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 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 Crime Alert On Feb. 8, UIC Police received a report that on Nov. 2, 2016, at approximately 12 p.m. a student was a victim of criminal sexual assault by an acquaintance, also a UIC student, in a university residence hall at 716 W. Rochford St.<br /> <br />The offender is described as an 18-year-old black male, 6-0 in height, thin build, with black hair and brown eyes.<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/BvKJs4DuCoo<br /><br />***********<br />On Feb. 8, a Campus Security Authority received an anonymous report that on January 13 a student was a victim of criminal sexual assault by an acquaintance in a university residence hall at 700 S. Halsted St.<br /> <br />The offender is described as male, 5-7 to 5-9 in height, slightly muscular build, with large ears, short dark brown hair, a mustache and beard.<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/PxT5aQexDCH2<br /> <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 />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, 08 Feb 2017 17:13:20 -0600 Wed, 08 Feb 2017 17:13:20 -0600 Crime alert [corrected] [Corrects today's date]<br /><br />UIC Police received a report on Jan. 24 at 1:20 p.m. that at approximately 8:15 a.m. a male student was a victim of a criminal sexual assault by an unknown offender in a men's restroom on the 18th floor of University Hall, 601 S. Morgan St.<br /><br />The victim reported that the offender leaned over, looking at the victim's genitals, and made lewd comments. As the victim attempted to exit the restroom, the offender pushed the victim against the wall, grabbing the victim's genitals. The victim was able to push the offender away and exit the restroom. He refused medical treatment.<br /><br />The offender is described as a Hispanic male, 18 to 22 years old, 5-feet-6-inches tall, clean-shaven, with short, dark, curly hair, and wearing a black jacket and black pants.<br /><br />The university has offered 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/fQW2STa5Nf42<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 />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 Tue, 24 Jan 2017 15:12:33 -0600 Tue, 24 Jan 2017 15:12:33 -0600 Crime alert UIC Police received a report on Jan. 25 at 1:20 p.m. that at approximately 8:15 a.m. a male student was a victim of a criminal sexual assault by an unknown offender in a men's restroom on the 18th floor of University Hall, 601 S. Morgan St.<br /><br />The victim reported that the offender leaned over, looking at the victim's genitals, and made lewd comments. As the victim attempted to exit the restroom, the offender pushed the victim against the wall, grabbing the victim's genitals. The victim was able to push the offender away and exit the restroom. He refused medical treatment.<br /><br />The offender is described as a Hispanic male, 18 to 22 years old, 5-feet-6-inches tall, clean-shaven, with short, dark, curly hair, and wearing a black jacket and black pants.<br /><br />The university has offered 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/fQW2STa5Nf42<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 />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 Tue, 24 Jan 2017 14:52:26 -0600 Tue, 24 Jan 2017 14:52:26 -0600 Crime Alert UIC Police received a report on Dec. 27 at 5 p.m. that on Dec. 24 at approximately 11 a.m. a student was a victim of criminal sexual assault by an acquaintance, also a UIC student, in a university residence hall at 1250 S. Halsted St.<br /><br />The offender is described as a 19-year-old Asian male, 5-0 in height, 109 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.<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/xZQcr6aqzxD2<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 />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 /><br /> urgent http://www.uic.edu/uic UrgentOnlyFeed Tue, 27 Dec 2016 22:36:06 -0600 Tue, 27 Dec 2016 22:36:06 -0600 Crime Alert On Thursday, Dec. 15, at approximately 1:45 a.m., UIC Police responded to a report of an armed robbery that occurred in the 1200 block of S. Union Ave. Three people, who are not affiliated with UIC, were standing in line at a restaurant when they were approached by two males wearing black masks. The male offenders each produced a handgun. The offenders took wallets, phones and cash from the victims and fled southbound on S. Union Ave. in a white Honda Accord. The victims were 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: