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MU report shows drop in robberies rapes and liquor law referrals

The University of Missouri Police Department released its 2019 Annual Fire Safety and Security Report on Friday, revealing a drop in violent crime and liquor law referrals in 2018.

The 119-page report is tabulates incidents on the MU campus, certain off-campus buildings owned by MU and on public property directly adjacent to campus.

Rapes declined from 17 in 2017 to 10 last year and stalking cases dropped from 49 in 2017 to 29 last year, according to the report.

The report said disciplinary action referrals for liquor law violations went down from 800 in 2016 to 196 in 2018. Alcohol arrests rose from 216 in 2017 to 233 in 2018.

The department reported a higher number of motor vehicle thefts, most commonly mopeds and motorized scooters, with 12 in 2017 and 18 in 2018.


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