This Timely Warning is being issued by Benjamin Hunter, Director of Public Safety

The Butler University Department of Public Safety has received 3 reports of house burglaries since January 1, 2012. The most recent report occurred on January 5, 2012 at 11:45 p.m. where the complainant reported hearing someone trying to enter into the house through a window. The complainant was not able to provide a description.

If anyone has any information concerning the burglaries, please contact Detective Bruce Allee at (317) 940-9396. In the interest of safety, University Police would like to remind everyone of the importance of protecting your home.

Make sure all windows and doors are locked even if you are at home.

Make sure all exterior lighting is in working order.

If you are going to be gone for an extended period of time, have someone conduct checks of your home during that period.

Request home checks by the Butler University Police Department by completing and submitting the form on this link:

Report an suspicious activity to the university police immediately by calling 940-9999 from your cell phone or 9999 from a campus phone.

Timely Warnings are intended to make the campus community aware of a specific incident or information reported to have occurred to the University Police. Timely Warnings may be sent by various methods, including email, web postings, or text messages only when an incident does not constitute use of the Emergency Notification System (DawgAlert). As a reminder, you can sign-up and update your contact information in DawgAlert by visiting this link

This timely warning is meant to fulfill the requirement of the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. The Clery Act is a federal law that requires universities to disclose certain information about campus crime and security policies.

If you have questions, concerns or would like additional Crime Watch tips, please contact University Police at 317-940-9396.

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