Crimewatch: May 2022
By Benjamin Apsley and Lindsey Parungo
June 5, 2022 9:33 a.m.
UCPD recorded 589 unique entries in its May daily crime log.
Sources: UCPD. Graphic reporting by Benjamin Apsley, Daily Bruin reporter. Interactive by Lindsey Parungo, assistant Data editor.
University police received 141 crime reports in May that resulted in active police cases. Of the 141 crime reports resulting in cases, 71 were open cases and 70 were closed or inactive as of Wednesday, according to a UCPD crime and fire log. Theft and burglary was the most common category – with 46 reports resulting in cases – followed by 25 reports of drug and controlled substance, according to the log. UCPD also recorded 448 events that did not result in active cases, with the following statuses as of Wednesday:
Detail handled, no report: 126
Report taken: 44
Information only: 40
Noncriminal matter: 85
Warned or advised: 18
Canceled (by any party): 45
Victim not desirous of report: 18
Referred to outside agency: 29
Unable to locate: 27
Field interviewed: 7
Courtesy report: 7
Citation issued: 1
Of the 448 incidents not resulting in cases, nine were categorized as rape or other sex crime. UCPD categorized one event as a rape report, three as sexual battery reports and five as indecent exposure reports. Data for this story was obtained as a public record under the Jeanne Clery Act, which requires universities to report campus crime data.
Some cases listed in this story are currently under investigation. Anyone with information can call UCPD at 310-825-1491.