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Stanford Department of Public Safety
Sexual crimes increased significantly from 2009 to 2010, while alcohol and drug-related offenses declined, according to the 2011 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report released to the Stanford community Tuesday. The number of reported thefts and robberies also decreased.
According to the Stanford University Department of Public Safety (SUDPS), multiple shots were fired in the Lagunita parking lot at 7:17 p.m. on the evening of Saturday, May 14. The authorities have since detained and questioned possible suspects and reported that no one was injured
Saturday’s forcible sexual assault in Escondido Village has refocused campus attention to a growing pattern of criminal events involving peepers, prowlers and other intruders. While these incidents highlight the need for students to redouble their efforts to secure doors and windows, this Board also believes that improving campus safety may also merit further review of existing Residential housing policies. Specifically, the administration should consider a policy under which any Stanford undergraduate can access any other undergraduate dorm as a counterintuitive but effective means of promoting residential safety and solving several minor nuisances.