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December 16, 2018

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September 28, 2018

All-campus safety network takes effect across U-M Oct. 1

The University of Michigan will create a campus safety network and increase collaboration when the leaders of the UM-Dearborn and UM-Flint public safety departments begin reporting to the Division of Public Safety and Security on Oct. 1.

March 19, 2018

Abandoned bicycles to be removed from campus in April

The University of Michigan will begin tagging abandoned bicycles on the Ann Arbor campus for removal beginning April 3.

The U-M Grounds Department will place brightly colored tags on bikes that show signs of abandonment, such as bent rims, rusted or broken chains, deteriorated tires or frozen brakes, cables or shifters.

January 22, 2018

Police Beat: Jan.22, 2018

Two crime alerts issued for incidents in Northwood Community

Residents in Northwood Community apartments reported to the Division of Public Safety and Security three incidents of home invasions in December. DPSS issued two Crime Alerts for these incidents. There have been no additional incidents reported in the area.

February 9, 2017

U-M Police unable to contact sender of anonymous email

An anonymous email, sent Thursday to several offices and email lists across the University of Michigan's Ann Arbor campus, leaves the impression that a racially motivated incident near campus is being ignored by university officials.

March 14, 2016

Faculty nominees sought for Police Department Oversight Committee

Nominees are being sought to represent Faculty Senate and non-Senate positions on the U-M Police Department Oversight Committee.

The committee considers grievances against any police officer or the Police Department. Its findings and recommendations are reported to the executive director of the Division of Public Safety and Security.

June 9, 2014

Non-union staff election for police oversight panel through June 23

The election for the non-union staff representative for the U-M Police Department Oversight Committee now is underway.

The candidates are Kristen Brancheau, Plant, Buildings and Grounds Services business manager; and Linda Randolph, senior computing consultant in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences.

April 28, 2014

Staff nominees sought for Police Department Oversight Committee

Staff nominations are being accepted for the non-union staff representative to the U-M Police Department Oversight Committee. This committee receives and makes recommendations regarding grievances against any police officer or the UMPD.

February 17, 2014

Faculty nominees sought for Police Department Oversight Committee

Nominees are sought to represent Faculty Senate and non-Senate positions on the U-M Police Department Oversight Committee. This committee receives and makes recommendations regarding grievances against any police officer or the U-M Police Department.

January 20, 2014

UM Emergency Alert to conduct tests with new software

The UM Emergency Alert software that assists in sending text, voice and email messages during campus emergencies will change in February to a new vendor for all three campuses, including the Health System.

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