Public Safety Advisory

Public Safety Advisory

Posted on May 25th, 2017

On Wednesday, May 24, around 7:40 p.m., a man flagged down Chicago Police Department officers near 1410 S. Morgan St. The victim, who is not affiliated with UIC, stated that he had just parked his car when he was approached by a male offender who pointed a black semi-automatic handgun at him and demanded his money and cell phone. The victim complied and the offender fled westbound on foot and jumped over a fence into a nearby housing complex. The offender is described as a black male, 16-18 years old, wearing a red hoodie. The victim was not injured.

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/5L32C1DTRH42

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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Public safety advisories 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://emergency.uic.edu/public-safety-advisory/

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

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


Public Safety Advisory

Posted on May 16th, 2017

On Tuesday, May 16, at approximately 3 p.m., UIC Police responded to a report of a strong-arm robbery that occurred at 1100 South Wood Street, 3rd level of the UIC South Wood Street Parking Structure. The victim, a UIC faculty member, reported that he was approached from behind by two offenders and punched. The offenders then took the keys to his vehicle and fled westbound in the victim’s black 2015 Toyota Camry license plate 4899511. The offenders were described by the victim as two African American males, one with dreadlocked hair and dark clothing. No weapons were seen by the victim or implied by the offenders.

UIC Police are leading the investigation. Anyone with information should call (312) 996-2830.

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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://emergency.uic.edu/public-safety-advisory/

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

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


Public Safety Advisory

Posted on April 23rd, 2017

On Sunday, April 23, at approximately 4 a.m., UIC Police received a report of a strong armed robbery that occurred at 1241 S. Union Ave. The victim, a taxi cab driver, reported that he arranged to meet a customer near S. Union Ave. and W. Rochford St. When he arrived at the location three unknown white men entered the taxi, placed the victim in a headlock and demanded his wallet. The three offenders then exited the taxi and fled eastbound onto 90/94 expressway in a silver Mazda 3 with a possible license plate of NIKI-BH. The victim, who is not affiliated with UIC, was not injured and refused medical attention.

The three offenders are described as:

- a white male, 20-27 years of age, 5-9 in height, with a blond beard
- a white male, 20-27 years of age, 5-10 in height, with a blonde ponytail
- a white male of unknown description

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/7ZmPLUspDJB2

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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Public safety advisories 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


Public Safety Advisory

Posted on April 21st, 2017

On Friday, April 21, at approximately 11:15 a.m., UIC Police responded to a call of a robbery that occurred near W. Roosevelt Rd. and S. Morgan St. Witnesses reported an unidentified female victim ran into the Physical Education Building located at 901 W. Roosevelt Rd. and yelled that she had been robbed. At that time an unknown male suspect fled the building exiting out of the south entrance toward S. Morgan St. The victim did not remain on the scene. The offender is described as a black male wearing a black hoodie, possibly with a cut in his face. UIC Police searched the area without results.

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

Approximate crime location mapped:
https://goo.gl/maps/4pV3XNnXkUx

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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Public safety advisories 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 April 13th, 2017

On Thursday, April 13, at approximately 1:00 p.m., a UIC student was the victim of an Aggravated Domestic Battery and Criminal Sexual Assault in Section 1B on the basement level of the Halsted Street Parking Structure, 760 W. Taylor St. During the assault, the victim was cut with an unknown instrument and was subsequently transported to the hospital. The male assailant is known to the victim but has not been identified and no description is available. He fled on foot from a white 2012 Toyota Sienna minivan recovered at the scene.

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

Approximate crime location mapped: https://goo.gl/maps/9Zgr6qduqsS2

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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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