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Harvard Law School

Anti-Semitic Postcard Promises to ‘Drain the Swamp’ at Harvard Law

The brief postcard, which includes threatening, explicit, and anti-Semitic attacks on visiting Law professor ​Sanford Levinson, ends with: "We’re gonna drain the swamp at Harvard Law. Juden Raus!”

Defenders of the Undocumented
Crime

Students and Faculty Report Hate Speech, Harassment Around Harvard After Election

​A handful of University affiliates have reported incidents of harassment around Harvard’s campus, echoing a nationwide uptick in hate speech after Donald Trump’s election.

Sights From the HUDS Strike
Food and Drink

11 Arrested in Dining Services Protest

Cambridge Police officers arrested 11 people Friday who were blocking traffic in protest of recent labor negotiations between Harvard and its dining services workers.

College

Pro-Trump Email Urging Students to ‘Fight White Genocide’ Circulates College

The College has requested Harvard police investigate an email sent to some undergraduates urging them to stop “white genocide” and vote for Republican presidential nominee Donald J. Trump.

Lev Laptops
Crime

Thousands of Dollars Worth of Laptops Stolen Across Campus

Ten laptops, together worth thousands of dollars, were stolen from dorm rooms across campus last weekend, and the Harvard University Police Department continues its investigation.

HUPD at Divest 'Heat Week'
Crime

HUPD Crime Log: 8/30 – 9/8

The first few weeks of school have been rife with crimes of all sorts, from the sudden rash of cell phone thefts at a party in Adam’s senior house to the $17,121.75 worth of dental equipment that went missing from the Harvard Dental School last week. We don’t know whether to be terrified by the boldness of some people, or to be impressed.

Crime

Dental School Reports $17,000 Worth of Property Stolen

​More than $17,000 worth of dental equipment was stolen from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine in Longwood sometime last month. The equipment was discovered stolen on Aug. 24 at 10:30 a.m. and has yet to be recovered.

Police Recovered a Person from Charles River
HUPD

Summer School Student Drowns in Charles River

A Harvard Summer School student who was recovered from the bottom of the Charles River Friday night was pronounced dead by drowning, according to the Massachusetts State Police.

HUPD at Divest 'Heat Week'
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HUPD Summer Crime Log: 6/1-6/15

Schools out, and Harvard students have spread far and wide to take finance internships from New York to Washington, DC. But even though we're off having fun (or at least making money), the brave men and women of HUPD continue to defend our campus. Let's see what those pesky summer school students are getting up to...

HUPD Salute
College

HUPD Salute

A Harvard University Police officer salutes the U.S. flag during the singing of the national anthem.

HUPD at Quad Formal
College

HUPD at Quad Formal

Security officers watch over the Quad Formal Friday. Though HUPD is present around campus all hours of the day, extra security is required for formals and similar events, adding an additional cost to event budgets.

HUPD at Quad Formal
College

In Formal Planning, Students Budget for Security and Safety

Students organizing on-campus formals are remembering to arrange for security in addition to all the other costs associated with the event, prompting concerns over expenses for some House Committees.

Security in the Yard
HUPD

Security in the Yard

A Harvard University Police Department officer stands near Widener Library. The department responded to ten reports of thefts that occurred in the Yard and River Houses over the past weekend.

Security in the Yard
Crime

Citing Recent Thefts, Students Call for Security Cameras

In response to recent thefts in River Houses and Harvard Yard dormitories, the Undergraduate Council’s Student Life Committee issued a memo last week expressing support for exterior security cameras outside of residence halls. ​

HUPD at Divest 'Heat Week'
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HUPD Crime Log 4/13-4/19

What have HUPD been up to this week? This series follows the escapades of our favorite campus police department.