Community Alert-Auto Burglaries
Posted: Saturday, March 17th, 2018, 12:26 am PDT

On March 15, 2018, The Stanford University Department of Public Safety (SUDPS) received 5 reports of auto burglaries from vehicles parked near the Museum area on Lasuen Street, Roth Way and Lomita Drive. A vehicle parked in the Track House Visitor Lot was also broken into. In each case, windows were broken to gain entry into the vehicle. The property taken has included laptops and backpacks.

SUDPS encourages individuals who observe suspicious activity or behavior such as an individual loitering around vehicles, peering into vehicles, and/or trying door handles, or wandering in an office area without legitimate business, to call 9-1-1 immediately.

As a reminder, the University has established a requirement to verifiably encrypt all windows and Mac computers, as well as Apple and Android mobile devices that are used by employees on the campus network. The University Information about ways to best protect your mobile devices can be found at

If you do become the victim of a crime, please report it immediately to the local law enforcement jurisdiction. If the property which has been stolen contains sensitive or confidential data, report the theft immediately to the University's Privacy Office at (650)725-1828 or

If you have any questions, concerns, or would like additional information about crime prevention, please call the Department of Public Safety at (650)723-9633.

This timely warning is being sent to you in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Act.