Timely Warnings

Campus Awareness: Home Invasion Near UCF

Posted March 22, 2016

The Seminole County Sheriff’s Office earlier this morning responded to a report of an armed home invasion robbery at the Tivoli Apartments across the street from UCF.

Campus Awareness: Aggravated Battery Near Campus

Posted January 22, 2016

The UCF Police Department and the Orange County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of an aggravated battery at the Marquee apartments around 11 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21.

Community Alert: Sexual Battery at Knight’s Circle

Posted November 16, 2015

UCF Police alerts you to a sexual battery that took place overnight at Knights Circle off-campus student housing.

The victim is a minor with no UCF affiliation, and UCFPD is investigating the incident as statutory rape.

UCF Crime Awareness: Off-Campus Armed Robbery

Posted April 14, 2015

UCF Police alerts you to a crime near campus and reminds you of a few simple ways to keep yourself safe. 
Around 11 p.m. yesterday, a victim was riding her bike along the Little Econ Greenway trail near Blanchard Park. She was approached by three suspects, one of whom had a gun, and robbed of her bike and other belongings. She was physically unharmed. 

Off-Campus Shooting Update

Posted April 6, 2015

In our hurry to notify you about a shooting off campus last week, we mistakenly identified the location of the crime as Sterling/The Marquee.

The incident did not take place there, but in the area behind the complex on Socrates Drive.

Community Alert: Attempted Attack Off Campus

Posted March 19, 2015

The Orange County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the UCF community’s help to identify a man suspected of an attack near campus Wednesday.

A woman who walking near Alafaya Trail and University Boulevard around 1 a.m. was attacked in what detectives believe was an attempted sexual battery. The suspect fled the scene after the woman screamed for help.

The man is described as white, tall and thin with brown hair, a full beard and between 20 and 30 years old.

Update on Recent UCF Alerts

Posted February 26, 2015

The Orange County Sheriff's Office has made an arrest in two recent off-campus armed robberies that UCF Police notified you about through UCF Alert.

A 31-year-old man who just completed an 11-year prison sentence in Tennessee for aggravated robbery was arrested on charges connected with the Feb. 15 incident at Subway and the Feb. 23 incident at Del Taco, both near University Boulevard and Alafaya Trail. The man is not a UCF student or employee.

UCF Alert: OCSO Responds to Suspicious Death Off Campus

Posted February 5, 2015

The Orange County Sheriff's Office tonight responded to a report of a suspicious death off campus.

There was heavy police presence in Campus Crossings, an off-campus apartment complex.

Be Mindful of Your Safety

Posted January 29, 2015

The UCF Police Department reminds you to remain vigilant about safety and to take precautions to protect your home, vehicle and belongings.

Burglaries and thefts have recently occurred off-campus, and many of the incidents involved unlocked homes and cars.

Be Aware of New Cyber-Scam Targeting College Students

Posted January 16, 2015

The UCF Police Department alerts you to a popular scam targeting college students.

Students across the country have received emails to their school accounts recruiting them for administrative positions with fake companies.