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 On Friday, Sept. 22, at noon the UIC Police received a report that a UIC student was the victim of an attempted criminal sexual assault that occurred at 10:30 a.m. <br /><br />The crime occurred near 760 W. Taylor St. on the east side of the parking structure (near S. Union Ave.). The victim reported that as she exited the lot on the first floor, a man approached her and asked her for money. She stated she did not have any money and the offender then grabbed the victim by the back of her hair and forced her to the ground. The offender attempted to sexually assault the victim but she was able to break free and fled the area. The offender is described as a black male, 45-55 years of age, 5-6 to 5-9 in height, 170 pounds, medium to dark complexion, wearing a red shirt and jeans. The victim stated that she has previously seen the offender panhandling for money in the area.<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/tx2y82RCnwn<br /><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 />-For additional information on reporting an incident of sexual misconduct, visit http://oae.uic.edu/TitleIX/ReportingAnIncident.htm<br /><br />---------------------------------------------------------------------------<br />Public safety advisories are distributed to the university community in compliance with the federal Clery Act. UIC Police may 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://emergency.uic.edu/public-safety-advisory/<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 />---------------------------------------------------------------------------<br />Urgent notifications may be sent via both INSTANT TEXT MESSAGE (SMS) and URGENT mass e-mails. SMS messages -- issued only in cases of immediate threat to health and safety, such as a tornado alert, or a major disruption to travel -- are faster and more reliable than e-mail. The campus strongly recommends that you register your cell phone for SMS messages at http://sms.uic.edu urgent http://www.uic.edu/uic UrgentOnlyFeed Fri, 22 Sep 2017 14:32:07 -0500 Fri, 22 Sep 2017 14:32:07 -0500 Public Safety Advisory UIC Police were notified of three separate burglaries to campus buildings that occurred between Sept. 8 and Sept. 12 at 808 S. Wood St., 1853 W. Polk St., and 820 S. Wood St. One or more offenders entered each of the locations through windows that were easily accessible from the outside and took several electronic devices. In each case, the burglaries occurred between 5:40 p.m. and 8:30 a.m.<br /><br />Anyone with information is asked to call UIC Police at 312-996-2830.<br /><br />Observe the following security tips:<br /><br />--always lock doors and windows securely<br />--be aware of strangers in or outside the building<br />--never prop open a security door or gate<br />--report crime promptly to police<br /><br />---------------------------------------------------------------------------<br />Public safety advisories are distributed to the university community in compliance with the federal Clery Act. UIC Police may 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://emergency.uic.edu/public-safety-advisory/<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 />---------------------------------------------------------------------------<br />Urgent notifications may be sent via both INSTANT TEXT MESSAGE (SMS) and URGENT mass e-mails. SMS messages -- issued only in cases of immediate threat to health and safety, such as a tornado alert, or a major disruption to travel -- are faster and more reliable than e-mail. The campus strongly recommends that you register your cell phone for SMS messages at http://sms.uic.edu<br /><br />---------------------------------------------------------------------------<br />Urgent notifications are sent via both INSTANT TEXT MESSAGE (SMS) and URGENT mass e-mails. SMS messages -- issued only in cases of immediate threat to health and safety, such as a tornado alert, or a major disruption to travel -- are faster and more reliable than e-mail. The campus strongly recommends that you register your cell phone for SMS messages at http://sms.uic.edu<br /><br />---------------------------------------------------------------------------<br />Urgent notifications are sent via both INSTANT TEXT MESSAGE (SMS) and URGENT mass e-mails. SMS messages -- issued only in cases of immediate threat to health and safety, such as a tornado alert, or a major disruption to travel -- are faster and more reliable than e-mail. The campus strongly recommends that you register your cell phone for SMS messages at http://sms.uic.edu urgent http://www.uic.edu/uic UrgentOnlyFeed Tue, 12 Sep 2017 21:16:29 -0500 Tue, 12 Sep 2017 21:16:29 -0500 Public Safety Advisory On Tuesday, September 5, at 9:30 p.m. a UIC student was the victim of a strong-arm robbery that occurred near S. Halted St. and W. Taylor St. The victim, who was not injured, reported that two offenders approached him. One offender held the victim from behind while the other went through his pockets and took his wallet. The offenders fled north bound on Halsted St. The victim chased one of the offenders and detained him until the Chicago Police Department arrived. The second offender, described as a black male wearing a red beanie-style hat, has not been located.