Despite a weekend shooting that injured a 20-year-old student and sent shockwaves across Case Western Reserve University's campus, crime numbers reported to the U.S. Department of Education show crime is dropping at and around the school.
In 2017, Case reported just 18 crimes. That number was down from 34 reported in 2016 and 26 crimes reported in 2015.
Those figures are collected and reported under the Clery Act, a law requiring universities and colleges nationwide to notify students and staff of crimes.
"I know there was a shooting a few days ago, but I think apart from that, I don't have any fear walking around the campus at night," said Divyam Agrawal, a freshman at Case.
One reason students say they feel safe is regular police patrols. At least four different police departments regularly work the area.
"You see them all the time because there's Case, there's University Circle," said Case freshman Megan Stratton. "They're everywhere kind of around, so that's always nice."
From 2015-2017, Case Western Reserve University reported the following numbers of crimes:
5 Aggravated Assaults