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Campus crime unchanging from past years

Campus crime unchanging from past years

May 9, 2016


Filed under Campus Life, Crime, News

Crime on campus this year has been consistent with previous years, according to the University of Illinois Police Department. Like previous years, they have constantly made efforts in keeping crime rates down. Pat Wade, UIPD spokesman, said that the most occurring crime on campus is theft. “We see...

?Police blotter for April 7, 2016

By Vivienne Henning

April 10, 2016


Filed under News

ChampaignA case of disorderly conduct was reported in the 1200 block of North Walnut Street around 6:00 a.m. on Wednesday.agAccording to the report, an unknown offender set a trashcan on fire outside of the victim’s residence.agAn aggravated discharge of a firearm was reported in the 900 block of ...

UIPD, Coroner, State's Attorney waiting on autopsy reports of infant death

By Vivienne Henning

March 23, 2016


Filed under News

The death of an infant born at Bousfield Hall is still under investigation by the University of Illinois Police Department and the Champaign County Coroner.The autopsy of the infant is undergoing further examination at the Champaign County Coroner Office under the supervision of Coroner Duane Northr...

UIPD investigates death of newborn

By Daily Illini Staff Report

March 15, 2016


Filed under News

The University of Illinois Police Department is investigating the death of a newborn baby discovered on campus Sunday evening.According to a press release from the department, UIPD officers were dispatched to Bousfield Hall, 1214 First St., around 5 p.m. Sunday to check on a student who had been sic...

UIPD trains officers on sexual assault protocol

By Joe Longo

March 10, 2016


Filed under News

A new blueprint released by the University of Texas-Austin’s school of social work offered a holistic review of how college law enforcement should handle sexual assault cases. But for the University of Illinois Police Department, this report supplied old information.JT“I didn’t see anything in there...

UIPD handles increase in DUI’s over Unofficial weekend

By Daily Illini Staff Report

March 8, 2016


Filed under News

This past weekend marked the annual Unofficial celebration on campus, and with it came an influx of visitors from outside of the UIUC community. There was also a notable three arrests for DUI’s over the course of the weekend.“Obviously this weekend we had some visitors in our campus for Unofficial St...

Warmer weather, balconies top list of “Unofficial” concerns for police

Warmer weather, balconies top list of “Unofficial” concerns for police

By Joseph Longo

March 3, 2016


Filed under News

With 40 degree temperatures expected on Friday, Unofficial St. Patrick’s Day celebrations may pose a problem for local law enforcement.“Unofficial is a completely weather-driven event,” Champaign Police Sgt. Joe Ketchem said. “Weather drives people in from the balconies and the houses.”With seasonab...

UIPD discusses medical marijuana legality on campus

UIPD discusses medical marijuana legality on campus

By Joseph Longo

February 24, 2016


Filed under News

Two years after legalizing medical marijuana, the state is just beginning to approve new patients. Yet as more citizens receive their medical marijuana cards, state colleges face a conflict.Although the State of Illinois legalized medical cannabis use, the University of Illinois Student Code bans al...

UIPD humanizes department through social media

UIPD humanizes department through social media

By Joe Longo

February 15, 2016


Filed under News

In the early days of Facebook, detectives at the University Police Department bought marijuana from campus drug dealers off of the social media site.When Facebook first began, only persons with university email addresses could access the social media platform. So, drug dealing students felt safe reachin...

Family of UI student offers $10,000 reward for information about assault

By Joe Longo

February 9, 2016


Filed under News

daily illini staff reportThe family of a University student assaulted on Dec. 13 near campus is offering a $10,000 reward for information about the assailants. The reward is being offered until May 31.The student was struck in the back of the head and subsequently collapsed around 1:14 am in the 700 ...

UIPD issues notice reporting sexual assault at fraternity house

By Daily Illini Staff Report

February 8, 2016


Filed under News

The University of Illinois Police Department issued a Campus Safety Notice on Monday to inform the campus community about a sexual assault that occurred Sunday morning.According to the notice, the incident occurred early Sunday morning at a fraternity house. The assault was committed by a person known t...

UIPD reports robbery at Krannert Center

UIPD reports robbery at Krannert Center

By Daily Illini Staff Report

January 25, 2016


Filed under News

The University of Illinois Police department issued a campus safety notice Monday morning regarding a robbery that took place early Sunday morning.The incident occurred around 2 a.m. in the parking garage of the Krannert Center for Performing Arts.According to the notice, the victim was walking to his car in the low...

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