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Date Occurred: 9/4/14

Updated Crime Alert: On Sept. 6, 2014 the University Police Department issued a Crime Alert seeking information on a person of interest who was allegedly engaged in harassing behavior toward women on a PVTA bus.  This person has been positively identified and the investigation is continuing.  Thank you for your assistance in this investigation. Original Crime Alert: The University of Massachusetts Police Department is seeking to identify an individual who allegedly engaged in harassing behavior towards women on a PVTA bus on Thursday night (9/4/2014). Anyone with information that could be...

Date Occurred: 8/27/14 and 8/28/14

Suspect in custody for Lincoln Ave. Breaking & Entering.Incident at Lincoln Apts remains under investigation. See email for further update. Continue to use caution, lock doors and windows. Contact UMPD with any information related to the Lincoln Apts. investigation. Inquiries related to the breaking and entering on Lincoln Ave. should be referred to Amherst Police.

September 27th @ 3pm The UMass Football team will be returning to the recently remodeled McGuirk Alumni Stadium for their Homecoming football game against Bowling Green. The game will begin at 3pm. This game is expected to be near capacity and traffic patterns will be in effect. Please allow extra time if you are coming to the game. To purchase tickets and to view the rules and regulations regarding new tailgating policies, please visit the UMass Athletics Website.

October 3rd, at 7pm UMPD and CMASS will be hosting The Amazing Race. The Amazing Race is an event where teams of 3 people “race” around the UMass campus in competition with other teams. Contestants strive to arrive first at "Pit Stops" at the end of each leg of the race. Clues are provided in each leg that will lead the teams to the next destination where they will perform a task, either together or by a single member. The contestants must visit all the destinations and complete the challenges. The team that arrives back at Wilder Hall first will be awarded the grand prize. Registration will...

Friday, October 24 - Sunday, October 26 UMPD will be participating in UMass Family Weekend. We hope that you'll be able to join us for Family Weekend 2014, October 24-26. Family Weekend will bring an exciting array of events for you and your students including some fall foliage! Registration is now open! We will continue to add to the schedule throughout the summer and fall, so check back often for the latest updates. We also have a Frequently Asked Questions section that provides answers and information about our programs, including information on hotel room blocks and places to stay. We...

OCTOBER 4th from 10am-2pm UMPD will be partnering with the Home Depot (along with many other agencies) to provide a Community Awareness/Safety Day. The day is free for all to attend, and will include... Classic Cars and Hot Rods (show off your ride, prizes) Local 4H Clubs (Enjoy Live Music) Local Car Dealerships Pioneer Valley Red Cross Indian and Harley Davidson Motorcycles Smokey the Bear US Fish and Wildlife Local Fire Departments UMass Mounted Police, K-9, and a Car Seat Safety Checkpoint Hadley Police Trader Joes, Black Sheep Deli, Cook Farm, Herrel's Ice Cream (free samples and coupons...

UMPD will conduct “active shooter training” for officers and supporting agencies. The training sessions will be held in Dickinson Hall four times during June, July and August from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Police will secure the area during the training exercises to prevent anyone from entering the building, says John K. Horvath, police chief at UMass Amherst. (Republican, 6/25/14; News Office release)

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  • Adventure Ropes Course 9/21/14 UMPD and The Amherst Police Department will be running the Adventure Ropes Course for the NSMH (National Society of Minorities in Hospitality) Club. The date is not open to the public. If you are...
  • Active Threat Training 9/21/14 UMPD will be presenting its Active Threat program as part of  Umass Student Government Senate training. This training is not open to the public. If you are interested in setting up an Active Threat...
  • Active Threat Training 9/22/14 UMPD will be holding its Active Threat Training program for the Theta Chi fraternity. This training is not open to the public. If you are interested in setting up an Active Threat Training contact...
  • Know Your Rights Presentation 9/23/14 Interacting with the Police: Know Your Rights and Responsibilites - Presented by Student Legal Services and the UMass Police Department For the Fall 2014 semester, we will have blocked dates for all...
  • International Coffee Hour 9/23/14 Free Coffee, Tea, and Sweets! UMPD will be joining the IPO (International Programs Office) and SLSO (Student Legal Services Office) for a coffee hour.  The location will be at "The Spot" in the...

 

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Amherst, MA 01003-9600

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Tips

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