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Timely Warnings

  
  

​Dear Students, Faculty and Staff,


INDECENT EXPOSURE REPORTED 


On Monday, May 22, 2017, at 10:30 AM, a female student reported that while she was parking her vehicle in Lot 28, she became aware of an unknown male subject who parked next to her on her passenger side. After a verbal exchange the male subject exposed his genitals to the female student. 


The male suspect was described as a Hispanic male, medium size build, 40-45 years old, light facial hair, black hair with dark colored eyes. The male was wearing a black baseball cap and tan shorts. The COD Public Safety Department conducted a thorough search of the lots and buildings and nearby campus area with negative results in locating the suspect.


The vehicle is described as a new 2017 white Buick Encore with “Jessup Auto” dealer plates. If anyone saw or heard any part of this incident or may have further suspect information please come forward and contact the COD Public Safety Department at (760) 341-2111. 


As a reminder trust your instincts.  If you feel unsafe, get to a safe place and call for help.  If you feel uneasy about a situation, trust your instincts and be mindful of your location and your surroundings.  Use the buddy system and watch out for each other when walking to classes and to your vehicles. 


CAMPUS COMMUNITY SAFETY TIPS FROM COD PUBLIC SAFETY

Always be alert to your surroundings.

If you ever feel you or others are in danger, call 9-1-1.

Public Safety Officers are available for escorts to your vehicles.

Report suspicious behavior, SEE SOMETHING SAY SOMETHING.


Tim T. Nakamura, MA

Director, Public Safety & Emergency Preparedness

Phone: 760-568-3352

Email: tnakamura@collegeofthedesert.edu


  

Campus Community,

On January 24, 2017 at 11:30 am, an unidentified subject(s) vandalized the home side dugout area of the baseball field. A racial slur was written in chalk on the field. The racial slur was found to be offensive. There are currently no suspects. A search of the immediate area was conducted by COD Public Safety Officers, but the suspect was not located.

This crime is currently unsolved and an investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information about this or similar incidents should call COD Public Safety at 760-341-2111. Updates regarding this incident, when and if available, will be made available via email.

CAMPUS COMMUNITY SAFETY TIPS FROM COD PUBLIC SAFETY

Report suspicious behavior, SEE SOMETHING SAY SOMETHING

Tim T. Nakamura, MA

Director, Public Safety & Emergency Preparedness

Phone: 760-568-3352

Email: tnakamura@collegeofthedesert.edu

  

Campus Community,

This Timely Warning message is part of College of the Desert’s commitment to provide campus-area crime information in compliance with the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act or, Clery Act, as it is commonly known.

On December 19, 2016, at 8:30 a.m., COD Public Safety was notified that the Agriculture Department storage shed had been unlawfully entered and property had been taken. The burglary is believed to have occurred between 5:00 p.m. on December 16th and 8:00 a.m. on December 19, 2016. Riverside County Sheriff’s Office and the COD Public Safety Department is investigating the incident. There is no suspect description at this time.

If you have information about this or a similar incident, please call the COD Public Safety Department at (760) 341-2111.

Risk Reduction Tips:

  • Secure your valuables, record serial numbers or engrave expensive items with identifying information.

  • Always lock your doors and windows; even when just leaving for a few minutes.

  • Report lost or stolen keys immediately to your department or supervisor.

  • Report suspicious persons or activities to the COD Public Safety Department immediately.

Respectfully,

Tim T. Nakamura

Director, Public Safety & Emergency Preparedness

Phone: 760-568-3352

Email: tnakamura@collegeofthedesert.edu

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Campus Community,
 
This Timely Warning message is part of College of the Desert’s commitment to provide campus-area crime information in compliance with the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act or, Clery Act, as it is commonly known.
 
On December 19, 2016, at 8:30 a.m., COD Public Safety was notified that the Foundation building had been unlawfully entered and property had been taken. The burglary is believed to have occurred between 1:00 p.m. on December 17th and 8:00 a.m. on December 18, 2016. Riverside County Sheriff’s Office and the COD Public Safety Department is investigating the incident. There is no suspect description at this time.
 
If you have information about this or a similar incident, please call the COD Public Safety Department at (760) 341-2111.
 
Risk Reduction Tips:
 
Secure your valuables, record serial numbers or engrave expensive items with identifying information.
Always lock your doors and windows; even when just leaving for a few minutes.
Report lost or stolen keys immediately to your department or supervisor.
Report suspicious persons or activities to the COD Public Safety Department immediately.
 
Respectfully,
 
 
Tim T. Nakamura
Director, Public Safety & Emergency Preparedness
 
Phone: 760-568-3352