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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...

Over a thousand security cameras protect campus from crime

Over a thousand security cameras protect campus from crime

By Ashni Gandhi

April 10, 2016


Filed under News

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 cameras keep tabs on and protect the 44,087 students who roam about campus from the Ikenberry C...

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...

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 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...

University track runner arrested on DUI charge

By Daily Illini Staff Report

November 20, 2015


Filed under Sports

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 seen by a library security guard near David Kinley Hall, 1407 W. Gregory Dr., "slumped over the steerin...

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


Filed under News

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 (http://hecaod.osu.edu/), notes prescription drug abuse is rampant on college campuses. 18.6 percent of students reported using st...

Campus Safety Notice issued for aggravated battery

By Daily Illini Staff Report

November 2, 2015


Filed under News

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 nighthttp://www.news-gazette.com/news/local/2015-11-02/updated-fire-heavily-damages-home-county-board-chair.html. Neither civilians nor fir...

Champaign County encourages more women to join law enforcement

Champaign County encourages more women to join law enforcement

By Christin Watkins

October 13, 2015


Filed under News

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 in law enforcement — figure out what needs to be fixed in each situation and help that pers...

UIPD hopes not to ticket smoking violations

By Christin Watkins

September 30, 2015


Filed under News

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 $200 or less.In accordance with the Illinois Smoke-Free Campus Act the University established a s...

UIPD investigates possible arson at Wardall Hall

September 21, 2015


Filed under News

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 of the fire set in the University Housing dorm, located at 1010 West Illinois Street.Police suspect ...

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