Students report fear, anger after false reports of active shooters at Northside

Students report fear, anger after false reports of active shooters at Northside

Following an incident involving what appeared to be gunmen at Northside, Richardson PD confirmed no armed individuals were found, but the situation sparked concern among students, who expressed fear for themselves and their loved ones. Political science senior Vrinda Sharma was working on a paper when a friend texted her...

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Trespass warnings issued to individuals posting white nationalist fliers

Trespass warnings issued to individuals posting white nationalist fliers

UTD police issued four criminal trespass warnings on campus to members of the American Vanguard who were putting up fliers promoting white nationalism on April 23. The fliers were posted in various locations and were a repeat of those found in January. Chief of Police Larry Zacharias said Residence Hall...

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UTD PD Blotter

UTD PD Blotter

Jan. 26 • An unaffiliated male reported someone took his wallet in the English Learning Center at 11:23 a.m. Jan. 27 • An unaffiliated person purchased items with a stolen credit card from the campus bookstore at 3:10 p.m. Jan. 28 • A staff member reported a minor accident with...

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UTDPD Blotter

UTDPD Blotter

May 2 • A student reported his bike stolen from Phase 8 around 2 p.m. • An  unaffliated person was arrested for felony driving while intoxicated on Campbell Road around 11:18 p.m. May 4 • A student was arrested for public intoxication at Resident Hall Southwest at 1:20 a.m. May...

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Not who you’d expect

Not who you’d expect

For being chief of police, Larry Zacharias is friendlier than some would imagine. Well aware of this, Zacharias took charge of setting an open and accessible tone for the police department when he took over in 2009. As chief, he is in charge of operational, fiscal and policy oversights as...

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UTDPD wins award for National Night Out event

The UTD Police Department received the 2012 All-Star Award for its participation in the 29th Annual Nation Night Out on Oct 2. National Night Out is an event sponsored by National Association of Town Watch that advocates against crime, violence and drugs. UTD was among 12 other groups that won...

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UT Police Scanner

Aug. 16 • A parent of a student was arrested for Fleeing or Attempting to Elude a Police Officer. Aug. 20 • A non-affiliated person was issued a citation for Consumption of Alcohol by a Minor. Aug. 21 • Two students were issued citations for Consumption of Alcohol by a...

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PD exits mount

In the last three months, reportedly 13 police employees have either been let go, put on leave or left of their own accord, raising the strain on a department battered by investigation. What started as a 14-page employee complaint in April led to the police chief being put on leave,...

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