UIC Urgent http://www.uic.edu/home/feeds/urgent.rss Official, urgent and emergency campus announcements en-us Fri, 11 Apr 2008 16:52:07 -0500 60 Public Safety Advisory On Saturday, July 8, around 1:20 a.m., UIC Police responded to an activated emergency call box near 500 S. Racine Ave. The victim, who is not affiliated with UIC, reported that an unknown person had taken her vehicle. The victim was driving northbound on S. Racine Ave. near W. Congress Pkwy. when a vehicle driving directly behind her, hit her rear bumper. The victim exited her vehicle to look at the damage. The driver of the striking vehicle exited his car, quickly got into the driver's seat of the victim's car and locked the doors. The offender then fled in the victim's car, a 2014 white Jeep Grand Cherokee, license plate V443365, going northbound on S. Racine Ave. and then westbound on I-290 Expy. The offender is described as a black male, approximately 20 years old, wearing a black t-shirt. Two offenders in the striking vehicle, described only as black males, fled in the same direction in a red 4-door vehicle with possible license plate Q400250. No weapons were used and the offenders did not say anything to the victim prior to taking her car. The victim did not sustain any injuries. Anyone with information is asked to call the Chicago Police Department at 311. <br /><br />Approximate crime location mapped: <br />https://goo.gl/maps/eZWGMdGsWED2<br /><br />UIC Police offer the following security tips:<br />--On campus, look for the location of the nearest emergency call box (there are more than 1,500 across campus.)<br />--To contact the UIC Police, call (312) 355-5555 for emergencies or (312) 996-2830 for non-emergencies.<br />--Report crime promptly to police.<br /><br />---------------------------------------------------------------------------<br />Public safety advisories are distributed to the university community in compliance with the federal Clery Act. UIC Police also issue notifications for off-campus crimes in the interest of public-safety awareness. Security tips are standard precautions, not special or incident-specific measures. Offender descriptions and precise locations are provided only to aid in the identification of possible suspects. Updates to investigations are not sent by email but will be posted online at: http://emergency.uic.edu/public-safety-advisory/<br /><br />UIC Annual Security Report<br />http://www.clery.uic.edu<br /><br />Chicago Police Department Crime Incidents<br />http://gis.chicagopolice.org/clearmap/startpage.htm<br /> urgent http://www.uic.edu/uic UrgentOnlyFeed Sat, 08 Jul 2017 04:23:33 -0500 Sat, 08 Jul 2017 04:23:33 -0500 Public Safety Advisory On Wednesday, May 24, around 7:40 p.m., a man flagged down Chicago Police Department officers near 1410 S. Morgan St. The victim, who is not affiliated with UIC, stated that he had just parked his car when he was approached by a male offender who pointed a black semi-automatic handgun at him and demanded his money and cell phone. The victim complied and the offender fled westbound on foot and jumped over a fence into a nearby housing complex. The offender is described as a black male, 16-18 years old, wearing a red hoodie. The victim was not injured.<br /><br />Anyone with information is asked to call the Chicago Police Department at 311. The Chicago Police Department will lead the investigation.<br /><br />Approximate crime location mapped:<br />https://goo.gl/maps/5L32C1DTRH42<br /><br />UIC Police offer the following security tips:<br />--Be aware of your surroundings. Use all your senses to be alert for danger, and when walking alone, don't wear headphones or earbuds.<br />--Don't display valuables in public.<br />--On campus, look for the location of the nearest emergency call box (there are more than 1,500 across campus.)<br />--To contact the UIC Police, call (312) 355-5555 for emergencies or (312) 996-2830 for non-emergencies.<br />--Report crime promptly to police.