense Third North A student stated that an unidentified individual attempted to force her into a sex act. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-000218 02/07/2015 12:30am Trespass Third North Residence Hall An unidentified intoxicated non-NYU individual attempted to gain entrance to the residence hall through the turnstiles, at which point he was stopped by NYU Public Safety and NYPD was called.  NYPD transported the individual to the hospital. Closed/Referred to NYPD
1-2015-000213 02/06/2015 4:40pm  Larceny Gramercy Green A student stated 5 pairs of pants were removed from a washing machine in the basement on 12/19/14 while the laundry was left unattended.  Police notification was declined Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-000204 02/05/2015 3:30pm Controlled Substance Founders Hall Public Safety responded to a report by Residence Life staff of an alleged controlled substance in a residence hall room and recovered a small amount of marijuana. Closed/Referred to Judicial Affairs
1-2015-000203 02/05/2015 10:30am Larceny 3 Washington Square Village A resident stated he left authorized workers in his apartment on 02/02/2015 from 8:00am to 5:00pm and noticed his jacket missing from his closet when he returned to his apartment at 6:00pm the same day. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-000195 02/04/2015 2:00pm Larceny Kimmel Center A student stated she left her cellphone unattended on a table in the cafeteria on 12/20/14 at 1:00pm and discovered the cellphone missing when she returned five minutes later.  Police notification was declined. Closed/No Suspects or Witnesses
1-2015-000186 02/03/2015 10:30pm Simple Assault Gramercy Green A student stated that her roommate struck her on the face at 10:00pm.  NYPD was notified and responded to the scene, at which point the student declined to file charges.  Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-000180 02/03/2105 2:00pm Larceny Duke House A staff member reported that a faculty member had left a pouch containing money and a passport inside her desk drawer on 12/24/2014 and discovered $300 of the money was missing when she returned on 01/24/2015.  Police notification was declined Open/Under Investigation
A-00253-2015 02/03/2015 11:59am Larceny NYU in Florence A student stated she left her wallet in her residence hall room at 8:30am and discovered 20 Euros missing from the wallet when she returned at 11:50am. Police notification was declined. Closed/No Suspects or Witnesses
A-00244-2015 02/02/2015 03:20am Controlled Substance NYU In Florence Student Life staff reported confiscating a small amount of marijuana from students in a room of the Osadni Apartments. Closed/Referred to Judicial Affairs
1-2015-000172 02/02/2015 3:03pm Burglary Silver Center Two faculty members stated that an unidentified individual entered a laboratory and stole two laptops, a backpack and a wallet sometime between 12:15pm and 12:30pm.  NYPD was notified, responded and filed a police report. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-000170 02/02/2015 11:30am Burglary 627 Broadway A staff member stated he left his cellphone unattended in an office at 9:45am and discovered the cellphone missing when he returned at 10:05am.  NYPD was notified, responded and filed a police report. Open/Under Investigation

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