Marquette Wire

DPS Reports 10/25

Matt Campbell

October 26, 2010

Oct. 18 At 11:16 p.m., a person not affiliated with Marquette acted in a disorderly manner outside a business in the 1600 block of West Wells Street and was taken into custody by the Milwaukee Police Department. Oct. 20 At...

DPS Reports 9/20

Matt Campbell

September 21, 2010

Sept. 17 At 2:35 a.m., a person not affiliated with Marquette was seen staring down several students near the Jesuit Residence and then continued to follow them until a Department of Public Safety officer stopped him on the...


Matt Campbell

September 16, 2010

Sept. 13 At 12:01 p.m.  a student reported that unknown person(s) vandalized the exterior of his secured, unattended vehicle in Campus Town Lot 1 sometime between Sept. 6 and Sept. 9 causing an estimated $500 in damage. ...

‘Python’ inspires increased patrols

Matt Campbell

September 14, 2010

Operation Python.  It sounds like something Samuel L. Jackson would put into place to rid the skies of vicious, bloodthirsty snakes. In actuality, it is the new foot patrols that the Milwaukee Police Department is putting...

The right to remain informed

Derrick Chengery

February 2, 2010

Crime on or around an urban campus like Marquette’s is a daily reality. Word-of-mouth accounts of criminal activity spread quickly, but official notices disseminated by authorities like the Department of Public ...

Milwaukee crime decreases for seventh consecutive quarter

Derrick Chengery

October 27, 2009

Crime in Milwaukee has decreased by 12.3 percent overall throughout the first nine months of 2009 compared with the first nine months of 2008. These statistics mark a 14.5 percent decrease from 2007 to 2009, as well as the seventh...

Violent crimes, felonies stay low

Derrick Chengery

October 6, 2009

The number of violent and felony crimes around campus stayed low in 2008, while alcohol- and drug-related incidents rose. According to the Student Safety Resource Guide released by the Department of Public Safety last week, ...

Campus wired for security surveillance

Derrick Chengery

September 24, 2009

Earlier this month, students in Marquette’s Campus Town East apartment complex fell victim to burglars — unaffiliated with Marquette — who snuck into two student apartments and took student property. With neither student seeing an...

Pipe used in assult at 16th Street and Wisconsin Avenue

Derrick Chengery

September 3, 2009

Three female suspects were involved in a brutal battery in front of McCormick Hall at about 4:22 p.m. Tuesday. According to a Tribune reporter at the scene, the disturbance broke out as the result of a vocal disagreement between...