UIC Urgent http://www.uic.edu/home/feeds/urgent.rss Official, urgent and emergency campus announcements en-us Fri, 11 Apr 2008 16:52:07 -0500 60 Public Safety Advisory Around 1:30 p.m. today, a female student in a women’s restroom at 845 W. Taylor St. was startled when she observed a person wearing brown construction boots jump down from the toilet in an adjacent stall. The student reported that the person chased her out of the restroom into the hallway. No crime was committed and no further description of the person was provided.<br /><br />Out of an abundance of caution, we are asking all members of the UIC community to report any suspicious activity or person immediately by calling UIC Police at (312) 355-5555.<br /><br />The safety of our students, faculty and staff is our highest priority and we are taking every possible precaution to keep our campus safe.<br /><br />Chief Kevin Booker<br />UIC Police<br /><br /> urgent http://www.uic.edu/uic UrgentOnlyFeed Mon, 19 Sep 2016 16:56:35 -0500 Mon, 19 Sep 2016 16:56:35 -0500 Crime Alert On Friday, Sept. 9, at approximately 1:16 p.m., UIC Police received a report of an armed robbery that occurred in the 900 block of W. 14th Place. A female victim, who is not affiliated with UIC, was walking when she was approached by a male offender who implied that he had a gun and demanded her property. The victim gave the offender her cell phone and wallet and he fled northbound on Morgan St. The offender is described as a black male, approximately 18 years old, 6 feet tall, wearing a light grey hooded sweatshirt and khaki pants. The victim was not injured.<br /><br />Anyone with information is asked to call the Chicago Police Department at 311.<br /><br />The Chicago Police Department will lead the investigation, with assistance from the UIC Police/CPD Joint Robbery Task Force.<br /><br />Approximate crime location mapped:<br />https://goo.gl/maps/YCRdgpdWKpv<br /><br />UIC Police offer the following security tips:<br />--Be aware of your surroundings. Use all your senses to be alert for danger, and when walking alone, don't wear headphones or earbuds.<br />--Don't display valuables in public.<br />--On campus, look for the location of the nearest emergency call box (there are more than 1,500 across campus.)<br />--To contact the UIC Police, call (312) 355-5555 for emergencies or (312) 996-2830 for non-emergencies.<br />--Report crime promptly to police.<br /><br />---------------------------------------------------------------------------<br />Crime alerts are distributed to the university community in compliance with the federal Clery Act. UIC Police also issue notifications for off-campus crimes in the interest of public-safety awareness. Security tips are standard precautions, not special or incident-specific measures. Offender descriptions and precise locations are provided only to aid in the identification of possible suspects. Updates to investigations are not sent by email but will be posted online at: http://www.uic.edu/uic/studentlife/campus/crime-alerts.shtml<br /><br />UIC Annual Security Report <br />http://www.clery.uic.edu<br /><br />Chicago Police Department Crime Incidents <br />http://gis.chicagopolice.org/clearmap/startpage.htm<br /><br /> urgent http://www.uic.edu/uic UrgentOnlyFeed Fri, 09 Sep 2016 14:35:05 -0500 Fri, 09 Sep 2016 14:35:05 -0500 Crime Alert On Wednesday, August 10, at approximately 3 a.m., UIC police officers were flagged down by a UIC student who reported that he had been robbed at gunpoint. The victim was walking off-campus in the 1000 block of S. Racine when a black male, approximately 18-19 years of age, 5-foot-8, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans, exited a late model black Range Rover, produced a silver and black handgun and took the victim's bag, cash, and cell phone. The armed offender then got back in the vehicle, which was being driven by another black male, and fled southbound on Racine Ave. then westbound on Roosevelt Rd. The victim was not injured.<br /> <br />The vehicle and offender descriptions closely match two previously reported armed robberies and one attempted armed robbery in the 12th Police District.<br /> <br />Anyone with information is asked to call the Chicago Police Department at 311.<br /> <br />The Chicago Police Department will lead the investigation, with assistance from the UIC Police/CPD Joint Robbery Task Force.<br /> <br />Approximate crime location mapped:<br />https://goo.gl/maps/q8z8BgDsNE52<br /> <br />UIC Police offer the following security tips:<br />--Be aware of your surroundings. Use all your senses to be alert for danger, and when walking alone, don't wear headphones or earbuds.