Tag Archives: UFPD

UF Self-Defense Device Rules Relaxed in Wake of Assaults

By on September 15th, 2014 | Last updated: September 16, 2014 at 11:56 am

University of Florida students are taking safety into their own hands. Students are becoming more cautious about their daily routines and surroundings since three assaults occurred on or near UF’s campus over the last couple of weeks. According to the UF [...]

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FSU Graduate Impersonated On Facebook Seeks Answers

By on September 10th, 2014 | Last updated: September 11, 2014 at 6:13 pm

Florida State University graduate Kyle Leonard first learned he was being impersonated on Facebook over one year ago. Now, he has learned the impersonator may be connected to a Boynton Beach man under investigation by the FBI.

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Female UF Students React to Recent Attacks

By on September 8th, 2014 | Last updated: September 10, 2014 at 10:28 am

Female students at the University of Florida are reacting to the news of multiple assaults on or near the UF campus in the past two weeks. Some are questioning whether its safe to walk the grounds at night.

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UFPD, GPD to Increase Campus Police, Student Services Presence in Wake of Multiple Assaults

By on September 8th, 2014 | Last updated: September 12, 2014 at 10:54 am

The University of Florida and Gainesville police departments will hold at press conference at 2 p.m. today to address multiple assaults reported on or near the UF campus in the past two weeks.

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GPD and UFPD investigating armed residential burglary and sexual battery

By on April 15th, 2013 | Last updated: April 15, 2013 at 2:48 pm

Gainesville Police are currently investigating an armed burglary and case of sexual battery that happened around 4 a.m. Monday.

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UFPD says campus secure in case of shooter situation

By on January 18th, 2013 | Last updated: January 18, 2013 at 3:47 pm

In light of recent events in Newtown, Conn. schools are evaluating their own safety protocols. At the University of Florida, police said studthey are prepared to protect students and faculty in case a shooter situation were to occur.

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Gator herding on game day

By on November 9th, 2012 | Last updated: November 14, 2012 at 10:49 am

By Laura Christmas -WUFT-TV Game day is a major event for police to manage. During a recent gameday, WUFT-TV’s Laura Christmas went behind the scenes to take an in-depth look at how police manage the challenge of a campus area [...]

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UFPD prepares for Michelle Obama visit; no parking restrictions expected

By on September 14th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 2:06 pm

With First Lady Michelle Obama scheduled to speak at the University of Florida on Monday, many people are wondering how the event will affect things on campus. Maj. Brad Barber said there is no parking restrictions that day although traffic will heavier than normal.

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