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Two-Step Login will soon be required on Nite Ride App

Monday, July 15, 2024
Students, faculty, and staff will be required to use Two-Step Login with Duo to access the Nite Ride request application starting on Monday, July 22.

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

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

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.

Crime Alert: Robbery

Wednesday, May 8, 2024
In the interest of campus safety, we want everyone to be aware that the University of Iowa Police Department is investigating a report of a robbery that occurred at 300 N. Capitol St., on Monday, May 6, at approximately 9:45 p.m.

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 permitted under university policies.

Office of Clery Compliance expands Clery Geography with addition of UI Health Care downtown Campus

Wednesday, April 10, 2024
A university’s Clery geography is used to guide decision-making when it comes to communicating about confirmed or potential safety threats to the campus community.