In a first, a University of Oregon Crime Alert gave specific information about a campus crime: “In one incident, a report alleged that a female UO student was drugged at the Delta Tau Delta fraternity, 1886 University Street, on May 10. Giving someone a drug to disable the person is aggravated assault, a felony crime.”
These crime alerts are mandated by the Clery Act in order to alert campus communities to threats to public safety. Researchers on campus have been working with the UO Police Department to improve these alerts, which have gone from victim-blaming, stranger danger alerts to those sent around today, which included the drugging and a sexual assault.
It’s about time.
Now, let’s see if the Eugene Police Department is investigating the drugging.