News & Safety Statistics

The Duke University Police Department maintains daily and annual statistics of all reported campus crimes. Daily and weekly crime summaries are available online and in print, as well as Duke’s Annual Clery Security Report. In the event of a life-threatening campus emergency, visit DukeALERT for the latest instructions and information.

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Students Evacuated Following Early Morning Fire in Dorm -
Fire limited to laundry room on first floor

Duke in Contact with Students in Paris Following Attacks -

Crisis Training Prepares Duke Police Officers -
Three department staff complete Crisis Intervention Team training

Crime Alert: Burglary Reported On Central Campus -
No injuries reported

Tips to Prevent Property Theft -
Deter ‘crimes of opportunity’ by taking several safety precautions

DukeALERT System Test On Oct. 21 -
Outdoor sirens will include a tone-only warning during system-wide functional test

Find Food, Safety Tips at DUPD ‘Fall Fest’ -
Event on Oct. 15 is open to all Duke students and employees

Texting Service Connects Duke Police, Community -
Students and employees can write in to share tips, report incidents

Learn Fire Safety Oct. 5 to 9 -
Giveaways and emergency planning highlight roving event

Officials Monitoring Forecasts for Hurricane Joaquin -
Heavy rains, wind could increase potential for downed trees and power lines

Police Assessment Team Invites Public Comment -
Public comment on Oct. 5 part of Duke Police applying for national accreditation status

Duke Police to Collect Old Medicine This Week -
‘Operation Medicine Drop’ accepts unused, expired medications

Annual Security, Fire Reports Released -

Helping Colleagues and Students in Need -
Duke’s outreach services provide resources for wellbeing

Four Students Save Popular Duke Professor -
Professor suffers sudden cardiac arrest in Perkins Library on Sept. 7