Marquette Wire

O’Donnell site of two armed robbery attempts

Matt Kulling

October 22, 2013

Russell Shaw, interim director of the Department of Public Safety, said DPS officers were sent to the 900 block of North 17th Street after receiving a report of an armed robbery. "Upon arrival, three MU female students stated...

School breaks show decrease in campus crime

Nick Biggi

March 21, 2013

While students are away, crime decreases on and around campus. Captain Russell Shaw of Marquette’s Department of Public Safety said there are 15 to 25 incident reports on an average week. Last week, while students were on spring...

MKE violent crime increases

Nick Biggi

February 26, 2013

Violent crime increased around the Milwaukee area last year, according to the Milwaukee Police Department crime statistics report for 2012 released Feb. 14, although crime around Marquette saw no significant change. Overall...

DPS deters crime on Wells Street

Nick Biggi

December 4, 2012

Businesses surround all college campuses, and many of those at Marquette are restaurants running down Wells Street. During the weekends, the Department of Public Safety must often intervene in either removing or calling the Milwaukee Police Department to arrest those causing a disturbance. Just this past weeken...

Department of Education releases crime stats for MU

Nick Biggi

September 25, 2012

Data published by the Department of Education indicates that between 2008 and 2010, 84 burglaries and 2,555 liquor law violations resulting in disciplinary action were reported to have taken place on Marquette's campus. Department...