Residence

Information to help campus residents

Resources for Staying Safe

May 16, 2016

From Night Safety Services to Links to Resources.....

Preventing Laptop Theft

November 14, 2014

Lieutenant Marc DeCoulode with UCPD warns, "it only takes 10 seconds for a thief  to smash a window and grab a laptop.”  To protect your laptop or mobile device and its data in the event of theft, follow these basic security practices.

https://security.berkeley.edu/resources/best-practices-how-articles/preventing-laptop-theft

Theft Prevention

Theft is the most common crime on the Berkeley campus. Most thefts occur during the daylight hours, and in 80% of reported thefts and burglaries, thieves enter the structure without forced entry. This means our collective awareness and responsibility can really make a difference.

Because theft is largely a crime of opportunity, you can discourage would-be thieves by making theft a little more difficult. These tips are good for res halls, apartments, co-ops or offices.