Tag Archives: University of Florida Police Department

Gainesville High School Receives Two Additional, Identical Bomb Threats

By and on November 20th, 2014 | Last updated: November 20, 2014 at 11:15 am

Gainesville High School received a bomb threat and subsequently evacuated all students and staff to a nearby Planet Fitness parking lot on Wednesday. GHS received two additional, identical threats Thursday morning, but the school has not been evacuated.

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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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Police warn Gainesville residents of phone scam

By on November 5th, 2012 | Last updated: November 13, 2012 at 9:40 am

An unknown person has been calling Gainesville residents, demanding money for the released of relatives allegedly being held hostage.

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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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Police officials encourage college students to “think about safety”

By on August 15th, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 12:05 pm

As the start of fall semester approaches, many students will experience living away from home for the first time. At a time like this more than ever, it is important for students to be aware and think about safety. The [...]

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