Daily Campus Safety Log

According to federal law, an institution may withhold any of the required fields of entry, i.e. the nature, date, time, location and/or disposition if any of the following conditions apply:

  • The disclosure is prohibited by law
  • If the disclosure would jeopardize the confidentiality of the victim
  • If disclosure would jeopardize an ongoing criminal investigation or the safety of an individual
  • If disclosure would cause a suspect to flee or evade detection
  • If disclosure would result in the destruction of evidence

Below are incidents that occurred within the last sixty days:

Thursday, August 25, 2016

  • Nothing to Report.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

  • 8:50 AM - Costello Hall, 2413 S. Grange Avenue.  Bike Theft.  A student presented to the Office of Campus Safety and reported that their bike had been stolen.  Incident report completed.  Investigation continues.
  • 11:30 AM - Duluth Place Apartments, 2334 S. Duluth Avenue.  Bike Theft.  A student presented to the Office of Campus Safety and reported that their bike had been stolen.  Incident report completed.  Investigation continues.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

  • 12:20 AM - Costello Hall, 2413 S. Grange Avenue.  Motor Vehicle Accident.  A student presented at Campus Safety to file a late report of a hit and run motor vehicle accident ocurring in a University parking lot. Damaged was documented and an incident report was completed. Investigation continues.
  • 1:38 PM - Solberg Hall, 2312 S. Grange Avenue.  Hit & Run Motor Vehicle Accident.  A student contacted the Office of Campus safety and reported that her vehicle had sustained damage in a University parking lot.  Damage was documented and an incident report was completed.  Investigation continues.

Monday, August 22, 2016

  • Nothing to Report.

Sunday, August 21, 2016

  • Nothing to Report. 

Saturday, August 20, 2016

  • Nothing to Report

Friday, August 19, 2016

  • Nothing to Report

Thursday, August 18, 2016

  • Nothing to Report

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

  • 11:25 AM - Global Education House, 2001 S. Norton Avenue.  Fire Alarm.  Officers were dispatched to a fire alarm activation.  Sioux Falls Fire Rescue also responded.  When Officers arrived on scene ther were no sign of smoke or visible flame.  A cleaning crew had been cleaning the building prior to the alarm activation which may have led to the alarm activation.  SFFR arrived and attempted to reset the panel with out success. Electricians were notified of a possible issue with the fire system.  Incident report completed.

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

  • Nothing to Report

Monday, August 15, 2016

  • 8:00 AM - Center for Western Studies, 2121 S. Summit Avenue.  Theft.  Center for Western Studies personnel reported that two male subjects entered the CWS, split up and began looking through shelves of books and periodicals. Subjects left within a few minutes were described as behaving suspiciously as they exited the building. Upon checking the area where the subjects had been concentrating their attention CWS staff discovered that the interior pages of an antique atlas had been removed from the binding. Incident report completed and investigation continues.
  • 9:35 PM - Duluth Place Apartments, 2350 S. Duluth Avenue.  Fire Alarm.  Campus Safety officers were dispatched to investigate a report of an active fire alarm in a University apartment building. Alarm appeared to have been activated by cooking smoke from the kitchen area. Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded, reset the alarm and authorized reoccupation of the apartment. Incident report completed.  

Sunday, August 14, 2016

  • Nothing to Report.

Saturday, August 13, 2016

  • Nothing to Report.

Friday, August 12, 2016

  • 8:43 PM - Stavig Hall, 2008 S. Walts Avenue.  Possible Marijuana Violation.  Officers conducting rounds through a dormitory detected an odor of marijuana in a hallway. Officers were unable to locate the specific source. Incident report completed. 

Thursday, August 11, 2016

  • Nothing to Report.

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

  • Nothing to Report.

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

  • Nothing to Report.

Monday, August 8, 2016

  • Nothing to Report.

Sunday, August 7, 2016

  • Nothing to Report.

Saturday, August 6, 2016

  • Nothing to Report.

Friday, August 5, 2016

  • Nothing to Report.

Thursday, August 4, 2016

  • 12:35 PM - Morrison Commons, 2112 S. Grange Avenue.  Theft / Attempted Credit Card Fraud.  Two subjects entered the Augustana Book Store and attempted to purchase gifts cards valued at $1,200.00 using a credit card.  Campus Safety was notified when clerks became suspicious. Subjects fled with two blank gift cards and the transaction was denied. SFPD responded and took appropriate action. Incident report completed.

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

  • Nothing to Report.

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

  • Nothing to Report

Monday, August 1, 2016

  • Nothing to Report.

Sunday, July 31, 2016

  • 10:17 PM - Edith Mortensen Center Parking Lot, 2112 S. Grange Avenue.  False Emergency Callbox Activation / Verbal Harassment.  DCS Dispatch received an obscene call from an Emergency Phone Box on campus. Officers responded and stopped a group of seven juveniles ages 12 -17, identified the subjects and determined who the responsible person was. SFPD responded to complete the investigation and took appropriate action. Incident report completed.   

Saturday, July 30, 2016

  • Nothing to Report.

Friday, July 29, 2016

  • Nothing to Report.

Thursday, July 28, 2016

  • Nothing to Report.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

  • Nothing to Report.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

  • Nothing to Report.

Monday, July 25, 2016

  • Nothing to Report.