<br /> <br />Anyone with information is asked to call the UIC Police Department at 312-996-2830.<br /> <br />Approximate crime location mapped:<br />https://goo.gl/maps/gMoFPicX9TP2<br /> <br />UIC Police offers 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 ear buds.<br />--Don't display electronic devices in public.<br />--Try to travel in groups when possible, particularly after dark.<br />--Use well-lit walkways.<br />-- If a person threatens you, follow any demands and turn over valuables. Once in a safe place, notify UIC Police immediately.<br />-- On campus, look for the location of the nearest emergency call box (there are more than 1,500 across campus.)<br /><br />---------------------------------------------------------------------------<br />Public safety advisories are distributed to the university community in compliance with the federal Clery Act. UIC Police may 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://emergency.uic.edu/public-safety-advisory/<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 />---------------------------------------------------------------------------<br />Urgent notifications may be sent via both INSTANT TEXT MESSAGE (SMS) and URGENT mass e-mails. SMS messages -- issued only in cases of immediate threat to health and safety, such as a tornado alert, or a major disruption to travel -- are faster and more reliable than e-mail. The campus strongly recommends that you register your cell phone for SMS messages at http://sms.uic.edu<br /><br />---------------------------------------------------------------------------<br />Urgent notifications are sent via both INSTANT TEXT MESSAGE (SMS) and URGENT mass e-mails. SMS messages -- issued only in cases of immediate threat to health and safety, such as a tornado alert, or a major disruption to travel -- are faster and more reliable than e-mail. The campus strongly recommends that you register your cell phone for SMS messages at http://sms.uic.edu urgent http://www.uic.edu/uic UrgentOnlyFeed Tue, 05 Sep 2017 23:12:54 -0500 Tue, 05 Sep 2017 23:12:54 -0500 Public Safety Advisory On August 24, UIC Police received information that on Aug. 17, at approximately 7:30 a.m. a criminal sexual abuse occurred in the third-floor women’s restroom at 750 S. Halsted St. The crime was reported through an online Campus Security Authority Incident Reporting Form (https://uic.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3rgAQlHvDrpAQ9D). The victim, who reported the crime anonymously, stated that she was fondled by a male offender who is described as a black male, light complexion, 5-3 to 5-4 in height, black hair with blond-colored tips, wearing an orange hooded sweatshirt, camouflage pants and white sneakers. The victim was able to flee the area after striking the offender and using her personally-owned pepper spray.<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/uZextMzJVDF2 <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 />-For additional information on reporting an incident of sexual misconduct, visit http://oae.uic.edu/TitleIX/ReportingAnIncident.htm<br />---------------------------------------------------------------------------<br />Public safety advisories are distributed to the university community in compliance with the federal Clery Act. UIC Police may 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://emergency.uic.edu/public-safety-advisory/<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 />---------------------------------------------------------------------------<br />Urgent notifications may be sent via both INSTANT TEXT MESSAGE (SMS) and URGENT mass e-mails. SMS messages -- issued only in cases of immediate threat to health and safety, such as a tornado alert, or a major disruption to travel -- are faster and more reliable than e-mail. The campus strongly recommends that you register your cell phone for SMS messages at http://sms.uic.edu<br /> urgent http://www.uic.edu/uic UrgentOnlyFeed Thu, 24 Aug 2017 13:27:55 -0500 Thu, 24 Aug 2017 13:27:55 -0500 Public Safety Advisory On Tuesday, Aug. 22, at 1:50 a.m. a UIC student was the victim of an armed robbery that occurred near 1023 West Vernon Park Pl. The victim reported that he was approached by four or five black males while he was crossing the street walking southbound. One of the offenders displayed a black semi-automatic handgun and demanded his backpack, cellphone and wallet. The victim surrendered his personal items and the offenders then fled west on Vernon Park Pl. in a gold sedan, possibly a Honda, with no license plate. The offenders were wearing masks, approximately 25-30 years old. The victim was not injured.