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UMD Safety Notice 04/10/2022

INCIDENT: Indecent Exposure
 
OCCURRED: April 10, 2022 (Sunday)/ Approximately 5:35 p.m.
 
LOCATION: Stamp Student Union, Second Floor
 
UMPD CASE NUMBER: 2022-25416
 
BRIEF DETAILS:
 
On April 10, 2022, at approximately 5:42 p.m., the University of Maryland Police Department was notified of an indecent exposure that occurred inside the Stamp Student Union. 
 
A female student reported to police that while she was on the second floor, she saw a male watching something on his laptop and had himself exposed. The student left the area and called police.
 
The University of Maryland Police Department (UMPD), Criminal Investigations Unit is investigating this incident.
 
We encourage anyone with information about this incident, to please call us 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:
 
If you observe suspicious activity or behavior, contact the police immediately by calling 911 or 301-405-3333 or via the UMD Guardian app.
 
Trust your instincts. They are a natural gift that tells you when something is wrong.
 
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.
 
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.
 
Safety Resources:
 
University of Maryland Police Department 
Emergency Number 301-405-3333/ 911
Non-Emergency Number 301-405-3555
 
Prince George's County Police Department 
911 / 301-352-1200 (non-emergency)
 
UMD Police Walking Escort
Non-Emergency: 301-405-3555
 
NITE Ride 
301-314-6483
 
Help Center (Peer Counseling & Crisis Intervention) 
301-314-4357 
 
Counseling Center
301-314-7651
 
Campus Advocates Respond and Educate to Stop Violence (CARE) 
301-741-3442
 
Health Center 
301-314-8180
 
Office of Civil Rights and Sexual Misconduct (OCRSM)
301-405-1142   
 
UMD Alerts 
 
Sent by email via UMD Alerts to UMD Students/Faculty/Staff

UMPD Press Release 04/06/2022

UMPD Press Release 04/04/2022

UPDATE: The suspect has been identified. Arrest has been made and more information will be released soon.

 

 

 

UMD Community Notice 03/23/2022

**Community Notice**

The purpose of this e-mail is to make you aware of an incident that occurred off-campus near the University of Maryland, College Park campus. The following is a synopsis of an incident reported to the Prince George's County Police Department.

INCIDENT:                 Off-Campus Burglary  

OCCURRED:              March 18, 2022 (Friday)/ Between 2 a.m. and 1 p.m. 

LOCATION:               4300 block of Hartwick Road, College Park, Maryland 

PGPD CASE NUMBER:           22-1395

BRIEF DETAILS: 

On March 22, 2022, at approximately 9:55 p.m., the University of Maryland Police Department was notified by the Prince George’s County Police Department about an off-campus burglary that occurred in the 4300 block of Hartwick Road, College Park, Maryland.

Residents reported to police that on March 18, 2022, between 2 a.m. and 1 p.m., property was taken out of their residence. The Prince George’s County Police Department is conducting an investigation.

Individuals with any information regarding this incident or the possible identity of suspect(s) are encouraged to contact the Prince George’s County Police Department (911 or 301-352-1200). 

When available for release, additional information, including updated descriptions of suspect(s), 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/

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.

If your residence has a home security system, make sure to set it.

Never enter your residence if you see that a door or window has been forced open. Go to the nearest safe place and contact the police immediately.

Don’t leave valuables within window view and use blinds and drapes for privacy.

Store and secure any loose items that might be in the yard, including ladders, tools, bicycles, scooters, etc.

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.

See Something, Say Something!

Be Smart, Be Safe!

Safety Resources:

University of Maryland Police Department

Emergency Number 301-405-3333/ 911

UMD Guardian (Mobile Campus Safety App)

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.

Prince George's County Police Department

911 from mobile phone / 301-352-1200 (non-emergency) / 911

NITE Ride

301-314-6483

http://www.transportation.umd.edu/niteride.html

Help Center (Peer Counseling & Crisis Intervention)

301-314-4357

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

301-405-1142 

TitleIXcoordinator@umd.edu

http://www.umd.edu/ocrsm/

UMD Alerts

https://alert.umd.edu

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

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University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742

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