UMPD News

News and Information about the University of Maryland Police Department


Welcome to UMPD News

The UMPD News site has been created to provide you with timely information about incidents and events on the UMD campus, and also contains information about UMPD's community policing and crime prevention efforts.  In the event of a serious situation on campus requiring the issuance of a UMD Emergency Alert (what's this?), a UMPD Media Relations officer will post a description of what is happening and provide regular updates as the situation unfolds. 

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If you have questions, please contact our Media Relations Office at 301-405-9960 and we will be happy to assist you.

UMD Safety Notice 09/30/14

Please visit http://www.umpd.umd.edu/crime_alert_umpd_detail.cfm?id=748 for information regarding an armed robbery of a pizza delivery driver that occurred on-campus at Boteler Lane on 09/29/14. The University of Maryland Police Department is conducting an investigation.

Off-Campus UMD Safety Notice 09/27/14

Please visit http://universityofmarylandpolice.com/crime_alert_offcampus_detail.cfm?id=747 for information regarding multiple off-campus residential breaking and entering's that occurred between 09/26/14 and 09/27/14. Prince George’s County Police Department is the primary reporting agency and is conducting the investigation.

Off-Campus UMD Safety Notice 09/26/14

Please visit http://universityofmarylandpolice.com/crime_alert_offcampus_detail.cfm?id=746 for information regarding an off-campus attempted breaking and entering that occurred on 09/26/14. Prince George’s County Police Department is the primary reporting agency and is conducting the investigation.

UMPD To Host DEA Drug Take Back Site

The University of Maryland Police is hosting a "Terp Take Back" site as part of the DEA's Drug Take Back event this Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 11am to 3pm at 5000 Paint Branch Parkway in conjunction with College Park Day.  Look for the UMPD tent.

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