Police Briefs — Week of Feb. 11

Technology under troubled waters On Feb. 2 at 1:55 p.m., Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) was dispatched to Tufts Technology Services at 126 Curtis Ave. due to a fire alarm. Upon arrival, TUPD witnessed water coming out of a light fixture on the second floor. Facilities was notified that a radiator pipe had burst on the third floor. Ten computers […]


Police Briefs — Week of Feb. 4

Hit lock bottom On Jan. 25 at 2:00 p.m., Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) received a report from several students that cash had been stolen from their lockers at the Steve Tisch Sports and Fitness Center (Tisch Center). The students had left their gym lockers unlocked. TUPD has a possible suspect and will be working […]


Police Briefs — Week of Jan. 28

Stop calling me maybe On Jan. 18 at 12:52 p.m., Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) received a report from the International Center that they had been receiving daily calls since the end of November. The caller had questions concerning immigration and obtaining a work visa but never gave their name and contact information or elaborated on […]


Police Briefs — Week of Jan. 21

Get dent On Jan. 7 at 1:18 p.m., Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) was notified by a student that their car had been damaged. The student parked their car in Cousens Parking Lot around 11:45 a.m. and returned around 1:00 p.m., when they observed a large dent to the rear driver’s side. There was no […]


Police Briefs — Week of Dec. 3

Jumbos On Nov. 26 at 6:25 p.m., Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) responded to a fire alarm at Tousey House, located at 14 Edison Avenue. The alarm went off due to a graduate student using a microwave that was said to be broken. Medford Fire Department ventilated the area and reset the fire panel. The Office of Residential Life and Learning (ResLife) and Facilities Services were notified about the […]


Police Briefs — Week of Nov. 26

Stair down On Nov. 17 at 12:02 a.m., Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) responded to an on-campus call at Bush Hall, where a student had fallen down the stairs and struck their head. The student was found to be drinking, evaluated by Tufts Emergency Medical Services and then transported to the hospital for further care. No smoke without […]


Police Briefs — Week of Nov. 12

Time of kneed On Nov. 6 at 3:41 p.m., Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) responded to a minor medical injury at the Mayer Campus Center. A student slipped and fell down the stairs, causing their knee to dislocate. The student said they had recurring issues with their knee and was transported to the hospital for […]


Police Briefs — Week of Nov. 5

Express yourself On Oct. 31 at 3:15 p.m., Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) received a report of suspicious behavior. A student had attended a university event earlier in the day for community members to discuss the future of the Confucius Institute at Tufts. The student expressed their views in favor of the institute, while another […]


Police Briefs — Week of Oct. 29

Isn’t it meta? On Oct. 22 at 11:54 a.m., Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) responded to a report of approximately 65 students who had congregated on the Academic Quad outside of Ballou Hall to protest Tufts’ new protest policy. TUPD monitored the activity of the protest until the students dispersed. After the protest, TUPD removed a banner attached to […]


Police Briefs — Week of Oct. 22

Stay in your lane On Oct. 15 at 11:12 a.m., Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) responded to a report from a student who had woken up in considerable pain. The student said they had been riding their bike on Boston Avenue around 1 a.m. when the bike’s pedal became detached. While attempting to reattach the pedal […]


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