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UMD COMMUNITY ALERT: Gas Line Struck Update

UMD COMMUNITY ALERT: Gas Line Struck Update

body {font-family: 'arial'}UPDATE: Washington Gas in on scene. Baltimore Avenue is closed between Campus Drive and Berwyn House Road. Please continue to stay away from the area. Follow police directions.

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


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University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742

UMD COMMUNITY ALERT: Gas Line Struck

UMD COMMUNITY ALERT: Gas Line Struck

body {font-family: 'arial'}A gas line was struck in the intersection of Lakeland Road and Baltimore Avenue. Baltimore Avenue is closed between Campus Drive and Melbourne Place to vehicular and pedestrian traffic. Please stay away from the area and follow police directions.

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


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University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742

UMD Advisory – Indecent Exposure

UMD Advisory – Indecent Exposure

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INCIDENT:                Indecent Exposure

OCCURRED:             November 21, 2022 (Monday)/ Approximately 3 a.m.

LOCATION:              Regents Drive at Campus Drive, College Park, Maryland

UMPD CASE #:         2022-90037

BRIEF DETAILS:

On November 21, 2022, at approximately 3:12 a.m., the University of Maryland Police Department received a report of an indecent exposure that occurred at approximately 3 a.m.

A woman (student) reported to police that she was walking in the area of Regents Drive at Campus Drive, when a white vehicle approached her. The vehicle stopped and a man who was driving the vehicle engaged in conversation with her. The man then exposed himself. The victim left the area and called police.

Our Criminal Investigations Unit is investigating this incident. Anyone with information regarding this incident, or the possible identity of suspect, is encouraged to contact us. Please call us at 301-405-3555 or you can email investigations@umpd.umd.edu . Individuals wishing to remain anonymous, may submit a tip at   http://www.umpd.umd.edu/contact/submit_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:

If you observe suspicious activity or behavior, contact the police immediately by calling 911 or 301-405-3333 or via the UMD Guardian app.

Stay alert and attuned to people
and circumstances around you.

Trust your instincts. They are a natural gift that tells you when something is wrong.

See Something, Say Something!

Be Smart, Be Safe!

Download the
UMD Guardian app through the Google Play store or the Apple App Store. You can create a virtual safety escort or you can text a tip to UMPD.

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.

Safety Resources:

University of Maryland Police Department

Emergency Number 301-405-3333 / 911

Prince George's County Police Department

911 from mobile phone / 301-352-1200 (non-emergency) / 911

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

https://helpcenterumd.org/

Counseling Center

301-314-7651

http://counseling.umd.edu/

Campus Advocates Respond and Educate to Stop Violence (CARE)

301-741-3442

http://www.health.umd.edu/care

Health Center

UMD Community Advisory: Off-Campus Indecent Exposure

UMD Community Advisory: Off-Campus Indecent Exposure

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**Community Advisory**

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 Indecent Exposure

OCCURRED:              November 16, 2022 (Wednesday)/ Approximately 2:38 p.m.

LOCATION:               College Avenue at Princeton Avenue, College Park, Maryland

PGPD CASE #:           22111600001690

BRIEF DETAILS:

On November 17, 2022, at approximately 2:19 p.m., the University of Maryland Police Department received notification from the Prince George’s County Police Department, who confirmed through their investigation that the information below is correct.

On November 16, 2022, at approximately 2:46 p.m., the University of Maryland Police Department was notified of an off-campus indecent exposure that occurred at approximately 2:38 p.m.. A woman reported to police that she walked past a vehicle at the intersection of College Avenue and Princeton Avenue. Inside the vehicle she saw a man who exposed himself. The vehicle then left the area. The vehicle is described as navy-blue Audi sedan with Maryland tags.  

The Prince George's County Police Department is investigating this incident.

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

When available for release, additional information, including updated descriptions of suspect, 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/

Safety Tips:

If you observe suspicious activity or behavior, contact the police immediately by calling 911 or 301-405-3333.

Stay alert and attuned to people and circumstances around you. Trust your instincts. They are a natural gift that tells you when something is wrong. 

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.

See Something, Say Something!

Be Smart, Be Safe!

Safety Resources:

University of Maryland Police Department

Emergency Number 301-405-3333/ 911

UMD Guardian (Mobile Campus Safety App)

Download the UMD Guardian app through the Google Play store or the Apple App Store. You can create a virtual safety escort or you can text a tip to UMPD.

