Reports of rape, aggravated assault, burglary, arson and dating violence at Stony Brook University decreased in 2014, while liquor law referrals, drug arrests and drug referrals are on the rise, according to the Annual Security and Fire Report released by the University Police Department on Wednesday.
The Clery Report shows that liquor law referrals were down in 2013 to 178 from 285 in 2012, but have risen again to 210 in 2014. Drug arrests decreased from 40 in 2012 to 15 in 2013, but have risen to 32 in 2014. Drug referrals have reached a three-year high at 171 in 2014, up from 149 in 2012 and 162 in 2013.
While reported rapes on campus had been on the rise in past years—from five in 2012 to six in 2013—reports of rapes decreased in the past year, with a total of two rape reports on campus in 2014.
The number of aggravated assault reports on campus has been halved from eight in 2013 to four in 2014. The number of reported robberies remained stagnant, from two in 2012 to three each in 2013 and 2014. The number of burglary reports on campus has dramatically decreased from 48 cases in 2012 to 25 cases in 2013 and to 24 cases in 2014.
Reports of arson have decreased from two on campus in 2013 to one on campus in 2014.
Dating violence reports on campus decreased from 15 in 2013 to nine in 2014.
No crime was reported on any of Stony Brook University’s other campuses — Southampton, Manhattan or Korea — except for one motor vehicle theft at Southampton last year.
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