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Will a location app keep students safe?

October 28, 2015

1 in 5 women will be sexually assaulted in their lifetime, according to the Department of Justice. During Preet Anand’s (The CEO of Blue Light) freshman orientation at Santa Clara University, the statistics claiming that...

MCTC Security Alert: Attempted Robbery

January 30, 2014

From Public Safety: "The MCTC Public Safety Department was notified by the Minneapolis Police Department of an attempted robbery that occurred near campus behind the parking ramp on 15th Street North. The incident occurred...

Is a U-Lock Enough?

Is a U-Lock Enough?

August 19, 2013

Disorderly conduct tops rap sheet

March 12, 2013

  In the last two weeks, there were 14 security-related incidents reported to the MCTC Public Safety Office. The majority occurred in the cafeteria area. Major issues of concern for students are two accidents, two theft...

Liquor and drug-related crime at 3-year low

October 28, 2012

Liquor and drug-related arrests and incidents in or around the MCTC campus have dropped considerably to a three-year low, according to the campus compliance and security report released by Public Safety. From 2009 to 2011,...

Smartphone theft on rise

September 25, 2012

By LC Hood MCTC students have reported many stolen smartphones since the beginning of the Fall semester. It’s just students leaving them unattended,” said Campus Officer James Preiner. “People shouldn’t leave their stuf...

Student on trial for second degree murder; claims self-defense, hate crime

May 2, 2012

Friends and LGBTQ supporters gathered at the Hennepin County Government Center on April 27 for the final hearing of Chrishaun “Cece” McDonald for being charged two counts of second degree murder of Dean Shmitz, whom she claims...

Police warn students about high number of auto thefts in neighborhood

March 20, 2012

Car thieves stole four cars in the space of four weeks in a 5 block radius of MCTC, Minneapolis Police Department says. Minneapolis Police Department contacted MCTC Public Safety in an effort to alert the college about the hig...

Sexual harassment on campus: know means know

December 9, 2011

Sexual harassment is prohibited at MCTC and the school is committed to providing prevention training. On paper. In the month of November, 2011, a report was filed before MCTC authorities about a male student allegedly sexually...

September crime brief

October 6, 2011

Notable Incidents 9/6/2011, 8:00 a.m. Online credit card fraud through the bookstore. The transaction failed the verifying process and activated the “red flags” system. 9/22/2011, 12:15 p.m. A terrorist threat and assau...

Authorities alarmed by bicycle theft rise

October 6, 2011

Of all the crimes reported on the MCTC campus, bicycle thefts comprise 27 percent so far in 2011. MCTC Public Safety and the Minneapolis Police Department are concerned about this tendency which is becoming a larger issue, accor...

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