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The 2018 Security and Fire Safety Report. COURTESY OF UNIVERSITY POLICE DEPARTMENT

Annual Security Report shows uptick in crime

Maya Brown October 3, 2018
The number of crimes reported on campus and at residential facilities rose between 2016 and 2017, according to the 2018 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, which was released last Friday.
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John Wile was last seen on the Research and Development campus at approximately 8:30 Monday morning. Stony Brook Campus Safety sent an email to students, faculty and staff about Wiles disappearance on Wednesday, Aug. 9. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY POLICE DEPARTMENT

Elderly man found dead near Stony Brook R&D Park

Rebecca Liebson August 9, 2018
A Stony Brook resident who suffered from dementia was found dead in the woods north of Stony Brook University's Research and Development Park on Wednesday.
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The Paul Zuccaire Gallerys newest exhibit features abstract sculptures by artist couple Charley Friedman and Nancy Friedemann-Sânchez.

UPD finds Staller Center burglary suspect

Rebecca Liebson April 29, 2018
The Stony Brook University Police Department (UPD) has identified a suspect behind the April 18 burglary reported at the Staller Center for the Arts, according to an email sent to the campus community around 4:44 p.m. on Sunday, April 29.
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Burglary reported at Staller Center for the Arts

Rebecca Liebson April 18, 2018
The University Police Department is investigating a reported burglary at the Staller Center for the Arts.
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Accident on South and Nicholls JOSEPH KONIG/THE STATESMAN

Car accident on Nicolls Road puts four in the hospital

Mahreen Khan September 6, 2017
At roughly 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, a collision occurred between an Stony Brook Volunteer Ambulance Corps ambulance and another vehicle on Nicolls Road.
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Stony Brook Mens Basketball junior guard Ahmad Walker (center, above) led the Seawolves in assists with five against Farmingdale State. CHRISTOPHER CAMERON/THE STATESMAN

Ahmad Walker arrested, suspended from Men’s Basketball team

Skyler Gilbert October 5, 2016
Ahmad Walker, a senior guard on the Stony Brook Men's Basketball team, was arrested on Sept. 10 for second-degree harassment and resisting arrest on Tuesday night.
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Suspect in forcible touching incident arrested in Queens

Suspect in forcible touching incident arrested in Queens

Michaela Kilgallen May 27, 2016
A New York City police officer apprehended the suspect accused of forcibly touching a woman in the Social and Behavioral Sciences building on April 30.
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Speeding tickets issued by UPD almost quadruple in one year

Joseph Konig March 22, 2015
Speeding tickets issued by UPD in 2014 increased by 290 percent compared to 2013, according to Chief of Police Robert J. Lenahan and the Office of the VP of Administration.
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Governor Cuomo launches “Enough is Enough” campaign to combat sexual assault on college campuses

Hanaa’ Tameez March 2, 2015
Gov. Cuomo announced the new “Enough is Enough” campaign on Feb. 25 “to push for the passage of the Governor’s legislation combating sexual assault on college campuses.”
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Blue-light phones around campus, like this one at the SAC bus stop, allow students to contact UPD for emergencies. (HEATHER KHALIFA/THE STATESMAN)

Campus Briefing: Police Chief talks campus safety with USG

Jasmine Blennau September 23, 2014
Safety precautions of all sorts were on the table at the Undergraduate Student Government senate meeting on Sept. 18, as various figures spoke to the senate about keeping Stony Brook students safe.
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Pedestrian safety prompts speed limit change on Nicolls Road

Ryan Wolf May 8, 2014
Drivers and pedestrians alike received a surprise when Stony Brook University announced a recent change to a 45 mph speed limit from 55 mph on Nicolls Road between South Entrance and Route 25A.
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Stony Brook Road (GOOGLE MAPS)

Suffolk police investigate robberies

Giselle Barkley November 5, 2013
The Suffolk County Police Department is investigating Tuesday evening’s off-campus robberies of two Stony Brook University commuter students by masked male suspects.
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