Crime Prevention

Community Partnerships

Our Community Partnerships Unit develops community outreach programs and assists with student activities and orientations. Our Public Information Officer maintains an open line of communication with the local news media and maintains our Facebook and Twitter accounts.

Programs offered
  • Online Property Registration – UCFPD offers an online serial number storage database so in the event your property is stolen, we have the serial number on file in order to complete the police report and enter it into the FCIC/NCIC stolen property database.
  • Meet the K-9 - find out what our K-9’s and their handlers can do with bomb detection or drug detection.
  • S.A.F.E. – Self-defense Awareness, Familiarization, and Exchange is a women's self defense class. This is a 2 hour program offered to women only. The class is free and sign ups are available online through the services tab on the police homepage.
  • Identity Theft – Learn how to protect yourself from becoming a victim of ID Theft and find out what some of the latest scams are.
  • Alcohol Awareness and DUIs – Learn more about the Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Programming.
  • Shots Fired – In conjunction with UCF Emergency Management. Suggestions for dealing with an active shooter.

For more information on these programs or to set a date for a presentation, please contact:

Sgt. Peter Osterrieder
Cpl. James Roop
Ofc. Joel Witherspoon
Ofc. Dawn Ferrera
Email us or call our office at 407-823-3224

Crime Prevention


Property Registration for Students
Emergency Blue Light Phones
Knight Ride
Safety TipsFire Safety
Bicycle Safety
Alcohol & Drug Policy
Auto Theft Prevention

Report a crime anonymously!

Central Florida CrimeLine follows the guidelines and directions set out by the Florida Association of Crime Stoppers in its day-to-day operation. CrimeLine is available (1-800-423-TIPS) 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, taking completely anonymous tips on any felony criminal activity. Spanish speaking operators available. (If you witness a crime in progress, you should call 911). You may now report felony crimes on line at