Prince George's County Police Department

911 from mobile phone / 301-352-1200 (non-emergency) / 911

NITE Ride

301-314-6483

http://www.transportation.umd.edu/niteride.html

Help Center (Peer Counseling & Crisis Intervention)

301-314-4357

helpcenterumd.org

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/ 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 Safety Notice – Robbery (No Weapon)

UMD Safety Notice – Robbery (No Weapon)

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INCIDENT:                Robbery (No Weapon)

OCCURRED:             October 31, 2022 (Monday)/ Approximately 2 p.m.

LOCATION:               Sidewalk of Regents Drive (in front of Annapolis Hall), College Park, Maryland

UMPD CASE #:         2022-83336

BRIEF DETAILS:

On October 31, 2022, at approximately 3:34 p.m., the University of Maryland Police Department was notified of a robbery (no weapon) that occurred at approximately 2 p.m., today.

A man (student) reported to police that he was walking on the sidewalk along Regents Drive, in front of Annapolis Hall, when a man approached him. The man asked the student for money to purchase an item from a local establishment. The student retrieved money from his wallet with the intent of giving the man a specific amount of cash. As the student was removing cash from his wallet, the suspect took a larger bill and began to walk away. The victim followed the suspect and asked for his money back. The suspect then verbally threatened the victim if he didn’t leave him alone. The suspect was last seen walking towards Annapolis Hall.

Photos of the suspect can be seen here.

The University of Maryland Police Department, Criminal Investigations Unit is investigating this incident.

Anyone with any information regarding this incident and/or the possible identity of the suspect, 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. 

Stay alert and attuned to people and circumstances around you.

Trust your instincts. They are a natural gift that tells you when something is wrong.

If you observe suspicious activity or behavior, contact the police immediately by calling #3333 from a mobile phone or 301-405-3333.

See Something, Say Something!

Be Smart, Be Safe!

Download the UMD Guardian app through the Google Play store or the Apple App Store. You can create a virtual safety escort or you can text a tip to UMPD.

Safety Resources:

University of Maryland Police Department

Emergency Number 301-405-3333/ #3333 from a mobile phone (AT&T and Verizon Wireless) / 911

Prince George's County Police Department

911 from mobile phone / 301-352-1200 (non-emergency) / 911

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

https://helpcenterumd.org/

Counseling Center

301-314-7651

UMD Community Notice: Off-Campus 4th Degree Sex Offense (Unlawful Touching)

UMD Community Notice: Off-Campus 4th Degree Sex Offense (Unlawful Touching)

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**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 4th Degree Sex Offense (Unlawful Touching)

OCCURRED:              October 29, 2022 (Saturday)/ Between 1 a.m. and 2:30 a.m.

LOCATION:               Baltimore Avenue and Knox Road, College Park, Maryland

PGPD CASE #:           22-0052620

BRIEF DETAILS:

On October 30, 2022, at approximately 11:54 a.m., the University of Maryland Police Department received notification from the Prince George’s County Police Department, who confirmed through their investigation that the information below is correct.

On October 29, 2022, at approximately 11:24 a.m., the University of Maryland Police Department was notified of an off-campus 4th degree sex offense (unlawful touching) that occurred between 1 a.m. and 2:30 a.m., on October 29, 2022.

A woman reported to the Prince George’s County Police Department that she was in the area of Baltimore Avenue and Knox Road, when a man she didn’t know, approached her and attempted to engage in conversation with her. After she told the man to leave her alone, the man started to walk away but then walked back up to her, touched her inappropriately and left.

The woman describes the suspect as an Indian male, approximately in his 40s, between 5’11” to 6’0” in height and weighing between 165 and 180 pounds. The suspect has a black beard and a medium build. He was wearing, possibly blue jeans and a black jacket.

The Prince George's County Police Department is investigating this incident.

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

When available for release, additional information, including updated description of suspect, 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/ 

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.

Stay alert and attuned to people and circumstances around you.

Trust your instincts. They are a natural gift that tells you when something is wrong.

If you observe suspicious activity or behavior, contact the police immediately by calling 911 or 301-405-3333.

See Something, Say Something!

Be Smart, Be Safe!

 

Safety Resources:

University of Maryland Police Department

Emergency Number 301-405-3333/ 911

UMD Guardian (Mobile Campus Safety App)

Download the UMD Guardian app through the Google Play store or the Apple App Store. You can create a virtual safety escort or you can text a tip to UMPD.