<br /><br />---------------------------------------------------------------------------<br />Public safety advisories are distributed to the university community in compliance with the federal Clery Act. UIC Police also issue notifications for off-campus crimes in the interest of public-safety awareness. Security tips are standard precautions, not special or incident-specific measures. Offender descriptions and precise locations are provided only to aid in the identification of possible suspects. Updates to investigations are not sent by email but will be posted online at: http://emergency.uic.edu/public-safety-advisory/<br /><br />UIC Annual Security Report <br />http://www.clery.uic.edu<br /><br />Chicago Police Department Crime Incidents <br />http://gis.chicagopolice.org/clearmap/startpage.htm<br /><br /> urgent http://www.uic.edu/uic UrgentOnlyFeed Wed, 24 May 2017 20:47:14 -0500 Wed, 24 May 2017 20:47:14 -0500 Public Safety Advisory On Tuesday, May 16, at approximately 3 p.m., UIC Police responded to a report of a strong-arm robbery that occurred at 1100 South Wood Street, 3rd level of the UIC South Wood Street Parking Structure. The victim, a UIC faculty member, reported that he was approached from behind by two offenders and punched. The offenders then took the keys to his vehicle and fled westbound in the victim’s black 2015 Toyota Camry license plate 4899511. The offenders were described by the victim as two African American males, one with dreadlocked hair and dark clothing. No weapons were seen by the victim or implied by the offenders. <br /><br /> UIC Police are leading the investigation. Anyone with information should call (312) 996-2830.<br /><br />---------------------------------------------------------------------------<br />Crime alerts are distributed to the university community in compliance with the federal Clery Act. UIC Police also issue notifications for off-campus crimes in the interest of public-safety awareness. Security tips are standard precautions, not special or incident-specific measures. Offender descriptions and precise locations are provided only to aid in the identification of possible suspects. Updates to investigations are not sent by email but will be posted online at: http://emergency.uic.edu/public-safety-advisory/<br /><br />UIC Annual Security Report <br />http://www.clery.uic.edu<br /><br />Chicago Police Department Crime Incidents <br />http://gis.chicagopolice.org/clearmap/startpage.htm<br /><br /> urgent http://www.uic.edu/uic UrgentOnlyFeed Tue, 16 May 2017 16:40:16 -0500 Tue, 16 May 2017 16:40:16 -0500 Public Safety Advisory On Sunday, April 23, at approximately 4 a.m., UIC Police received a report of a strong armed robbery that occurred at 1241 S. Union Ave. The victim, a taxi cab driver, reported that he arranged to meet a customer near S. Union Ave. and W. Rochford St. When he arrived at the location three unknown white men entered the taxi, placed the victim in a headlock and demanded his wallet. The three offenders then exited the taxi and fled eastbound onto 90/94 expressway in a silver Mazda 3 with a possible license plate of NIKI-BH. The victim, who is not affiliated with UIC, was not injured and refused medical attention.<br /><br />The three offenders are described as:<br /><br />- a white male, 20-27 years of age, 5-9 in height, with a blond beard<br />- a white male, 20-27 years of age, 5-10 in height, with a blonde ponytail<br />- a white male of unknown description<br /><br />Anyone with information is asked to call the Chicago Police Department at 311. The Chicago Police Department will lead the investigation.<br /><br />Approximate crime location mapped:<br />https://goo.gl/maps/7ZmPLUspDJB2<br /><br />UIC Police offer the following security tips:<br />--Be aware of your surroundings. Use all your senses to be alert for danger, and when walking alone, don't wear headphones or earbuds.<br />--Don't display valuables in public.<br />--On campus, look for the location of the nearest emergency call box (there are more than 1,500 across campus.)<br />--To contact the UIC Police, call (312) 355-5555 for emergencies or (312) 996-2830 for non-emergencies.<br />--Report crime promptly to police.