Crime Alerts

Public Safety Advisory

Posted on March 16th, 2017

On Thursday, March 16, at approximately 1:35 p.m., a UIC student was the victim of an Aggravated Domestic Battery that occurred at 1250 S. Halsted St. Witnesses observed the offender, who is not affiliated with UIC, sitting on the victim while choking her. The witnesses contacted authorities but the offender, who is known to the victim, immediately fled the scene. UIC Police canvased the area but did not locate the offender. The offender is described as a 22-year-old black male, 5-9 in height, 185 pounds, wearing a gray zip-up jacket, black sweat pants, and a UIC beanie hat. The victim refused medical attention.

Anyone with information is asked to call the UIC Police Department at 312-996-2830.

Approximate crime location mapped: https://goo.gl/maps/suZKgYu6Bko

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. Set up the UICPD emergency number on your mobile phone speed-dial.
--On campus, look for the location of the nearest emergency call box (there are more than 1,500 across campus.)
-- 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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A Public Safety Advisory is distributed to the university community in compliance with the federal Clery Act. UIC Police may 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


Public Safety Advisory

Posted on March 9th, 2017

On March 8, UIC Police received information that on Aug. 26, 2016, at approximately 3:15 a.m. a UIC student was a victim of criminal sexual assault by an acquaintance. The crime, which was reported through an online Campus Security Authority Incident Reporting Form, occurred inside a parked car at 729 W. Rochford St.

The offender is described as a black male, 5-7 in height, 150 pounds with red hair.

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/Yuv96JiVVU92

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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


Crime Alert

Posted on February 8th, 2017

On Feb. 8, UIC Police received a report that on Nov. 2, 2016, at approximately 12 p.m. a student was a victim of criminal sexual assault by an acquaintance, also a UIC student, in a university residence hall at 716 W. Rochford St.

The offender is described as an 18-year-old black male, 6-0 in height, thin build, 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/BvKJs4DuCoo

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On Feb. 8, a Campus Security Authority received an anonymous report that on January 13 a student was a victim of criminal sexual assault by an acquaintance in a university residence hall at 700 S. Halsted St.

The offender is described as male, 5-7 to 5-9 in height, slightly muscular build, with large ears, short dark brown hair, a mustache and beard.

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/PxT5aQexDCH2

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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
http://www.clery.uic.edu

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


Crime alert [corrected]

Posted on January 24th, 2017

[Corrects today's date]
UIC Police received a report on Jan. 24 at 1:20 p.m. that at approximately 8:15 a.m. a male student was a victim of a criminal sexual assault by an unknown offender in a men's restroom on the 18th floor of University Hall, 601 S. Morgan St.

The victim reported that the offender leaned over, looking at the victim's genitals, and made lewd comments. As the victim attempted to exit the restroom, the offender pushed the victim against the wall, grabbing the victim's genitals. The victim was able to push the offender away and exit the restroom. He refused medical treatment.

The offender is described as a Hispanic male, 18 to 22 years old, 5-feet-6-inches tall, clean-shaven, with short, dark, curly hair, and wearing a black jacket and black pants.

The university has offered 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/fQW2STa5Nf42

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
http://www.uic.edu/securityreport/index.shtml

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


Crime alert

Posted on January 24th, 2017

UIC Police received a report on Jan. 25 at 1:20 p.m. that at approximately 8:15 a.m. a male student was a victim of a criminal sexual assault by an unknown offender in a men's restroom on the 18th floor of University Hall, 601 S. Morgan St.

The victim reported that the offender leaned over, looking at the victim's genitals, and made lewd comments. As the victim attempted to exit the restroom, the offender pushed the victim against the wall, grabbing the victim's genitals. The victim was able to push the offender away and exit the restroom. He refused medical treatment.

The offender is described as a Hispanic male, 18 to 22 years old, 5-feet-6-inches tall, clean-shaven, with short, dark, curly hair, and wearing a black jacket and black pants.

The university has offered 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/fQW2STa5Nf42

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
http://www.uic.edu/securityreport/index.shtml

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