The Department of Public Safety changed security staff providers for the campus perimeter from Staff Pro to Contemporary Services Corporation on Monday, making CSC the sole security personnel company used by DPS. CSC employees will now serve as ambassadors at fixed off-campus locations, gate check-in locations from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. and at several […]
Spurred by the increase in campus shooting incidents in recent years, the Department of Public Safety has transitioned to a new protocol where officers immediately respond to active shooting situations on campus. In the past, DPS officers would set up a perimeter around the shooting area until a SWAT team from LAPD arrived. Now, DPS […]
Notable crime reductions include robbery, auto theft and violence against women.
Thirty-one cases of sexual assault were reported in 2014, down from 33 in 2013.
A manhunt ensued near USC’s University Park campus Tuesday night, concluding with two armed suspects being taken into custody. At approximately 6:30 p.m., LAPD officers were in the process of arresting two armed men near Ralphs supermarket on Adams Boulevard and Vermont Avenue during a traffic stop when the suspects discarded their weapons and fled […]
A preliminary hearing was held on Tuesday at the Los Angeles Superior Court for three suspects accused of slaying Xinran Ji, an engineering graduate student who was killed near the University Park campus in July. The evidentiary hearing allowed Deputy District Attorney John McKinney to present evidence to the jury. For the case to go […]
The Los Angeles Police Department held a press conference at 4 p.m. Monday to announce the arrest of four suspects in connection with the murder of USC graduate student Xinran Ji. According to LAPD Commander Bill Scott of the South Bureau, Johnathan DelCarmen, 19, and Andrew Garcia, 18, were arrested and will be charged with […]
A 24-year-old Chinese male graduate student was found dead Thursday morning on the fourth floor of City Park Apartments on W. 30th Street and Vermont Avenue. According to LAPD Sergeant Barry Montgomery, LAPD Southwest division received a radio call from an ambulance at 7 a.m. Thursday to investigate a death. When officers arrived, they discovered the […]
Pasquale Silvestro has been reported multiple times for deceiving USC students.
A suspect selling Italian suits attempted to deceive USC students several times.