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Mace & Crown | October 22, 2017

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Public Safety Archives * Page 6 of 6 * Mace & Crown

Unreported Rapes Leave College Campuses Vulnerable

September 24, 2014 |

Sexual assaults and rapes on college campuses have become a disturbingly frequent occurrence and Old Dominion University is not an exception.

In April, District security guard Michael Spearman, 29, was charged with rape after a female resident said he attacked her … Read More

ODU Student Struck While Crossing Hampton Boulevard

September 23, 2014 | 3

Photo: Jaleel Johnson (Twitter)

UPDATE: 2014/09/25 1:59

At approximately 3:25 Sept. 23, a woman crossing West 45th Street was hit by a truck traveling down Hampton Blvd according to eye-witnesses. Ambulances and campus police were on the scene within five minutes, blocking off … Read More

Update: ODU Student Injured in Shooting

September 20, 2014 |

Photos by Instagram | Zachary Chavis

ODU junior Jerica Carmichael was shot in the back Sept. 20 while walking to her car, after a rare evening out to celebrate her best friend’s birthday. She was transported to Norfolk Sentara General Hospital … Read More

Community Crime Log

September 15, 2014 |

Community Crime Log

September 4th – September 11th, 2014

Source: Norfolk City Police /


Date/Time Occurred Location Description 9/4/2014, 8:40 PM 4900 Block Hampton Blvd Shoplifting and Concealment 9/6/2014, 11:00 PM 1400 Block Monterey Ave Theft/Larceny 9/7/2014, 12:10 AM 1200 Block … Read More

Not Guilty Verdict for Pistorius

September 11, 2014 |

Pretoria, South Africa– Embattled sprinter Oscar Pistorius has been found not guilty of premeditated murder in the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius was also found not guilty of second degree murder, as court adjourned this morning. Pistorius … Read More

Crime Log

September 8, 2014 |

ODU community crime log 08/29-09/04/2014

Source: Norfolk City Police /


Date/Time Occurred Location Description 8/29/2014, 6:10 AM 4000 Block Colley Ave Theft/Larceny 8/29/2014, 10:54 PM 3800 Block Colley Ave Theft/Larceny 8/30/2014, 10:01 PM 1500 Block W 39th St Burglary 8/31/2014, … Read More

A Catatonic Conversation: Can Campus Cann Crime?

April 23, 2014 | 1

Crime. Safety.

Whenever Old Dominion University is mentioned, the conversation inevitably turns to these controversial topics.

John Cann wants to make the conversation productive.

Cann is not your average graduate student. The 43 year-old is the … Read More

Analyzing Crime

April 17, 2014 | 2

Every couple of weeks, Old Dominion University shows up in the headlines for an assault, a string of larcenies or some other major offense.

Crime has long been a major problem on and around campus.

Classes from different departments have studied the … Read More

Student Tackles Crime

October 1, 2013 | 1

When an unknown driver crashed his vehicle into two others on 42nd Street on the night Sept. 27, many simply stopped to observe the spectacle.

As the passenger of the vehicle fled on foot, ODU sophomore Nick Baines and Senior Peter … Read More

Is Crime Affecting Admissions?

April 20, 2012 |

While campus safety has preoccupied students at Old Dominion University in the past few months, crime seems to be having little to no affect in the university’s admissions rates.

According to the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment, ODU applicants have … Read More

Campus Crimes Rattles Students

September 8, 2010 |

Recent incidents put safety concerns in students’ mindsRead More