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UMD Safety Notice 02/01/19

INCIDENT:    Burglary

OCCURRED: February 1, 2019/ Approximately 6:45 a.m.

LOCATION: Anne Arundel Hall

UMPD CASE #: 2019-5916

BRIEF DETAILS:

On February 1, 2019, at approximately 1:30 p.m., the University of Maryland Police Department was notified of a burglary that occurred at Anne Arundel Hall. A female UMD student reported to police that at approximately 6:45 a.m., a male opened her door and entered her residence. The student told the male to leave, but the male did not comply. The student then pushed the male out of her room. The male was last seen walking down the hallway until he went out of sight. 

The student described the individual as a white male, standing approximately 5'10" to 6', college aged, short brown hair, wearing a red shirt and dark pants and appeared intoxicated. 

The University of Maryland Police Department, Criminal Investigations Unit is investigating this incident. Individuals with any information regarding this incident are encouraged to contact police at 301-405-3555. Individuals wishing to remain anonymous may email http://www.umpd.umd.edu/contact/anonymous_tip.cfm .

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:

The University of Maryland Police Department provides a walking escort service for anyone who feels unsafe when walking on or near campus. If you would like a walking escort, please call to request one at 301-405-3555. You may also use a blue light emergency phone to call for an escort.

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

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!

Download the UMD Guardian app through the Google Play store or the Apple App Store. You can create a virtual safety escort or you can text a tip to UMPD.

Safety Resources:

University of Maryland Police Department

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

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/

Campus Advocates Respond and Educate to Stop Violence (CARE)
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 (OCRSM) 

TitleIXcoordinator@umd.edu

https://ocrsm.umd.edu/

UMD Alerts

https://alert.umd.edu

 

Sent by email via UMD Alerts to UMD Students/Faculty/Staff

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UMD Advisory: UMD Delayed Opening 01/30/19

The University of Maryland, College Park will open late at 10 am, Wednesday, January 30, 2019, due to inclement weather.

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01/29/19 UMD Alert: UPDATE – Intermittent Emergency and Non-Emergency Phone Call Quality Issues

The service provider has resolved the issue pertaining to phone quality. Our 911 call center is back to normal operation and is receiving calls form cell phones and off-campus phones without disruption. To report an emergency matter to UMPD you may dial 301-405-3333 or #3333 from you cell phone. For non-emergency matters, please dial 301-405-3555.

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Update in Elkton Hall Incident

01/28/19 UMD Alert: Intermittent Emergency and Non-Emergency Phone Call Quality Issues

Our region is experiencing intermittent phone quality issues. Specifically, our 911 call center is experiencing intermittent issues with incoming calls from cell phones and off-campus landlines. If you need police services (emergency or non emergency matters) please dial 911. We will update when the matter is resolved. 

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