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Save the Date: Safety Fair to be Held Sept. 7

Posted August 12, 2016

Interactive safety demonstrations, games, informational displays, prizes and more are among the highlights of this year’s Campus Safety Fair, which will be held Wednesday, Sept. 7.

UCF Commencement at CFE Arena Saturday

Posted August 3, 2016

Expect road closures and traffic delays on campus due to the upcoming summer commencement ceremonies at the CFE Arena Saturday, August 6.

UCFPD: Stay Alert While Playing Pokémon Go

Posted July 26, 2016

The Pokémon Go craze has swept the nation– and UCF is no exception– but the UCF Police Department reminds players to stay alert and aware of their surroundings.

UCFPD Sergeant Retires After 30 Years of Service

Posted June 27, 2016

UCFPD Sgt. Jerry Hartsfield first stepped onto the campus of the University of Central Florida 35 years ago as a criminal justice student.

This month, he retires with an honorary promotion of lieutenant following 30 years of service with UCFPD.

UCFPD Joins National Campaign to Target Seat Belt Violators

Posted May 23, 2016

The UCF Police Department will join agencies nationwide in a Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement wave that will go through June 5.

UCFPD will issue citations to motorists and passengers who are not wearing a seat belt, and violators may be subject to a $114 non-moving violation.

SEPS Safe Escorts Available for Those on Campus at Night

Posted April 11, 2016

The Safe Escort Patrol Service, or SEPS, is a free service provided by the UCF Police Department seven days a week while classes are in session.

SEPS is available from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m., and a safe escort can be arranged by calling 407-823-2424.

Greek Chapters Host Kickball Fundraiser to Support UCFPD K-9

Posted April 8, 2016

Two Greek organizations are teaming up next week to raise money for the UCF Police Department’s K-9 unit.

Delta Delta Delta and Sigma Chi organized a dinner and kickball tournament philanthropy.

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Posted April 8, 2016

Heads up, phones down.

That’s the message behind National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, which kicked off April 1. Officers around the country will be on the lookout for drivers not paying attention to the road.

UCFPD Swears In Three New Officers

Posted April 8, 2016

The UCF Police Department recently welcomed three new officers to its force.

Family, friends, fellow UCFPD staff, and members of the community witnessed the new officers be sworn in Thursday, March 31.

Emergency Resiliency Week Returns March 28-April 1

Posted March 28, 2016

The University of Central Florida will next week host a series of events to teach members of the UCF community how to prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies.

The 4th annual KNIGHTSHARE Expo will be held March 28-April 1 and will include educational and hands-on opportunities to prepare for emergency situations.

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