<br /> <br />The Chicago Police Department will lead the investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call 311.<br /> <br />Approximate crime location mapped:<br />https://goo.gl/maps/j8NSiNzS5k22<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 electronic devices 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 /><br />---------------------------------------------------------------------------<br />Public safety advisories 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://emergency.uic.edu/public-safety-advisory/<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 />---------------------------------------------------------------------------<br />Urgent notifications may be sent via both INSTANT TEXT MESSAGE (SMS) and URGENT mass e-mails. SMS messages -- issued only in cases of immediate threat to health and safety, such as a tornado alert, or a major disruption to travel -- are faster and more reliable than e-mail. The campus strongly recommends that you register your cell phone for SMS messages at http://sms.uic.edu urgent http://www.uic.edu/uic UrgentOnlyFeed Tue, 22 Aug 2017 04:57:40 -0500 Tue, 22 Aug 2017 04:57:40 -0500 Public safety advisory On August 16 at 4:42 a.m., UIC Police responded to a security alarm at a 7-Eleven at 1350 S. Halsted St. Upon arrival, the store clerk stated that an offender had taken a bottle of wine and threatened the clerk with it before demanding three packs of cigarettes. The offender then fled southbound on Halsted St. and eastbound on 14th St. UIC Police searched for the offender but did not find him. <br /><br />The offender is described as a black male, 30 to 35 years old, 5'8" to 5'10" and approximately 185 lbs. He was seen wearing a blue baseball cap with red letters, white button-down short sleeve shirt with red and blue stripes, blue jeans and brown shoes. The offender matches the description of an offender in a theft which took place at a nearby 7-Eleven on August 15. <br /><br /> Approximate crime location mapped: http://bit.ly/2fKr5ZN. <br /><br />---------------------------------------------------------------------------<br />Public safety advisories 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://emergency.uic.edu/public-safety-advisory/ <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 Wed, 16 Aug 2017 06:16:25 -0500 Wed, 16 Aug 2017 06:16:25 -0500 Public Safety Advisory On Sunday, Aug. 6, at approximately 10:15 p.m., UIC Police responded to a report of an armed assault that occurred at 1260 S. Union Ave. The offender was arguing with the victim, a restaurant cashier, about his food order when he spat on the victim and displayed a handgun. The offender is described as a black male, 5-11 in height, 300 pounds, wearing a white t-shirt and black jeans. He fled southbound on Union Ave. in a black Chevy Monte Carlo. The victim was not injured.<br /> <br />Anyone with information is asked to call the UIC Police Department at 312-996-2830.<br /> <br />Approximate crime location mapped:<br />https://goo.gl/maps/JwFYpWtLe282<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. Set up the UICPD emergency number on your mobile phone speed-dial.<br />-- On campus, look for the location of the nearest emergency call box (there are more than 1,500 across campus.)<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 />Public safety advisories 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://emergency.uic.edu/public-safety-advisory/<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 />---------------------------------------------------------------------------<br />Urgent notifications may be sent via both INSTANT TEXT MESSAGE (SMS) and URGENT mass e-mails. SMS messages -- issued only in cases of immediate threat to health and safety, such as a tornado alert, or a major disruption to travel -- are faster and more reliable than e-mail. The campus strongly recommends that you register your cell phone for SMS messages at http://sms.uic.edu<br /> urgent http://www.uic.edu/uic UrgentOnlyFeed Sun, 06 Aug 2017 23:06:05 -0500 Sun, 06 Aug 2017 23:06:05 -0500 Public Safety Advisory On Saturday, July 8, around 1:20 