UTPD News

Check Out UTPD on Facebook and Twitter

The University of Tennessee Police Department feels it is very important to be involved with the campus community. With this in mind, UTPD has set up a Facebook and a Twitter account to help further reach the community. The pages will be updated regularly with different events and programs hosted by UTPD and important safety announcements. Become a fan of UTPD at facebook.com/utkpd and follow the deparment on at twitter.com/utpolice.

2009 Campus Security Booklet Now Available Online

The 2009 Security Booklet for the Knoxville campus is now available online. The booklet meets the requirements of the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policies and Campus Crime Statistics Act, regarding the reporting of crime statistics and policies by the university.

UTPD Reminds Employees to Practice Personal and Property Safety in the Workplace

University of Tennessee Police Department is reminding all faculty and staff to be careful about leaving your personal items unattended while you’re at work. The most often reported crime on our campus is the theft of unsecured property. This generally includes property left out while the person is only gone for a short time.

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.