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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 Community Notice: Off-Campus Attempted Abduction

UMD Community Notice: Off-Campus Attempted Abduction

**Community Notice**

The purpose of this e-mail is to make you aware of an incident that occurred off-campus near the University of Maryland, College Park campus. The following is a synopsis of an incident reported to the Prince George's County Police Department.

 

INCIDENT:                Off-Campus Attempted Abduction

 

OCCURRED:             November 21, 2019/ Approximately 11:45 p.m.

 

LOCATION:              4700 Block of Harvard Road (near Rhode Island Avenue), College Park, Maryland

 

PGPD CASE #:           PP19112200000921

 

BRIEF DETAILS:

On November 22, 2019, at approximately 1:12 p.m., the University of Maryland Police Department was notified of an off-campus attempted abduction. The incident occurred at approximately 11:45 p.m., on November 21, 2019, in the 4700 block of Harvard Road, College Park, MD.

A female student reported to the Prince George’s County Police Department today, that she was walking in the 4700 block of Harvard Road when a male knocked her over and attempted to pull her in the opposite direction. The victim screamed, which got the attention of two people, who ran over to help. The suspect then left and was last seen heading towards Baltimore Avenue.

The suspect is described as a white male, skinny build, unhealthy thin appearance, and approximately 30 to 35 years of age. The suspect was wearing a black hoodie, black sunglasses and carrying a black backpack.

A video review of the cameras in the area is underway.

Individuals with any information regarding this incident or the possible identity of suspect are encouraged to contact the Prince George’s County Police Department (911 or 301-352-1200).

Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411 TIPS (8477) or text "PGPD plus your message" to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone or go to www.pgpolice.org and submit a tip online. Email address is:

UMD Safety Notice – Indecent Exposure

UMD Safety Notice – Indecent Exposure

INCIDENT:    Indecent Exposure

OCCURRED: November 22, 2019, at approximately 11:15 a.m.

LOCATION: 1st Level of Stadium Drive Garage

UMPD CASES #: 2019-68717

BRIEF DETAILS:

On November 22, 2019, at approximately 1:45 p.m., the University of Maryland Police Department was notified of an indecent exposure that occurred earlier in the day at approximately 11:15 a.m. A female student reported to police that she was walking through Stadium Drive Garage, when she saw a male expose himself. The victim left the area and later called the police.

The suspect is described as a male with a beard, wearing a black hoodie. A video review of the cameras in the area is underway.

The University of Maryland Police Department, Criminal Investigations Unit is investigating this incident. Individuals with any information regarding this incident are encouraged to contact police at 301-405-3555. Individuals wishing to remain anonymous may email http://www.umpd.umd.edu/contact/anonymous_tip.cfm .

When available for release, additional information, may be obtained by accessing the "UMD Safety Notice" portion of our web site: http://

UMD Safety Notice - Multiple Motor Scooter Thefts

UMD Safety Notice - Multiple Motor Scooter Thefts

INCIDENT:    Multiple Motor Scooter Thefts

OCCURRED: Between October11 and November 18, 2019

LOCATION: Parking Lot 11B near the Field Hockey and Lacrosse Complex

UMPD CASES #: 2019-59890, 2019-60722, 2019-65056, 2019-67742, and 2019-67759

BRIEF DETAILS:

The purpose of this UMD safety notice is to make you aware of multiple motor scooter thefts that have occurred from parking lot 11B.

Between October 11 and November 18, UMPD received five reports of motor scooter thefts. All five thefts occurred from parking lot 11b. Three of the five motor scooters were not locked. A video review of the cameras in the area was submitted in each of these cases.

We are also seeking the community’s help in identifying the suspect in three of the motor scooter theft cases. For photos of the suspect and additional details, click here.

The University of Maryland Police Department, Criminal Investigations Unit is investigating these incidents.

