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Rutgers University Crime Statistics

Crime Statistics

This information is provided as part of Rutgers' commitment to safety and is in compliance with the federal Student Right-to-Know and Campus Security Act of 1990, Public Law 101-542, as amended to the Clery Act of 1998.

The RUPD publishes the comprehensive security report known as "Safety Matters" annually as required under the Jeanne Clery Act of 1998.

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(Police, Fire, Medical)

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Emergency Numbers
From a University Phone

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Non-Emergency Numbers
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Annual Security Report "Safety Matters"

Safety Matters is the Rutgers University's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. It includes:

  • Three years of on- and off-campus crime statistics
  • Procedures for the reporting of criminal activities and emergencies on campus
  • Policies regarding security of and access to campus facilities
  • Information on law enforcement on campus
  • Description of campus security, crime prevention and alcohol and drug educational programs
  • Policies regarding the possession, use and sale of alcoholic beverages, and illegal drugs
  • Information on campus sexual assault prevention programs and procedures to follow in the event of a sexual assault
  • Where information concerning registered sex offenders may be obtained

Download full Safety Matters Report (PDF version).
View animated flipbook version of Safety Matters here.

Daily Crime & Fire Safety Log

The RUPD maintains a Clery Crime and Fire Log to keep the university community informed about campus crime.  View the Clery Crime and Fire Log here.

Crime Alerts / Timely Warnings

Rutgers University, in its commitment to safety on campus and in compliance with the Clery Act, has procedures in place to alert the campus community in a timely manner of certain crimes reported to the University Police that occur either on or near campus.  View more information about Crime Alerts/Timely Warnings here.

Crime Statistics & Clery Data Collection Survey

For location specific crime statistics, go to:

Designated Campus Security Authorities (CSA) and local law enforcement report crime statistics which occur on and off campus to the RUPD annually through the Clery Data Collection Survey.

To report crime statistics for the 2016 calendar year, follow this link: Take the survey

Or copy and paste the URL below into your internet browser:

For questions regarding the survey, please contact Deputy Chief Michael Rein at 848-932-4930 or via email at

Clery Training for CSAs

For more information about Rutgers' compliance with the Clery Act and to access training materials for Campus Security Authorities, please visit our Clery website.