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Campus crime unchanging from past years

Campus crime unchanging from past years

May 9, 2016

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...

A security camera seen on the wall of a parking garage at the northeast part of the campus at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign on Sunday, April 10, 2016.

Over a thousand security cameras protect campus from crime

By Ashni Gandhi April 10, 2016

1,400 security cameras keep tabs on and protect the 44,087 students who roam about campus from the Ikenberry Commons to The Beckman Institute and everything in between. One thousand four hundred security...

UIPD investigates death of newborn

By Daily Illini Staff Report March 15, 2016

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...

UIPD trains officers on sexual assault protocol

By Joe Longo March 10, 2016

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...

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

By Joe Longo February 10, 2016

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...

The Krannert Center for the Performing Arts will undergo exterior maintenance renovations starting in October.

UIPD reports robbery at Krannert Center

By Daily Illini Staff Report January 25, 2016

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...

University track runner arrested on DUI charge

By Daily Illini Staff Report November 20, 2015

Cameron Viney, a University track runner, was arrested at midnight Thursday on the charges of driving under the influence of alcohol and driving on a sidewalk. According to the police report, Viney was...

New Survey Reports Prescription Drug Abuse Common Across College Campuses

New Survey Reports Prescription Drug Abuse Common Across College Campuses

By Joe Longo November 4, 2015

One in four undergraduate students reportedly misuse prescription drugs, according to a study by Ohio State University.The study, conducted by a center at Ohio State University (,...

Campus Safety Notice issued for aggravated battery

By Daily Illini Staff Report November 3, 2015

Daily Illini staff reportA fire Sunday night caused damage to the Champaign home of County Board Chair Pattsi PetrieCC. The fire was reported around 9:35 Sunday night

Portrait of police office Kristen Garcia by Flower Yang.

Champaign County encourages more women to join law enforcement

By Christin Watkins October 13, 2015

University of Illinois police officer Kristen Garcia has always had a desire to help others.“I’ve also always been a problem solver and a peacemaker,” she said. “Those things all go hand in hand...

UIPD hopes not to ticket smoking violations

By Christin Watkins September 30, 2015

Since the University imposed fines for smoking violations on campus on Sept. 8, Deputy Chief Skip Frost, of the University of Illinois Police Department, estimated the amount of fines collected has totaled...

UIPD investigates possible arson at Wardall Hall

September 21, 2015

University of Illinois police are investigating two different cases as arson for fires set within one week in Wardall Hall.A Campus Safety Notice was issued Monday morning to alert the campus community...

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