[URGENT] Public Safety Advisory

On Thursday, March 19, at approximately 10:48 p.m., UIC Police responded to an attempted armed robbery at 1339 S. Halsted St. The offender, described as a black male, approximately 6’ tall, 175-180 pounds, wearing a dark blue Nike hoodie, light blue skinny jeans and white Jordan shoes, entered the rear of the business, stated that he had a weapon and demanded money from the employees. The offender then fled through the rear of the building while displaying a black handgun, without taking any money. The victim has no UIC affiliation and no injuries were reported.

UIC Police will lead the investigation. Anyone with information should call 312-996-2830. 

Approximate crime location mapped:

https://goo.gl/maps/awtAu3pmKciaa3wA8

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: 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

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 http://sms.uic.edu


[URGENT] Public Safety Advisory

On Monday, March 9, at approximately 12:10 a.m. the UIC Police Department received notification from the Chicago Police Department that the owner of a Jaguar (unknown year/model/color) left the car running, unattended, outside of a business near 800 W. Maxwell St. An unknown offender took the vehicle without permission from the owner and fled. The victim reported that he is a concealed carry owner and the firearm was left inside the vehicle. 

The Chicago Police Department will lead the investigation. Anyone with information should call 311.

Approximate crime location mapped:
https://goo.gl/maps/PPS5XboUhkpR6rwSA

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.
  • Do not leave a vehicle running and unattended, even for a short time.
  • 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: 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

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 http://sms.uic.edu


UIC ALERT : This is an ALL CLEAR notification. The UIC ALERT emergency notification system TEST has ended.

UIC ALERT [TEST]: This is an ALL CLEAR notification. The UIC ALERT emergency notification system TEST has ended.
Additional information about emergency situations, active threat response, and important weather announcements can be found on emergency.uic.edu and ready.uic.edu.
Thank you for your participation.


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

UIC ALERT [TEST]: This is a TEST of the UIC ALERT emergency notification system. No action is required. This is only a test.
In the event of an actual emergency, you would be given brief details and directed to the emergency.uic.edu and the uic.edu homepage.
Thank you for your participation.


[URGENT] Public Safety Advisory

On Feb. 24, UIC Police received a report from a UIC nurse that a person, who is affiliated with UIC, was the victim of a criminal sexual assault by a known acquaintance, who is also affiliated with UIC. The victim reported that the incident occurred between Feb. 22 and Feb. 23 between the hours of 10:30 p.m. and 1:30 a.m. in a dorm room at 718 W. Rochford St. The victim, who was treated at the UIC Hospital, informed authorities that they did not want to speak to police and wished to remain anonymous.

Approximate crime location mapped:
https://goo.gl/maps/fE9FYfrmhEYgNMXV7

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/sexual-misconduct/report-an-incident/

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: 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

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 http://sms.uic.edu


[URGENT] Public Safety Advisory

On Wed., Feb. 19, at approximately 4:30 a.m. Chicago Police detectives notified the UIC Police that they were investigating a report of a strong armed robbery that occurred o Feb. 18 between 6-7 p.m. in UIC Parking Lot E, 820 S. Paulina St. The victim, who is not affiliated with UIC, reported that he was struck in the head by an unknown offender and fell to the ground. The offender then fled the area with the victim’s property. There is no description of the offender at this time. The victim is being treated at a nearby hospital.

The Chicago Police Department will lead the investigation. Anyone with information should call 311.

Approximate crime location mapped:
https://goo.gl/maps/SimvBa17HtgBSvHJ6

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 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

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 http://sms.uic.edu


[URGENT] Public Safety Advisory

On Feb. 8, UIC Police received a report that a person, who is not affiliated with UIC, was the victim of sexual abuse by a known acquaintance. The victim reported that the incident occurred at approximately 8 p.m. on Feb. 7 in a dorm room at 718 W. Rochford St. The alleged offender is described as a male, Hispanic, 19 years old and 6’ tall.

UIC Police will lead the investigation. Anyone with information should call 312-996-2830. 

Approximate crime location mapped:
https://goo.gl/maps/fE9FYfrmhEYgNMXV7

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/sexual-misconduct/report-an-incident/

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: 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

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 http://sms.uic.edu


[URGENT] Public Safety Advisory

On Thursday, Feb. 6, at approximately 5 a.m., UIC Police received a report of an aggravated robbery at 1350 S. Halsted. A customer in the retail store was approached by an offender who donned a mask, implied he had a weapon and demanded the customer’s property. The customer refused to comply and was ordered out of the store by the offender. No weapon was displayed. The victim, who is not affiliated with UIC, exited the store with the offender who fled the scene with a female offender.  The first offender is described as a black male, approximately 6’ tall, 30 years old, 160-200 pounds, wearing dark clothing. The second offender is described as a black female, approximately 5’ 2” tall, 150 pounds, wearing dark clothing. The victim was not injured.

The Chicago Police Department will lead the investigation. Anyone with information should call 311.

Approximate crime location mapped:
https://goo.gl/maps/Yputw5eGNaqAgHG4A

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: 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

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 http://sms.uic.edu

 

 

 

 


All Clear at the Blue Line – UIC Halsted stop. Police activity has dissipated. There is no threat to campus. Resume regular campus activities.

UIC ALERT: All Clear at the Blue Line – UIC Halsted stop. Campus administrators have declared the incident under control. There is no threat to campus. It is safe to resume normal activities.


Continued police activity at Blue Line – UIC Halsted. No threat to the campus. CTA trains are on bypass and heavy vehicle traffic. Avoid the area.

UIC ALERT: Continued police activity affecting normal operations at the Blue Line – UIC Halsted stop. No immediate threat to the campus. CTA trains are still on bypass but vehicle traffic on Halsted St. has cleared.