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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. 

UIPD issues Crime Alert

University of Iowa officials received a report of a sexual assault that occurred during the early morning hours of Saturday, March 3, at an east side residence hall. Indications are that an unknown person entered at least two unlocked rooms in the residence hall and removed a comforter from the residents' bed. The suspect touched one of the residents inappropriately and fled. There is no clear description of the suspect at this time. This incident remains under investigation. If you have any information, please contact UI Police at: 319-335-5022.

UI Police share update on Feb. 28 Hawk Alert

Yesterday evening at 10:58 p.m., the University of Iowa Police Department received a call from a student on campus who reported that he heard a loud noise that sounded like multiple gun shots outside his room in Currier Residence Hall. 

UI Police responded immediately to Currier, arriving at 10:59 p.m., and quickly determined there was no indication that shots had been fired. Out of an abundance of caution, police expanded their investigation in the area to further confirm there was no threat, and additional area law enforcement continued to arrive on scene. 

UIPD issues Public Safety Advisory

Even though this incident occurred off campus, in the interest of campus safety, we want everyone to be aware that on Saturday, January 20th, a female victim reported that a male offered her a ride to her residence hall when she was leaving a business located downtown Iowa City at approximately 2 a.m. The victim reported the male suspect instead drove the her to another location where he sexually assaulted her before driving her to her residence hall.

UIPD Issues Crime Alert

The university received two separate sexual assault reports. Both victims were assaulted while attending a party located off-campus in Iowa City during the late-night hours of Saturday, October 28th or the early-morning hours of Sunday, October 29th, 2017. To protect the victims, no additional details are being released at this time that may inadvertently identify them or hinder an investigation.

UIPD Issues Crime Alert

On Sunday, October 22, 2017 at about 12:30 a.m., the Iowa City Police Department responded to a report of a robbery at an ATM in the 100 block of South Clinton St. The victim was using the ATM to obtain cash when the suspect stood close behind her and grabbed her hand and took the money when the cash was distributed. No weapons were displayed. The suspect was described as a male wearing a camouflage V-neck, gray jeans, and a Gucci wristlet. Bystanders intervened and the suspect ran away. In a separate incident on Monday, October 23, 2017 at about 5:30 a.m., residents in an east side residence hall awoke to find a male standing in their room. The residents yelled at the person and they left the room. The suspect was described as a male, with a medium build and dark hair wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, gray sweatpants, and gym shoes.

Do your part to prevent bike theft

The University of Iowa Police Department has recently received a number of reports about bike thefts on campus. 

Though our department is investigating these reports and tracking this issue closely, we thought it might be a good time to remind students, faculty, and staff about a few ways they can be part of the solution by locking their bicycles and taking other preventative measures.