Harvard University Police Department Chief Victor A. Clay said current law enforcement recruitment and training practices are “outdated and ineffective," calling for police departments to reform during a webinar hosted Thursday by the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.
Attorneys for Harvard professor Charles M. Lieber argued in court on Thursday that the renowned chemist’s December conviction should be overturned, alleging that the government failed to sufficiently prove its case.
The Harvard University Police Department closed its investigation into a racist attack against Harvard Undergraduate Council President Michael Y. Cheng ’22 that took place in Quincy House last month.
The Harvard University Police Department has identified a suspect who will be charged with three burglaries in a string of five that struck Harvard Yard in less than two weeks.
Harvard Yard was struck by three burglaries in nine days, with students in Canaday Hall, Mower Hall, and Wigglesworth Hall reporting trespassers and stolen laptops.
The United States Department of Justice on Wednesday shuttered its controversial China Initiative, an anti-espionage crackdown that ensnared a top Harvard faculty member last year.
Adams House’s Hampden Hall has been plagued by a string of vandalisms — ranging from racist language and crude drawings to defaced photos and targeted notes — since at least last October.
The Harvard University Police Department is investigating the racist attack levied against Undergraduate Council President Michael Y. Cheng ’22 earlier this month.
‘Deterrence Has Been Achieved’: Lieber Trial Signals Broader Federal Aims to Minimize Disclosure Violations
Two months after Harvard professor Charles Lieber was found guilty for lying about research ties to China, here’s a look at the state of federal disclosure policy.
Serious crime in Cambridge dropped by 22 percent this January, according to a monthly crime report released Monday by the Cambridge Police Department, which showed 47 fewer violent and property crimes than January 2021’s total.
Following Chemistry professor Charles M. Lieber’s conviction last month, Harvard scientists say they are “shocked” and “saddened” about the prolific research chemist's fall from grace — and apprehensive about the future of international scientific collaboration.
Harvard professor Charles M. Lieber was found guilty of lying to government authorities about his ties to China in federal court on Tuesday, concluding a stunning downfall for one of the country’s top chemists.
As former Harvard Chemistry chair Charles M. Lieber goes on trial on federal charges beginning Tuesday, law and trade experts speculated that his case’s outcome could decide the fate of the Department of Justice’s China Initiative.
A man who “appeared to be under the influence” drove his vehicle into Harvard Yard, nearly striking several people and ending in a car crash Wednesday night, per Harvard police spokesperson Steven G. Catalano.
Cambridge police are searching for three unidentified male suspects involved in a stabbing that occurred near Mather House Friday night.
Justices on the Supreme Judicial Court appeared skeptical Wednesday as lawyers for former Harvard Chemistry chair Charles M. Lieber — who is preparing for trial on federal criminal charges — argued on appeal that Harvard should be obligated to pay for his legal defense.
The total number of reported crimes in 2020 was 178, down from the 220 total crimes reported in 2019. On-campus crimes also saw a 14 percent decrease in 2020 — when college students were sent home in March, and only freshmen were invited to live back on campus in the fall.
Harvard Kennedy School researchers found a significant decrease in civilian engagement with police following the murder of George Floyd by police in May 2020.
Harvard Kennedy School’s Government Performance Lab announced last week the selection of five areas that will participate in a new initiative aimed at implementing alternative responses to non-violent 911 calls.
The Harvard University Police Department has been arresting Black people at a disproportionate rate compared to the general population over the last three years, according to data from the department’s new workload and crime dashboard.
Three Harvard affiliates were separately assaulted near Harvard Square in the past week, though none required medical attention, according to police.
The Harvard University Police Department is investigating two incidents of vandalism at the Harvard Hillel building that occurred within two weeks of each other in late May and sparked forceful emails from administrators.