HUPD

Crime

Cambridge Man Arrested in Leverett House

A 21-year-old man is currently awaiting trial in Cambridge District Court after being arrested in the Leverett House courtyard last week.

Protesting DeVos
IOP

At Harvard, Free Speech Likely Costs Thousands

As controversial speakers draw vigorous on-campus protest, Harvard has shelled out upwards of $10,000 per event in security fees.

Near the River
Crime

College Student Assaulted While Running Along the River

​The Massachusetts State Police are actively investigating the assault of a Harvard College student that occurred late Tuesday night on Memorial Drive near Western Avenue.

Incidents Reported to HUPD in 2016
Crime

Incidents Reported to HUPD in 2016

Crime

27 Rapes, 70 Burglaries Reported at Harvard in 2016

The decrease in reported rapes came with an increase in non-consensual fondling reports, which grew from six to 11 cases in 2016.

Straus Hall
Crime

Three Laptops, Wallet Lifted From Dorms Over Weekend

The Yard and Quad saw three separate laptop thefts from first-floor student rooms over the weekend, including one in which the burglarized suite was occupied at the time.

bike theft
Crime

Bicycle Thefts Increase as Students Return to Campus

Since the first freshmen arrived on campus for pre-orientation programs on August 15, the Harvard University Police Department has recorded 17 bike thefts or attempted bike thefts.

HUPD

After Negotiations, Police Union Ratifies New Contract

​After months of negotiations, Harvard and a union represent Harvard University Police Department officers have agreed on a new contract..

Bomb Threat At Jefferson
On Campus

Bomb Threat At Jefferson

Jefferson Lab Evacuation
On Campus

Jefferson Lab Evacuation

Students evacuate Jefferson Lab after an unconfirmed bomb threat on Monday afternoon.

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College

HUPD Crime Log: Winter Break Edition

Some weird things happened in Cambridge while we were away on for the holidays, and as always, HUPD officers were on scene to control the situations. Read about their exploits over the break:

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.