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Campus Safety

March 31, 2011

Announcement: Be Smart with Your Smart Phone

Loyola Community,

Reports of robberies or attempted robberies of iPhones and other smart phones and mobile devices continue to rise not only on campus, but also around the city as well. Many of you have likely been following the story involving the phone thief at the Fullerton Red Line ‘L’ stop that knocked down a 68-year-old woman as he fled. The victim eventually passed away the next day due to her fall. To read more about the story, click here.

We assure you that Campus Safety is working with the Chicago Police Department to prevent these mobile-device crimes near campus and ultimately apprehend the offenders. With that in mind though, we want to take this opportunity to remind the Loyola community about the following tips, which can help minimize your risk of becoming the victim of a robbery or theft:


Robert Fine
Director, Campus Safety