<br /><br />---------------------------------------------------------------------------<br />Public safety advisories are distributed to the university community in compliance with the federal Clery Act. UIC Police also issue notifications for off-campus crimes in the interest of public-safety awareness. Security tips are standard precautions, not special or incident-specific measures. Offender descriptions and precise locations are provided only to aid in the identification of possible suspects. Updates to investigations are not sent by email but will be posted online at: http://www.uic.edu/uic/studentlife/campus/crime-alerts.shtml<br /><br />UIC Annual Security Report <br />http://www.clery.uic.edu<br /><br />Chicago Police Department Crime Incidents <br />http://gis.chicagopolice.org/clearmap/startpage.htm<br /><br /> urgent http://www.uic.edu/uic UrgentOnlyFeed Sun, 23 Apr 2017 08:21:01 -0500 Sun, 23 Apr 2017 08:21:01 -0500 Public Safety Advisory On Friday, April 21, at approximately 11:15 a.m., UIC Police responded to a call of a robbery that occurred near W. Roosevelt Rd. and S. Morgan St. Witnesses reported an unidentified female victim ran into the Physical Education Building located at 901 W. Roosevelt Rd. and yelled that she had been robbed. At that time an unknown male suspect fled the building exiting out of the south entrance toward S. Morgan St. The victim did not remain on the scene. The offender is described as a black male wearing a black hoodie, possibly with a cut in his face. UIC Police searched the area without results.<br /><br />Anyone with information is asked to call the UIC Police at (312) 996-2830.<br /><br />Approximate crime location mapped:<br />https://goo.gl/maps/4pV3XNnXkUx<br /><br />UIC Police offer the following security tips:<br />--Be aware of your surroundings. Use all your senses to be alert for danger, and when walking alone, don't wear headphones or earbuds.<br />--Don't display valuables in public.<br />--On campus, look for the location of the nearest emergency call box (there are more than 1,500 across campus.)<br />--To contact the UIC Police, call (312) 355-5555 for emergencies or (312) 996-2830 for non-emergencies.<br />--Report crime promptly to police.<br /><br /><br />---------------------------------------------------------------------------<br />Public safety advisories are distributed to the university community in compliance with the federal Clery Act. UIC Police also issue notifications for off-campus crimes in the interest of public-safety awareness. Security tips are standard precautions, not special or incident-specific measures. Offender descriptions and precise locations are provided only to aid in the identification of possible suspects. Updates to investigations are not sent by email but will be posted online at: http://www.uic.edu/uic/studentlife/campus/crime-alerts.shtml<br /><br />UIC Annual Security Report <br />http://www.clery.uic.edu<br /><br />Chicago Police Department Crime Incidents <br />http://gis.chicagopolice.org/clearmap/startpage.htm<br /><br /> urgent http://www.uic.edu/uic UrgentOnlyFeed Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:26:10 -0500 Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:26:10 -0500 Crime alert On Thursday, April 13, at approximately 1:00 p.m., a UIC student was the victim of an Aggravated Domestic Battery and Criminal Sexual Assault in Section 1B on the basement level of the Halsted Street Parking Structure, 760 W. Taylor St. During the assault, the victim was cut with an unknown instrument and was subsequently transported to the hospital. The male assailant is known to the victim but has not been identified and no description is available. He fled on foot from a white 2012 Toyota Sienna minivan recovered at the scene.<br /><br />Anyone with information is asked to call the UIC Police Department at 312-996-2830.<br /><br />Approximate crime location mapped: https://goo.gl/maps/9Zgr6qduqsS2<br /><br />UIC Police offer the following security tips:<br /><br />-- Report crime promptly to police.<br />-- To contact the UIC Police, call 312-355-5555 for emergencies or 312-996-2830 for non-emergencies. Set up the UICPD emergency number on your mobile phone speed-dial.<br />-- On campus, look for the location of the nearest emergency call box (there are more than 1,500 across campus.)<br />-- For confidential counseling, contact Counseling Services at 312-996-3490 for students; and Employee Assistance Service at 312-996-3588 for faculty and staff.