The primary responsibility for the programs and services of the Crime Prevention Unit rests with Sergeant Andrew Turco (aturco@mit.edu), 617-253-9755. The goal of the Unit is to increase community awareness about the risk of campus crime and victimization and to generate a sense of responsibility within every individual to take reasonable steps to reduce that risk.

The Crime Prevention Unit also provides:

  • crime prevention publications
  • safety presentations
  • office safety
  • Laptop registration - a visual deterrent to reduce laptop theft