Crimewatch: April 2023
Sources: UCPD. Graphic reporting by Matthew Royer, city and crime editor. Interactive by Lindsey Parungo, Data editor.
UCPD recorded 681 unique entries in its April daily crime log.
University police received 159 crime reports in April that resulted in active police cases.
Of the 159 crime reports resulting in cases, 86 were open cases, and 73 were closed or inactive as of May 1, according to a UCPD crime and fire log.
Theft and burglary was the most common category, with 85 reports resulting in cases, followed by 14 reports of traffic and vehicular, according to the log.
UCPD also recorded 522 events that did not result in active cases, with the following statuses as of May 1:
Detail handled: no report: 131
Report taken: 52
Information only: 46
Non-criminal matter: 83
Warned or advised: 29
Canceled (by any party): 65
Victim not desirous of report: 19
Referred to outside agency: 44
Unable to locate: 40
Field interviewed: 5
Courtesy report: 3
Citation issued: 0
Of the 522 incidents not resulting in cases, 13 were categorized as rape or other sex crime. UCPD categorized seven events as rape reports, four as sexual battery reports and 2 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.