Tag: Campus Police

Students voice concerns on annual campus safety tour

| November 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
Students voice concerns on annual campus safety tour

Student volunteers walked the campus Thursday evening, accompanied by police officers, as they marked safety hazards and made suggestions for ways to make campus more secure. Volunteers marked with tape lights that were out or too dim, railings that weren’t sturdy, and blue lights that were not functioning. The annual Campus Safety Tour happens one […]

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Car rolls into on campus lake

| July 7, 2017 | 0 Comments
Car rolls into on campus lake

It was a hectic Friday afternoon at Hechenbeliker Lake after a car rolled into the water and sank to the bottom. Public safety workers came out to UNC Charlotte’s campus to assist in bringing the Volvo to land. According to witnesses, an incoming freshman was driving on to campus when his car stalled. He got out of the car and tried to push it to […]

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Campus Safety Walk reveals safety hazards

| November 29, 2016 | 0 Comments
Campus Safety Walk reveals safety hazards

The members behind the annual Campus Safety Initiative has completed their report of potential safety hazards on campus after the Campus Safety Walk that occurred Nov. 10. During these walks, volunteers, along with Campus Police, patrol areas of campus and report any incidents of what they deem to be unsafe or make recommendations on how […]

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Unidentified body found near entrance of campus

| October 21, 2016 | 0 Comments
Unidentified body found near entrance of campus

An unidentified body was found by police near the front of campus near the entrance, across from Robinson Hall in the pump house. Details are slim and the Niner Times will update the story as it develops. Students were issued a statement by the University via email about the incident, reading: “The University was notified […]

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Columbine survivor shares story with students

| September 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
Columbine survivor shares story with students

Columbine survivor Patrick Ireland spoke Sept. 27 at the Shooter Awareness Presentation in the Cone University Center, McKnight Hall. Ireland was shot twice in the head and once in the foot during the school shooting. He described the start of that day as a normal one in the library, being shushed by librarians for talking […]

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Campus police shine light on alcohol awareness

| September 13, 2016 | 0 Comments
Campus police shine light on alcohol awareness

Football season is right around the corner and drinking is a prime concern for community officials, as the vibrant spirit of college tailgating brings in the likelihood of excessive alcohol consumption. With this is mind, the Mecklenburg County ABC Board partnered with the UNC Charlotte Police Department to host an alcohol awareness event Sept. 6 […]

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CMPD investigating after university student found dead in parking garage

| October 21, 2014 | 1 Comment
CMPD investigating after university student found dead in parking garage

A dead body was found in a car on level two of the South Village Parking Deck at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 21. According to housing and residence life, the student was a resident of Hunt Hall. The Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department (CMPD) has taken over the investigation and will release further information as […]

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UNCCPD taking steps toward accreditation

| August 27, 2014 | 7 Comments
UNCCPD taking steps toward accreditation

Last month, the UNC Charlotte Police Department (UNCCPD) signed a contract with the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) to become an accredited police department. On its webpage, CALEA states that its goals are to: Strengthen crime prevention and control capabilities; Formalize essential management procedures; Establish fair and nondiscriminatory personnel practices; Improve service […]

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Information available in annual security report shows progress made by campus police department

| November 19, 2013 | 0 Comments
Information available in annual security report shows progress made by campus police department

Based on statistics available in the 2013 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, produced by UNC Charlotte’s Police and Public Safety annually, the university has seen a dramatic increase in the amount of alcohol and drug violations on campus from 2011 to 2012. This increase in violation arrests is not telling of an increase in […]

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Campus police investigate Monday morning robbery incident

| October 28, 2013 | 0 Comments
Campus police investigate Monday morning robbery incident

Students awoke Monday morning to an email from the university’s emergency alert system, detailing a supposed armed burglary around 1:30 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 28. The two victims were walking together on Van Landingham Road in front of East Deck 3. They say that the suspects, who were believed to have had handguns at the scene […]

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Move-in process slowed by suspicious bomb-like package near Holshouser Hall

| August 17, 2013 | 0 Comments
Move-in process slowed by suspicious bomb-like package near Holshouser Hall

Residents of Scott, Holshouser and Hunt Halls awoke to blaring fire alarms and an immediate evacuation at 11 a.m. this morning. Students, faculty and staff waited under South Village Parking Deck for nearly two hours while campus police, Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department (CMPD) and CMPD special units were deployed to the scene to assess the […]

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Union Deck scene of police investigation Monday morning

| May 20, 2013 | 12 Comments
Union Deck scene of police investigation Monday morning

UPDATE: Published Wednesday, May 22, at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday evening, UNC Charlotte added a comment to the thread on their official Facebook page regarding a university statement on the incident. The comment reads, “Due to the nature of the campus incident, the university will not be making a statement at this time.” No other comments […]

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UNC Charlotte student reports rape from nearly one month ago

| March 2, 2012 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte student reports rape from nearly one month ago

Thursday, March 1, a UNC Charlotte student reported a rape to Police and Public Safety that she says took place Feb. 10, in Spruce Hall.  The suspect is not a student of the university. “At this time the victim does not want to press charges; however, she did feel that the incident should be reported […]

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Girl reports rape in Scott Hall

| February 28, 2012 | 0 Comments
Girl reports rape in Scott Hall

This past Sunday, Feb. 26, at approximately 8 p.m. Police and Public Safety responded to a call on a alleged rape in Scott Hall.  The case is still under investigation, but the campus police do have a suspect identified by the victim. Both individuals were reportedly impaired due to the consumption of alcohol at the […]

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