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Crime Log & Bulletins

Access daily crime logs and bulletins published by USC Police Department.

Daily Crime Log / Fire Log

Access a chronological record of all criminal incidents and residential fires reported to the USC Police Department within the past two months. Our Records Unit maintains updated current and past Crime/ Fire Logs. You can download one of these logs here or contact our Records Unit (803-777-5282) for the most updated copy or past copies.   View Log [pdf]

Older Crime/Fire Logs
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Crime Bulletins

If a situation or incident is not immediately life threatening or is contained, a crime bulletin may be posted to provide a warning to the university community. Crime bulletins are issued when pertinent information is available and may also include relevant safety tips.  Unless an on-going threat is present, Crime Bulletins may be removed at the end of each semester.


Type of Bulletin:  Crime Bulletin - Larceny / Theft from Vehicles

Incident Date and Time:  February 28, 2021 between 4:00 a.m. and 5:30 a.m.

Location of Incident:  800 Blossom Street - Area of Greek Village – UofSC Campus

Alert Status:  Crime Bulletin with social media notification and web page posting only. 

Suspect Description:  White male, slim build, approximately 6 feet tall wearing a white ball cap turned backwards, a dark mask, dark long-sleeved shirt and pants with white shoes.

The Division of Law Enforcement and Safety is investigating over 20 incidents of tampering and thefts from vehicles in the Greek Village area.  There were no signs of forced entry into any of the vehicles.

Anyone with information concerning crime at this location is asked to contact the USCPD at 803-777-4215 or report crime tips to CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-888-CRIME-SC. To send anonymous tips via text or online, go to midlandscrimestoppers.com.

Safety Tips

  • Report suspicious activity or persons immediately by dialing 911 or by using the RAVE Guardian Safety App.
  • Be sure not to leave valuables visible in your vehicle. Always lock your unattended vehicle.
  • USC offers the free RAVE Guardian Safety Appwhich turns any cell phone into a personalized protection network, connecting with University Police during an emergency and giving them important information they need instantly. Get more information here.

Type of Bulletin: Assisting Other Agency (Carjacking) – Columbia Police Department

Location of Incident: Rivers Edge Apartments at Carolina Stadium, 1 Catawba Circle, Columbia, SC

Incident Date and Time:  Thursday, January 14, 2021 at approximately 9:30 a.m.

Suspect Information: “tall black male” wearing a gray hoodie and gray pants

Alert Status:  Bulletin with social media notification and web page posting only.

Incident:  At approximately 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, January 14th, a victim was approached by an unknown male who demanded her car keys.  The suspect then grabbed the victim and removed her from the vehicle.  He then took the keys to the vehicle and drove away.

The stolen vehicle is described as a silver 2015 Toyota RAV4 with a Virginia license plate.

  • Members of the Carolina Community are encouraged to report any related information or any related crime tips to the Columbia Police Department, or CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-888-CRIME-SC. To send anonymous tips via text or online, go to midlandscrimestoppers.com.
  • USC offers the free RAVE Guardian Safety App which turns any cell phone into a personalized protection network, connecting with University Police during an emergency and giving them important information they need instantly. Get more information here.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 

 


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