Sunday, July 24, 2016

  • Nothing to Report.

Saturday, July 23, 2016

  • Nothing to Report.

Friday, July 22, 2016

  • Nothing to Report.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

  • Nothing to Report.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

  • Nothing to Report.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

  • Nothing to Report.

Monday, July 18, 2016

  • 5:34 PM - Diversity Experience House, 1923 S. Prairie.  Fire Alarm.  DCS Dispatch received an automated fire alarm from a University residential house and dispatched officers to investigate. Residents were evacuated and the source of the alarm was determined to be a cooking fire on a stove burner. Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded, took appropiate action and then authorized reoccupation of the building. Incident report completed. 

Sunday, July 17, 2016

  • Nothing to Report.

Saturday, July 16, 2016

  • Nothing to Report.

Friday, July 15, 2016

  • Nothing to Report.

Thursday, July 14, 2016

  • Nothing to Report.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

  • 10:00 AM - Humanities Parking Lot, 2120 S. Grange Avenue.  Motor Vehicle Accident.  A faculty member contacted Camus Safety to report his vehicle had been damaged while parked in a University parking lot. The striking vehicle left the scene without reporting the accident. Incident report completed and investigation continues. 

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

  • Nothing to Report.

Monday, July 11, 2016

  • Nothing to Report.

Sunday, July 10, 2016

  • Nothing to Report

Saturday July 9, 2016

  • 11:21 AM - Elmen Center Parking Lot, 2505 S. Grange Avenue.  Animal Neglect.  An officer was called to the Elmen Center to investigate a report of a distressed dog in a hot car. When the officer arrived Animal Control and SFPD were already on scene. Camus Safety Officer located the car owner who was attending a basketball tournament inside the Elmen and the animal was attended to. Incident report completed.        

Friday, July 8, 2016

  • 9:11 PM - Elmen Center Parking Lot, 2505 S. Grange Avenue.  Motor Vehicle Accident.  METRO Communications contacted Campus Safety and requested officers assist with a reported motor vehicle accident on campus. A witness notified the owner of the damaged vehicle and identified the striking vehicle. The striking vehicle driver caused the damage while attempting to pull into a parking place. After the accident the striking vehicle drove away and parked in a different space. SFPD responded and issued red tags. Incident report completed.      

Thursday, July 7, 2016

  • Nothing to Report

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

  • Nothing to Report

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

  • 4:45 PM - Stavig Hall, 2008 S. Walts Avenue.  Bicycle Theft.  Augustana student presented to the Campus Safety office and reported that their bike had been stolen.  Officer took information from the student.  Incident report completed.
  • 4:55 PM - Duluth Place Apartments, 2334 S. Duluth Avenue.  Fire Alarm.  Midwest Alarms contacted Campus Safety dispatch about a fire alarm notification being received for the Duluth apartments.  Officers responded to the location.  Sioux Falls Fire Rescue also responded.  When Officers arrived on scene there was smoke coming from the apartment.  A cooking accident was the cause of the alarm activation.  SFFR reset the alarm panel and the smoke was cleared from the apartment.  Incident report completed.

Monday, July 4, 2016

  • Nothing to Report.

Sunday, July 3, 2016

  • Nothing to Report.

Saturday, July 2, 2016

  • 6:15 PM - Off-Campus / Private Property.  Bicycle Theft.  A student presented at Campus Safety to report the theft of a bicycle from his place of residence off campus. The bicycle was not locked at the time of the theft. Incident report completed.

Friday, July 1, 2016

  • 8:12 AM - Elmen Center, 2505 S. Grange Avenue.  Motor Vehicle Accident.  Buildings and Grounds personnel notified Campus Safety of a motor vehicle accident in the Elmen Center parking lot. A visitor was driving through the lot while operating personal electronic equipment when the driver struck a light pole and knocked the pole down. SFPD responded and issued a red tag to the driver. Incident report completed.
  • 5:29 PM - Duluth Place Apartments, 2354 S. Duluth Avenue.  Fire Alarm.  Campus Safety Dispatch received an automated fire alarm from the Duluth Place Apartments. Officers responded and determined the source of the alarm was cooking smoke. Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded and authorized reoccupation of the building. Incident report completed.    

Thursday, June 30, 2016

  • 6:43 PM - Elmen Center Parking Lot, 2505 S. Grange Avenue.  Motor Vehicle Accident.  METRO Communications notified Campus Safety of a reported motor vehicle accident in the Elmen Center parking lot. Striking vehicle pulled into a parking space and struck the front end of a vehicle already parked in the opposite space. SFPD responded and issued red tags to both drivers. Incident report completed.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

  • Nothing to Report.

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

  • Nothing to Report.

Monday, June 27, 2016

  • Nothing to Report.

Sunday, June 26, 2016

  • 3:45 AM - Private Property, 2405 S. Norton Avenue.  Drunkenness / Underage Consumption.  An officer conducting vehicle patrol in an alleyway observed an unconscious female in the back seat of a parked vehicle. While checking on the victim it was determined that she was likely intoxicated and underage. METRO Communications was notified and two SFPD units arrived and took charge of the situation. Victim is not affiliated with Augustana University. Incident report completed.

Saturday, June 25, 2016

  • Nothing to Report.

Friday, June 24, 2016

  • Nothing to Report.