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Register your bike on campus to help prevent theft

Friday, June 21, 2024
Registering your bike makes it easier for you to file a police report if your bike is stolen, and easier for law enforcement to return it to you if it is located. A series of registration events will be hosted on the UI Health Care University Campus over the next few months.

K9 Bella joins UI Police Department

Friday, June 7, 2024
K9 Bella’s remarkable sense of smell helps law enforcement enhance safety by securing facilities used for special events and aiding in the response to bomb threats, weapons, and suspicious packages. K9 Bella can also help locate people suffering from dementia and lost children.

Campus Safety Advisory: Animal Bite

Tuesday, May 21, 2024
Campus Safety wants community members to be aware that UI Police responded to an animal bite report on the west side of campus on Monday, May 20. The victim told police she was walking along the Mormon Handcart Trail, 116 Hawkeye Court, at approximately 4 p.m. when she felt something biting her ankle. The victim then turned around and discovered it looked like a coyote. The animal lunged at the victim and began to bite and scratch, causing injuries.

Campus Safety adds 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline decals to Squad Cars

Monday, May 20, 2024
The University of Iowa is among the first Big Ten universities to add 988 to its campus safety vehicles. The new decals feature the national suicide and crisis lifeline number, which offers those in crisis a direct and confidential connection to trained counselors who can provide immediate assistance.

Arrest made following April 4 Hawk Alert

Tuesday, May 14, 2024
As a result of an investigation into the report of a person carrying a knife near the intersection of North Dubuque and Jefferson streets on April 4, 2024, Iowa City Police have made on arrest.

Update: Cause of Iowa Raptor Project Fire remains undetermined

Wednesday, May 8, 2024
Because the fire had completely consumed the four impacted mews (a type of enclosure) when the first fire department arrived on scene, investigators could not determine the origin of the fire or any potential cause.

UI Police respond to encampment at Hubbard Park

Monday, May 6, 2024
Encampments are not be permitted under university policies.

Campus Safety parters with Graduate and Professional Student Government on Safety Training

Tuesday, March 12, 2024
The University of Iowa Police Department has partnered with Graduate and Professional Student Government to offer two personal safety training courses to students during Wholistic Wellness Week.

Tips for a Safe Spring Break

Monday, February 26, 2024
Learn what you can do to stay safe weather you're staying in town, or traveling internationally.

Local Law Enforcement urges fans to be aware of ticket and merchandise scams

Tuesday, February 20, 2024
The University of Iowa Police Department is urging Hawkeye fans to be aware of common ticket and merchandise scams, and purchase items from official sources and licensed vendors. SeatGeek is the official marketplace of the Iowa Hawkeyes.