UTPD News

UT Holds Safety Day, Kicks Off National Campus Safety Awareness Month

The UT Knoxville campus, will hold its annual Safety Day on Wednesday, Sept. 2, to kick off National Campus Safety Awareness Month. For the second year in a row, UT is one of several schools that will focus on safety awareness in partnership with the national nonprofit organization Security On Campus Inc. The group aims to prevent violence, substance abuse and other crimes on college and university campuses.

UT Police Department Granted National Accreditation

The UT Police Department has been granted national accreditation by CALEA, the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies. UTPD’s new status makes it the only university police agency in the state to be granted national accreditation.

UT Minute – Campus Safety

Captain Keith Lambert discusses many of the programs and services that UTPD offers free of charge to members of the UT community.

UTPD RAD Classes Teach You to Defend Yourself

Learn how to defend yourself. Enroll in UTPD’s Rape Aggression Defense classes to learn physical tactics that might help you survive a violent rape encounter.