Crimewatch: February 2023
UCPD recorded 672 unique entries in its February daily crime log.
Sources: UCPD. Graphic reporting by Matthew Royer, city and crime editor. Interactive by Lindsey Parungo, Data editor.
University police received 165 crime reports in February that resulted in active police cases.
Of the 165 crime reports resulting in cases, 72 were open cases and 93 were closed or inactive as of March 1, according to a UCPD crime and fire log.
Theft and burglary was the most common category, with 83 reports resulting in cases, followed by 15 reports of drug and controlled substance, according to the log.
UCPD also recorded 507 events that did not result in active cases, with the following statuses as of March 1:
Detail handled: no report: 123
Report taken: 66
Information only: 43
Non-criminal matter: 83
Warned or advised: 26
Canceled (by any party): 60
Victim not desirous of report: 29
Referred to outside agency: 27
Unable to locate: 32
Field interviewed: 10
Courtesy report: 5
Citation issued: 0
Of the 507 incidents not resulting in cases, nine were categorized as rape or other sex crime. UCPD categorized three events as rape reports, two as sexual battery reports and 4 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.