URBANA, Illinois – A life-saving drug is becoming publicly available for emergency use throughout campus through the work of the Division of Public Safety’s Emergency Management team.
URBANA — As the school enters its hiatus and many students leave campus, those who stay during the break should take precautions to make sure they stay safe. With fewer people in the area, that also provides criminals with more opportunities to commit crimes. But there are a few things you can do to significantly […]
URBANA, Illinois – The University of Illinois Police Department on Friday published its “Year In Review” annual report looking back at crime trends and department information for the 2019-2020 school year. The full report is available at police.illinois.edu/YearInReview. The report this year was specifically tailored to answer questions raised by community members in the wake of […]
Alice Cary started in her new role as the Executive Director of Public Safety and Chief of Police at the University of Illinois Police Department in July 2020. As she gets to know our campus, we wanted to take some time to offer our community members a chance to get to know a little bit […]
URBANA, Ill. – University of Illinois Police are continuing to search for the suspect in an armed robbery that happened at about 4:38 p.m. Thursday in the 2100 block of South Orchard Street, Urbana. An Orchard Downs resident called police after he was robbed at gunpoint after meeting with someone whom he had met on […]
URBANA, Ill. – Campus community members at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will soon see Officer Valerie Marcotte around after her graduation from the University of Illinois Police Training Institute on Thursday. Officer Marcotte will spend the next few months in field training, during which time she will be paired with training officers who […]
University of Illinois Police Chief Alice Cary on Thursday answered questions from the r/uiuc Reddit community. Questions covered topics such as campus safety, funding levels for the police department, mental health resources, and police misconduct, just to name a few. View the full discussion on Reddit.
URBANA, Ill. – Serious crime is down in many categories on the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus, and relatively steady in other categories, according to an annual report released Wednesday by the University of Illinois Police Department. The full report can be viewed at police.illinois.edu/clery. Reports of rape, fondling, robbery and motor vehicle theft decreased […]
URBANA, Ill. – The number of large parties on or near the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus has dropped precipitously in recent weeks as staff from the Division of Public Safety work to enforce public health rules and Illinois students have cooperated. Complaints for loud parties in the campus area dropped from 114 in […]
In 1997, UIPD LT Dave Nelson (Ret) and Ofc Steve Mechling (Ret) began researching motorcycles in policing. The research showed that motorcycles in a police setting could enhance traffic enforcement efforts and help establish better ties with the community. They had discovered that UIPD had tried out motorcycles in the 70’s, but the program was […]