Editor’s note: This story discusses themes including sexual violence. Environmental management and protection freshman Lauren Tillotson was shocked to receive the first Clery Act notification in her inbox on Oct. 5, which notified students of a rape in Architecture Graveyard. Within a week, a second email arrived with news of another on-campus sexual assault. “It […]
Editor’s note: an error in the data in the first graph “Over the last three years, reports of stalking have increased at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo” was changed to reflect the correct percentage increase of 33%.Crime at Cal Poly decreased overall in 2020 in most categories compared to the prior two years aside from […]
The group shares information about Smart’s disappearance, reactions to the podcast and support for fellow group members.
In April 1999, two missing college aged women were found buried in San Luis Obispo County. They were killed four months apart, murdered by the same man.
Students reported fewer rapes, fondles and burglaries in 2018 than in 2017 according to the 2019 Annual Security Crime Report released Sept. 19. The Annual Security Report includes statistics on crime compiled by Strategic Business Services between 2014 and 2016. It is dependent on students telling police or campus employees about any crimes that may […]
In San Luis Obispo County, there are more than 280,000 residents. Yet, there are only 16 hospital beds for those who have a serious crisis, according to San Luis Obispo Behavioral Health Supervisor Brian Atwell. One in five people will be affected by mental health in their lifetime, according to National Alliance of Mental Illness. […]
The City of San Luis Obispo saw an “unprecedented” increase in crime in 2018, according to San Luis Obispo Police (SLOPD) Chief Deanna Cantrell. The city reported a 14 percent increase in violent crime, with spikes in rape, robbery and burglary from 2017 to 2018. There was a 2 percent increase in crime overall, according […]
University Police Department sees rise in bike thefts since May 1.
A City Council vote on Tuesday, Oct. 16 ensured a permanent place for the city’s party registration program.
There were 14 arrests during the week, 10 on-campus and 4 off-campus, an increase from 8 arrests during WOW 2017.
These numbers may be affected by the willingness of victims to come forward, as well as the university’s method of collecting information.