With Pepperdine’s campus closed, many students are spending more time in the Malibu area and living off campus for the first time. Students used to the safe and isolated bubble of campus are forced to reckon with life — and crime — outside of the Pepperdine community.
The annual report reveals the criminal activities that occurred across all Pepperdine campuses in 2018.
Photos by Rachel Ettlinger Car break-ins have surged in Malibu, but in Santa Monica, the city is facing more than the typical smash-and-dash break-in scenario. Thieves are now using universal or booster keyless entry remotes to gain access to unattended vehicles. If a car’s engine doesn’t have a turn-key start, then it has a push-to-start […]
Multiple Pepperdine students and other Malibu residents have reported being the victims of several car break-ins in the past few weeks.