<br />--Don't display valuables in public.<br />--On campus, look for the location of the nearest emergency call box (there are more than 1,500 across campus.)<br />--To contact the UIC Police, call (312) 355-5555 for emergencies or (312) 996-2830 for non-emergencies.<br />--Report crime promptly to police.<br /><br />---------------------------------------------------------------------------<br />Crime alerts are distributed to the university community in compliance with the federal Clery Act. UIC Police also issue notifications for off-campus crimes in the interest of public-safety awareness. Security tips are standard precautions, not special or incident-specific measures. Offender descriptions and precise locations are provided only to aid in the identification of possible suspects. Updates to investigations are not sent by email but will be posted online at: http://www.uic.edu/uic/studentlife/campus/crime-alerts.shtml<br /><br />UIC Annual Security Report <br />http://www.clery.uic.edu<br /><br />Chicago Police Department Crime Incidents <br />http://gis.chicagopolice.org/clearmap/startpage.htm<br /><br /> urgent http://www.uic.edu/uic UrgentOnlyFeed Wed, 10 Aug 2016 04:03:14 -0500 Wed, 10 Aug 2016 04:03:14 -0500 Crime Alert On Tuesday, August 9, at approximately 7 p.m. , UIC Police responded to an armed robbery that had just occurred at parking lot 7, 1100 W. Harrison St.<br /> <br />The victim, a UIC employee, reported being approached just inside the parking lot. The first offender, described as a black male approximately 15 years of age, displayed a handgun and demanded the victim’s purse. He then fled into a black Range Rover. The Range Rover was driven by another black male, age unknown. The vehicle fled east bound on Congress Parkway. The descriptions of both offenders, as well as the vehicle, are consistent to other robberies that occurred in the 12th Police District today. The previous robberies occurred off campus.<br /> <br />The UIC Police Department will conduct the follow-up investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call (312) 996-2830.<br /> <br />Approximate crime location mapped:<br />https://goo.gl/maps/g1ABtCFAsE52<br /> <br />UIC Police offer the following security tips:<br />--Be aware of your surroundings. Use all your senses to be alert for danger, and when walking alone, don't wear headphones or earbuds.<br />--Don't display valuables in public.<br />--On campus, look for the location of the nearest emergency call box (there are more than 1,500 across campus.)<br />--To contact the UIC Police, call (312) 355-5555 for emergencies or (312) 996-2830 for non-emergencies.<br />--Report crime promptly to police.<br /><br />---------------------------------------------------------------------------<br />Crime alerts are distributed to the university community in compliance with the federal Clery Act. UIC Police also issue notifications for off-campus crimes in the interest of public-safety awareness. Security tips are standard precautions, not special or incident-specific measures. Offender descriptions and precise locations are provided only to aid in the identification of possible suspects. Updates to investigations are not sent by email but will be posted online at: http://www.uic.edu/uic/studentlife/campus/crime-alerts.shtml<br /><br />UIC Annual Security Report <br />http://www.clery.uic.edu<br /><br />Chicago Police Department Crime Incidents <br />http://gis.chicagopolice.org/clearmap/startpage.htm<br /><br /> urgent http://www.uic.edu/uic UrgentOnlyFeed Tue, 09 Aug 2016 20:24:36 -0500 Tue, 09 Aug 2016 20:24:36 -0500 Crime Alert On Tuesday, June 22, at approximately 2:10 p.m., an armed robbery occurred inside a convenience store at 1350 S. Halsted St. <br /><br />The first offender entered the store, displayed a handgun, and demanded cash from the register. He was described as a black male, 20 to 25 years of age, wearing a gray t-shirt, black pants, black baseball cap, and black shoes.<br /><br />The second offender was described as a black male, 30 to 35 years of age, bald, wearing glasses, a black t-shirt, black shorts and white shoes.<br /><br />The offenders took the cash and fled southbound on Halsted. No one was injured.<br /><br />The UIC Police Department will conduct the follow-up investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call (312) 996-2830.<br /><br />Approximate crime location mapped:<br />https://goo.gl/maps/L8Wep7MdYiN2<br /><br />UIC Police offer the following security tips:<br />--Be aware of your surroundings. Use all your senses to be alert for danger, and when walking alone, don't wear headphones or earbuds.