The crime of robbery is mainly a nighttime crime, increasing after 8 p.m. and subsiding after 3 a.m. in most areas. Robberies often increase during the winter most areas. Robberies often increase during the winter months because of extended periods of darkness. Dozens of robbery studies have indicated that robbers like isolation, prefer lone victims, good escape routes, and few witnesses, in addition to a good cash score.
Please follow these tips:
- Do not walk alone at night from the main campus to Mosaic Village or from Mosaic Village to the main campus.
- Walk in groups or utilize the escort service at night. An escort can and will be provided for you upon request from the JCSU Campus Police Department.
- Do not have electronics, jewelry, cash, credit cards or other valuable items in view inside your room, in class, inside buildings or when you are walking.
- Lock the door to rooms in residence halls, offices, classrooms, laboratories and other areas when you exit and the rooms are not in use.