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West Virginia University’s annual Clery Report is available

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WVU has released its annual Clery Report.

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According to the most recent Clery Report for West Virginia University, instances of dating violence, stalking, destruction of property and arrests for drug and alcohol law violations on the Morgantown campus decreased in 2018 compared to prior years.

This year’s report also noted slight increases in burglary, assaults and motor vehicle theft.

The Clery Report, which summarizes crime and fire safety on the Morgantown campus, is published annually by University Police and the Office of Emergency Management in accordance with the federal Clery Act. This year’s report includes WVU campus crime statistics for 2016 through 2018.

University Police Chief W.P. Chedester reminds students, faculty and staff to report any suspicious behavior or activity to a professor, supervisor or directly to University Police. University Police can be reached at 304-293-COPS (2677).

West Virginia University continues to be ranked among the top 40 safest campuses in the U.S., according to the National Council for Home Safety and Security.

Visit the University Police website for more information. Visit for safety information and resources. 

Be sure to follow @WVUalert and @WVUsafety on Twitter and WVU Police and Safety on Facebook for the latest safety news and information.

Students, faculty and staff also are encouraged to sign up for WVU Alerts and to download the LiveSafe app.



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