<br />-- Any student, staff or faculty member at UIC who experiences sexual assault, domestic/dating violence or stalking can access free, anonymous and confidential services by calling the Campus Advocacy Network (CAN) at 312-413-8206.<br /><br /><br />---------------------------------------------------------------------------<br />Crime alerts are distributed to the university community in compliance with the federal Clery Act. UIC Police also issue notifications for off-campus crimes in the interest of public-safety awareness. Security tips are standard precautions, not special or incident-specific measures. Offender descriptions and precise locations are provided only to aid in the identification of possible suspects. Updates to investigations are not sent by email but will be posted online at: http://www.uic.edu/uic/studentlife/campus/crime-alerts.shtml<br /><br />UIC Annual Security Report <br />http://www.clery.uic.edu<br /><br />Chicago Police Department Crime Incidents <br />http://gis.chicagopolice.org/clearmap/startpage.htm<br /><br /> urgent http://www.uic.edu/uic UrgentOnlyFeed Thu, 13 Apr 2017 15:30:08 -0500 Thu, 13 Apr 2017 15:30:08 -0500 Public Safety Advisory On Thursday, March 16, at approximately 1:35 p.m., a UIC student was the victim of an Aggravated Domestic Battery that occurred at 1250 S. Halsted St. Witnesses observed the offender, who is not affiliated with UIC, sitting on the victim while choking her. The witnesses contacted authorities but the offender, who is known to the victim, immediately fled the scene. UIC Police canvased the area but did not locate the offender. The offender is described as a 22-year-old black male, 5-9 in height, 185 pounds, wearing a gray zip-up jacket, black sweat pants, and a UIC beanie hat. The victim refused medical attention.<br /><br />Anyone with information is asked to call the UIC Police Department at 312-996-2830.<br /><br />Approximate crime location mapped: https://goo.gl/maps/suZKgYu6Bko <br /><br />UIC Police offer the following security tips:<br /><br />-- Report crime promptly to police.<br />-- To contact the UIC Police, call 312-355-5555 for emergencies or 312-996-2830 for non-emergencies. Set up the UICPD emergency number on your mobile phone speed-dial.<br />--On campus, look for the location of the nearest emergency call box (there are more than 1,500 across campus.)<br />-- For confidential counseling, contact Counseling Services at 312-996-3490 for students; and Employee Assistance Service at 312-996-3588 for faculty and staff.<br />-- Any student, staff or faculty member at UIC who experiences sexual assault, domestic/dating violence or stalking can access free, anonymous and confidential services by calling the Campus Advocacy Network (CAN) at 312-413-8206.<br /><br />---------------------------------------------------------------------------<br />A Public Safety Advisory is distributed to the university community in compliance with the federal Clery Act. UIC Police may also issue notifications for off-campus crimes in the interest of public-safety awareness. Security tips are standard precautions, not special or incident-specific measures. Offender descriptions and precise locations are provided only to aid in the identification of possible suspects. Updates to investigations are not sent by email but will be posted online at: http://www.uic.edu/uic/studentlife/campus/crime-alerts.shtml<br /><br />UIC Annual Security Report <br />http://clery.uic.edu<br /><br />Chicago Police Department Crime Incidents <br />http://gis.chicagopolice.org/clearmap/startpage.htm<br /><br /> urgent http://www.uic.edu/uic UrgentOnlyFeed Thu, 16 Mar 2017 16:47:11 -0500 Thu, 16 Mar 2017 16:47:11 -0500 Public Safety Advisory On March 8, UIC Police received information that on Aug. 26, 2016, at approximately 3:15 a.m. a UIC student was a victim of criminal sexual assault by an acquaintance. The crime, which was reported through an online Campus Security Authority Incident Reporting Form, occurred inside a parked car at 729 W. Rochford St.<br /><br />The offender is described as a black male, 5-7 in height, 150 pounds with red hair.<br /><br />The university is providing resources to assist the victim and will continue to take actions to maintain the safety and security of the campus community.