<br />--Don't display valuables in public.<br />--On campus, look for the location of the nearest emergency call box (there are more than 1,500 across campus.)<br />--To contact the UIC Police, call (312) 355-5555 for emergencies or (312) 996-2830 for non-emergencies.<br />--Report crime promptly to police.<br /><br />---------------------------------------------------------------------------<br />Crime alerts are distributed to the university community in compliance with the federal Clery Act. UIC Police also issue notifications for off-campus crimes in the interest of public-safety awareness. Security tips are standard precautions, not special or incident-specific measures. Offender descriptions and precise locations are provided only to aid in the identification of possible suspects. Updates to investigations are not sent by email but will be posted online at: http://www.uic.edu/uic/studentlife/campus/crime-alerts.shtml<br /><br />UIC Annual Security Report <br />http://www.clery.uic.edu<br /><br />Chicago Police Department Crime Incidents <br />http://gis.chicagopolice.org/clearmap/startpage.htm<br /><br /> urgent http://www.uic.edu/uic UrgentOnlyFeed Wed, 22 Jun 2016 15:03:08 -0500 Wed, 22 Jun 2016 15:03:08 -0500 Crime Alert On Tuesday, June 7, at approximately 2:10 p.m., an armed robbery occurred inside a restaurant at 1252 S. Halsted St. Two offenders entered the restaurant, displayed a handgun, and demanded cash from the register. The offenders took the cash and fled southbound on Halsted in a red Chevy Impala, license plate unknown.<br /> <br />The first offender was described as a black male, 15 to 20 years of age, about 5-3 in height, walking with a limp and wearing a grey t-shirt.<br /> <br />The second offender was described as a black male, 45 to 50 years of age, about 5-9 in height, and wearing a grey long-sleeved t-shirt.<br /> <br />The UIC Police Department will conduct the follow-up investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call (312) 996-2830.<br /> <br />Approximate crime location mapped:<br />https://goo.gl/maps/ziUzG2EcEyr<br /> <br />UIC Police offer the following security tips:<br /> <br />--Be aware of your surroundings. Use all your senses to be alert for danger, and when walking alone, don't wear headphones or earbuds.<br />--Don't display valuables in public.<br />--On campus, look for the location of the nearest emergency call box (there are more than 1,500 across campus.)<br />--To contact the UIC Police, call (312) 355-5555 for emergencies or (312) 996-2830 for non-emergencies.<br />--Report crime promptly to police.<br /><br />---------------------------------------------------------------------------<br />Crime alerts are distributed to the university community in compliance with the federal Clery Act. UIC Police also issue notifications for off-campus crimes in the interest of public-safety awareness. Security tips are standard precautions, not special or incident-specific measures. Offender descriptions and precise locations are provided only to aid in the identification of possible suspects. Updates to investigations are not sent by email but will be posted online at: http://www.uic.edu/uic/studentlife/campus/crime-alerts.shtml<br /><br />UIC Annual Security Report <br />http://www.clery.uic.edu<br /><br />Chicago Police Department Crime Incidents <br />http://gis.chicagopolice.org/clearmap/startpage.htm<br /><br /> urgent http://www.uic.edu/uic UrgentOnlyFeed Tue, 07 Jun 2016 15:12:42 -0500 Tue, 07 Jun 2016 15:12:42 -0500 Crime Alert On Tuesday, May 10, at approximately 4:15 p.m., a person not affiliated with UIC was the victim of a strong-arm robbery at 1225 South Halsted St. The victim reported that she was exiting the rear of the building when her ex-boyfriend confronted her. The offender placed the victim into a headlock and forcefully grabbed her wallet. The offender, who is known to the victim and is not affiliated with UIC, fled on foot heading northbound on Halsted St. The offender was described as a black male, 25 years of age, 5-10 in height and 170 pounds, and wearing jeans and dark clothing.<br /><br />The victim has an expired Order of Protection against the offender. The victim refused medical attention. UIC Police canvased the area but did not locate the offender.<br /><br />The UIC Police will conduct the follow-up investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call (312) 996-2830.<br /><br />Approximate crime location mapped: https://goo.gl/maps/TNHA7KW1ddQ2<br /><br />UIC Police offer the following security tips:<br /><br />--Be aware of your surroundings. Use all your senses to be alert for danger, and when walking alone, don't wear headphones or earbuds.