Archive for January, 2013

Public Crime Log. January 31, 2013

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Thank you for your continued efforts in reading our posted messages.

Your reporting of a suspicious individual contributed to the successful apprehension of a suspect responsible for thefts in Crown.

Please continue to be vigilant and contact Public Safety if you see someone or something suspicious.

Thank you/



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Campuswide Information January 29, 2013

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The following information about recent robberies in the local community was provided to IIT by Alderman Patricia Dowell of Chicago’s 3rd Ward.

We wanted to share her announcement with you and encourage you to continue to be aware of your surroundings.

According to the Alderman, during the month of January, robbery incidents involving a blue steel handgun or an implied weapon, have been reported in the vicinity of:

  • 4500 block of S. Forrestville Ave.
  • 5000 block of S. Indiana Ave.
  • 00 – 99 block of E. 48th St.
  • 5000 block of S. Michigan Ave.
  • 5500 block of S. Wentworth Ave.

Public safety is a concern for IIT’s students, faculty, staff, as well as our neighbors here on the South Side.

You are encouraged to program the IIT Public Safety number (312.808.6363) into your cell phone and report any activity that you feel may compromise your safety or the safety of those around you.

Thank you/

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Situational Awareness January 28, 2013

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Over the weekend, IITPSD took 2 theft reports from Crown Hall.

On Saturday, January 25th, at approximately 1:00pm, an unidentified male black, 18-22 yrs old, wearing all black, entered Crown Hall and took a bag containing a laptop computer.

Although the building was locked, the offender was allowed access by another student. This is commonly referred to as “piggy backing”.

On Sunday, January 26th, at approximately 4:00 pm, IITPSD took a second theft report involving an unattended bag containing a laptop computer.

Last week, students at Crown, granted access to two male offenders. Once inside, the suspects stole a student’s purse.

One of the suspects was subsequently arrested by IITPSD.

IITPSD advises that students need to secure ALL their belongings and leave nothing unattended.

Do not allow unknown individuals into secured buildings and spaces.

Whereas it might appear rude to make someone swipe their ID card, this ensures the integrity of the security applications and ensures your safety.

Please contact IITPSD immediately to report any suspicious individuals or activity. 312.808.6363.

Thank you/

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Public Crime Log Week Ending January 25, 2013

January 25th, 2013 Comments off


I hope everyone is doing well on this wintry and snowy morning.

Beginning today, I will resume the old format of posting the Crime Log.

Every Friday, I will post the Log that includes all incidents reported to Public Safety for the entire week.

If there is an incident that requires your immediate attention, I will post.

Please remember that our facebook is still active and you can find our daily post there.

Be safe and have a great weekend/

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Public Crime Log January 23, 2013

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Here is the Public Crime Log for Tuesday, January 22, 2013.

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Public Crime Log January 17, 2013

January 17th, 2013 Comments off

Hello and Welcome Back!!

I hope all of you had a safe and happy Holiday.

I am pleased to announce that Public Safety is now on facebook.

You dont need a facebook account to view our page.

Each day the Public Crime Log will be posted.

We urge you to visit each of our social media outlets.

Continue to be observant of your surroundings and contact Public Safety with any questions and/or concerns.

Thank you/

There were No Incident Reports taken for January 16, 2017.

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