The College maintains ongoing crime and fire logs that are available for inspection in the Office of Campus Security. Information from these logs is published and posted throughout campus twice per month during the academic year, and monthly during the summer, to ensure easy access by members of the College community.
Listed below is information from the most recent issue of the Elmhurst College Crime Watch publication. The purpose of the Crime Watch is to keep College community members informed so they can better safeguard themselves and their belongings.
April 16-30, 2015
April 16 BIAS MOTIVATED INCIDENT…Campus Security received a report that person(s) unknown wrote a negative, racially motivated comment on Yik Yak. The message was reported to Yik Yak and removed.
April 17 THEFT…Campus Security received a report that a stop sign was stolen from campus, and located off campus by Elmhurst Police. The offender was identified, referred to the campus judicial process and received a citation from the Elmhurst Police Department for consumption of alcohol by a minor.
April 17 THEFT…Campus Security received a report that product was stolen from a storage room in Frick Center. Campus Security is investigating.
April 21 DAMAGE TO PROPERTY…Campus Security received a report of damage to the track and the soccer shelters. Campus Security investigated, the offenders were identified and restitution was received.
April 21 CRIMINAL DAMAGE TO PROPERTY…Campus Security received a report of damage to a door in Stanger Hall. Campus Security is investigating.
April 21 SMOKE INVESTIGATION…Campus Security responded to a report of smoke in the Library. The building was cleared and the library closed for the night. The motor that caused the smoke was replaced.
April 24 CRIMINAL DAMAGE TO PROPERTY…Campus Security received a report that broken bottles damaged the tennis courts. Campus Security is investigating.
April 27 THEFT…Campus Security received a report of a missing necklace from a room in Stanger Hall. Campus Security and the Elmhurst Police are investigating.
Campus Security responded to:
• 2 activated fire alarms (no actual fires);
• 3 medical emergencies; 1 requiring ambulance transport.