<br /><br />UIC Police are leading the investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call 312-996-2830.<br /><br />Crime location mapped: https://goo.gl/maps/Yuv96JiVVU92<br /><br />***********<br />UIC Police offer the following security tips:<br />-- Report crime promptly to police.<br />-- To contact the UIC Police, call 312-355-5555 for emergencies or 312-996-2830 for non-emergencies.<br />-- For confidential counseling, contact Counseling Services at 312-996-3490 for students; and Employee Assistance Service at 312-996-3588 for faculty and staff.<br />-- Any student, staff or faculty member at UIC who experiences sexual assault, domestic/dating violence or stalking can access free, anonymous and confidential services by calling the Campus Advocacy Network (CAN) at 312-413-8206.<br />—For additional information on reporting an incident of sexual misconduct, visit http://oae.uic.edu/TitleIX/ReportingAnIncident.htm<br /><br /> urgent http://www.uic.edu/uic UrgentOnlyFeed Wed, 08 Mar 2017 21:04:00 -0600 Wed, 08 Mar 2017 21:04:00 -0600 Crime Alert On Feb. 8, UIC Police received a report that on Nov. 2, 2016, at approximately 12 p.m. a student was a victim of criminal sexual assault by an acquaintance, also a UIC student, in a university residence hall at 716 W. Rochford St.<br /> <br />The offender is described as an 18-year-old black male, 6-0 in height, thin build, with black hair and brown eyes.<br /> <br />The university is providing resources to assist the victim and will continue to take actions to maintain the safety and security of the campus community.<br /> <br />UIC Police are leading the investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call 312-996-2830.<br /> <br />Crime location mapped: https://goo.gl/maps/BvKJs4DuCoo<br /><br />***********<br />On Feb. 8, a Campus Security Authority received an anonymous report that on January 13 a student was a victim of criminal sexual assault by an acquaintance in a university residence hall at 700 S. Halsted St.<br /> <br />The offender is described as male, 5-7 to 5-9 in height, slightly muscular build, with large ears, short dark brown hair, a mustache and beard.<br /> <br />The university is providing resources to assist the victim and will continue to take actions to maintain the safety and security of the campus community.<br /> <br />UIC Police are leading the investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call 312-996-2830.<br /> <br />Crime location mapped: https://goo.gl/maps/PxT5aQexDCH2<br /> <br />***********<br /> <br />UIC Police offer the following security tips:<br /> <br />-- Report crime promptly to police.<br />-- To contact the UIC Police, call 312-355-5555 for emergencies or 312-996-2830 for non-emergencies.<br />-- For confidential counseling, contact Counseling Services at 312-996-3490 for students; and Employee Assistance Service at 312-996-3588 for faculty and staff.<br />-- Any student, staff or faculty member at UIC who experiences sexual assault, domestic/dating violence or stalking can access free, anonymous and confidential services by calling the Campus Advocacy Network (CAN) at 312-413-8206.<br />—For additional information on reporting an incident of sexual misconduct, visit http://oae.uic.edu/TitleIX/ReportingAnIncident.htm<br /><br />---------------------------------------------------------------------------<br />Crime alerts are distributed to the university community in compliance with the federal Clery Act. UIC Police also issue notifications for off-campus crimes in the interest of public-safety awareness. Security tips are standard precautions, not special or incident-specific measures. Offender descriptions and precise locations are provided only to aid in the identification of possible suspects. Updates to investigations are not sent by email but will be posted online at: http://www.uic.edu/uic/studentlife/campus/crime-alerts.shtml<br /><br />UIC Annual Security Report <br />http://www.clery.uic.edu<br /><br />Chicago Police Department Crime Incidents <br />http://gis.chicagopolice.org/clearmap/startpage.htm<br /><br /> urgent http://www.uic.edu/uic UrgentOnlyFeed Wed, 08 Feb 2017 17:13:20 -0600 Wed, 08 Feb 2017 17:13:20 -0600 Crime alert [corrected] [Corrects today's date]<br /><br />UIC Police received a report on Jan. 24 at 1:20 p.m. that at approximately 8:15 a.m. a male student was a victim of a criminal sexual assault by an unknown offender in a men's restroom on the 18th floor of University Hall, 601 S. Morgan St.