a.m., UIC Police responded to an activated emergency call box near 500 S. Racine Ave. The victim, who is not affiliated with UIC, reported that an unknown person had taken her vehicle. The victim was driving northbound on S. Racine Ave. near W. Congress Pkwy. when a vehicle driving directly behind her, hit her rear bumper. The victim exited her vehicle to look at the damage. The driver of the striking vehicle exited his car, quickly got into the driver's seat of the victim's car and locked the doors. The offender then fled in the victim's car, a 2014 white Jeep Grand Cherokee, license plate V443365, going northbound on S. Racine Ave. and then westbound on I-290 Expy. The offender is described as a black male, approximately 20 years old, wearing a black t-shirt. Two offenders in the striking vehicle, described only as black males, fled in the same direction in a red 4-door vehicle with possible license plate Q400250. No weapons were used and the offenders did not say anything to the victim prior to taking her car. The victim did not sustain any injuries. Anyone with information is asked to call the Chicago Police Department at 311. <br /><br />Approximate crime location mapped: <br />https://goo.gl/maps/eZWGMdGsWED2<br /><br />UIC Police offer the following security tips:<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 />Public safety advisories 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://emergency.uic.edu/public-safety-advisory/<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 Sat, 08 Jul 2017 04:23:33 -0500 Sat, 08 Jul 2017 04:23:33 -0500 Public Safety Advisory On Wednesday, May 24, around 7:40 p.m., a man flagged down Chicago Police Department officers near 1410 S. Morgan St. The victim, who is not affiliated with UIC, stated that he had just parked his car when he was approached by a male offender who pointed a black semi-automatic handgun at him and demanded his money and cell phone. The victim complied and the offender fled westbound on foot and jumped over a fence into a nearby housing complex. The offender is described as a black male, 16-18 years old, wearing a red hoodie. The victim was not injured.<br /><br />Anyone with information is asked to call the Chicago Police Department at 311. The Chicago Police Department will lead the investigation.<br /><br />Approximate crime location mapped:<br />https://goo.gl/maps/5L32C1DTRH42<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 />Public safety advisories 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://emergency.uic.edu/public-safety-advisory/<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, 24 May 2017 20:47:14 -0500 Wed, 24 May 2017 20:47:14 -0500 Public Safety Advisory On Tuesday, May 16, at approximately 3 p.m., UIC Police responded to a report of a strong-arm robbery that occurred at 1100 South Wood Street, 3rd level of the UIC South Wood Street Parking Structure. The victim, a UIC faculty member, reported that he was approached from behind by two offenders and punched. The offenders then took the keys to his vehicle and fled westbound in the victim’s black 2015 Toyota Camry license plate 4899511. The offenders were described by the victim as two African American males, one with dreadlocked hair and dark clothing. No weapons were seen by the victim or implied by the offenders. <br /><br /> UIC Police are leading the investigation. Anyone with information should call (312) 996-2830.<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://emergency.uic.edu/public-safety-advisory/<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, 16 May 2017 16:40:16 -0500 Tue, 16 May 2017 16:40:16 -0500 Public Safety Advisory On Sunday, April 23, at approximately 4 a.m., UIC Police received a report of a strong armed robbery that occurred at 1241 S. Union Ave. The victim, a taxi cab driver, reported that he arranged to meet a customer near S. Union Ave. and W. Rochford St. When he arrived at the location three unknown white men entered the taxi, placed the victim in a headlock and demanded his wallet. The three offenders then exited the taxi and fled eastbound onto 90/94 expressway in a silver Mazda 3 with a possible license plate of NIKI-BH. The victim, who is not affiliated with UIC, was not injured and refused medical attention.<br /><br />The three offenders are described as:<br /><br />- a white male, 20-27 years of age, 5-9 in height, with a blond beard<br />- a white male, 20-27 years of age, 5-10 in height, with a blonde ponytail<br />- a white male of unknown description<br /><br />Anyone with information is asked to call the Chicago Police Department at 311. The Chicago Police Department will lead the investigation.