Clery Law Reports

Campus Crime Reports

Office of Public Safety Report - 2021-08-16 to 2021-08-18

The crime log incidents posted may not match the crime statistics as reported in the Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report per the federal Clery Act, as the crime log is compiled using the Illinois Crimes Code and the crime statistics are required by law to be compiled using the Federal Uniformed Crime Reporting definitions.

According to federal law, an institution may withhold any of the required fields of entry, e.g. the nature, date, time, location and/or disposition, if any of the following conditions apply. Disclosure is prohibited: by law; would jeopardize the confidentiality of the victim; would jeopardize an ongoing criminal investigation or the safety of an individual; would cause a suspect to flee or evade detection; or would result in the destruction of evidence.


On Aug. 16 at 7:41 a.m. OPS and the Macomb Fire Department responded to a fire alarm in the Bayliss/Henninger Dining Hall. The alarm was activated by dust in the area. No injuries were reported.

On Aug. 17 at 7:45 a.m. a University employee reported a light pole north of the University Union had been struck by a car and knocked down. Damage was estimated at $750 and the incident is under investigation.

On Aug. 17 at 9:58 a.m. a WIU employee reported graffiti sprayed in a bathroom stall in Thompson Hall. Damage was estimated at $100.