Hanover Police Investigating Burglary in Sorority House
Extra Patrols Being Provided
Hanover Police are actively investigating a burglary in a sorority house on campus that was reported on May 24. A timely warning was issued through email by Dartmouth Safety and Security (DSS) soon after receiving notification of the incident, said Hanover Police Chief Charles Dennis.
“The Hanover Police requests assistance from anyone that may have information regarding this incident and asks them to call 603-643-2222. Callers may remain anonymous,” said Dennis. “This incident has created a heightened awareness of concern for individual safety and and the safety of others within the Dartmouth community. Be advised that the Hanover Police take this case seriously and are working diligently to follow up on leads in the case. We are also providing extra patrols around campus and residence areas.”
Dennis offered the following safety tips while on campus:
Be aware of your surroundings and who is around you. If it is night time, take extra precautions and use a buddy system if you are going to be out and about on campus;
Use the personal safety app “LiveSafe” that Dartmouth has set up to communicate with DSS an others of your choice. You also have the ability to call 911 from the app;
Always secure your belongings and personal space; don’t leave your dorm, apartment, sorority or fraternity without securing it, even if you are only planning on being gone for a few minutes;
Lastly, if you see something, say something. Call the Hanover Police if you see suspicious activity, behaviors or people.