Two Harvard Students Arrested, Charged with Assault and Battery on a HUPD Officer in Unrelated Incidents
In two separate incidents over the past month, two Harvard undergraduates were arrested and charged with assault and battery on a Harvard University Police Department officer, among other charges.
A fight broke out among four non-Harvard affiliates in front of Kirkland House around 8 p.m. Sunday, according to Kirkland House Master Verena A. Conley.
Nearly two weeks after Cambridge police asked Secretary of the Administrative Board John “Jay” L. Ellison to help them respond to disturbances at several final clubs, Ellison said in an interview on Thursday that his role in such incidents is not to discipline students, but rather to prevent further harm.
An armed robbery occurred at knifepoint on Garden Street along Cambridge Common Monday evening, according to a community advisory issued by the Harvard University Police Department Tuesday afternoon.
An emergency alert sent to the Harvard community reported that the victim appears to have known his or her assailant but is not providing information to law enforcement officers.
An unidentified aggressor assaulted and robbed three women on Thursday night, according to an advisory released by the Cambridge Police Department on Friday.
HUPD officers Brian Spellman (left) and Tom F. Karns are aboard the new T3 vehicles, which were recently adopted by the university.
HUPD officers Brian Spellman (left) and Tom F. Karns are aboard the new T3 vehicles, which were recently adopted by the University.
While Harvard Yard has traditionally been home to pedestrians, cars, and wayward bicycles, this past spring the Harvard University Police Department introduced a new means of locomotion to the Cambridge and Allston campuses: the T3 Patroller, a three-wheeling vehicle with zero emissions, a max speed of twenty miles per hour, battery life for up to 12 hours, and the capacity to captivate throngs of curious passersby.
Almost 100 laptops are stolen on Harvard property each year, according to Harvard University Police Department spokesperson Steven G. Catalano, but HUPD hopes that a new tracking software being offered this fall will help recover more lost and stolen devices.
The number of confidential reports of rape at Harvard University almost doubled from 12 in 2011 to 23 in 2012, according to the annual crime report released by the Harvard University Police Department.
According to an update released by the Boston Police Department Wednesday, a police investigation led to the conclusion that the sexual assault report described was “erroneous.”
University President Drew G. Faust (center) congratulates Harvard University Police Department officer Michael Rea for distinguished service during the week of the Boston Marathon bombings at a ceremony on Monday. Another honoree, HUPD officer Ryan J. Stanton (second from right), reacts after receiving a medal of valor.
Four Harvard University Police Department officers and a Securitas manager were honored at a ceremony Monday afternoon for their service during the week of the Boston Marathon bombings and the subsequent search for the suspects.
Harvard University Police Department officers Christopher Riccardi, Michael Rea, and Ryan Stanton are honored at the Celtics-Knicks playoff game on April 26 for their service during the marathon bombings.