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Male Charged in Connection with Indecent Exposure Incident

College Park Dream Team Returns to the Court this Friday

09/05/17 Community Notice

**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 Maryland-National Capital Park Police, Prince George’s County Division.

INCIDENT:                Assist Other Agency

OCCURRED:             September 5, 2017, at approximately 12:40 p.m.

LOCATION:              Hiker/Biker Trail, near the eastern end of the College Park Airport

PARK POLICE CASE #:  17001423

BRIEF DETAILS:

On September 5, 2017, at approximately 1:12 p.m., the University of Maryland Police Department (UMPD) was notified of an incident that occurred along the Hiker/Biker Trail near the College Park Airport. Officers from UMPD and the Maryland-National Capital Park Police responded and met with a female.

The female was walking along the trail when a male grabbed her from behind and forced her to the ground. Once on the ground the male got back up and left because people could be heard walking along the trail. No injuries were reported.

The suspect was last seen riding a bicycle south on the trail towards Riverdale. UMPD notified neighboring police departments of the incident. Officers have increased their patrols along the Hiker/Biker Trail near campus.

The Maryland-National Capital Park Police is conducting an investigation. Individuals with any information regarding this incident or the possible identity of the suspect are encouraged to contact police (911 or 301-459-3232).

Additional information, when made available by the Maryland-National Capital Park Police may be found on our website at http://universityofmarylandpolice.com/stats/safety_notices.cfm

When available for release, additional information, including updated descriptions of suspect, 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 an escort service for anyone who feels unsafe when walking on or near campus. If you would like an escort, please call to request one at 301-405-3555 (off campus) / 53555 (on campus). You may also use a blue light emergency phone to call for an escort. The police escort service is available to community members at all times.

If you observe suspicious activity or behavior, contact the police immediately by calling #3333 from a mobile phone or 301-405-3333.

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.

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

UMD Guardian (Mobile Campus Safety App)

umpdnews.umd.edu/umdguardian

Maryland-National Capital Park Police

Prince George’s County Division

Emergency: 911 or 301-459-3232/ Non-Emergency 301-459-9088

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/

CARE (Confidential Services for Sexual Assault/Harassment/Rape)

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 

TitleIXcoordinator@umd.edu

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

UMD SOS App

http://apps.reslife.umd.edu/SOS/

UMD Alerts

https://alert.umd.edu

UMD Safety Notice 08/31/17

INCIDENT:    Burglary

OCCURRED: August 31, 2017, at approximately 3:55 a.m.

LOCATION: Ellicott Hall

UMPD CASE #: 2017-56137

BRIEF DETAILS:

On August 31, 2017, at approximately 4:03 a.m., the University of Maryland Police Department responded to Ellicott Hall for a burglary. Two female students were asleep in their room when one of them heard a noise. The student woke up and found a male inside her room who appeared to be intoxicated.‎ The second student woke up, yelled at the male, and he left.  

Officers searched the area but were unable to locate the male.  

The University of Maryland Police Department, Criminal Investigations Unit is conducting an investigation. 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.

If you have a home security system, set it.

Make sure your residence has good exterior lighting.

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

If you observe suspicious activity or behavior, contact the police immediately by calling #3333 from a mobile phone or 301-405-3333.

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.

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

http://www.umdhelpcenter.org/

Counseling Center

301-314-7651

http://counseling.umd.edu/

CARE (Confidential Services for Sexual Assault/Harassment/Rape)

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 

TitleIXcoordinator@umd.edu

ocrsm.umd.edu

UMD Alerts

https://alert.umd.edu

UMD Safety Notice 08/28/17

INCIDENT:    Indecent Exposure

OCCURRED: August 27, 2017, between 7:15 a.m. and 7:30 a.m.

LOCATION: Campus Drive near Lot 1B area and Alleghany Alley towards Mowatt Lane Parking Garage

UMPD CASE #: 2017-55317

BRIEF DETAILS:

Sunday evening around 9:05 p.m., UMPD officers met with two individuals who reported indecent exposure incidents that occurred between 7:15 and 7:30 Sunday morning.  

The first incident occurred at approximately 7:15 a.m.‎, in the area of Campus Drive and lot 1B. The second incident occurred in the area of Allegany Hall around 7:30 a.m. Both incidents involved a naked male who approached female UMD students. 

A video review of our cameras ‎is currently under way. Officers have increased their patrol presence around campus.

The University of Maryland Police Department, Criminal Investigations Unit is conducting an investigation. 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.
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.

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

http://www.umdhelpcenter.org/

Counseling Center

301-314-7651

http://counseling.umd.edu/

CARE (Confidential Services for Sexual Assault/Harassment/Rape)

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 

TitleIXcoordinator@umd.edu

ocrsm.umd.edu

UMD Alerts

https://alert.umd.edu

University of Maryland Police Department Refers Person of Interest in Noose Investigation

The University of Maryland Police Department (UMPD) announced today an update on a hate/bias investigation involving a noose found on campus.

On April 27, 2017, the University of Maryland Police Department responded to Fraternity Row #5 for a hate/bias incident. A noose was found in the kitchen, and UMPD launched an investigation.

Our detectives have spent over 600 hours investigating this incident, including interviewing over 60 people, as well as reviewing video and swipe card access. UMPD has now referred a person of interest to campus officials for disciplinary review. Criminal charges will be applied should additional evidence meet the threshold for state or federal prosecution.

“UMPD is committed to creating a safe campus that is free from hate and discrimination,” said UMD Chief of Police David B. Mitchell. “As always, members of the UMD community are asked to reach out and report when they see hate, so we can protect our community and create a safer campus.”

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UMD Advisory Message 08/13/17

The purpose of this advisory is to make you aware of a burglary that was reported to the University of Maryland Police Department.

INCIDENT:    Burglary of a Chemistry Lab 

OCCURRED: Between August 9, 2017, at approximately 5 p.m. and August 10, 2017, at approximately 5 p.m.

LOCATION: Chemistry Building

UMPD CASE #: 2017-50848

 

BRIEF DETAILS:

On Thursday, August 10, 2017, at approximately 5:14 p.m., the University of Maryland Police Department responded to the Chemistry Building for a burglary. A male UMD employee reported to police that laboratory equipment and small amounts of two toxic substances were missing from the lab.

The amount that was taken is not deemed to be a health or safety risk to the public or our campus community.  They are highly diluted standards used for testing purposes.

Our detectives are conducting an investigation and a video review of our cameras in the area is underway.

Individuals with any information regarding this incident are encouraged to contact police at 301-405-3555 or may do so anonymously by emailing http://www.umpd.umd.edu/contact/anonymous_tip.cfm .

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UMD Safety Notice 08/13/17

Please visit http://www.umpd.umd.edu/stats/safety_notices_umpd_detail.cfm?id=836 for information regarding an on-campus burglary that occurred on 08/12/17. The University of Maryland Police Department is conducting an investigation. Individuals with any information regarding this incident are encouraged to contact police at 301-405-3555.

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