UT Police Department News

Campus Names Troy Lane Associate Vice Chancellor for Public Safety

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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.

UTPD Honors Employees at Annual Awards

The UT Police Department held its annual employee awards today to recognize members who have gone above and beyond the call of duty.

UTPD to Hold Annual Employee Awards Ceremony Thursday

The University of Tennessee Police Department will hold its annual employee awards ceremony at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, December 17, to recognize members who have gone above and beyond the call of duty.

Crash, Rollover Simulators Show Students Reasons to Drive Safely

The Center for Transportation Research's "Seat Belt Convincer."

The UT community is invited to have a smashing time on Friday, courtesy of a safety lesson offered by the UT Police Department. UTPD’s “Blue Light Special” will take place at the Gate 21 Plaza outside Neyland Stadium between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report Available Online

UT is committed to assisting all members of the campus community in providing for their own safety and security. As required by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policies and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available on the university’s Clery web page.

UT Alert and Safety Notices 101

UT Police Department has received some questions about how they notify students about emergency situations that occur on or around our campus. There is also ongoing confusion about the difference between UT Alert text and e-mail messages and the e-mails that everyone receives that always start with “Safety Notice” in the subject line.

UT Alert and Safety Notices 101: Clery Act Geography

UT Police Department has received some questions about how they notify students about emergency situations that occur on or around our campus. The below information further explains which areas are covered by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and would constitute a UT Alert or Safety Notice to be sent out.

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.

UTPD Suspends Tip411 Service

The UT Police Department’s Tip411 anonymous text messaging system will be discontinued this weekend due to a change in the university’s vendor agreements.

Campus Emergency Exercise Set for Friday, April 17

The Office of Emergency Management will facilitate a full-scale exercise on Friday to test campus plans for working with local response partners in the event of a serious emergency on campus or the surrounding area.