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UMD Alert Test

UMD Alert Test

First Wednesday of each month at 11:55 a.m., the campus tests the UMD Alert Emergency Notification System, Alertus System and Early Warning Sirens.  These are only tests.

In the event of an emergency, you will receive text and email notifications with information regarding the nature of the emergency and necessary protective actions.

UMD affiliates may edit their mobile device settings at alert.umd.edu.

Contact Information:

University of Maryland Police
Emergency Number 301-405-3333/ #3333 from a mobile phone/ 911

Prince George's County Police
911 from mobile phone / 301-352-1200 (non-emergency) / 911

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University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742

UMD ALERT: Governor Hogan Issues Stay-at-Home Order

UMD ALERT: Governor Hogan Issues Stay-at-Home Order

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UMD ALERT: Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

UMD ALERT: Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

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UMD ALERT: Education Abroad Confirmed COVID-19 Case

UMD ALERT: Education Abroad Confirmed COVID-19 Case

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UMD Advisory: no classes Friday, March 13, 2020

UMD Advisory: no classes Friday, March 13, 2020

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UMD ALERT: All Clear

UMD ALERT: All Clear

An all clear has been issued for the incident that occurred in the 7200 block of Baltimore Ave.  It appears that the suspect and the two males with him have left the area.

 

Officers from Prince George's County and the University of Maryland are still on the scene.  High visibility patrols of the area will continue, but please notify the police if anything suspicious is observed. 

 

The Prince George's County Police Department is conducting the investigation for this incident. 

 


 

Safety Resources:

University of Maryland Police
Emergency Number -  301-405-3333 / #3333 from a mobile phone / 911
Non-Emergency Number - 301-405-3555

 

UMD Guardian (Mobile Campus Safety App)
umpdnews.umd.edu/umdguardian
  
Prince George's County Police
911 from mobile phone
Non-Emergency Number - 301-352-1200 

UMD Police Walking Escort/Non-Emergency:
301-405-3555

NITE Ride
301-314-6483
http://www.transportation.umd.edu/niteride.html

Help Center (Peer Counseling & Crisis Intervention)
301-314-4357
http://helpcenterumd.org

Counseling Center
301-314-7651
http://counseling.umd.edu/

CARE (Confidential Services for Sexual Assault/Harassment/Rape)
301-741-3442
http://www.health.umd.edu/care

Health Center
301-314-8180
http://www.health.umd.edu/

Office of Civil Rights & Sexual Misconduct (OCRSM)

301-405-1142
TitleIXcoordinator@umd.edu 
ocrsm.umd.edu


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University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742

COMMUNITY ALERT: UPDATE Armed Subject off-campus

COMMUNITY ALERT: UPDATE Armed Subject off-campus

 .Prince George's County and University of Maryland officers continue to search the area for the suspect.  The suspect was last seen with two males running on Hartwick Rd toward Yale Ave.  Please avoid the area and call the police if anything suspicious is observed. 

 

Safety Resources:

University of Maryland Police
Emergency Number -  301-405-3333 / #3333 from a mobile phone / 911
Non-Emergency Number - 301-405-3555

UMD Guardian (Mobile Campus Safety App)
umpdnews.umd.edu/umdguardian
  
Prince George's County Police
911 from mobile phone
Non-Emergency Number - 301-352-1200 

UMD Police Walking Escort/Non-Emergency:
301-405-3555

NITE Ride
301-314-6483
http://www.transportation.umd.edu/niteride.html

Help Center (Peer Counseling & Crisis Intervention)
301-314-4357
http://helpcenterumd.org

Counseling Center
301-314-7651
http://counseling.umd.edu/

CARE (Confidential Services for Sexual Assault/Harassment/Rape)
301-741-3442
http://www.health.umd.edu/care

