When it comes to preventing crime on college campuses, University police departments in Maryland have a very important tool in their arsenal -- the ability to bar individuals involved in criminal activity from property owned by the institution. Often this occurs as a result of identifying individuals who have committed crimes on the campus, whether they be property crimes or crimes against persons. These denials of access, which are typically issued immediately following an arrest, makes the person subject to immediate arrest if he or she returns to the campus without permission. This gi
College Park, MD – The University of Maryland Department of Public Safety earned awards in two categories for the 2012 Governor's Crime Prevention Awards. The department and officers were recognized today at a ceremony hosted by the Governor’s Office of Crime Control and Prevention. Ms. Gloria Aparicio Blackwell, Mr. Gerry Sneeringer, both UMD Staff, and Mr. Charles L. Simpson Jr, Manager of Southern Management (Graduate Hills and Gardens) won the “Category C – Governor’s Crime Prevention Award for Community Groups, Organizations, and Individual Citizens.
University of Maryland Police, Maryland Park Police, and Prince George's County Police are partnering with the UMD Office of Community Engagement, Embry Center for Family Life, University of Maryland Athletics, the Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission and the City of College Park to host the Community Teens / Law Enforcement basketball game to foster our police - community relationship. Friday, December 7th, 2012
On December 8th, officers from the University of Maryland Police Department, along with officers from many neighboring police agencies will be participating in "Operation Santa with a Badge", a program developed by Sgt. Michael Rudinski of the Hyattsville City Police Department in 2003. This year, police officers from many local agencies will pick up children in less-fortunate families from around their respective jurisdictions in police cars and take them holiday shopping.
The University of Maryland Police Department is partnering with the Prince George’s County Police Department, the University of Maryland Athletics Dept., and the U. S.