Prince George's County Police Department

911 from mobile phone / 301-352-1200 (non-emergency) / 911

NITE Ride

301-314-6483

UMD Community Advisory: Off-Campus Indecent Exposure

UMD Community Advisory: Off-Campus Indecent Exposure

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**Community Advisory**

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 Indecent Exposure

OCCURRED:              October 25, 2022 (Tuesday)/ Approximately 1 p.m.

LOCATION:               Yale Avenue at Lehigh Road, College Park, Maryland

PGPD CASE #:           22-0051841

BRIEF DETAILS:

On October 25, 2022, at approximately 1:02 p.m., the University of Maryland Police Department responded along with the Prince George’s County Police Department for an off-campus indecent exposure that had just occurred. A woman reported to police that she was walking along Yale Avenue, past Lehigh Road, when she saw a dark blue sedan with its window down. Inside the vehicle was a man who exposed himself.

The Prince George's County Police Department is investigating this incident.

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

When available for release, additional information, including updated descriptions of suspect, 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/

Safety Tips: 

If you observe suspicious activity or behavior, contact the police immediately by calling 911 or 301-405-3333.

Stay alert and attuned to people and circumstances around you. Trust your instincts. They are a natural gift that tells you when something is wrong. 

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.

See Something, Say Something!

Be Smart, Be Safe!

 

Safety Resources:

University of Maryland Police Department

Emergency Number 301-405-3333/ 911

UMD Guardian (Mobile Campus Safety App)

Download the UMD Guardian app through the Google Play store or the Apple App Store. You can create a virtual safety escort or you can text a tip to UMPD.

Prince George's County Police Department

911 from mobile phone / 301-352-1200 (non-emergency) / 911

NITE Ride

301-314-6483

http://www.transportation.umd.edu/niteride.html

Help Center (Peer Counseling & Crisis Intervention)

301-314-4357

helpcenterumd.org

Counseling Center

301-314-7651

http://counseling.umd.edu/

Campus Advocates Respond and Educate to Stop Violence (CARE)

UMD Community Notice: Off-Campus Robbery with a Weapon

UMD Community Notice: Off-Campus Robbery with a Weapon

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**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 Robbery with a Weapon

OCCURRED:              October 13, 2022 (Thursday)/ Approximately 11 p.m.

LOCATION:               8600 block of Baltimore Avenue, College Park, Maryland

PGPD CASE #:           22-0049638

BRIEF DETAILS:

On October 14, 2022, at approximately 8:18 a.m., the University of Maryland Police Department was notified of an off-campus robbery with a weapon that occurred in the 8600 block of Baltimore Avenue on October 13, 2022. A man reported to the Prince George’s County Police Department that he was walking in the 8600 block of Baltimore Avenue, when he was approached by three men. One of the men pointed a handgun at the victim and the other two men took the victim’s property. The suspects then left the area. No injuries were reported by the victim.

The Prince George's County Police Department is investigating this incident.

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

When available for release, additional information, including updated descriptions of suspect, 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/

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.

Stay alert and attuned to people and circumstances around you.

Walk in well-lit areas.

Trust your instincts. They are a natural gift that tells you when something is wrong.

If you observe suspicious activity or behavior, contact the police immediately by calling 911 or 301-405-3333.

See Something, Say Something!

Be Smart, Be Safe!

 

Safety Resources:

University of Maryland Police Department

Emergency Number 301-405-3333/ 911

UMD Guardian (Mobile Campus Safety App)

Download the UMD Guardian app through the Google Play store or the Apple App Store. You can create a virtual safety escort, or you can text a tip to UMPD.

Prince George's County Police Department

911 from mobile phone / 301-352-1200 (non-emergency) / 911

NITE Ride

301-314-6483

http://www.transportation.umd.edu/niteride.html

Help Center (Peer Counseling & Crisis Intervention)

301-314-4357

helpcenterumd.org

Counseling Center

301-314-7651

http://counseling.umd.edu/

Campus Advocates Respond and Educate to Stop Violence (CARE)

UMD ADVISORY: Road Closure due to Emergency Roadwork

UMD ADVISORY: Road Closure due to Emergency Roadwork

* {font-family: 'arial'}Fieldhouse Drive at Union Lane is closed due to emergency roadwork. Additionally, Union Lane atop of Campus Drive is closed to traffic as well.  

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

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