CRIME ALERT: Crime Alert - Robbery - May 21, 2016

The Brown University Department of Public Safety is informing the campus community of a robbery that occurred on Brook Street. Incident: On 5/21/16, at approximately 2:15 A.M., a Brown University student was robbed while walking on Brook Street, between Meeting and Waterman Street. The student was approached by an unidentified male displaying a firearm, who demanded the bags the student was...

CRIME ALERT: Crime Alert - Robbery - May 24, 2016

The Brown University Department of Public Safety is informing the campus community of a robbery that occurred on Angell Street. Incident: On 5/24/16, at approximately 3:30 A.M., two Brown University students returning to their off-campus apartment on Angell Street encountered an unknown person inside the residence, who then displayed a handgun and stole various personal items. The students were...

CRIME ALERT: Crime Alert – Assault/Robbery - March 21, 2016

The Brown University Department of Public Safety is informing the campus community of an assault and robbery that occurred on Meeting Street.  Incident: On 3/21/16, at approximately 8:45 P.M., a Brown University student was assaulted and robbed while walking on Meeting Street, between Prospect and Brown Street. The student was approached by an unidentified male, brandishing a knife...

CRIME ALERT: Crime Alert - Robbery - December 6, 2015

The Brown University Department of Public Safety is informing the campus community of a robbery that occurred near the intersection of Waterman and Hope Street. Incident On 12/06/15, at approximately 4:00 A.M., two RISD students were robbed of their personal belongings. The students were approached by an unidentified male on foot, brandishing a black firearm, he demanded cash and credit...

COMMUNITY NOTIFICATION: Crime Awareness Update - November 12, 2015

Crime Awareness Update Three individuals have been apprehended and charged with committing three separate crimes (two robberies and a larceny) reported to the community by DPS in the last three weeks.  Images from video surveillance cameras helped identify the suspects. Brown’s Department of Public Safety worked in close collaboration with the Providence Police Department to solve...

CRIME ALERT: Crime Alert - Robbery - November 3, 2015

The Brown University Department of Public Safety is informing the campus community of a robbery that occurred on Prospect Street between Bowen and Cushing Street. Incident: On 11/03/2015, at approximately 2:30 P.M., a Brown University student while walking on Prospect Street, between Bowen and Cushing Street, was approached by two unidentified males who demanded her cell phone. The student...

CRIME ALERT: Crime Alert - Assault/Robbery - October 25, 2015

 The Brown University Department of Public Safety is informing the campus community of an Assault and Robbery that took place near the intersection of Prospect and Meeting Street.    Incident:  On 10/25/15 at approximately 9:45 PM, the victim (Brown contractor) was in the area of Prospect Street and Meeting Street when he was approached by two unidentified males. The...

COMMUNITY NOTIFICATION: Crime Advisory- Robbery - October 23, 2015

The Brown University Department of Public Safety is informing the campus community of a recent off-campus robbery incident that occurred in the Pratt Street area.  Incident:  On Friday 10/23/15 at approximately 10:04 PM, a Brown University student, while walking on Pratt Street near South Court Street, was approached by an unidentified male suspect who brandished a handgun...

COMMUNITY NOTIFICATION: CRIME ADVISORY

CRIME ADVISORY  The Department of Public Safety is informing the campus community of a recent off-campus shooting incident that occurred in the Fox Point area involving individuals with no affiliation to Brown. Providence Police reported to our department that on 09/12/2015, at approximately 12:50 A.M., a male was shot near the intersection of Trenton and Ives Streets. This incident is...

COMMUNITY NOTIFICATION: Community Notification - Thefts from Automobiles and Residences - August 31, 2015

COMMUNITY NOTIFICATION – Thefts from Automobiles and Residences Dear Members of the Brown Community: This communication advisory is to provide you with an important crime awareness update regarding recent larcenies from motor vehicles and residences outside the immediate campus boundaries. Over the past few weeks several theft reports have been reported to the Providence Police Department. The...

COMMUNITY NOTIFICATION: Community Events 3/31/15, and Support Services

Dear Brown Community Members, We are deeply saddened by the death of a Brown University graduate student earlier today.  This is a difficult moment for our community, and we realize that many faculty, students, and staff have been affected in different ways by this tragic loss.  In these moments, it is important that we can turn toward each other for support and comfort.    In...

CRIME ALERT: Crime Alert - Assault - March 1, 2015

The Brown University Department of Public Safety would like to notify the Community of an assault involving a firearm, that occurred on Angell Street.  Incident On 3/1/2015, at approximately 9:40 P.M., a Brown University student was parked on Angell Street, between Thayer Street and Brown Street. When an unknown male, opened the drivers door and displayed a firearm. The victim...

CRIME ALERT: Crime Alert - Assault-February 19, 2015

The Brown University Department of Public Safety would like to notify the Community of an assault that occurred near the intersection of Waterman Street and Gano Street. Incident On 2/18/15, at approximately 9:30 P.M., the Providence Police Department reported to Brown University Police that a member of the Brown University Community, while walking on Waterman Street, was grabbed from behind...

COMMUNITY NOTIFICATION: Division of Campus Life - January 19, 2015

Dear Member of the Brown Community,  This year, in keeping with new federal guidelines for college campuses and in support of the aims of Brown’s Task Force on Sexual Assault, we have increased communication and transparency regarding incidents of sexual misconduct. When privacy and confidentiality guidelines permit, we are providing information about incidents and the University response....

COMMUNITY NOTIFICATION: Safety Information: Use of Date Rape Drugs Investigations Update - November 8, 2014

Dear Brown Students,We are writing to follow up on the October 24, 2014 timely warning notification to the community. In that notice, we indicated that we had credible reports that two students might have been served a drink mixed with a date rape drug at a fraternity party held in Sears House on October 17.  Since those reports were received, there has been an active and ongoing...

COMMUNITY NOTIFICATION: Safety Information: Suspected Use of Date Rape Drugs - October 24, 2014

Dear Brown Students, You received an email on Wednesday from the University’s Department of Public Safety including safety tips about “spiked” drinks. We are following up on that notice to alert you that the Office of Student Life and the Department of Public Safety have received reports from two students that on Friday, October 17, 2014 they suspect that they were given alcoholic punch...

COMMUNITY NOTIFICATION: Community Notification - Danger of Spiked Drinks - October 22, 2014

The Brown University Department of Public Safety would like to inform (or remind) the student community of the dangers of spiked drinks. There has been a local and national rise in drink spiking incidents on college campuses. If you are attending a function where alcohol is being served, we encourage you to exercise the following safety tips:  STRATEGIES FOR SAFETY There are...