Humboldt State University releases crime statistics from 2016

ARCATA – Humboldt State University has released its annual crime report for 2016 and some crimes went up while others went down.

The cases of reported rape have gone up from three in 2014, four in 2016, to six in 2016.

Aggravated assaults went down from six to two since last year, and burglaries from eight to two over the same time.

Drugs have been a problem – with 167 disciplinary referrals for drug law violations in 2016 – up from 122 last year.

There were also six illegal weapons arrests during this time – up from two last year.

To see the full report, you can visit this link: http://police.humboldt.edu/sites/default/files/hsu_annual_security_report_2017.pdf

Humboldt State is required to release the annual crime report as part of the Clery Act – requiring colleges and universities that receive federal funding to disclose campus safety information.