<br />--Don't display valuables in public.<br />--Try to travel in groups when possible, particularly after dark.<br />--Use well-lit walkways.<br />--On campus, look for the location of the nearest emergency call box (there are more than 1,500 across campus.)<br />--To contact the UIC Police, call (312) 355-5555 for emergencies or (312) 996-2830 for non-emergencies.<br />--Report crime promptly to police.<br /><br />---------------------------------------------------------------------------<br />Crime alerts are distributed to the university community in compliance with the federal Clery Act. UIC Police also issue notifications for off-campus crimes in the interest of public-safety awareness. Security tips are standard precautions, not special or incident-specific measures. Offender descriptions and precise locations are provided only to aid in the identification of possible suspects. Updates to investigations are not sent by email but will be posted online at: http://www.uic.edu/uic/studentlife/campus/crime-alerts.shtml<br /><br />UIC Annual Security Report <br />http://www.clery.uic.edu<br /><br />Chicago Police Department Crime Incidents <br />http://gis.chicagopolice.org/clearmap/startpage.htm<br /> urgent http://www.uic.edu/uic UrgentOnlyFeed Tue, 10 May 2016 19:05:05 -0500 Tue, 10 May 2016 19:05:05 -0500 Crime alert UIC Police received a report on April 23 at 12:00 a.m. that on April 21 at approximately 3:15 a.m. a student was a victim of criminal sexual abuse by an acquaintance, also a UIC student, in a university residence hall at 600 S. Halsted St.<br /> <br />The victim reported that she accompanied the offender to his room and fell asleep. She was awakened several times by him touching her and rubbing his genitals against her, but she was too frightened to flee until later that morning.<br /> <br />The offender is described as a South Asian male, 5-9 in height, 130 pounds, with a thin build, brown eyes, short black hair, and a single ear piercing. <br /> <br />The university is providing resources to assist the victim and will continue to take actions to maintain the safety and security of the campus community.<br /> <br />UIC Police are leading the investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call 312-996-2830.<br /> <br />Crime location mapped: https://goo.gl/maps/rMAHshG7HbB2<br /> <br />UIC Police offer the following security tips:<br /> <br />-- Report crime promptly to police.<br />-- To contact the UIC Police, call 312-355-5555 for emergencies or 312-996-2830 for non-emergencies.<br />-- For confidential counseling, contact Counseling Services at 312-996-3490 for students; and Employee Assistance Service at 312-996-3588 for faculty and staff.<br />-- Any student, staff or faculty member at UIC who experiences sexual assault, domestic/dating violence or stalking can access free, anonymous and confidential services by calling the Campus Advocacy Network (CAN) at 312-413-8206.<br /> <br /><br /><br />---------------------------------------------------------------------------<br />Crime alerts are distributed to the university community in compliance with the federal Clery Act. UIC Police also issue notifications for off-campus crimes in the interest of public-safety awareness. Security tips are standard precautions, not special or incident-specific measures. Offender descriptions and precise locations are provided only to aid in the identification of possible suspects. Updates to investigations are not sent by email but will be posted online at: http://www.uic.edu/uic/studentlife/campus/crime-alerts.shtml<br /><br />UIC Annual Security Report <br />http://clery.uic.edu<br /><br />Chicago Police Department Crime Incidents <br />http://gis.chicagopolice.org/clearmap/startpage.htm<br /><br /> urgent http://www.uic.edu/uic UrgentOnlyFeed Sat, 23 Apr 2016 01:54:25 -0500 Sat, 23 Apr 2016 01:54:25 -0500 Crime alert On Monday, April 18, at approximately 12:45 AM, a person not affiliated with UIC was the victim of an armed robbery in the 1100 block of West Vernon Park. The victim was walking westbound on the south side of the street when he was shoved from behind. He turned and saw two offenders, one of whom was pointing a handgun at him. The offenders demanded the victim's phone and backpack, took the property, and fled westbound on Vernon Park before entering a red vehicle (possibly an older model Nissan sedan) that was double-parked near Racine Avenue. The vehicle turned south on Racine. The victim delayed reporting the crime to police.