Public Safety Alerts



Arson in Emerson Hall and Stolen Vehicle Recovered

 

Arson Investigation

The Ithaca College Office of Public Safety is investigating the burning of a poster that occurred in Emerson Hall between noon and 8 p.m. on 02/24/11. The investigation reveals, an unknown person(s) had burned a 8 ½” x 11” piece of paper located in the 2nd floor hallway of the building. The Office of Public Safety is asking for the assistance of the public in the investigation of this arson. Cases of arson are a serious matter and can pose a threat to the campus community. Anyone with information pertaining to this incident is strongly encouraged to contact the Office of Public Safety.

 

UPDATE- Stolen Vehicle Recovered

The stolen vehicle reported in the Public Safety Alert issued 02/22/11 has been recovered. Described as a 2006 blue/green Chrysler PT Cruiser, the vehicle was located in the 500 block of West Seneca Street in Ithaca by the Ithaca City Police Department. The criminal investigation into who stole the vehicle continues; anyone with information pertaining to this incident is strongly encouraged to contact the Office of Public Safety.

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In accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act [20 USC 1092 (f)], otherwise known as the “Clery Act,” the College is required to provide the campus community timely warning of certain crimes and other conditions that pose a serious or ongoing threat to life and safety. The College meets this notification requirement through the issuance of a “Public Safety Alert” intended to aid in the prevention of similar crimes and provide cautionary measures for the campus community. Clery crimes are as follows: aggravated assault, arson, burglary, murder and non-negligent homicide, robbery, sexual offenses (forcible and non-forcible), motor vehicle theft, and hate crimes (in accordance with Clery reporting categories for prejudice). For additional information concerning timely warnings, crime disclosure and crime reporting, visit /sacl/safety/docs/AnnualSecRep/ to view the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. You may request a hard copy of this publication by calling 607-274-3353 or in person at the Office of Public Safety.