The College maintains ongoing crime and fire logs that are available for inspection in the Office of Campus Security. Information from these logs is published and posted throughout campus twice per month during the academic year, and monthly during the summer, to ensure easy access by members of the College community.
Listed below is information from the most recent issue of the Elmhurst College Crime Watch publication. The purpose of the Crime Watch is to keep College community members informed so they can better safeguard themselves and their belongings.
October 1-15, 2014
October 7 THEFT…Campus Security received a report of The Leader student newspapers missing from racks around campus. Campus Security investigated and identified four offenders. The offenders were referred to the campus judicial process.
October 11 THEFT…Campus Security received a report of a wallet missing from the Mill Theatre. The wallet was later found and was actually not stolen.
October 14 SUSPICIOUS PERSON…Campus Security received a report of a suspicious person going door to door asking odd questions to students living in College-owned houses. Campus Security and the Elmhurst Police Department responded and located the offender, who was soliciting without a permit. The offender was removed from the scene without further incident.
October 14 HATE CRIME…Campus Security received a report that a student was harassing another student via social media. Campus Security investigated and the offender was identified and referred to the campus judicial process.
October 15 DRUG LAW VIOLATION…Campus Security responded to a report of a marijuana odor in Schick Hall. Campus Security was able to identify the offenders, who were referred to the campus judicial process.
Campus Security responded to: • 1 activated fire alarm (no actual fire); • 2 medical emergencies; 0 requiring ambulance transport.