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UIPD Issues Crime Alert

On Tuesday, November 29th 2016, University of Iowa Police received a report of an assault. The victim told police they arrived at the Hawkeye Storage/Commuter Lot between 9 and 9:30 p.m. on the Cambus to pick up their car. The victim reported that two males got off the bus at the same stop, and that as the victim approached their car they were hit from behind. The victim believes they were attacked by one person, but the attack may have been interrupted by another person. The victim did not see the attacker. After the brief assault, the suspect(s) ran away. The victim then got in their car and drove away, later reporting the incident to police shortly after 10:30 p.m.

University of Iowa named StormReady by National Weather Service

The StormReady program is a grass roots effort designed to help communities and universities establish severe weather safety plans and actively promote weather awareness. StormReady communities and universities have made a strong commitment to implement the infrastructure and systems needed to save lives and protect property when severe weather strikes.

FOOTBALL RELATED ARRESTS IOWA v. Nebraska

UI Police made the following arrests:

Joshua Pfiefer, 20, of Omaha, NB was arrested for Public Intoxication after he was pointed out by other fans for throwing items at other fans and striking an Iowa fan with a water bottle. He blew a .142 on a PBT.

Joshua Boruff, 35, or Missouri Valley, IA was arrested for Public Intoxication after he was pointed out drinking alcohol and causing a disturbance in the stands. He admitted to drinking and refused a breath test.

UIPD Issues Crime Alert

In the interest of campus safety, we want everyone to be aware that....  

On November 13, 2016, University of Iowa Police received a report from a resident of a west side residence hall. The report stated that, at about 12:20 a.m. on November 13, 2016, the resident awoke after hearing a person enter the room. The resident believes the door was locked, but later checked the door to find it was not. The resident noticed some property was taken from the room and called police. Upon investigation, the police officer did not find any signs of forced entry into the room.

FOOTBALL RELATED ARRESTS IOWA v. MICHIGAN

UI Police made the following arrests:

Tyler Gross, 23, of Merrill, MI was arrested at Kinnick Stadium at 1800 hours for Public Intoxication. He approached a police officer to give him a high 5 and the officer saw he was obviously intoxicated. After the officer told him he needed to behave, he disagreed with the officer. The officer gave him another chance to leave the stadium, and he continued to argue with the officer. He had a .23 BAC.

UIPD Issues Crime Alert

  In the interest of campus safety, we want everyone to be aware that....

On November 9, 2016, University of Iowa Police received a report from a resident of an east side residence hall. The report stated that, at about 2:00 a.m. on November 8, 2016, the resident awoke to find an unknown male in the room. The next day, a roommate noticed dresser drawers had been opened and things had been moved, but nothing was taken. There was no sign of forced entry into the room. The subject was described as tall and skinny.

UIPD Issues Crime Alert

Trigger Warning: This warning addresses a report of sexual misconduct. Resources are available on and off campus to provide assistance. Contact RVAP for 24/7 support at (319) 335-6000 or at (http://rvap.uiowa.edu/).

In the interest of campus safety, we want everyone to be aware that....

The University of Iowa received a report of a sexual assault that occurred in the late night hours of October, 29th, 2016, at an east side residence hall. The report indicates the assault was perpetrated by an acquaintance.

UIPD trains on Fair and Impartial Policing strategies

The UI Police Department began Fair and Impartial Policing (FIP) training this semester after sending a group of officers to a course in Davenport last spring.

The training program, which was developed by the U.S. Department of Justice, emphasizes that even well-intentioned people have implicit biases that can influence their actions, that recognizing those biases is key in learning how to override them, and that policing based on biases can be unsafe, ineffective, and unjust.

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