Troy Lane News

Four Volunteer Veterans Presented with Quilts of Valor

Four UT veterans—two students, a campus librarian, and the UT police chief—were surprised November 17 with one of the warmest honors veterans can receive: a handcrafted quilt from the Quilts of Valor Foundation.

New Policy on Drone Use on Campus in Effect

A new UT Knoxville policy governs the use of any unmanned aircraft system (UAS, or drone) on university property or in connection with university employment.

UT Officials Warn of Counterfeit Football Tickets

Saturday’s football game between the Vols and the Crimson Tide of the University of Alabama is sold out, which means that fans who purchase tickets from individuals in the area near campus face the risk of counterfeit tickets. The UT Police Department and UT Athletics advise fans to purchase tickets only from trusted sources.

Graduate Student Helps UTPD Crack Large Theft Case

Thanks to the help of an observant and courageous graduate student, the UT Police Department has recovered more than $100,000 in property stolen from campus buildings over the past several months.

Campus Names Troy Lane Associate Vice Chancellor for Public Safety

Troy Lane, police chief for the UT Knoxville campus, has been appointed to the dual role of associate vice chancellor for public safety and chief of police effective January 1. As associate vice chancellor, Lane now oversees the university’s growing safety programs, including environmental health and safety and emergency management.

Police Department Receives Advanced Reaccreditation Award

UT Police Department has received an advanced reaccreditation award from the Commission for Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies at a recent public hearing held by the CALEA Commission in Colorado Springs, Colorado.