According to an Iowa City Police press release, on Sunday, April 30, 2017, at 2:24 a.m., Iowa City Police officers responded to the area of College St. and Van Buren St. on the report of a strong arm robbery that had just occurred. The victims reported that they were walking on College St. when a group of African American males got out of a vehicle, assaulted them, and stole their wallets. The suspects returned to the vehicle and fled the area. Both victims sustained minor injuries and refused medical treatment.
University of Iowa officials received a report of a sexual assault that occurred during the early morning hours of Sunday, April 23rd, at a westside residence hall. Indications are the assault was perpetrated by an acquaintance.
Blanchard-Shreck was nominated by her department for her devotion to teaching Fair and Impartial Policing Training to her peers on campus and in the wider Iowa City Community.