Crimewatch: March 2023
Sources: UCPD. Graphic reporting by Matthew Royer, city and crime editor. Interactive by Lindsey Parungo, Data editor.
UCPD recorded 685 unique entries in its March daily crime log.
University police received 155 crime reports in March that resulted in active police cases.
Of the 155 crime reports resulting in cases, 89 were open cases, and 66 were closed or inactive as of April 1, according to a UCPD crime and fire log.
Theft and burglary was the most common category, with 77 reports resulting in cases, followed by 24 reports of drug and controlled substance, according to the log.
UCPD also recorded 530 events that did not result in active cases, with the following statuses as of April 1:
Detail handled: no report: 136
Report taken: 62
Information only: 38
Non-criminal matter: 94
Warned or advised: 30
Canceled (by any party): 52
Victim not desirous of report: 21
Referred to outside agency: 27
Unable to locate: 48
Field interviewed: 7
Courtesy report: 11
Citation issued: 0
Of the 530 incidents not resulting in cases, 16 were categorized as rape or other sex crime. UCPD categorized eight events as rape reports, 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.