Every Monday through Friday (except holidays) the University of Chicago Police Department posts daily crime incidents and fire incidents that were reported to the UCPD over the previous 24 hours. Weekend incident reports (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday) are added on the following Monday. The UCPD patrol area includes the area between 37th and 64th streets and Cottage Grove Avenue to Lake Shore Drive (not including Jackson Park).
The Daily Crime / Fire Log is available to the public upon request and can be viewed at UCPD headquarters located at 6054 South Drexel Avenue, during regular business hours.
The dates listed below are the date of the reports, not the date the report was posted:
|Incident||Location||Reported||Occurred||Comments / Nature of Fire||Disposition||UCPDI#|
|Irregular Conditions||900 E. 57th (Knapp Center)||2/17/11 1:35 AM||2/17/11 1:35 AM||Overhang at entrance of the building damaged / Possible water damage||Closed||X0195||Irregular Conditions||5659 S. Ellis (Construction Site)||2/17/11 3:08 AM||2/16/11 10:20 PM||UCPD officers observed water gushing from a fire hydrant in construction area / City Water Dept. gained entry to site to repair leaking hydrant||Closed||X0196||Theft / Purse Snatch||57th at Harper||2/17/11 9:34 AM||2/17/11 9:34 AM||Male grabbed a purse from a woman walking on the street / A University staff member pursued the suspect and held him for UCPD||Arrest||X0197||Theft||5525 S. Ellis (Credit Union)||2/17/11 12:17 PM||1/1/11 to 1/11/11 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM||Theft investigation||Open||X0198||Suspicious Activity||5316 S. Dorchester (Gaylord Apts.)||2/17/11 4:36 PM||2/16/11 to 2/17/11 6:00 PM to 3:00 PM||Tenant discovered two UPS packages were taken from the mail room and found open but intact in the recycling room||Closed||X0199|