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Community invited to attend training on implicit bias

The University of Iowa Department of Public Safety, Iowa City Police Department and Iowa City branch of the NAACP are partnering to host a community training to reduce the influence of implicit biases.

The training will be conducted by the UI Department of Public Safety on Monday, July 9, 2018 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the University Capitol Centre (UCC) room 2520D on 200 S. Capitol Street. Parking is available at the Capitol Street parking garage adjacent to the Old Capitol Town Centre. 

Key & Access Services to join UI Department of Public Safety

In an effort to enhance campus safety efforts, Facilities Management Key & Access Services will become a part of the Department of Public Safety on July 1, 2018. 

“Integrating DPS and Key & Access Services presents a unique opportunity to leverage the exceptional talent in both departments to create a more integrated and efficient security operation for the entire campus,” says Scott Beckner, assistant vice president and director for the UI Department of Public Safety. 

UIPD Issues Crime Alert

On April 11, 2018, at 8:10 p.m., University of Iowa Police received a report of a burglary in Slater Residence Hall. The report stated that four males were observed trying to enter unlocked doors inside the residence hall. The suspects were able to gain entry into several unlocked rooms, and money was stolen. The suspects fled when they were discovered by a resident. UI Police have identified possible suspects, but would like residents to double check their rooms to ensure none of their personal items have been stolen.