<br /> <br />The first offender, armed with a black, semi-automatic handgun, was described as a Hispanic male, 30 to 40 years of age, about 5-9 in height and 150 pounds, and wearing a black jacket, blue jeans, Timberland boots, a backwards hat and a trimmed beard.<br /><br />The second offender was described as a Hispanic male, 30 to 40 years of age, about 5-8 in height and 280 to 300 pounds, and wearing a tight, white, long-sleeved shirt (possibly UnderArmor brand), blue jeans, Timberland boots, and a gold hoop earring in each ear.<br /> <br />The Chicago Police Department will conduct the follow-up investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call 311.<br /> <br />Approximate crime location mapped: https://goo.gl/maps/iNmuVg8bZqT2<br /> <br />UIC Police offer the following security tips:<br /> <br />--Be aware of your surroundings. Use all your senses to be alert for danger, and when walking alone, don't wear headphones or earbuds.<br />--Don't display valuables in public.<br />--Try to travel in groups when possible, particularly after dark.<br />--Use well-lit walkways.<br />--On campus, look for the location of the nearest emergency call box (there are more than 1,500 across campus.)<br />--To contact the UIC Police, call (312) 355-5555 for emergencies or (312) 996-2830 for non-emergencies.<br />--Report crime promptly to police.<br /><br /><br />---------------------------------------------------------------------------<br />Crime alerts are distributed to the university community in compliance with the federal Clery Act. UIC Police also issue notifications for off-campus crimes in the interest of public-safety awareness. Security tips are standard precautions, not special or incident-specific measures. Offender descriptions and precise locations are provided only to aid in the identification of possible suspects. Updates to investigations are not sent by email but will be posted online at: http://www.uic.edu/uic/studentlife/campus/crime-alerts.shtml<br /><br />UIC Annual Security Report <br />http://clery.uic.edu<br /><br />Chicago Police Department Crime Incidents <br />http://gis.chicagopolice.org/clearmap/startpage.htm<br /><br /> urgent http://www.uic.edu/uic UrgentOnlyFeed Tue, 19 Apr 2016 19:13:50 -0500 Tue, 19 Apr 2016 19:13:50 -0500 Crime alert UIC Police received a report on April 15 at 1:50 p.m. that on April 14 at approximately 2 a.m. a student had been sexually assaulted in a university residence hall at 600 S. Halsted St.<br /><br />The offender, who is not UIC affiliated, was known to the victim through a mutual friend. The offender is described as a black male, height 6-3 to 6-4, 180-190 pounds, of muscular build, with a light complexion, and wearing a white t-shirt and dark sweat pants. <br /><br />The university is providing resources to assist the victim and will continue to take actions to maintain the safety and security of the campus community.<br /><br />UIC Police are leading the investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call 312-996-2830.<br /><br />Crime location mapped: https://goo.gl/maps/rMAHshG7HbB2<br /><br />UIC Police offer the following security tips:<br /><br />-- Report crime promptly to police.<br />-- To contact the UIC Police, call 312-355-5555 for emergencies or 312-996-2830 for non-emergencies.<br />-- For confidential counseling, contact Counseling Services at 312-996-3490 for students; and Employee Assistance Service at 312-996-3588 for faculty and staff.<br />-- Any student, staff or faculty member at UIC who experiences sexual assault, domestic/dating violence or stalking can access free, anonymous and confidential services by calling the Campus Advocacy Network (CAN) at 312-413-8206.<br /><br /><br />---------------------------------------------------------------------------<br />Crime alerts are distributed to the university community in compliance with the federal Clery Act. UIC Police also issue notifications for off-campus crimes in the interest of public-safety awareness. Security tips are standard precautions, not special or incident-specific measures. Offender descriptions and precise locations are provided only to aid in the identification of possible suspects. Updates to investigations are not sent by email but will be posted online at: http://www.uic.edu/uic/studentlife/campus/crime-alerts.shtml<br /><br />UIC Annual Security Report <br />http://clery.uic.edu<br /><br />Chicago Police Department Crime Incidents <br />http://gis.chicagopolice.org/clearmap/startpage.htm<br /><br /> urgent http://www.uic.edu/uic UrgentOnlyFeed Fri, 15 Apr 2016 15:25:13 -0500 Fri, 15 Apr 2016 15:25:13 -0500 Crime Alert On Mar. 27, at about 2 a.m., UIC Police responded to a call of shots fired off-campus near 1216 S. Union St.