<br /><br />The victim reported that the offender leaned over, looking at the victim's genitals, and made lewd comments. As the victim attempted to exit the restroom, the offender pushed the victim against the wall, grabbing the victim's genitals. The victim was able to push the offender away and exit the restroom. He refused medical treatment.<br /><br />The offender is described as a Hispanic male, 18 to 22 years old, 5-feet-6-inches tall, clean-shaven, with short, dark, curly hair, and wearing a black jacket and black pants.<br /><br />The university has offered resources to assist the victim and will continue to take actions to maintain the safety and security of the campus community.<br /><br />UIC Police are leading the investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call 312-996-2830.<br /><br />Crime location mapped: https://goo.gl/maps/fQW2STa5Nf42<br /><br />UIC Police offer the following security tips:<br /><br />-- Report crime promptly to police.<br />-- To contact the UIC Police, call 312-355-5555 for emergencies or 312-996-2830 for non-emergencies.<br />-- For confidential counseling, contact Counseling Services at 312-996-3490 for students; and Employee Assistance Service at 312-996-3588 for faculty and staff.<br />-- Any student, staff or faculty member at UIC who experiences sexual assault, domestic/dating violence or stalking can access free, anonymous and confidential services by calling the Campus Advocacy Network (CAN) at 312-413-8206.<br />-- For additional information on reporting an incident of sexual misconduct, visit http://oae.uic.edu/TitleIX/ReportingAnIncident.htm<br /><br />---------------------------------------------------------------------------<br />Crime alerts are distributed to the university community in compliance with the federal Clery Act. UIC Police also issue notifications for off-campus crimes in the interest of public-safety awareness. Security tips are standard precautions, not special or incident-specific measures. Offender descriptions and precise locations are provided only to aid in the identification of possible suspects. Updates to investigations are not sent by email but will be posted online at: http://www.uic.edu/uic/studentlife/campus/crime-alerts.shtml<br /><br />UIC Annual Security Report <br />http://www.uic.edu/securityreport/index.shtml<br /><br />Chicago Police Department Crime Incidents <br />http://gis.chicagopolice.org/clearmap/startpage.htm<br /><br /> urgent http://www.uic.edu/uic UrgentOnlyFeed Tue, 24 Jan 2017 15:12:33 -0600 Tue, 24 Jan 2017 15:12:33 -0600 Crime alert UIC Police received a report on Jan. 25 at 1:20 p.m. that at approximately 8:15 a.m. a male student was a victim of a criminal sexual assault by an unknown offender in a men's restroom on the 18th floor of University Hall, 601 S. Morgan St.<br /><br />The victim reported that the offender leaned over, looking at the victim's genitals, and made lewd comments. As the victim attempted to exit the restroom, the offender pushed the victim against the wall, grabbing the victim's genitals. The victim was able to push the offender away and exit the restroom. He refused medical treatment.<br /><br />The offender is described as a Hispanic male, 18 to 22 years old, 5-feet-6-inches tall, clean-shaven, with short, dark, curly hair, and wearing a black jacket and black pants.<br /><br />The university has offered resources to assist the victim and will continue to take actions to maintain the safety and security of the campus community.<br /><br />UIC Police are leading the investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call 312-996-2830.<br /><br />Crime location mapped: https://goo.gl/maps/fQW2STa5Nf42<br /><br />UIC Police offer the following security tips:<br /><br />-- Report crime promptly to police.<br />-- To contact the UIC Police, call 312-355-5555 for emergencies or 312-996-2830 for non-emergencies.