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Public Safety Advisory

On Sunday, Dec. 17, around 8:00 p.m., three juvenile victims exited a business on S. Halsted St. when they noticed several individuals lingering outside. The victims were followed by the offenders as they began to walk northbound on S. Halsted St. As they approached 1225 S. Halsted St., a physical altercation occurred and the offenders demanded property from the victims. The offenders fled eastbound on Roosevelt Rd. with property from the victims. There are no reported injuries. The victims are not affiliated with UIC. The four offenders are described as: -Male, 5 feet 7 inches tall, 17-20 years old, wearing a red sweatshirt and black runner mask -Male, 5 feet 7 inches tall, 17-20 years old, wearing a grey runner mask -Male, no specific age or height available, short black hair, wearing a puffy black jacket -Male, no specific descriptive information available The Chicago Police Department will lead the investigation. Anyone with information should call 311. Approximate crime location mapped: goo.gl/maps/5dzrrLBYnAy 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. ————————————————————————— Public safety advisories are 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: emergency.uic.edu/public-safety-advisory/ UIC Annual Security Report www.clery.uic.edu Chicago Police Department Crime Incidents gis.chicagopolice.org/clearmap/startpage.htm ————————————————————————— Urgent notifications may be sent via both INSTANT TEXT MESSAGE (SMS) and URGENT mass e-mails. SMS messages — issued only in cases of immediate threat to health and safety, such as a tornado alert, or a major disruption to travel — are faster and more reliable than e-mail. The campus strongly recommends that you register your cell phone for SMS messages at sms.uic.edu


Public Safety Advisory

On Tuesday, Nov. 14, around 2:20 p.m., a UIC student was the victim of a robbery near 700 S. Halsted Street. The victim was approached by a male offender who demanded money. The offender then demanded that the victim take him to an ATM to withdraw money, but the victim refused. The victim pulled a small amount of cash from his wallet ($7) which the offender took before pushing the victim to the ground and fleeing eastbound toward campus. The victim was not injured during the incident. The offender is described as a black male, bald, 40-45 years old with a limp and wearing a gray jacket and carrying a bag and spray bottle. UIC Police will lead the investigation. Anyone with information should call (312) 996-2830. Approximate crime location mapped: bit.ly/2zIKxMp 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. ————————————————————————— Public safety advisories are 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: emergency.uic.edu/public-safety-advisory/ UIC Annual Security Report www.clery.uic.edu Chicago Police Department Crime Incidents gis.chicagopolice.org/clearmap/startpage.htm ————————————————————————— Urgent notifications may be sent via both INSTANT TEXT MESSAGE (SMS) and URGENT mass e-mails. SMS messages — issued only in cases of immediate threat to health and safety, such as a tornado alert, or a major disruption to travel — are faster and more reliable than e-mail. The campus strongly recommends that you register your cell phone for SMS messages at sms.uic.edu


UIC ALERT procedures to test emergency operations and notification procedures

On Wednesday, September 27, at 8:20 a.m., UIC initiated an unannounced UIC ALERT test to all faculty, staff and student email addresses. A text message, or SMS, was also sent to those people who have elected to register their mobile phone number. UIC ALERT messages were also posted to UIC Twitter and Facebook accounts, www.uic.edu, www.emergency.uic.edu, and on some UIC college and department websites. Delivering timely, consistent, and accurate information is critical should conditions develop on or near the university that pose a threat of imminent danger. The UIC ALERT emergency notification system uses multiple communications methods to alert the campus community to critical life-safety situations, to advise self-protection from imminent threats, and to inform the community of other conditions regarding the operation of the campus. You are strongly encouraged to sign up for UIC ALERT by visiting uic-alert.accc.uic.edu. You do not need to re-enroll each year and you can add up to three (3) numbers to receive notifications. The Office of the Vice Chancellor of Administrative Services: Office of Preparedness and Response encourages students, faculty and staff to take actions to become more involved in preparing themselves and their communities. Everyone can play a role in planning for the unexpected. For more information on UIC Ready and on how to prepare and respond to emergency situations that may arise while on campus, visit www.ready.uic.edu/emergency_guide.


UIC ALERT TEST: This concludes the TEST of the emergency notification system

UIC ALERT TEST: This concludes the TEST of the emergency notification system


UIC ALERT TEST: This is a TEST of the UIC ALERT emergency notification system. No action is required.

UIC ALERT TEST: The UIC ALERT emergency notification system is being tested. No action is required at this time. In an actual emergency, visit emergency.uic.edu or call 312-413-9696 for more information or instructions. To subscribe your cell phone to receive emergency text message alerts, login to sms.accc.uic.edu. UIC ALERT emergency notification messages are issued to notify all students, staff and faculty of imminent or ongoing threats to safety, security or health.


UIC ALERT TEST: This is a TEST of the emergency notification system

UIC ALERT TEST: The UIC emergency notification system is being tested. This is only a TEST. In a real emergency, check emergency.uic.edu or call 312-413-9696. To subscribe your cell phone to receive text message alerts in the event of an urgent situation or weather emergency on campus, log in to sms.accc.uic.edu from any computer to subscribe.