Individuals with any information regarding these incidents are encouraged to contact police at 301-405-3555. Individuals wishing to remain anonymous may email

UMD Community Notice: Off-Campus Burglary

UMD Community Notice: Off-Campus Burglary

**Community Notice**


The purpose of this e-mail is to make you aware of an incident that occurred off-campus near the University of Maryland, College Park campus. The following is a synopsis of an incident reported to the Prince George's County Police Department.

 

INCIDENT:                Off-Campus Burglary

 

OCCURRED:             October 17, 2019/ Approximately 6:45 a.m.

 

LOCATION:              4200 Block of Knox Road, College Park, Maryland

 

PGPD CASE #:           PP19111700000984

 

BRIEF DETAILS:

On November 17, 2019, at approximately 12:22 p.m., the University of Maryland Police Department was notified of an off-campus burglary that occurred at approximately 6:45 a.m., in the 4200 block of Knox Road, College Park, MD.

A female student was awoken by a noise she heard and saw a male at the end of her bed. The suspect then ran out of the room.

Individuals with any information regarding this incident or the possible identity of suspect are encouraged to contact the Prince George’s County Police Department (911 or 301-352-1200).

Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411 TIPS (8477) or text "PGPD plus your message" to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone or go to www.pgpolice.org and submit a tip online. Email address is: pgcrimesolvers@co.pg.md.us.

 

COMMUNITY ALERT: All Clear

COMMUNITY ALERT: All Clear

An "All Clear" has been issued for the off-campus home invasion robbery (armed) in the 7400 block of Dickinson Avenue. Officers searched the area but were unable to locate the suspects. Officers will continue a visible presence in the area. The Prince George's County Police Department is investigating this incident. Continue to be aware of your surroundings and if you see something suspicious, say something by reporting to police immediately.

 

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: Off-Campus Home Invasion Robbery (Armed)

COMMUNITY ALERT: Off-Campus Home Invasion Robbery (Armed)

UPDATE: Suspects possibly left the scene in a vehicle (unknown make, model or color). Officers from PGPD and UMPD are still on scene. Continue to avoid the area and report any suspicious activity.


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

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

Community Alert: Off Campus Home Invasion Robbery (Armed)

Community Alert: Off Campus Home Invasion Robbery (Armed)

A home invasion robbery was just reported off-campus in the 7400 block of Dickinson Ave.  Three males wearing all dark clothing entered a residence and demanded property.  A handgun was used during this incident.  The suspects left in an unknown direction.  Prince George's County and UMPD officers are currently searching for the suspects.  Please avoid the area and report any suspicious activity.


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

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

UMD Safety Notice - Burglary

UMD Safety Notice - Burglary

INCIDENT:    Burglary

OCCURRED: November 9, 2019/ Approximately 4:00 a.m.

LOCATION: Bel Air Hall

UMPD CASE #: 2019-65693

BRIEF DETAILS:

On November 9, 2019, at approximately 5:07 a.m., the University of Maryland Police Department was notified of a burglary that occurred at approximately 4:00 a.m., at Bel Air Hall. A female UMD student reported to police that she was woken up by the sound of laughter. The student found a male, wearing a red flannel shirt, sleeping in her room. The student asked the male to leave and he left. 

The University of Maryland Police Department, Criminal Investigations Unit is investigating this incident. Individuals with any information regarding this incident are encouraged to contact police at 301-405-3555. Individuals wishing to remain anonymous may email http://www.umpd.umd.edu/contact/anonymous_tip.cfm .

When available for release, additional information, may be obtained by accessing the "UMD Safety Notice" portion of our web site:
http://universityofmarylandpolice.com/stats/safety_notices.cfm and http://umpdnews.umd.edu/home

Safety Tips:

The University of Maryland Police Department provides a walking escort service for anyone who feels unsafe when walking on or near campus. If you would like a walking escort, please call to request one at 301-405-3555. You may also use a blue light emergency phone to call for an escort.

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

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