The UT Police Department this week honored its employees of the year.
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The UT Police Department recently trained its first group of officers in a program designed to help them identify and assist student veterans in crisis.
With hurricane recovery efforts underway in Gainesville, Florida, 24 officers from the University of Tennessee Police Department will travel there on Saturday to assist with game-day security.
A rally and counterprotest are scheduled for Saturday, August 26, at a Confederate memorial on 17th Street in Fort Sanders.
On May 4, a muti-agency training scenario for active shooter response was held at Reese Hall.
The UT Police Department will host its annual Memorial Golf Tournament at the Three Ridges Golf Course at 12:30 p.m. Friday, June 9. Registration is now open for the tournament, which is in its 10th year.
The International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators for the Southeast region named Troy Lane, associate vice chancellor for public safety and chief of police, Director of the Year for 2016.
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.
The UT Police Department held its annual employee awards on Thursday to recognize members who have gone above and beyond the call of duty. Each year, department members are encouraged to nominate fellow employees for various awards. Recommendations from the general public also are heavily weighed.
A new state law took effect on July 1, allowing full-time UT employees with valid handgun permits to carry a concealed handgun on UT property.