<br /><br />Witnesses reported that a male offender got out of a brown/beige truck and shot a male victim. The offender returned to the vehicle, make and model unknown, and fled south on S. Union St. The victim, who is not affiliated with UIC, left the scene in his vehicle and was stopped by UIC Police a short distance away. The victim was transported by ambulance to Stroger Hospital for treatment. No further information is available at this time.<br /><br />The Chicago Police Department is leading the investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call 311.<br /><br />Crime location mapped: https://goo.gl/maps/JHPAtYGrskJ2<br /><br />Other security tips:<br />--Be aware of your surroundings. Use all your senses to be alert for danger.<br />--Try to travel in groups when possible, particularly after dark.<br />--Use well-lit walkways.<br />--On campus, look for the location of the nearest emergency call box (there are more than 1,500 across campus.)<br />--The emergency number for UIC Police is 5-5555 or 312-355-5555, which should be set on speed-dial on your cell phone.<br />--Report crime promptly to police.<br /><br />---------------------------------------------------------------------------<br />Crime alerts are distributed to the university community in compliance with the federal Clery Act. UIC Police also issue notifications for off-campus crimes in the interest of public-safety awareness. Security tips are standard precautions, not special or incident-specific measures. Offender descriptions and precise locations are provided only to aid in the identification of possible suspects. Updates to investigations are not sent by email but will be posted online at: http://www.uic.edu/uic/studentlife/campus/crime-alerts.shtml<br /><br />UIC Annual Security Report <br />http://www.clery.uic.edu<br /><br />Chicago Police Department Crime Incidents <br />http://gis.chicagopolice.org/clearmap/startpage.htm<br /> urgent http://www.uic.edu/uic UrgentOnlyFeed Sun, 27 Mar 2016 05:13:06 -0500 Sun, 27 Mar 2016 05:13:06 -0500 Crime Alert On March 19, at 8:37 p.m., a female victim not affiliated with UIC was walking eastbound near 1007 W. Harrison St. with her cell phone in hand when she was approached from behind by two males. The offenders grabbed her cell phone and fled westbound on W. Harrison St. The victim chased the offenders briefly and they dropped the cell phone. The victim, who was not injured, returned to her apartment and reported the incident.<br /><br />The first offender is described as a black male, 17 to 18 years old, 5-foot-1 to 5-foot-3, wearing a black jacket with a red stripe down the front. The second offender is described as a black male, 17 to 18 years old, 5-foot-1 to 5-foot-3, wearing a black sweater.<br /><br />The UIC Police will conduct the follow-up investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call 312-996-2830.<br /><br />Approximately crime location mapped: https://goo.gl/maps/f2UtdRmsrRB2<br /><br />UIC Police offer the following security tips:<br /><br />--Be aware of your surroundings. Use all your senses to be alert for danger, and when walking alone, don't wear headphones or earbuds.<br />--Don't display valuables in public.<br />--Try to travel in groups when possible, particularly after dark.<br />--Use well-lit walkways.<br />--On campus, look for the location of the nearest emergency call box (there are more than 1,500 across campus.)<br />--To contact the UIC Police, call (312) 355-5555 for emergencies or (312) 996-2830 for non-emergencies.<br />--Report crime promptly to police.<br /><br />---------------------------------------------------------------------------<br />Crime alerts are distributed to the university community in compliance with the federal Clery Act. UIC Police also issue notifications for off-campus crimes in the interest of public-safety awareness. Security tips are standard precautions, not special or incident-specific measures. Offender descriptions and precise locations are provided only to aid in the identification of possible suspects. Updates to investigations are not sent by email but will be posted online at: http://www.uic.edu/uic/studentlife/campus/crime-alerts.shtml<br /><br />UIC Annual Security Report <br />http://clery.uic.edu<br /><br />Chicago Police Department Crime Incidents <br />http://gis.chicagopolice.org/clearmap/startpage.htm<br /> urgent http://www.uic.edu/uic UrgentOnlyFeed Sat, 19 Mar 2016 22:55:39 -0500 Sat, 19 Mar 2016 22:55:39 -0500 UIC Urgent Message Hi wind warning in effect, gusts to 60mph. Use caution; notify UIC Police of hazardous situatns 312-996-2830. Updates at weather.gov/chicago emergency http://www.uic.edu/uic UrgentOnlyFeed Fri, 19 Feb 2016 16:25:43 -0600 Fri, 19 Feb 2016 16:25:43 -0600 Crime Alert On February 15, at 10:10 p.m., a man not affiliated with UIC was the victim of a robbery at 1220 S. Morgan St. The victim was beaten by four male subjects dressed in black clothing who took his pants. The offenders fled on foot southbound on Morgan St. The victim was transported to the hospital by the Chicago Fire Department.