If a serious crime is reported to you, that may cause an imminent or ongoing threat to the campus community, evaluate if you need urgent police assistance. If needed, immediately dial 911 to dispatch Public Safety Officers. Otherwise contact Public Safety at 765-658-5555. If there is any question about whether an ongoing threat exists, immediately contact Public Safety. Federal law requires universities to notify their communities via Timely Warnings or Emergency Notifications about any crimes that pose an ongoing threat to the community. Campus Security Authorities are obligated by law to report these crimes immediately.
Please use this form to report criminal activity. This data will be included in DePauw University's Annual Security Report, as required by the federal Clery Act.
CSAs are required to report to Public Safety for Clery Act compliance the following crimes: murder/non-negligent manslaughter, negligent manslaughter, sex offenses (forcible and non-forcible), domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, motor vehicle theft, arson, liquor law violations, drug abuse violations and unlawful use or possession of weapons.
CSAs are also required to report bias-related (hate) crimes for the following offenses: murder/non-negligent manslaughter, sex offenses (forcible and non-forcible), domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny-theft, vandalism, intimidation, simple assault, and damage/destruction/vandalism of property when the crime manifests evidence that the victim was intentionally selected because of the perpetrator's bias against the victim. Categories of bias include the victim's actual or perceived race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity, national origin, and disability.
CSAs are required to disclose only those offenses that occur on campus, in or on noncampus buildings or property owned or controlled by our school, and public property within or immediately adjacent to our campus.
For definitions of these crimes, please click here.