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TTD/TTY: 410 706-3416

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x6-6882 or 410 706-6882.

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Campus Crime Alerts

In compliance with the "Timely Notice" provisions of the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998 the University Police are giving notice of an incident that was reported to have occurred.

Armed Robbery 100 Block North Greene Street
Campus Related
On October 6, 2014, at approximately 10:28 PM  a female nursing student was walking in the 100 Block of North Greene Street when she was approached by three African American males. One of the males produced a hand gun and took the victims cell phone, duffle bag and twenty dollars. All three supects ran South on Greene Street and then east on Fayette street. The student was not injured during this incident.
This incident is being investigated by the the University of Maryland, Baltimore Police Department and the Baltimore Police Department Central District DDU Unit.

Suspect Information
Suspect # 1 approximately 6 ft, wearing gray sweats, dark hoodie
Suspect # 2 approximately 6 ft, wearing gray sweats, dark hoodie
Suspect # 3 approximately 6 ft, wearing dark nylon sweat pants with a stripe

Safety Tips

  • Travel in groups
  • Utilize the campus escort van and shuttle
  • Be aware of your surroundings
  • Gife up your property and not your life

Attempted  Robbery 500 Block W. Pratt Street
On October 6, 2014, at approximately 7:45 PM, a female University of Maryland Medical Center employee was the victim of an assault/attempted robbery while walking in the 500 block of W. Pratt Street. The victim reported that an African American male came from between two parked cars and attempted to snatch her book bag from her back as she walked by. As the suspect grabbed her book bag the force use caused her to turn around where she was now facing the suspect. The suspect then grabbed the victims face by cupping her chin. No words were exchanged before the suspect ran east on Pratt Street. The suspect did not get the victims property nor was the victim injured.

Suspect Information
# 1 male, 5'9-5'10, 30-40 yrs, average build,wearing blue jeans, flannel shirt,dark hoodie

Safety Tips

  • Walk in groups
  • Use the campus escort or shuttle service
  • Pay attention to your surroundings
  • Give up your property and not your life

Anyone with information or having any knowledge of any incidents is asked to call the University Police Criminal Division at 410.706.3573.

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Campus Escort Service

Police Walking Escort
Covers the boundaries of the campus. Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Call 6-6882 on a campus telephone or 410-706-6882.
Police Riding Escort
Extends three blocks beyond the campus boundaries to Schroeder Street on the west, Franklin Street on the north, Park Avenue on the east, and Washington Boulevard on the south. Police van escort hours have been extended to 3 p.m. through 1 a.m., with two seven-passenger vans operating during peak hours, between 5 p.m. and 1 a.m. Call 6-6882 on a campus telephone or 410-706-6882. See the map below.

Extended Escort Services Map

Extended escort services are for van escorts only. Walking escorts are for campus boundaries only.

Police Escort Map

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10/30/2014: In compliance with the Clery Act requirements, the 60-day crime log is published to provide information on criminal incidents and alleged criminal incidents that have been reported to the UMB Police Force.

10/21/2014: Demand for the UMB Police Escort Service is going up! Get the story on The Elm.

10/17/2014: Decrease your chances of being a victim of crime - check out these downloadable Safety Tips!

10/15/2014: Read Dr. Perman's letter to the UMB community: Update on Enhanced Safety.

10/7/2014: Please see the most recent crime alert on the left side of this page.

10/3/2014:The Department of Public Safety is currently recruiting for 1 position. For more information on these positions, please visit our Recruitment page.

9/24/2014: UMB Police has made the Notice of the Clery Campus Report and the full complete Clery Campus Report available to the public.

2/20/2014: Campus Crime Statistics Improved in 2013. Read the story.