Police jurisdiction at Northside under question

Police jurisdiction at Northside under question

Editor’s Note: A previous version of this article stated that UTD PD was possibly in violation of the Clery Act. After further investigation, it was discovered that because crimes at Northside are reported to Richardson PD and not campus police, they do not constitute UTD PD’s Clery reporting requirements, meaning UTD...

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Guard Posts

Guard Posts

Emergency services at UTD exist to make campus a safer place. Whether dealing with an issue that is medical, weather-related or otherwise, stay calm and remember that you are not alone. UTD Police Available 24 hours a day and seven days a week, UTD PD officers are fully commissioned, so...

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Monks solicit students for money

Monks solicit students for money

People claiming to be traveling monks or temple-goers are approaching UTD students around campus and asking for money. The people usually claim they are from a local temple and hand out religious texts, saying famous figures such as Albert Einstein read those books. They also ask the student for compensation...

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Dallas marijuana policy change won’t affect UTD

Dallas’ newly implemented cite-and-release policy on marijuana will not affect UTD. At UTD, if someone is in possession of 3 grams or under of marijuana, UTDPD will issue a citation for paraphernalia with a notice to appear in court. Any amount over 3 grams results in an arrest, said Chief...

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National Night Out educates public about police roles

National Night Out educates public about police roles

Editor’s Note: This article has been updated since its original publication. UTD hosted a cookout for National Night Out, providing free food, entertainment and safety information for the hundreds of students who attended. NNO is a national event held on Oct. 3 to increase awareness about law enforcement and its...

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SG Report: April 24th

SG Report: April 24th

Foreign Affairs Leader of the Academic Affairs Committee Jonathan Schueler is continuing to work with his committee on evaluating the need for more foreign language courses. He is waiting on feedback from the School of Arts and Humanities with additional questions for the survey  that will measure the interest in...

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Qurans found in SU bathroom

Qurans found in SU bathroom

A group of Student Government senators found copies of the Quran inside the toilets in the bathrooms adjacent to the Galaxy Rooms. The Quran is the holy text in Islam, and it is considered sacred by Muslims around the world. Jonathan Schuler, the head of the SG legislative affairs committee,...

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UTD PD Chief: New police exam invalid

UTD PD Chief: New police exam invalid

2/17/18 Update: As of spring 2017, UTDPD has a new university-specific promotion process. Following a failed attempt two years ago to institute a university system-wide exam, the director of UT System police, Michael Heidingsfield, opted to let each department create their own policy. The promotion exam is the police department’s...

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Student arrested on theft charges

Student arrested on theft charges

UTD police arrested a student in the Activity Center on multiple charges of theft on Oct. 12. Aditya Arolkar, an information technology and management graduate student, was caught on security footage several times since the beginning of the semester taking cash from students’ lockers, according to the police report. Many...

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Blotter

Blotter

April 13 • A student reported that his bike was taken in Phase 1 at 11:46 a.m. • A student reported that her bike was stolen in Res Hall West at 12:04 p.m. April 15 • A student reported the theft of his bicycle at the School of Management at...

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