Alert issued at 06/05/2021 10:42:40 PM EDT.

MSU Timely Warning: Motor Vehicle Theft Timely Warning for Motor Vehicle Theft occurring on the East Lansing campus reported by Michigan State University Police Date Reported: 06-05-2021 Date Occurred: 5/31/2021 Location: Abbott Hall Synopsis: On 6/5/2021 MSUPD received a report of a moped theft from Abbot Hall. The theft occurred between Monday May 31 (after 3pm) and Saturday June 5, 2021 (prior to 9:30pm). There is no suspect information at this time. Suspect Information: Unknown Vehicle Information: 2002 Yamaha Zuma 50 Moped, red in color.

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Alert issued at 05/15/2021 07:59:10 AM EDT.

MSU Timely Warning: Burglary Timely Warning for Burglary occurring on the East Lansing campus reported by Michigan State University Police Date Reported: 05-15-2021 Date Occurred 05/14/2021 Location: Spartan Village Apartments Synopsis: On 05/14/2021 between 1pm and 6pm, an unknown suspect entered an apartment in Spartan Village on 31 Middlevalle Rd and stole a purse. There is no suspect description at this time. Suspect Information: None Vehicle Information: None

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Message to the community

The guilty verdict that was issued yesterday in the trial of Derek Chauvin is the start of a healing process for not just our community, but for the country. Since the killing of George Floyd the law enforcement community nationwide has garnered justified scrutiny. The subsequent nationwide movement and conversations demanding justice and accountability have once again brought the issue of systemic racism to the forefront and highlighted the need to revise policing and reform public safety. We understand that there is immense value in developing a greater understanding of where our community is when it comes to the issue of policing. I have reviewed the recommendations provided by the Task Force on Racial Equity and understand there is work to […]

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Alert issued at 04/20/2021 05:18:30 PM EDT.

MSU Timely Warning: Burglary Timely Warning for Burglary occurring on the East Lansing campus reported by Michigan State University Police Date Reported: Date Occurred 04/19/2021 Location: Akers Hall Synopsis: On 04/20/2021 MSUPD received a report of items taken from an unlocked dorm room that occurred on 04/19/2021 between 1PM-2PM at Akers Hall. Suspect Information: unknown Vehicle Information: unknown

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MSU Alert: Felonious Assault

MSU Timely Warning for Felonious Assault: Date Reported: 04-14-2021 Date Occurred: 04-14-2021 Location: Amtrak Station, 1240 S. Harrison Rd. Suspect Information: As described by the victim, the suspect is a middle aged black male, medium build, last seen wearing a grey sweatshirt and possibly a baseball hat. Synopsis: Victim states the suspect approached him at the Amtrak station and asked for cigarette. When the victim denied his request the victim said the suspect displayed a large knife. The victim reported that the suspect ran westbound from the Amtrak station when police arrived. This incident has been assigned to the Investigative Division for follow-up investigation.

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Timely Warning: Burglary (Unfounded)

UPDATE: This incident has been unfounded after it was determined that no crime actually occurred. MSU Timely Warning for Burglary: Date Reported: 03-29-2021 Date Occurred 03-29-2021 Location: Holmes Hall Suspect Information: Unknown Vehicle Information: Unknown Synopsis: Sometime between midnight and 10:00am, an unknown suspect entered a room at West Holmes Hall and stole a purse.

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MSU Alert: Armed Robbery

Emergency Notification for Armed Robbery: An Armed Robbery at Holden Hall was reported to the MSU Police Department on 02-15-2021 at 9:50 p.m. According to the victim the incident occurred on 02-15-2021 around 8:30 p.m. inside Holden Hall. As described by the victim, the suspect is a black male, college-aged, approximately 6’03”, thin build, wearing a black cloth mask, a pink hooded sweatshirt, and dark pants. According to the victim the suspect did display a handgun and left in an unknown direction on foot from Holden Hall. Contact the Michigan State University Police at 911 or 517-355-2221 to report any unusual or suspicious activity. You can also submit an anonymous tip by texting MSUPD to CRIMES (274637) along with your […]

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Keeping Campus Safe

Dear Spartans, I am writing to you in response to several inquiries we have received regarding the safety of our campus community. Many of you have heard about the planning underway in states across the nation in preparation for any events that may take place leading up to the Presidential Inauguration. The Michigan State Capitol, in the city of Lansing, is a little more than four miles from campus. Events there are handled by the Michigan State Police (MSP) and rarely impact the campus of Michigan State University. However, the Michigan State University Police Department has partnerships with area law enforcement and we are sharing resources and information with them. The duty of the MSU Police Department is to serve […]

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MSU Alert: Emergency Notification for Armed Robbery

This is an MSU ALERT from the Michigan State University Police regarding an incident in the City of East Lansing. An armed robbery occurred at or near the Cedar Village Apartment Complex. If nearby use caution. Contact East Lansing Police to report any unusual or suspicious activity. This incident is being investigated by the East Lansing Police Department Detective Bureau. We have been told there is no active threat to the community and they have no additional information to provide.

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