Community Safety

Division of Student Life

Community Safety Blotter & Activity 

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February 6, 2023 - February 12, 2023

Weekly Activity:

Alarm checks: 4
Animal issue responses: 0
AOD interactions: 1
Building patrols: 320
Candle/incense violation interactions: 0
Community assistance responses: 4
Escorts: 4
Fire responses: 0
Foot patrols: 234
Held door checks: 4
Maintenance issue responses: 2
Medical assistance responses: 3
Noise complaint responses: 1
Suspicious circumstance responses: 10
Theft reports taken: 0
Unlocks: 59
Vehicle patrols: 283
Vehicle assistance responses: 3
Welfare check responses: 1


Weekly Reports:


The office of Community Safety invites all community members to provide feedback to us on our services by using the Let Us Know How We’re Doing link on our website. Feedback may be made anonymously or with your name and contact information if you would like follow up.


Narcan doses discovered missing this week: 0


Case #: 230049 - VOID REPORT


Case #: 230050
Date: 2023 02 07
Time: 1305
Description: Theft - Bike/Burglary/Clery Act Reportable Incident
Location: Reed College Apartments

Notes: A CSO responded to a report of bike theft from a Reed College apartment. The CSO met with the bike owner and their housemate. The housemate stated that they had first noticed the bike was missing from inside the apartment, but assumed the owner had taken it out. When the bike owner returned home, they confirmed that they had not taken the bike anywhere. Both residents agreed that the unit had been locked during the time the bike went missing and no one else had permission to enter the apartment. The residents were unsure if the deadbolt had been secured and no visible signs of forced entry were observed.

Case #: 230051
Date: 2023 02 07
Time: 1846
Description: Medical Transport - Other
Location: Residence Hall

Notes: A CSO responded to a request for medical assistance at a residence hall. The CSO met with the residents, one of whom was experiencing a medical emergency and had already requested American Medical Response for transport. The CSO remained with the student until paramedics arrived and transported the student to a nearby medical facility for further care.

Case #: 230052
Date: 2023 02 10
Time: 1018
Description: Evidence of Drug Use
Location: Foster Residence Hall

Notes: A CSO on patrol in Foster residence hall encountered the diffuse odor of cannabis. The CSO was unable to locate the odor to a specific source.

Case #: 230053
Date: 2023 02 10
Time: 1039
Description: Information Only
Location: Eliot Circle

Notes: CSOs responded to a verbal altercation taking place in Eliot Circle. Upon arrival, the CSOs met with two delivery drivers who had been involved in a minor accident on Woodstock Blvd and had pulled off onto Eliot Drive to discuss the particulars. The drivers disagreed on the details of the accident, and had begun shouting at each other. One of the CSOs resumed their patrol priorities, while the other CSO remained on the scene to ensure the conflict was resolved peacefully.



Case #: 230054
Date: 2023 02 10
Time: 1103
Description: Suspicious Person/Activity/Circumstances
Location: GCC/Bookstore

Notes: A CSO responded to a report of an unknown individual potentially experiencing a mental health crisis in the bookstore. While en route to the bookstore, the CSO was notified that the individual had moved to the Great Lawn and was hiding underneath a tree. The CSO met with the reporting party not far from where the individual now was, and the reporting party provided the details as to why they were concerned for the individual. The CSO engaged with the individual, who was lying underneath a tree, and before the CSO was able to ascertain the individual’s situation, the individual apologized for being on campus and proceeded to head southward, off of campus. No further action was taken.

Case #: 230055
Date: 2023 02 10
Time: 1602
Description: Damage to Property
Location: Lower North Lot

Notes: A CSO responded to a report of a damaged vehicle in the Lower North Lot. The CSO met with the vehicle owner, a student, who reported that one of their vehicle tires had been slashed upwards of 20 times. The student did not have any idea who would have cause to damage the vehicle tire. The student had called AAA for assistance and the CSO also recommended that they file a police report.

Case #: 230056
Date: 2023 02 10
Time: 2156
Description: Medical Assist - Other
Location: Residence Hall

Notes: CSOs responded to a request for medical assistance at a residence hall. Upon arrival, they met with the reporting party who was concerned for their friend who was feeling unwell. After an evaluation and a recommendation from the On-Call area coordinator, paramedics were contacted to request a more thorough assessment. Ultimately, the student in distress declined medical transport, and the CSOs cleared from the call after the student showed signs of improvement.

Case #: 230057
Date: 2023 02 11
Time: 0854
Description: Theft of Vehicle/Clery Act Reportable Incident
Location: 28 West

Notes: A student arrived at 28 West to report that their vehicle had been stolen from the lot behind 28 West. This vehicle had been involved in multiple prior reports regarding damage and attempted theft. The CSO sympathized with the vehicle owner and recommended they also file a report with the Portland Police Department. 

Case #: 230058 - VOID REPORT

Case #: 230059
Date: 2023 02 11
Time: 1932
Description: Exclusion
Location: Student Union

Notes: CSOs responded to a report of an unknown individual smoking cigarettes in the Student Union. Upon arrival, the CSOs encountered a previously excluded individual smoking cigarettes in the north loft. The CSOs escorted the individual off campus without incident.

Case #: 230060
Date: 2023 02 12
Time: 1237
Description: Theft from Vehicle
Location: West Lot

Notes: A student arrived at 28 West to report that two days prior, while their vehicle had been parked in the West Lot, the vehicle rear door window had been smashed, and the surrounding door frame had been damaged, in a break-in. The student reported that nothing of significant value had been stolen.

CS Survey Responses:

Every week Community Safety requests survey responses from those who've had interactions with a member of the Community Safety team. These responses are always collected anonymously with the option for the responder to leave contact information if they would like for a member of Community Safety management to contact them, and are used internally for departmental performance tracking. Community Safety has opted to publish these survey results for transparency and community accountability. *Names and pronouns mentioned in survey responses will be redacted to protect the privacy of individuals.

In addition to surveys sent directly to those who have interacted with Community Safety, the Reed community is always encouraged to independently complete the survey regarding Community Safety's performance.
You can take the survey here: CS Survey  

No survey responses were collected this week.