Health Center
301-314-8180
http://www.health.umd.edu/

Office of Civil Rights & Sexual Misconduct (Title IX)
301-405-1142

TitleIXcoordinator@umd.edu
ocrsm.umd.edu

UMD Alerts https://alert.umd.edu
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Sent by University of Maryland Police Department
University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742

COMMUNITY ALERT: Armed Subject off-campus

COMMUNITY ALERT: Armed Subject off-campus

 A person armed with a knife has been reported in the  7200 block of Baltimore Ave near Hartwick Rd. The suspect maybe wearing a yellow puffy coat and was last seen heading toward the Metro on Hardwick Road. Avoid the area and follow police directions. Additional information will be provided when it becomes available

Safety Resources:

University of Maryland Police
Emergency Number -  301-405-3333 / #3333 from a mobile phone / 911
Non-Emergency Number - 301-405-3555

UMD Guardian (Mobile Campus Safety App)
umpdnews.umd.edu/umdguardian
  
Prince George's County Police
911 from mobile phone
Non-Emergency Number - 301-352-1200 

UMD Police Walking Escort/Non-Emergency:
301-405-3555

NITE Ride
301-314-6483
http://www.transportation.umd.edu/niteride.html

Help Center (Peer Counseling & Crisis Intervention)
301-314-4357
http://helpcenterumd.org

Counseling Center
301-314-7651
http://counseling.umd.edu/

CARE (Confidential Services for Sexual Assault/Harassment/Rape)
301-741-3442
http://www.health.umd.edu/care

Health Center
301-314-8180
http://www.health.umd.edu/

Office of Civil Rights & Sexual Misconduct (Title IX)
301-405-1142

TitleIXcoordinator@umd.edu
ocrsm.umd.edu

UMD Alerts https://alert.umd.edu
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Sent by email and SMS (text) via UMD Alerts to UMD Students/Faculty/Staff

Sent by University of Maryland Police Department
University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742

UMD Alert Test

UMD Alert Test

First Wednesday of each month at 11:55 a.m., the campus tests the UMD Alert Emergency Notification System, Alertus System and Early Warning Sirens.  These are only tests.

In the event of an emergency, you will receive text and email notifications with information regarding the nature of the emergency and necessary protective actions.

UMD affiliates may edit their mobile device settings at alert.umd.edu.

Contact Information:

University of Maryland Police
Emergency Number 301-405-3333/ #3333 from a mobile phone/ 911

Prince George's County Police
911 from mobile phone / 301-352-1200 (non-emergency) / 911

Sent by University of Maryland Police Department
University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742

UMD Advisory – UMPD Criminal Investigation, Charges Obtained

UMD Advisory – UMPD Criminal Investigation, Charges Obtained

The purpose of this UMD Advisory is to inform you of a hate bias incident that was reclassified to a hate crime by means of electronic communication harassment. A suspect has been identified and charged accordingly. Please see below for details.


UMPD CASE #: 2019-73744

DETAILS:
 

On December 12, 2019, at approximately 11:30 a.m., UMPD was notified of a hate bias incident that occurred on December 10, 2019, at approximately 8:18 p.m. A female UMD student reported to police that while at McKeldin Library, she received anti-Semitic messages on her cell phone from a person she did not know.

A detective was assigned to investigate this incident. Through investigative means, our detective was able to identify the suspect (UMD student), who sent multiple messages to the victim because of her religious beliefs.

On February 24, 2020, our detective applied for and received an arrest warrant for the suspect. The male, Muqarrab Ahmed Abdullah, 24 year old from La Plata, Maryland, is charged with the following:

CR 3-805 ((b)(1)) Electronic Communication Harassment

CR 3-804 ((a)(2)) Telephone Misuse: Repeat Calls

CR 10-304 (1) Race/Religion Crime: Person/Group

-  Electronic Communication Harassment against the victim because of the victim’s religious beliefs.

On Thursday, February 27, 2020, the Charles County Sheriff’s Office served the arrest warrant. 

To view the press release, click here.




 



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