Sexual Battery/Fondling

Content warning: this warning addresses a report of sexual assault. Resources are available on and off campus to provide assistance. Visit https://eeotix.usc.edu/report/confidential-and-private-resources/for resources and support. Incident Description: The victim, a female student, was inside a store at the Village. As she was reaching down to select a grocery item, the suspect approached her from behind and rubbed…

Robbery

Incident Description: The two victims, including a female USC student, were sitting inside a car parked in a parking lot across from Troy Hall. They were approached by two suspects on foot. One suspect pointed a handgun at the victims and ordered them to exit the car. Once the victims were out of the car,…

Community Safety Advisory

BURGLARY PREVENTION: The USC Department of Public Safety (DPS) has noticed an increase in residential burglaries occurring off campus. Burglars tend to target homes or apartments with unsecured doors and/or windows. Some of the burglaries have occurred when the resident was at home asleep. As we approach Winter Recess, please review the below tips to…

Chief Lauretta Hill to lead DPS

The new DPS leader has been chief of police at Dallas College — one of the largest community colleges in Texas, with nearly 75,000 undergraduate students — for six years. Lauretta Hill, a law enforcement veteran with nearly three decades of experience in public safety, has been named assistant vice president/chief at the USC Department…

Aggravated Assault

Incident Description: The victim, a male staff member, and a group of eight bicyclists were involved in a traffic dispute. The victim stopped on Jefferson Bl., east of Figueroa Street. The bicyclists surrounded the victim’s car and began to vandalize it. The victim exited his car and began fighting with two of the bicyclists. At one…

Scam Alert

REPORTED OFFENSEThe USC Department of Public Safety has received reports from students, many of whom are international students, who were deceived into giving money to impostors posing as law enforcement officials or representatives of agencies such as the Social Security Administration, IRS, U.S. Customs, Citizenship and Immigration Services and Department of Homeland Security. Some impostors…

Robbery

Incident Description: The victim, a USC student, was inside a fast food restaurant ordering food. While waiting for his food, a group of male juveniles made several racially charged comments to him. The victim responded and one of the juveniles punched him in the face. As the victim left the restaurant, a second juvenile grabbed his…

Changes to GIFT Parking at HSC and Notre Dame football event parking

We have two important parking updates to share. Health Sciences Campus GIFT Parking Update The number of parking reservations using our GIFT (Group Initiative For Theft Prevention) free parking at HSC has far exceeded expectations based on previous participation levels. The Biggy Parking Structure has limited availability and serves paid permit holders, hospital visitors and…

Robbery

Incident Description: The victim, a student, was walking on the east sidewalk of Figueroa Street. The suspect, who was riding a bicycle, approached the victim from the rear and snatched her phone out of her hand. The suspect rode away northbound on Figueroa Street. Date & Time of Occurrence: 11/06/2022 7:10 P.M. Location: 2900 block of Figueroa Street…

Sexual Battery/Fondling

Content warning: this warning addresses a report of sexual assault. Resources are available on and off campus to provide assistance. Visit https://eeotix.usc.edu/report/confidential-and-private-resources/for resources and support. Date & Time of Occurrence: 10/31/2022 11:55 A.M. Location: South sidewalk of Jefferson Boulevard east of Vermont Avenue, near the Jefferson Boulevard Parking Structure Report Number: 2204271 Incident Description: Female student was walking on the…