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UMD Safety Notice 11/19/2020

INCIDENT:    Multiple Thefts from Autos

OCCURRED: Between November 10 and November 18, 2020

LOCATION:  Parking Lot at UMD Golf Course

UMPD CASE Numbers: 2020-82701, 81860, and 80671


Between November 10 and November 18, 2020, the University of Maryland Police Department received three reports of thefts from autos. All of the incidents occurred in the parking lot at the UMD Golf Course, during the daytime.  In total, there were four vehicles that sustained window damage.  Property was taken from all four vehicles.  

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 .

When available for release, additional information, may be obtained by accessing the "UMD Safety Notice" portion of our web site: and

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.  

As a reminder, do not leave items in plain sight inside your vehicle. If you can, place items in the trunk of your vehicle before you travel to your destination.

Do not leave items of value inside your vehicle.

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



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