Burglars Burgle Elsewhere
College Safety Statistics: Dormitory Robberies and Burglaries, 2010-2012
"Burglars Burgle Elsewhere" by hobvias sudoneighm, cc license As part of our series investigating safety statistics for college campuses, College Parents of America presents our newest offering: incident rates of robberies and burglaries in student housing. Robberies and burglaries are fairly common occurrences in residence halls. Such a statement is corroborated by the Department of Education's collection of safety data on the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool. Using that tool, one can find out that between 2010 and 2012, there were 33,883 robberies and burglaries in residence halls across the nation--an average of over 11,000 per year.