Crime Alerts and Data

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-  Daily Crime Log  -
-  Updated Residential Fire Log  -
-  Other Clery Act Compliance Information  -

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The CMU Police Department is investigating the recent thefts of six laptop computers from four unsecured residence hall rooms.  The thefts occurred between 2am and 6am at the Towers Complex.  Police would like to remind students and staff to protect themselves and their valuables by using anti-theft software, securing doors, and reporting suspicious individuals or activities. 
During the early morning hours of Sunday, October 27th, 2013, a subject entered an unlocked residence hall room in Merrill Hall.  The subject committed a sexual assault (touching) and simple assaults in the room.  
The subject was promptly apprehended by the CMU Police Department.  He was arrested and has been charged with:  home invasion, criminal sexual conduct with intent of s​exual penetration, criminal sexual conduct 4th degree, and two counts of assault and battery.  The victims of this event did not sustain injury as a result.  
Students are reminded to keep their residence hall room doors locked--even when occupied or overnight.  Everyone is also encouraged to report any criminal activity or suspicious behavior to the CMU Police Department by calling 911, or 774-3081..​
​The CMU Police Department is investigating the death of a student. The incident, involving a male in his 50's, ocurred at the Washington Court Apartments. No foul play is suspected at this time, and the incident remains under investigation.
The CMU Police Department is seeking information regarding a Hit and Run Injury Accident which occurred at 9:20am on Tuesday, September 3rd. The incident occurred on Preston Street near East Campus Drive/Lot 29, and a subject on a bicycle was hit by a vehicle. The suspect vehicle was described as a grey car (unknown make or model) driven by a white female, approximately 20 years old, with “lighter colored hair.” The subject on the bicycle sustained non-life threatening injuries. Anyone who witnessed the accident, or has information to provide, is encouraged to contact the CMU Police Department at 774-3081.  
Rumors of a shooting this morning on CMU's campus are unfounded. The Mount Pleasant City Police are investigating an off-campus fatal shooting, on South University Street. Officers have determined no foul play was involved.
Counterfeit money-order scam--Student Email Accounts Targeted. CMU has been alerted that some students have received email messages involving a counterfeit money order scam. CMU Police advise anyone receiving anyone receiving a message to their CMU email account regarding a mystery​ shopper job to immediately delete the message. If you have already responded to such a message, do not send any further communication t​o the sender, and do not cash any checks or money orders sent to you. If you believe you may be a victim of this scam, contact the CMU Police Department for assistance.

"Annual Security/Fire Safety Report" & Daily Crime Log:
Download the Daily Crime Log​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​. This document does NOT generally contain vehicle accidents on roadways or in parking lots.

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Camps Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act ("Clery Act") published information is available for download. The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report​ covers relavent safety information and statistics for the previous three calendar years.

Download the updated Residential Fire Log​​​.

Through the Clery Act, the CMU Police Department is required to report specified crimes (in a specific format) to the Department of Education each year. Given the requirements, not all investigated crime classifications are included in this report. The focus is on certain crimes which occur on campus property, or areas associated with CMU. Get an overview of the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act.

Please direct any questions or additional data requests to Lt. Cameron Wassman at (989) 774-7696, or​


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