<br />-- For confidential counseling, contact Counseling Services at 312-996-3490 for students; and Employee Assistance Service at 312-996-3588 for faculty and staff.<br />-- Any student, staff or faculty member at UIC who experiences sexual assault, domestic/dating violence or stalking can access free, anonymous and confidential services by calling the Campus Advocacy Network (CAN) at 312-413-8206.<br />—For additional information on reporting an incident of sexual misconduct, visit http://oae.uic.edu/TitleIX/ReportingAnIncident.htm<br /><br />---------------------------------------------------------------------------<br />Crime alerts are distributed to the university community in compliance with the federal Clery Act. UIC Police also issue notifications for off-campus crimes in the interest of public-safety awareness. Security tips are standard precautions, not special or incident-specific measures. Offender descriptions and precise locations are provided only to aid in the identification of possible suspects. Updates to investigations are not sent by email but will be posted online at: http://www.uic.edu/uic/studentlife/campus/crime-alerts.shtml<br /><br />UIC Annual Security Report <br />http://www.uic.edu/securityreport/index.shtml<br /><br />Chicago Police Department Crime Incidents <br />http://gis.chicagopolice.org/clearmap/startpage.htm<br /><br /> urgent http://www.uic.edu/uic UrgentOnlyFeed Tue, 24 Jan 2017 14:52:26 -0600 Tue, 24 Jan 2017 14:52:26 -0600 Crime Alert UIC Police received a report on Dec. 27 at 5 p.m. that on Dec. 24 at approximately 11 a.m. a student was a victim of criminal sexual assault by an acquaintance, also a UIC student, in a university residence hall at 1250 S. Halsted St.<br /><br />The offender is described as a 19-year-old Asian male, 5-0 in height, 109 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.<br /><br />The university is providing resources to assist the victim and will continue to take actions to maintain the safety and security of the campus community.<br /><br /> UIC Police are leading the investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call 312-996-2830.<br /><br />Crime location mapped: https://goo.gl/maps/xZQcr6aqzxD2<br /> <br />UIC Police offer the following security tips:<br /><br />-- Report crime promptly to police.<br />-- To contact the UIC Police, call 312-355-5555 for emergencies or 312-996-2830 for non-emergencies.<br />-- For confidential counseling, contact Counseling Services at 312-996-3490 for students; and Employee Assistance Service at 312-996-3588 for faculty and staff.<br />-- Any student, staff or faculty member at UIC who experiences sexual assault, domestic/dating violence or stalking can access free, anonymous and confidential services by calling the Campus Advocacy Network (CAN) at 312-413-8206.<br />—For additional information on reporting an incident of sexual misconduct, visit http://oae.uic.edu/TitleIX/ReportingAnIncident.htm<br /><br />---------------------------------------------------------------------------<br />Crime alerts are distributed to the university community in compliance with the federal Clery Act. UIC Police also issue notifications for off-campus crimes in the interest of public-safety awareness. Security tips are standard precautions, not special or incident-specific measures. Offender descriptions and precise locations are provided only to aid in the identification of possible suspects. Updates to investigations are not sent by email but will be posted online at: http://www.uic.edu/uic/studentlife/campus/crime-alerts.shtml<br /><br />UIC Annual Security Report <br />clery.uic.edu<br /><br />Chicago Police Department Crime Incidents <br />http://gis.chicagopolice.org/clearmap/startpage.htm<br /><br /> urgent http://www.uic.edu/uic UrgentOnlyFeed Tue, 27 Dec 2016 22:36:06 -0600 Tue, 27 Dec 2016 22:36:06 -0600 Crime Alert On Thursday, Dec. 15, at approximately 1:45 a.m., UIC Police responded to a report of an armed robbery that occurred in the 1200 block of S. Union Ave. Three people, who are not affiliated with UIC, were standing in line at a restaurant when they were approached by two males wearing black masks. The male offenders each produced a handgun. The offenders took wallets, phones and cash from the victims and fled southbound on S. Union Ave. in a white Honda Accord. The victims were not injured.