If you are heading home during winter break, beware. Thieves are mindful of student’s departures and will take advantage, police say.
VCU pays about $10,600 each semester to keep the more than 350 Emergency Reporting Telephone System (ERTS) phones on campus in service.
With the 2013 Virginia gubernatorial election over, governor-elect Terry McAuliffe has the opportunity to tackle some of the difficulties in the Virginia higher education system.
Overall theft at VCU has decreased over the past academic year. However, the VCU Police Department has noticed a spike in one specific area of theft; electronic devices.
When VCU student Erinn Budd was walking home from her closing shift at the Cary Street Gym last fall, a mugger asked for her phone. Budd chose not to oblige.