https://goo.gl/maps/z4uH9QwCkMA2<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://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, 15 Dec 2016 02:49:15 -0600 Thu, 15 Dec 2016 02:49:15 -0600 UIC Urgent Message Police investigation on I-290, traffic rerouted at Racine. Avoid area. emergency http://www.uic.edu/uic UrgentOnlyFeed Tue, 15 Nov 2016 16:35:44 -0600 Tue, 15 Nov 2016 16:35:44 -0600 Crime Alert On Monday, Nov. 14, at approximately 4:45 a.m., UIC Police received a report of an armed robbery that occurred near W. Harrison St. and S. Racine Ave. A female victim, who is not affiliated with UIC, was walking when she was approached by a man who pointed a gun at her and demanded her property. The victim complied and was not injured. The offender, who is described as a tall, slender black male, wearing a black hoodie, with dreadlock-style hair, got into the passenger side of a nearby vehicle. The make and model of the vehicle are unknown and there is no description of the driver.<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/L4tGWEFqgfR2<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 />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 Mon, 14 Nov 2016 06:01:16 -0600 Mon, 14 Nov 2016 06:01:16 -0600 Crime Alert On Nov. 11, UIC Police made contact with a student who had reported being the victim of criminal sexual abuse by an acquaintance, also a UIC student, in a university residence hall at 700 S. Halsted St.<br /><br />The victim utilized an online form to report to a campus security authority that the alleged crime had occurred just around 9:00 pm on Nov. 9th. <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 />UIC Police offer the following security tips:<br /><br />-- Report crime promptly to police.<br /><br />-- To contact the UIC Police, call 312-355-5555 for emergencies or 312-996-2830 for non-emergencies.<br /><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 /><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 />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, 11 Nov 2016 20:27:51 -0600 Fri, 11 Nov 2016 20:27:51 -0600 Crime Alert On Tuesday, Nov. 8, at approximately 1 p.m., a UIC student informed Chicago Police Department officers that on Nov. 7 at approximately 11 a.m. she was approached near 900 S. Halsted St. by three men in an older model 4-door brown vehicle.  The victim reported that the offenders forced her into the vehicle while displaying a gun.  The offenders then drove the victim to her bank and unsuccessfully attempted to use her debit card.  After leaving the bank the offenders then drove to a gas station located near W. 18th St. and S. Ruble St. and attempted to purchase fuel using the victim’s debit card.  After an unsuccessful attempt at purchasing fuel the offenders drove the victim back to S. Halsted St. and W. Roosevelt Rd. where she exited the vehicle. The victim reported that she saw the offenders in the area of 1000 S. Halsted St. again on Nov. 8 and she was forced into the vehicle and taken back to her bank. After another unsuccessful attempt at using the victim’s debit card the offenders drove the victim back to S. Halsted St. and W. Roosevelt Rd. where she exited the vehicle. The victim was not injured.<br /><br />The three offenders are described as black males, between 17 and 21 years of age, 5-foot-8 to 5-foot-10. Two offenders had dreadlocks and the third offender had short hair and a tattoo on his wrist.<br /><br />Anyone with information is asked to call the Chicago Police Department at 311 or UIC Police at 312-996-2830.<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/RzWo5dzHsJu<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 /><br /> urgent http://www.uic.edu/uic UrgentOnlyFeed Tue, 08 Nov 2016 17:37:19 -0600 Tue, 08 Nov 2016 17:37:19 -0600 Crime Alert On Thursday, Oct. 20, at approximately 9 p.m., UIC Police responded to an activated Startel emergency phone. A UIC student reported that he had been the victim of a strong-armed robbery near 1021 Vernon Park Place. Two males approached the student from behind, hit him in the face, and took his phone. The offenders fled westbound on Vernon Park Place. The first offender is described as a black male, approximately 16-18 years old, wearing a red hooded sweatshirt. The second offender is described as a black male, approximately 16-18 years old, wearing gray sweatpants. The victim was not seriously injured and refused medical treatment.<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/Lgcrz7yFr9J2<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 Thu, 20 Oct 2016 22:21:48 -0500 Thu, 20 Oct 2016 22:21:48 -0500 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