<br /><br />The Chicago Police Department will conduct the follow-up investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call 311.<br /><br />Approximate crime location mapped: https://goo.gl/maps/Z36KYx6H6er<br /><br />UIC Police offer the following security tips:<br /><br />--Be aware of your surroundings. Use all your senses to be alert for danger, and when walking alone, don't wear headphones or earbuds.<br />--Don't display valuables in public.<br />--Try to travel in groups when possible, particularly after dark.<br />--Use well-lit walkways.<br />--On campus, look for the location of the nearest emergency call box (there are more than 1,500 across campus.)<br />--The emergency number for UIC Police is 5-5555 or 312-355-5555, which should be set on speed-dial on your cell phone.<br />--Report crime promptly to police<br /><br />---------------------------------------------------------------------------<br />Crime alerts are distributed to the university community in compliance with the federal Clery Act. UIC Police also issue notifications for off-campus crimes in the interest of public-safety awareness. Security tips are standard precautions, not special or incident-specific measures. Offender descriptions and precise locations are provided only to aid in the identification of possible suspects. Updates to investigations are not sent by email but will be posted online at: http://www.uic.edu/uic/studentlife/campus/crime-alerts.shtml<br /><br />UIC Annual Security Report <br />clery.uic.edu<br /><br />Chicago Police Department Crime Incidents <br />http://gis.chicagopolice.org/clearmap/startpage.htm<br /> urgent http://www.uic.edu/uic UrgentOnlyFeed Mon, 15 Feb 2016 23:25:10 -0600 Mon, 15 Feb 2016 23:25:10 -0600 Crime alert On December 25, at 12:30 p.m., a minor not affiliated with UIC was the victim of an off-campus armed robbery near the alley at 1511 W. Taylor St. The victim was approached by a silver vehicle carrying three subjects, one of whom got out and demanded the victim’s hover-board while displaying a black handgun under his shirt. The offenders drove off through the alley.<br /><br />The armed offender is described as a black male, 20 to 25 years old, 6 feet tall, 160 pounds, with a dark complexion, wearing blue jeans, a black jacket, black hat and a dark hoodie.<br /><br />The Chicago Police Department will conduct the follow-up investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call 311.<br /><br />Approximate crime location mapped: https://goo.gl/maps/5cqzqE29MrN2<br /><br />UIC Police offer the following security tips:<br /><br />--Be aware of your surroundings. Use all your senses to be alert for danger, and when walking alone, don't wear headphones or earbuds.<br />--Don't display valuables in public.<br />--Try to travel in groups when possible, particularly after dark.<br />--Use well-lit walkways.<br />--On campus, look for the location of the nearest emergency call box (there are more than 1,500 across campus.)<br />--The emergency number for UIC Police is 5-5555 or 312-355-5555, which should be set on speed-dial on your cell phone.<br />--Report crime promptly to police<br /><br /><br />---------------------------------------------------------------------------<br />Crime alerts are distributed to the university community in compliance with the federal Clery Act. UIC Police also issue notifications for off-campus crimes in the interest of public-safety awareness. Security tips are standard precautions, not special or incident-specific measures. Offender descriptions and precise locations are provided only to aid in the identification of possible suspects. Updates to investigations are not sent by email but will be posted online at: http://www.uic.edu/uic/studentlife/campus/crime-alerts.shtml<br /><br />UIC Annual Security Report <br />http://www.uic.edu/securityreport/index.shtml<br /><br />Chicago Police Department Crime Incidents <br />http://gis.chicagopolice.org/clearmap/startpage.htm<br /><br /> urgent http://www.uic.edu/uic UrgentOnlyFeed Fri, 25 Dec 2015 15:15:14 -0600 Fri, 25 Dec 2015 15:15:14 -0600