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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)

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University of maryland department of public safety
UNIVERSITY OF MARYLANDDEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY


University of maryland department of public safety umdps
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
UMDPS MISSION

  • Serve the University Community;

  • Protect Life and Property;

  • and Enforce the Law.


Umdps jurisdiction
UMDPS JURISDICTION

  • Primary Jurisdiction

  • Concurrent Jurisdiction

  • Extra-Jurisdictional Authority


Umdps services
UMDPS Services

  • Police Services

    • Emergency Response

    • Routine Patrol

    • Criminal Investigations

    • Personal Safety Presentations

    • Hate Incident Response Reporting

    • Traffic Law Enforcement

UMDPS Rescue Vehicle on display at Maryland Day 2011


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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


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UMDPS Services

  • Auxiliary Division (SPAs)—(301) 405-5761

    • 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.

  • Crime Prevention Unit—(301) 405-7032

    • 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.


S ecurity operations center soc
SECURITY OPERATIONS CENTER (SOC)

  • Monitor UMCP’s Video Security System

  • Review Post-Incident Video

  • Monitor Alarm Systems


Important info for students
IMPORTANT INFO FOR STUDENTS

  • UMD Alerts

    • alert.umd.edu

  • Shuttle UM Services- NextBus

    • 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
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
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
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:

  • UMD Alert—Text Messaging

  • Early Warning Siren System

  • Alertus Technology

  • Crime Alerts

  • Nixle Messaging

Urgent / Immediate

Timely / Non-Urgent / Non-Immediate


Umd alert
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


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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
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

      • Emergencies: A steady tone will sound for at least three minutes

      • All Clear: One short blast will sound for less than 30 seconds

  • What Should I Do If I Hear the Siren?

    • 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
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



Pull out your phones
PULL OUT YOUR PHONES advisories, community messages and traffic info

  • 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
Contact Information advisories, community messages and traffic info

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?

Thank You!


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