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Know Your UAPD

The University of Akron Police Department and How You Can Reach Them
August 28, 2017

It’s not uncommon to feel completely safe and at-home at The University of Akron, thanks to the warm and friendly environment on the campus. However, it won’t hurt to always be on your guard, because,...

Football player injured in shooting

March 30, 2016

Akron wide receiver Andrew Pratt is currently recovering after his housemate mistook him for a burglar and shot him in the stomach on March 19. Although he is taking time off from classes, the senior...

UAPD prevents zombie apocalypse

Graphic by Ashlee Fields
October 12, 2015

The campus-wide competition known as Humans vs. Zombies came to an abrupt end last Monday night when UAPD decided to cancel it. The police department cited an influx of complaints as the reason for...

UAPD offers rewards for useful tips

UAPD offers rewards for useful tips
March 30, 2015

The University of Akron Police Department launched a new public safety system that rewards those who report crimes. “See it. Report it. Get rewarded!” gives those who see illegal activity a chance...

UAPD newfound service fee

UAPD newfound service fee
November 10, 2014

UAPD is an acronym for University of Akron Police Department. The University of Akron Police Department is active 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days of the year. They provide services to both...

UAPD offering rewards for tips

September 11, 2014

    Students can receive up to $2,000 for reporting crime on campus with their smartphones. The University of Akron Police Department is encouraging students to call, text and use the...

UA Police Blotter

January 31, 2013

Theft On the second floor of Bierce Library on Friday, a student left his backpack on a table to use the restroom; when he came back, his bookbag was gone. According to the police report, the victim said...

Robbery reported south of campus

January 29, 2013

Katelyn Freil Students were alerted via safety advisory early Saturday of an armed robbery south of campus. According to the report sent out over email to UA students, no one was physically harmed in the...

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