Crime Alerts

Crime Alert

Posted on December 28th, 2016

UIC Police received a report on Dec. 27 at 5 p.m. that on Dec. 24 at approximately 11 a.m. a student was a victim of criminal sexual assault by an acquaintance, also a UIC student, in a university residence hall at 1250 S. Halsted St.

The offender is described as a 19-year-old Asian male, 5-0 in height, 109 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.

The university is providing resources to assist the victim and will continue to take actions to maintain the safety and security of the campus community.

UIC Police are leading the investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call 312-996-2830.

Crime location mapped: https://goo.gl/maps/xZQcr6aqzxD2

UIC Police offer the following security tips:

-- Report crime promptly to police.
-- To contact the UIC Police, call 312-355-5555 for emergencies or 312-996-2830 for non-emergencies.
-- For confidential counseling, contact Counseling Services at 312-996-3490 for students; and Employee Assistance Service at 312-996-3588 for faculty and staff.
-- Any student, staff or faculty member at UIC who experiences sexual assault, domestic/dating violence or stalking can access free, anonymous and confidential services by calling the Campus Advocacy Network (CAN) at 312-413-8206.
—For additional information on reporting an incident of sexual misconduct, visit http://oae.uic.edu/TitleIX/ReportingAnIncident.htm

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Crime alerts are distributed to the university community in compliance with the federal Clery Act. UIC Police also issue notifications for off-campus crimes in the interest of public-safety awareness. Security tips are standard precautions, not special or incident-specific measures. Offender descriptions and precise locations are provided only to aid in the identification of possible suspects. Updates to investigations are not sent by email but will be posted online at: http://www.uic.edu/uic/studentlife/campus/crime-alerts.shtml

UIC Annual Security Report
clery.uic.edu

Chicago Police Department Crime Incidents
http://gis.chicagopolice.org/clearmap/startpage.htm


Crime Alert

Posted on December 15th, 2016

On Thursday, Dec. 15, at approximately 1:45 a.m., UIC Police responded to a report of an armed robbery that occurred in the 1200 block of S. Union Ave. Three people, who are not affiliated with UIC, were standing in line at a restaurant when they were approached by two males wearing black masks. The male offenders each produced a handgun. The offenders took wallets, phones and cash from the victims and fled southbound on S. Union Ave. in a white Honda Accord. The victims were not injured.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Chicago Police Department at 311.

The Chicago Police Department will lead the investigation, with assistance from the UIC Police/CPD Joint Robbery Task Force.

Approximate crime location mapped: https://goo.gl/maps/z4uH9QwCkMA2

UIC Police offer the following security tips:
--Be aware of your surroundings. Use all your senses to be alert for danger, and when walking alone, don't wear headphones or earbuds.
--Don't display valuables in public.
--On campus, look for the location of the nearest emergency call box (there are more than 1,500 across campus.)
--To contact the UIC Police, call (312) 355-5555 for emergencies or (312) 996-2830 for non-emergencies.
--Report crime promptly to police.

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Crime alerts are distributed to the university community in compliance with the federal Clery Act. UIC Police also issue notifications for off-campus crimes in the interest of public-safety awareness. Security tips are standard precautions, not special or incident-specific measures. Offender descriptions and precise locations are provided only to aid in the identification of possible suspects. Updates to investigations are not sent by email but will be posted online at: http://www.uic.edu/uic/studentlife/campus/crime-alerts.shtml

UIC Annual Security Report
http://clery.uic.edu

Chicago Police Department Crime Incidents
http://gis.chicagopolice.org/clearmap/startpage.htm


UIC Urgent Message

Posted on November 15th, 2016

Police investigation on I-290, traffic rerouted at Racine. Avoid area.


Crime Alert

Posted on November 14th, 2016

On Monday, Nov. 14, at approximately 4:45 a.m., UIC Police received a report of an armed robbery that occurred near W. Harrison St. and S. Racine Ave. A female victim, who is not affiliated with UIC, was walking when she was approached by a man who pointed a gun at her and demanded her property. The victim complied and was not injured. The offender, who is described as a tall, slender black male, wearing a black hoodie, with dreadlock-style hair, got into the passenger side of a nearby vehicle. The make and model of the vehicle are unknown and there is no description of the driver.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Chicago Police Department at 311. The Chicago Police Department will lead the investigation.

Approximate crime location mapped:
https://goo.gl/maps/L4tGWEFqgfR2

UIC Police offer the following security tips:
--Be aware of your surroundings. Use all your senses to be alert for danger, and when walking alone, don't wear headphones or earbuds.
--Don't display valuables in public.
--On campus, look for the location of the nearest emergency call box (there are more than 1,500 across campus.)
--To contact the UIC Police, call (312) 355-5555 for emergencies or (312) 996-2830 for non-emergencies.
--Report crime promptly to police.


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Crime alerts are distributed to the university community in compliance with the federal Clery Act. UIC Police also issue notifications for off-campus crimes in the interest of public-safety awareness. Security tips are standard precautions, not special or incident-specific measures. Offender descriptions and precise locations are provided only to aid in the identification of possible suspects. Updates to investigations are not sent by email but will be posted online at: http://www.uic.edu/uic/studentlife/campus/crime-alerts.shtml

UIC Annual Security Report
http://www.clery.uic.edu

Chicago Police Department Crime Incidents
http://gis.chicagopolice.org/clearmap/startpage.htm


Crime Alert

Posted on November 12th, 2016

On Nov. 11, UIC Police made contact with a student who had reported being the victim of criminal sexual abuse by an acquaintance, also a UIC student, in a university residence hall at 700 S. Halsted St.

The victim utilized an online form to report to a campus security authority that the alleged crime had occurred just around 9:00 pm on Nov. 9th.

The university is providing resources to assist the victim and will continue to take actions to maintain the safety and security of the campus community.

UIC Police are leading the investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call 312-996-2830.

UIC Police offer the following security tips:

-- Report crime promptly to police.

-- To contact the UIC Police, call 312-355-5555 for emergencies or 312-996-2830 for non-emergencies.

-- For confidential counseling, contact Counseling Services at 312-996-3490 for students; and Employee Assistance Service at 312-996-3588 for faculty and staff.

-- Any student, staff or faculty member at UIC who experiences sexual assault, domestic/dating violence or stalking can access free, anonymous and confidential services by calling the Campus Advocacy Network (CAN) at 312-413-8206.

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Crime alerts are distributed to the university community in compliance with the federal Clery Act. UIC Police also issue notifications for off-campus crimes in the interest of public-safety awareness. Security tips are standard precautions, not special or incident-specific measures. Offender descriptions and precise locations are provided only to aid in the identification of possible suspects. Updates to investigations are not sent by email but will be posted online at: http://www.uic.edu/uic/studentlife/campus/crime-alerts.shtml

UIC Annual Security Report
http://www.clery.uic.edu

Chicago Police Department Crime Incidents
http://gis.chicagopolice.org/clearmap/startpage.htm