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Sex crimes, liquor violations remain high at Stanford, report says

Original post made on Sep 30, 2014

Stanford University issued its latest crime report this week with a new "dating violence" sex-crime category and new definitions of stalking, sex offenses, domestic violence and hate crimes.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 9:55 AM

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Posted by Wondering?
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Sep 30, 2014 at 10:36 am

> But the biggest jump was in liquor-law violations

And just what are liquor-law violations?

And what about hard drugs. It's really odd that there are no controlled-substance violations on a campus of this size. What gives?


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Posted by [email protected]
a resident of Stanford
on Sep 30, 2014 at 11:56 am

There were 14 rapes. There were 3 hearings. There was 1 finding of responsibility. There were zero suspensions. There were zero expulsions.

Do Better Stanford.


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Posted by neighbor
a resident of another community
on Sep 30, 2014 at 1:00 pm

These stats are not acceptable --- But, I wonder how they compare to Palo Alto's statistics on the same measures, controlling for population differences.

Are alcohol related crimes and sexual offenses worse or better in Palo Alto?

It would have also been interesting if this article had compared Stanford and Palo Alto on the other major crime categories covered in the report. I suspect PA is much worse in several areas (e.g. robbery, assault)


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Posted by Alumna
a resident of Palo Alto Hills
on Sep 30, 2014 at 3:43 pm

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Posted by Nora Charles
a resident of Stanford
on Sep 30, 2014 at 3:57 pm

Nora Charles is a registered user.

The word "fondling" strikes me as off, as that implies something tender, not an unwanted attack. Wouldn't it better be described as "groping?"


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