help stop theft
Every month, more than 50 percent of the theft that occurs on campus involves the theft of
unattended and unsecured property. That makes theft the number one crime on campus. Although
The University of Tampa is a safe environment, it doesn’t mean that everyone on campus will
remain honest when they see an opportunity to steal.
Simple theft is an opportunity crime that is more often committed by the
common person, not the professional criminal. The vast majority of crimes
on campus can be reduced just by taking a few simple steps.
1. If you see something suspicious, say something.
2. Do not allow strangers into residence halls or other locked buildings.
3. Secure all valuables.
4. Lock all residence hall and ofﬁce doors.
5. Report all thefts immediately to Campus Safety.
Although UT Campus Safety ofﬁcers patrol the campus 24 Campus Safety help stop theft