<br /> <br />Anyone with information is asked to call the Chicago Police Department at 311.<br /> <br />The Chicago Police Department will lead the investigation, with assistance from the UIC Police/CPD Joint Robbery Task Force.<br /> <br />Approximate crime location mapped: https://goo.gl/maps/z4uH9QwCkMA2<br /> <br />UIC Police offer the following security tips:<br />--Be aware of your surroundings. Use all your senses to be alert for danger, and when walking alone, don't wear headphones or earbuds.<br />--Don't display valuables in public.<br />--On campus, look for the location of the nearest emergency call box (there are more than 1,500 across campus.)<br />--To contact the UIC Police, call (312) 355-5555 for emergencies or (312) 996-2830 for non-emergencies.<br />--Report crime promptly to police.<br /><br />---------------------------------------------------------------------------<br />Crime alerts are distributed to the university community in compliance with the federal Clery Act. UIC Police also issue notifications for off-campus crimes in the interest of public-safety awareness. Security tips are standard precautions, not special or incident-specific measures. Offender descriptions and precise locations are provided only to aid in the identification of possible suspects. Updates to investigations are not sent by email but will be posted online at: http://www.uic.edu/uic/studentlife/campus/crime-alerts.shtml<br /><br />UIC Annual Security Report <br />http://clery.uic.edu<br /><br />Chicago Police Department Crime Incidents <br />http://gis.chicagopolice.org/clearmap/startpage.htm<br /><br /> urgent http://www.uic.edu/uic UrgentOnlyFeed Thu, 15 Dec 2016 02:49:15 -0600 Thu, 15 Dec 2016 02:49:15 -0600 UIC Urgent Message Police investigation on I-290, traffic rerouted at Racine. Avoid area. emergency http://www.uic.edu/uic UrgentOnlyFeed Tue, 15 Nov 2016 16:35:44 -0600 Tue, 15 Nov 2016 16:35:44 -0600 Crime Alert On Monday, Nov. 14, at approximately 4:45 a.m., UIC Police received a report of an armed robbery that occurred near W. Harrison St. and S. Racine Ave. A female victim, who is not affiliated with UIC, was walking when she was approached by a man who pointed a gun at her and demanded her property. The victim complied and was not injured. The offender, who is described as a tall, slender black male, wearing a black hoodie, with dreadlock-style hair, got into the passenger side of a nearby vehicle. The make and model of the vehicle are unknown and there is no description of the driver.<br /><br />Anyone with information is asked to call the Chicago Police Department at 311. The Chicago Police Department will lead the investigation. <br /><br />Approximate crime location mapped:<br />https://goo.gl/maps/L4tGWEFqgfR2<br /><br />UIC Police offer the following security tips:<br />--Be aware of your surroundings. Use all your senses to be alert for danger, and when walking alone, don't wear headphones or earbuds.<br />--Don't display valuables in public.<br />--On campus, look for the location of the nearest emergency call box (there are more than 1,500 across campus.)<br />--To contact the UIC Police, call (312) 355-5555 for emergencies or (312) 996-2830 for non-emergencies.<br />--Report crime promptly to police.<br /><br /><br />---------------------------------------------------------------------------<br />Crime alerts are distributed to the university community in compliance with the federal Clery Act. UIC Police also issue notifications for off-campus crimes in the interest of public-safety awareness. Security tips are standard precautions, not special or incident-specific measures. Offender descriptions and precise locations are provided only to aid in the identification of possible suspects. Updates to investigations are not sent by email but will be posted online at: http://www.uic.edu/uic/studentlife/campus/crime-alerts.shtml<br /><br />UIC Annual Security Report <br />http://www.clery.uic.edu<br /><br />Chicago Police Department Crime Incidents <br />http://gis.chicagopolice.org/clearmap/startpage.htm<br /><br /> urgent http://www.uic.edu/uic UrgentOnlyFeed Mon, 14 Nov 2016 06:01:16 -0600 Mon, 14 Nov 2016 06:01:16 -0600