CURRENT CAMPUS/COMMUNITY SAFETY NOTICES

UHM Announce – 1.27.15 – Burglary at Kuykendall Hall
 
Today, Tuesday, January 27, 2015, a burglary was reported from Kuykendall Hall offices on the fifth floor.  The burglary occurred between 12:00 midnight and 7:24 a.m. this morning, and the case is currently under investigation by the Honolulu Police Department.  There is no suspect description at this time.

If you have any information, please contact the UHM Department of Public Safety (UHM DPS) at (808) 956-6911 or the Honolulu Police Department at 911.

Tips From UHM DPS:
The following suggestions may help to reduce the possibility of experiencing a burglary, or may improve opportunities to receive prompt assistance:
- Always lock all doors and windows, even while napping or taking quick trips away from home or your office.
- Keep blinds and curtains closed.
- Whenever possible, keep valuables secured, and out of sight, and/or locked away.
- To report suspicious people, suspicious vehicles and illegal or unusual activity, call UHM DPS at 956-6911 or HPD at 911.
 
1.25.15 - UHM Announce - Moped Theft at Hale Lokelani
1.26.15 - UPDATE: Stolen Moped Recovered
Yesterday evening, Sunday, January 25, 2015, a stolen moped was recovered on campus by UHM Department of Public Safety officers.  The recovered moped was reported as stolen yesterday afternoon.

1.25.15
This morning, Sunday, January 25, 2015, a moped was reported stolen.  The theft took place at the Hale Lokelani moped parking between 10:00 p.m. yesterday evening and 10:44 a.m. this morning.

The moped is described as a white Bravo Breeze. 

If you see suspicious activity, especially in parking areas, or if you have any information regarding any of our recent moped thefts, please call the UHM Department of Public Safety (DPS) at (808) 956-6911 or the Honolulu Police Department at 911.

UHM DPS recommends:
  • Lock your moped, even if leaving it unattended for just a few minutes.
  • To avoid a citation or tow on campus, park in a designated moped parking area.
  • Use multiple solid steel U-Locks or a combination of a U-Lock with a cable or chain lock.
  • Remove unsecured items or personal belongings from your moped before leaving.
  • Don't lock your scooter in the same location all the time -- thieves notice patterns.
  • Be sure that your lock or chain cannot be lifted over the seat or the handlebar area when locked.
  • Whenever possible, secure your moped to a rack or other immovable object (provided you are still in a legal parking area).

If you see something suspicious, call UHM DPS at (808) 956-6911.

1.21.15 - UHM Announce - Burglary at QLC
Today, Wednesday, January 21, 2015, a burglary was reported from the offices on the 4th floor of the QLC building. The burglary occurred between 6:00 p.m. yesterday evening and 5:00 a.m. this morning, and the case is currently under investigation through the Honolulu Police Department. There is no suspect description at this time.

If you have any information, please contact the UHM Department of Public Safety (UHM DPS) at (808) 956-6911 or the Honolulu Police Department at 911.

Campus Safety Tips From UHM DPS:
The following suggestions may help to reduce the possibility of experiencing a burglary, or may improve opportunities to receive prompt assistance:
  • Always lock all doors and windows, even while napping or taking quick trips away from home or your office.
  • Keep blinds and curtains closed.
  • Whenever possible, keep valuables secured, and out of sight, and/or locked away.
  • To report suspicious people, suspicious vehicles and illegal or unusual activity, call UHM DPS at 956-6911 or HPD at 911.

1.16.15 - Scam Alert
The FBI and Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) warn of multiple scams targeting universities, university employees, and students across the nation. The scams range from Internet fraud to intrusions. We urge our community to be proactive in the security of their information.  Read more about these scams below.

Fictitious 'Work From Home' Scam Targeting University Students
Read about this scam, including how it works, consequences, and how to protect yourself: http://www.ic3.gov/media/2015/150113-1.aspx

University Employee Payroll Scam
Read about this scam, including how it works, consequences, and how to protect yourself: http://www.ic3.gov/media/2015/150113-2.aspx

1.7.15 - UHM Announce - Motor Vehicle Theft at Zone 20 (Stan Sheriff) Parking
A truck was reported stolen from the Zone 20 Parking Structure near the Stan Sheriff Center. The theft took place between December 23 and December 24, and has been reported to the Honolulu Police Department.

The vehicle is described as:
Year/Make/Model: 2000 Dodge Dakota
License Plate: SFP 771 (Hawaii)

If you see suspicious activity, especially in parking areas, or if you have any information regarding this or any other vehicle thefts, please call the UHM Department of Public Safety (DPS) at (808) 956-6911 or HPD at 911.

UHM DPS recommends:
  • Lock your vehicle and close all windows every time it is not occupied.
  • If your vehicle is equipped with an alarm system, activate it each time you leave the vehicle unattended.
  • When possible, park in areas that are well-lighted.
  • If you cannot take valuables with you, make sure they are secured and out of sight before leaving.
  • Never leave your vehicle running, even if leaving it unattended for just a few minutes.
  • Most importantly, if you observe any suspicious activity or behavior such as an individual loitering around vehicles, peering into vehicles, and/or trying door handles, or wandering in an area without legitimate business, call UHM DPS at 956-6911 or HPD at 911.

12.30.14 - UHM Announce - Moped Theft at Hale Wainani
12.31.14 - UPDATE: Stolen Moped Recovered
This morning, Wednesday, December 31, 2014, a stolen moped was recovered on campus by UHM Department of Public Safety officers.  The recovered moped was reported as stolen yesterday afternoon.

12.30.14

This morning, Tuesday, December 30, 2014, a moped was reported stolen on campus. The theft took place at the Hale Wainani moped parking between 10:00 p.m. yesterday evening and 10:00 a.m. this morning.

The moped is described as a black Soleil.

If you see suspicious activity, especially in parking areas, or if you have any information regarding any of our recent moped thefts, please call the UHM Department of Public Safety (DPS) at (808) 956-6911 or the Honolulu Police Department at 911.

UHM DPS recommends:
  • Lock your moped, even if leaving it unattended for just a few minutes.
  • To avoid a citation or tow on campus, park in a designated moped parking area.
  • Use multiple solid steel U-Locks or a combination of a U-Lock with a cable or chain lock.
  • Remove unsecured items or personal belongings from your moped before leaving.
  • Don't lock your scooter in the same location all the time -- thieves notice patterns.
  • Be sure that your lock or chain cannot be lifted over the seat or the handlebar area when locked.
  • Whenever possible, secure your moped to a rack or other immovable object (provided you are still in a legal parking area).

If you see something suspicious, call UHM DPS at (808) 956-6911.

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