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UMD ALERT: All Clear

 .An "All Clear" has been issued for the Armed subject off-campus at Campus Dr. and the Hiker Biker Trail. Suspect believed to have fled the area.UMPD continues the investigation that started with a traffic stop and it was at this time the suspect fled from the vehicle.   

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://www.umdhelpcenter.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)
TitleIXcoordinator@umd.edu
www.umd.edu/ocrsm

UMD SOS App
http://apps.reslife.umd.edu/SOS/

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

UMD ALERT: Armed Subject off-campus

A person armed with a  handgun reported off-campus at Campus Dr and the Hiker Biker Trail. The subject is NOT in custody.  Subject described as a Black Male wearing white shirt, jeans, 5'7", thin build, close crop hair and facial hair, last seen going towards Lakeland Rd from Campus Drive in the wooded area. lice are actively searching for the suspect. Stay alert and follow the direction of police officials. Police still conducting investigation in area. Please stay away.

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://www.umdhelpcenter.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)
TitleIXcoordinator@umd.edu
www.umd.edu/ocrsm

UMD SOS App
http://apps.reslife.umd.edu/SOS/

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

UMD ALERT: Armed Subject off-campus

A person armed with a  handgun reported off-campus at Campus Dr and the Hiker Biker Trail. The subject is NOT in custody.  Subject described as a Black Male wearing white shirt, jeans, 5'7", thin build, close crop hair and facial hair, last seen going towards Lakeland Rd from Campus Drive in the wooded area. lice are actively searching for the suspect. Stay alert and follow the direction of police officials.

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://www.umdhelpcenter.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)
TitleIXcoordinator@umd.edu
www.umd.edu/ocrsm

UMD SOS App
http://apps.reslife.umd.edu/SOS/

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

UMD ALERT: Armed Subject off-campus

A person armed with a  handgun reported off-campus at Campus Dr and the Hiker Biker Trail. The subject is NOT in custody.  Police are actively searching for the suspect. Stay alert and follow the direction of police officials.

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://www.umdhelpcenter.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)
TitleIXcoordinator@umd.edu
www.umd.edu/ocrsm

UMD SOS App
http://apps.reslife.umd.edu/SOS/

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

UMD Safety Notice - Off-Campus Burglary

The purpose of this UMD Safety Notice 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, 2016/ Between 3 a.m. and 7 a.m.

LOCATION: 4300 block of Knox Road (Apartment Building), College Park, MD

PGPD CASE #: PP16101700001137

On October 17, 2016, at approximately 2:24 p.m., the University of Maryland Police Department was notified by the Prince George's County Police Department of an off-campus burglary that occurred in the 4300 block of Knox Road. UMD students reported to police that while sleeping inside their apartment, someone entered through an unlocked door and took property.

The Prince George's County Police Department is conducting an investigation. Individuals with any information regarding this incident or the possible identity of suspects are encouraged to contact police (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.

Additional information, when made available by the Prince George's County Police, may be found on our website at http://universityofmarylandpolice.com/stats/safety_notices.cfm

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 an escort service for anyone who feels unsafe when walking on or near campus. If you would like an escort, please call to request one at 301-405-3555 (off campus) / 53555 (on campus). You may also use a blue light emergency phone to call for an escort. The police escort service is available to community members at all times.

 

Make sure that you lock your doors and windows before you leave and when you are in for the night.

 

If you have a home security system, set it.

 

Make sure your residence has good exterior lighting.

 

Never enter your residence if you see that a door or window has been forced. Go to the nearest safe place and contact the local police immediately.

 

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

 

See Something, Say Something!

 

Be Smart, Be Safe!

 

Safety Resources:

University of Maryland Police Department

Emergency Number 301-405-3333/ #3333 from a mobile phone/ 911

 

UMD Guardian (Mobile Campus Safety App)

umpdnews.umd.edu/umdguardian

 

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/

 

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 and Sexual Misconduct 

TitleIXcoordinator@umd.edu

http://www.umd.edu/ocrsm/

 

UMD SOS App

http://apps.reslife.umd.edu/SOS/

 

UMD Alerts

https://alert.umd.edu

 

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

UMD Safety Notice - Internet Extortion Scam

The purpose of this notice is to inform the University of Maryland community of an internet extortion scam that has been reported to University Police.

On October 9, 2016, a male UMD student reported to UMPD that he was extorted out of money by an individual who threatened to post nude pictures of the student on Facebook if he did not comply. The purported images the scammer used as the basis for the threat may have been captured during an online video chat session between the scammer and the victim.  The victim complied, in part, with the demands of the scammer.

