Incident Journal


Beacon Archives

The Incident Journal is provided to the Beacon weekly by the Emerson College Police Department. Beacon staff edit the Incident Journal for style and clarity, but not for content.

Monday, Sept. 10

Emerson College Police Department and Facilities Management responded to students trapped inside an elevator in 2 Boylston Place. The elevator regained power, and students were able to get out.

Tuesday, Sept. 11

ECPD is investigating a complaint from a community member concerning harassment.

Friday, Sept.14

ECPD and Boston Fire Department responded to a fire alarm in the Ansin Building caused by a student’s cell phone smoldering inside a classroom. Smoke filtered throughout the first and second floors. No fire or injuries were reported.

A staff member reported personal property taken from a cubicle in the Ansin Building.

Saturday, Sept. 15

ECPD is investigating a report of a harassment toward a student.

ECPD assisted BPD after an individual with no Emerson affiliation claimed they were assaulted while attending the Freedom Rally at the Boston Common.

Sunday, Sept. 16

An officer found an unsecured door at the Center for Health and Wellness. They found nothing out of place after they conducted a check of the premises and secured the location.

Tuesday, Sept. 18

An officer found an abandoned backpack with a laptop in the Walker Building. An investigation revealed the laptop belonged to a student. ECPD contacted the student to retrieve the belongings.

ECPD and BPD responded to a fire alarm in the Piano Row residence hall caused by overcooked food inside a microwave. No fires or injuries were reported.

Northeastern University Police Department contacted ECPD about an underage student found in possession of alcohol.

ECPD investigated a report of a man acting inappropriately near the Ansin Building.

Wednesday, Sept. 19

A student reported an offcampus assault. The student was not injured and BPD is investigating the incident.

A security officer reported that an unknown person had bypassed security at the Paramount Center. The individual was not found after a check of the building.

Friday, Sept. 21

The Office of Housing and Residence Life turned over confiscated drug paraphernalia found inside a student suite in Colonial residence hall to ECPD.

OHRL turned over additional drug paraphernalia found inside Colonial residence hall to ECPD.