UCFPD Honors Dispatchers During Telecommunications Week

Posted April 16, 2020

UCFPD Honors Dispatchers During Telecommunications Week

During National Public Safety Telecommunications Week, the UCF Public Safety team would like to highlight two of our dispatch heroes we get the pleasure of working with every day.

Congratulations to Patricia Trovillion - 30 Years!

Posted February 3, 2020

Congratulations to UCFPD’s very own Trish Trovillion for THIRTY years with UCFPD!

Annual Safety Guide Available

Posted September 30, 2019

The UCF Police Department's 2019-2020 Annual Security and Fire Safety Guide (Annual Security Report) is now available for public viewing.

The report, published each year by October 1, includes statistics from the previous three calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the university, and on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.

UCFPD Adds ‘Blue’ to Downtown Safety Team

Posted April 3, 2019

Another asset has been added to UCF Downtown’s safety team, and she’s got four legs, a strong nose and answers to “Blue.”

Blue is a two-year-old yellow lab and the newest member of UCFPD’s K-9 Unit. She specializes in explosives detection, conducting sweeps of buildings and assisting partner agencies with detection searches.

Blue, who was donated to UCFPD by Diversity K9, is partnered with Ofc. Jerad Engel. Officer Engel is a U.S. Air Force veteran who currently serves in the Air National Guard. He joined UCFPD in September 2015.

UCFPD Swears in Six New Officers

Posted February 27, 2019

Their journeys to law enforcement started very differently - in the halls of UCF, taking 911 calls in Osceola county, on the streets of New York and as a security officer inside a county jail - but their paths all crossed when they were officially introduced as the newest class of officers at the UCF Police Department.

Family, friends and UCF Police officers and staff welcomed the six new officers to the department at a swearing-in ceremony Wednesday.

UCF Police Accreditation Team Invites Public Comments

Posted January 16, 2019

ORLANDO, Jan. 15, 2019 – Before a team of assessors from the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement arrives at UCFPD in March, agency members and the general public are invited to offer comments to the assessment team.

*UCF Alert* Health & Public Affairs II Open

Posted January 15, 2019

*UCF Alert* Health & Public Affairs II has been cleared and reopened by police and fire rescue. All campus operations are normal.

*UCF Alert* Health & Public Affairs II Evacuated Due to Smoke

Posted January 15, 2019

*UCF Alert* The Health and Public Affairs II building is being evacuated due to smoke coming from a room. UCFPD and Orange County Fire Rescue are responding. Please avoid the area until an all clear is given. All other campus operations are normal.

UCFPD Launches Nighttime Safe-Ride Program

Posted January 10, 2019

To provide more safety for the UCF community, UCFPD this semester is launching a new Knight Ride shuttle program with support from the Student Government Association.

Knight Ride, previously known as SEPS (Safe Escort Patrol Service), now features a van that will circle campus, making stops at eight locations from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. every night classes are in session, with extended hours around exam periods.

*UCF Alert* Pointe at Central Follow Up

Posted January 7, 2019

The UCF Police Department is following up on the UCF Alert email we sent yesterday about a death at the Pointe at Central apartment complex.

Upon further investigation, the cause of death was determined to be suicide. We offer our condolences to the family of the deceased, who was not a UCF student.

We encourage anyone experiencing distress to reach out for help—UCF cares about you. Students can contact Counseling and Psychological Services by calling 407-823-2811. Employees can call 877-240-6863 to reach Health Advocate, UCF’s employee assistance provider.