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**UPDATE from the Armed Subject Alert that was sent Earlier Today**

**UPDATE from the Armed Subject Alert that was sent Earlier Today**

OCCURRED:             February 20, 2018/ Approximately 11:55 a.m.

LOCATION:              Annapolis Hall

UMPD CASE #:         2018-11905


On February 20, 2018, at approximately 12:01 p.m., the University of Maryland Police Department received a call about a female armed with a handgun that was in a holster, possibly with a badge, at Annapolis Hall. As officers searched for the individual, UMPD received a call from a female who informed us that she was the person we were seeking from Annapolis Hall. Officers met with the female at the College Park Shopping Center. It was determined that she was an off-duty officer from another law enforcement agency and her clothing had shifted which exposed her handgun without her knowledge. The female was on campus conducting personal business and posed no threat to our community.

We commend the caller who brought this situation to our attention. Remember, if you see something, say something.

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.

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:

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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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