UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY (UMDPS) The Department of Public Safety is the University’s Police Department Full-Service Law Enforcement Agency 99 Sworn Police Officers (allotted strength) 24 Hours a Day / 7 Days a Week Internationally Accredited (CALEA) UMDPS MISSION Serve the University Community; Protect Life and Property; and Enforce the Law. UMDPS JURISDICTION Primary Jurisdiction Concurrent Jurisdiction Extra-Jurisdictional Authority UMDPS SERVICES Police Services Emergency Response Routine Patrol UMDPS Rescue Vehicle on display at Maryland Day 2011 Criminal Investigations Personal Safety Presentations Hate Incident Response Reporting Traffic Law Enforcement UMDPS SERVICES Emergency Communications Center—911 Civilian employees who answer calls from the public, dispatch officers to calls for service, and operate the UMD Alert system. 911 for Emergencies from campus phones 911 from mobile phone will connect to PGPD #3333 from Verizon Wireless, T-Mobile, Sprint Nextel, and ATT mobile PROGRAM THIS NUMBER INTO YOUR PHONE UMDPS SERVICES Auxiliary Division (SPAs)—(301) 405-5761 Crime Prevention Unit—(301) 405-7032 Student Police Aides are employees who perform a variety of security-related functions for the University. Police Aides assist patrol by providing escorts from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. Sworn police officers and civilian employees analyze crime problems, trends, and strive to create solutions to address these issues. Also help promote crime prevention through environmental design. Building Security Services—(301) 405-3286 Civilian employees responsible for mechanical and electronic security hardware for all non-residential buildings on campus. SECURITY OPERATIONS CENTER (SOC) Monitor UMCP’s Video Security System Review Post-Incident Video Monitor Alarm Systems IMPORTANT INFO FOR STUDENTS UMD Alerts Shuttle UM Services- NextBus alert.umd.edu transportation.umd.edu/nextbus.html (301) 314 – 2255 Option 1 Enter five digit NextBus Stop Number Text “NBUS UMD (NextBus stop number)” to 41411 NextBus DC/lite App for Smartphones DOTS NITE Ride (301) 314 – NITE (6483) UMDPS Walking Escorts (301-405-3555) Blue Light Emergency Phones (300+) NEW SERVICES M-Urgency Available for Android 2.2 or higher phones and iPhone 4/4S Use to contact police in emergency situations m-urgency.umd.edu Facebook page: University of Maryland Department of Public Safety Twitter: UMD Public Safety @umpd OTHER UM SAFETY AND SECURITY SERVICES Security Gates – Student Police Auxiliary Preferred Path to and from Metro Community On Patrol Threat Assessment Program SARPP – Sexual Assault Response and Prevention Program Advocate Crisis Cell Phone: (301) 741-3442 (advocate is available 24 hours during fall and spring semesters and 9am to 5pm only during winter and summer sessions) CRIME ON CAMPUS Unattended property theft is BY FAR the most frequently reported crime on campus In the vast majority of all theft cases, the crimes are PREVENTABLE Lock valuables Do not leave property unattended Crime statistics are available at www.umdps.umd.edu Notifications to University Community There are five components to the UMDPS notification system: 1) UMD Alert—Text Messaging 2) Early Warning Siren System 3) Alertus Technology 4) Crime Alerts 5) Nixle Messaging Urgent / Immediate Timely / Non-Urgent / Non-Immediate UMD ALERT UMD Alert is a Software Application Used to Send Emergency Alerts, Notifications, and Updates to Text Enabled Devices and/or E-mail Accounts UMD ALERT ACTIVATED IN CRITICAL EMERGENCY SITUATIONS Crime—When Imminent Threat to Safety Exists Extremely Severe Weather Hazardous Materials Situations Students May Register for Text Alerts http://alert.umd.edu EARLY WARNING SIREN SYSTEM Siren Tones Loud enough to alert the entire University (exterior) and areas contiguous to the University where many in our community live and study What Should I Do If I Hear the Siren? Emergencies: A steady tone will sound for at least three minutes All Clear: One short blast will sound for less than 30 seconds Seek shelter and obtain further information System Testing The Early Warning Siren System is tested the first Wednesday of every month at 11:55 a.m. ALERTUS Located in 19 buildings around campus UMDPS personnel can send messages out when there is an imminent threat to the public Depending on the level and type of threat, a message may be displayed, lights may flash, and an alert tone may sound CAMPUS CRIME ALERTS E-mail and web posting Sent to notify community of incident which poses a threat to the safety of University community members Sent to all umd.edu email accounts plus anyone with an email registered with UMD Alerts • Umd.edu email users may not opt-out A requirement of the Clery Act The Nixle messaging service is used by UMDPS to send alerts, advisories, community messages and traffic info This is an Opt-In service www.nixle.com Subscribe to “University of Maryland Department of Public Safety” Add “College Park” to your locations PULL OUT YOUR PHONES Encourage your student to download M-Urgency m-urgency.umd.edu Like Us onFacebook: University of Maryland Department of Public Safety Follow us on Twitter: @umpd Emergency: 911 Emergency from Mobile: #3333 Non-Emergency & Walking Police Escorts: (301) 405-3555 NITE-RIDE: (301) 314-NITE (6483) CONTACT INFORMATION Emergency: 911 Emergency from Mobile: #3333 Non-Emergency: (301) 405-3555 UMDPS Web Site: www.umdps.umd.edu Emergency Procedures: www.umd.edu/emergencypreparedness IN AN EMERGENCY, SEEK INFORMATION FROM: www.umd.edu 1640 AM Radio Station (301) 405-SNOW (7669) 88.1 FM WMUC Radio Station Campus Cable Channel 76 TWITTER: @UMPD Questions? 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