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Streak of crimes hit UNC Charlotte campus

| February 8, 2018
Streak of crimes hit UNC Charlotte campus

Over the past five days, the Charlotte community has experienced multiple on-campus crimes. On Saturday, campus police reported an assault in the Greek Village area of campus, involving a student and an unidentified man. The suspect, described as a black male, in his 30s and approximately 5’8,” gained access to a Greek Village resident hall […]

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Larcenies decrease in academic buildings, increase in Housing and Residence Life

| March 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
Larcenies decrease in academic buildings, increase in Housing and Residence Life

Though the number of reported larcenies has dropped over the last two years, the UNC Charlotte Police Department (UNCCPD) urges students to be proactive in securing their belongings to prevent theft. Although UNCCPD provides services to students such as Operation ID, in which officers engrave student’s property for further identification if stolen, Sergeant Phillip Greco […]

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A look into the decision-making process of delaying, canceling classes

| February 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
A look into the decision-making process of delaying, canceling classes

Throughout Feb. 16, UNC Charlotte Chancellor Philip Dubois was wrestling with a decision. “I remember that the issue I was wrestling with on that first day (Monday) was whether we were going to OS2 (Adverse weather operations, cancelled or delayed classes) or whether we should close under OS3 (Emergency Event operations, cancelled classes, closed offices, […]

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New year, new securities

| January 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
New year, new securities

With the start of a new year, UNC Charlotte’s Police Department is looking to equip students with additional security measures. During the Fall 2014 semester, Police Chief Jeffrey Baker, along with Lieutenant Brian Thomas began looking into a mobile application called LiveSafe. “LiveSafe is a new safety technology that combines a campus safety app for […]

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UNC Charlotte Police Department lieutenant resigns after sexual assault case is turned over to NC State Bureau of Investigation

| November 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte Police Department lieutenant resigns after sexual assault case is turned over to NC State Bureau of Investigation

Lieutenant Shawn Smith of the UNC Charlotte Police Department (UNCCPD) has put in a letter of resignation after a sexual assault case involving Smith and fellow Officer Amanda Copley was turned over to the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation on Thursday, Nov. 6. The assault occurred in May 2013 when Smith forcefully put his […]

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OP-ED: Victim blaming creates a cold, fearful society that shuns those who need help the most

| September 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
OP-ED: Victim blaming creates a cold, fearful society that shuns those who need help the most

Written with guest contributor Joneka Percentie Just over a week ago, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department (CMPD) began an investigation of an alleged rape in Uptown. The suspect in the incident was quoted as telling the victim, “This is what you get for walking alone.” While the claim was later recanted, it wasn’t before the CMPD […]

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UNCCPD opens arms to LGBTQ community through Safe Zone training

| September 4, 2014 | 1 Comment
UNCCPD opens arms to LGBTQ community through Safe Zone training

This summer, UNC Charlotte Police Chief, Jeff Baker mandated Safe Zone training for his entire department. Safe Zone is an organization which was started to “develop, enhance and maintain environments in workplaces, schools and other social settings that are culturally competent and supportive to LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer) individuals, as well 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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Weekly Crime Blotter, August 9 – August 18

| August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
Weekly Crime Blotter, August 9 – August 18

The following reflects arrests, calls for service and incidents responded to by the UNC Charlotte campus Police and Public Safety Department. Incident dates run from Saturday, August 9, through Monday, August 18. For more information on Mecklenburg County arrests, visit the Mecklenburg County Arrest Inquiry.   Saturday, August 9 – 14 There was no reported […]

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Weekly Crime Blotter, July 11 – August 8

| August 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
Weekly Crime Blotter, July 11 – August 8

The following reflects arrests, calls for service and incidents responded to by the UNC Charlotte campus Police and Public Safety Department. Incident dates run from Friday, July 11, through Friday, August 8. For more information on Mecklenburg County arrests, visit the Mecklenburg County Arrest Inquiry.   Friday, July 11 Accident – Lot 25, while attempting […]

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