<br /><br />Approximate crime location mapped:<br />https://goo.gl/maps/7ZmPLUspDJB2<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 />Public safety advisories 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 Sun, 23 Apr 2017 08:21:01 -0500 Sun, 23 Apr 2017 08:21:01 -0500 Public Safety Advisory On Friday, April 21, at approximately 11:15 a.m., UIC Police responded to a call of a robbery that occurred near W. Roosevelt Rd. and S. Morgan St. Witnesses reported an unidentified female victim ran into the Physical Education Building located at 901 W. Roosevelt Rd. and yelled that she had been robbed. At that time an unknown male suspect fled the building exiting out of the south entrance toward S. Morgan St. The victim did not remain on the scene. The offender is described as a black male wearing a black hoodie, possibly with a cut in his face. UIC Police searched the area without results.<br /><br />Anyone with information is asked to call the UIC Police at (312) 996-2830.<br /><br />Approximate crime location mapped:<br />https://goo.gl/maps/4pV3XNnXkUx<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 />---------------------------------------------------------------------------<br />Public safety advisories 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, 21 Apr 2017 12:26:10 -0500 Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:26:10 -0500 Crime alert On Thursday, April 13, at approximately 1:00 p.m., a UIC student was the victim of an Aggravated Domestic Battery and Criminal Sexual Assault in Section 1B on the basement level of the Halsted Street Parking Structure, 760 W. Taylor St. During the assault, the victim was cut with an unknown instrument and was subsequently transported to the hospital. The male assailant is known to the victim but has not been identified and no description is available. He fled on foot from a white 2012 Toyota Sienna minivan recovered at the scene.<br /><br />Anyone with information is asked to call the UIC Police Department at 312-996-2830.<br /><br />Approximate crime location mapped: https://goo.gl/maps/9Zgr6qduqsS2<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. Set up the UICPD emergency number on your mobile phone speed-dial.<br />-- On campus, look for the location of the nearest emergency call box (there are more than 1,500 across campus.)<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://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 Thu, 13 Apr 2017 15:30:08 -0500 Thu, 13 Apr 2017 15:30:08 -0500 Public Safety Advisory On Thursday, March 16, at approximately 1:35 p.m., a UIC student was the victim of an Aggravated Domestic Battery that occurred at 1250 S. Halsted St. Witnesses observed the offender, who is not affiliated with UIC, sitting on the victim while choking her. The witnesses contacted authorities but the offender, who is known to the victim, immediately fled the scene. UIC Police canvased the area but did not locate the offender. The offender is described as a 22-year-old black male, 5-9 in height, 185 pounds, wearing a gray zip-up jacket, black sweat pants, and a UIC beanie hat. The victim refused medical attention.<br /><br />Anyone with information is asked to call the UIC Police Department at 312-996-2830.<br /><br />Approximate crime location mapped: https://goo.gl/maps/suZKgYu6Bko <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. Set up the UICPD emergency number on your mobile phone speed-dial.<br />--On campus, look for the location of the nearest emergency call box (there are more than 1,500 across campus.)<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 />A Public Safety Advisory is distributed to the university community in compliance with the federal Clery Act. UIC Police may 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 Thu, 16 Mar 2017 16:47:11 -0500 Thu, 16 Mar 2017 16:47:11 -0500 Public Safety Advisory On March 8, UIC Police received information that on Aug. 26, 2016, at approximately 3:15 a.m. a UIC student was a victim of criminal sexual assault by an acquaintance. The crime, which was reported through an online Campus Security Authority Incident Reporting Form, occurred inside a parked car at 729 W. Rochford St.<br /><br />The offender is described as a black male, 5-7 in height, 150 pounds with red hair.<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/Yuv96JiVVU92<br /><br />***********<br />UIC Police offer the following security tips:<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 />—For additional information on reporting an incident of sexual misconduct, visit http://oae.uic.edu/TitleIX/ReportingAnIncident.htm<br /><br /> urgent http://www.uic.edu/uic UrgentOnlyFeed Wed, 08 Mar 2017 21:04:00 -0600 Wed, 08 Mar 2017 21:04:00 -0600