The University of Maryland Police Department, Criminal Investigations Unit is conducting an investigation. Individuals with any information regarding this incident are encouraged to contact police at 301-405-3555.

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:

Do not divulge personal information or images (nude or otherwise) to individuals unknown to you over the internet.

If you are the victim of an extortion attempt, over the internet or otherwise, contact police immediately.

Please report suspicious activity immediately to police by calling 911 or #3333 from a mobile phone.

The University of Maryland Police Department provides an escort service for anyone who feels unsafe when walking on or near campus. If you would like an escort, please call to request one at 301-405-3555 (off campus) / 53555 (on campus). You may also use a blue light emergency phone to call for an escort. The police escort service is available to community members at all times.

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!

Safety Resources:

University of Maryland Police Department
Emergency Number 301-405-3333/ #3333 from a mobile phone/ 911
UMD Guardian (Mobile Campus Safety App)
umpdnews.umd.edu/umdguardian

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

Office of Civil Rights and Sexual Misconduct
TitleIXcoordinator@umd.edu

301-405-1142
http://www.umd.edu/ocrsm/

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

UMD Alerts
https://alert.umd.edu

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

UMD Safety Notice - Soliciting / Unwanted Sexual Contact

The purpose of this notice is to make you aware of an incident that has been reported to the Office of Civil Rights and Sexual Misconduct.

INCIDENT: Soliciting / Unwanted Sexual Contact
OCCURRED: October 6, 2016 between 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Parking Lot on campus close to Varsity Apartments (Possibly lot 11B)

BRIEF DETAILS:


On October 7, 2016, UMPD received information from the Office of Civil Rights and Sexual Misconduct regarding a male student who was solicited by an unknown male student to be in a sexually explicit film. 

On October 6, 2016, between 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., a male student was approached by another male, who was driving a red four-door vehicle (unknown make or model). The driver of the vehicle asked the student whether he was interested in modeling and then asked the student to enter his vehicle. Once inside the vehicle, the driver asked the student questions of a sexual nature, soliciting him to be in a sexually explicit film, and touched his thigh.  

This incident occurred in a parking lot described as being near the Xfinity Center, close to the Varsity Apartments. The driver of vehicle was described as follows:

  • An African American male, medium complexion, between the age of 23-25

  • Very short blond hair with scruffy blond facial hair

  • Wearing a dark baseball cap and clear glasses with large lens

  • Long fingernails and a large red ring on his right hand

  • High pitched voice

The Office of Civil Rights and Sexual Misconduct is conducting an investigation into the report. Individuals with any information regarding this incident are encouraged to contact Investigator Bronson at 301-405-1701.

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:


Do not get into vehicles with individuals you do not know.

Please report suspicious activity immediately to police by calling 911 or #3333 from a mobile phone.


The University of Maryland Police Department provides an escort service for anyone who feels unsafe when walking on or near campus. If you would like an escort, please call to request one at 301-405-3555 (off campus) / 53555 (on campus). You may also use a blue light emergency phone to call for an escort. The police escort service is available to community members at all times.

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!

Safety Resources:

University of Maryland Police Department
Emergency Number 301-405-3333/ #3333 from a mobile phone/ 911
UMD Guardian (Mobile Campus Safety App)
umpdnews.umd.edu/umdguardian

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

 

Office of Civil Rights and Sexual Misconduct
TitleIXcoordinator@umd.edu

301-405-1142
http://www.umd.edu/ocrsm/

 

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

 

UMD Alerts
https://alert.umd.edu



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

UMD ALERT - Update / Armed Subject / ALL CLEAR

We have verified that there was a man with a long gun that was seen by two very alert students. Our investigation reveals that this is an off duty member of the military.  We have verified his identity and the situation is now all clear.  Chief Mitchell has called an emergency with military commanders to discuss this incident and to make sure this can never happen again.

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://www.umdhelpcenter.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)
TitleIXcoordinator@umd.edu
www.umd.edu/ocrsm

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

UMD ALERT - Armed subject reported

Person armed with an AR-15 reported at Ritchie Coliseum. Avoid the area and follow all public safety orders.Police are actively searching for the suspect. Stay alert and follow the direction of police officials.

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://www.umdhelpcenter.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)
TitleIXcoordinator@umd.edu
www.umd.edu/ocrsm

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

UMD ALERT: All Clear

An "All Clear" has been issued for the Off-Campus Armed Robbery at Baltimore ave/Lakeland Rd. Investigation reveals assault between subjects known to each other. Suspect believed to have fled the area. PGPD continues investigation.

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://www.umdhelpcenter.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)
TitleIXcoordinator@umd.edu
www.umd.edu/ocrsm

UMD SOS App
http://apps.reslife.umd.edu/SOS/

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

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