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Amherst College Campus, Amherst, MA

Amherst College Campus Safety

Total Crime Stats 96
Arrests 18
Disciplinary Actions 56
Criminal Offenses 19
Campus Fire 3

Amherst College Campus Safety and Security

At Amherst College, total 96 criminal actions are reported last year : 18 arrests, 18 disciplinary actions, 19 criminal offenses, 3 residence hall fires. By location, 73 crimes were on campus including residence halls, 23 were on public properties, 62 were on residence halls (2017).

Campus safety and security data from OPE, U.S. Department of Education

Criminal Action Types and Location

Next table and chart describe the total criminal actions by crime type and location at Amherst College. Last year, total 96 criminal/disciplinary actions have been reported at Amherst College. By location, 73 criminal actions have happened on-campus facilities and 0 caused off-campus.

Criminal Actions Statistics
Amherst College
TotalOn-Campus (Residence Halls)Non-CampusPublic Properties
Total9673 (62)023
Arrests181 (1)017
Disciplinary Actions5651 (46)05
Hate Crime00 (0)00
Residence Hall Fires33--
[Chart] Amherst College Criminal Action Types and Location

Arrests Statistics

Total 18 arrests are reported at Amherst College. Next table and chart describe the arrests count including weapons, drug law violation, and liquor law violation by location at Amherst College.

2017 Arrests Statistics
Amherst College
TotalOn-Campus (Residence Halls)Non-CampusPublic Properties
Weapons0 0 (0)00
Drug Law Violation2 1 (1)01
Liquor Law Violation16 0 (0)016
Total18 1 (1)017
[Chart] Amherst College Arrests Statistics

Disciplinary Actions Statistics

At Amherst College total 0 disciplinary actions are reported in academic year 2017. Next table and chart describe the disciplinary actions count including weapons, drug law violation, and liquor law violation by location at Amherst College.

2017 Disciplinary Actions Statistics
Amherst College
TotalOn-Campus (Residence Halls)Non-CampusPublic Properties
Weapons1 1 (1)00
Drug Law Violation0 0 (0)00
Liquor Law Violation55 50 (45)05
Total56 51 (46)05
[Chart] Amherst College Disciplinary Actions Statistics

Criminal Offenses Statistics

Next table and chart describe the criminal offenses statistics by crime type and location at Amherst College.

2017 Criminal Offenses Statistics
Amherst College
TotalOn-Campus (Residence Halls)Non-CampusPublic Properties
Rape5 5 (5)00
Fondling3 3 (3)00
Burglary7 7 (5)00
Motor Vehicle Theft4 3 (0)01
Total19 18 (13) 0 1
[Chart] Amherst College Criminal Offenses Statistics

Hate Crimes Statistics

At Amherst College, no hate crimes are occurred or reported in 2017.

Residence Hall Fires

3 fires are occurred on residence hall at Amherst College. Next table lists occurrences of fires with facility name, cause, injured or death, and damages..

2017 Residence Hall Fire Statistics At Amherst College
Facility NameCauseInjured / DeathDamage
Charles Pratt[Unintentional] Open flames 1/0$0-$99
Morris Pratt[Undetermined] 0/0$0-$99
Plimpton[Unintentional] Other 0/0$0-$99