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.

Safety Tips on How to Safeguard Your Off-Campus Residence - Home or Away

Off-Campus UMD Safety Notice 11/16/14

Please visit http://universityofmarylandpolice.com/crime_alert_offcampus_detail.cfm?id=756 for information regarding an off-campus assault with a weapon that occurred on 11/16/14. Prince George’s County Police Department is the primary reporting agency and is conducting the investigation.

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Off Campus UMD Safety Notice 11/10/14

Please visit http://www.umdps.umd.edu/crime_alert_offcampus_detail.cfm?id=755 for information regarding an off-campus incident involving an attempted robbery by force and 4th degree sex offense that occurred on 11/10/14. Prince George’s County Police Department is the primary reporting agency and is conducting the investigation.

UMPD Hires Two New Officers

The University of Maryland Police Department is proud to announce the hiring of two new officers into the agency.  Officer Sarra Daniels joins UMPD after three years of law enforcement servcie with the Calvert County Sheriff's Office.  Officer Barton Brady brings with him 17 years of law enforcement experience, having worked for the Hyattsville City Police Department.

Officers Brady and Daniels were sworn in by University of Maryland Police Chief David B. Mitchell on Monday, November 10, 2014. 

 

 

              Chief Mitchell and Officer Brady

 

 

         Chief Mitchell and Officer Daniels

 

 

 

 

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