News releases issued by the CU Boulder Police Department in 2020 are listed below. The most recent release will be at the top of the list.

CU Boulder Police seeks national accreditation

Sept. 22, 2020

In 2019, the University of Colorado Boulder Police Department started the process of becoming a nationally accredited police department through the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA). By becoming accredited, we are committing to law enforcement excellence by meeting national standards that have been deemed essential to the...

CUPD provides training in groundbreaking techniques

Sept. 9, 2020

A CUPD officer tries to de-escalate a situation where a person is holding a knife to their own neck in this ICAT training scenario. The University of Colorado Boulder Police Department is one of the state’s first police departments training their officers in ICAT, or Integrating Communications, Assessment, and Tactics...

Safety Alert: CUPD investigating possible aggravated assault

Sept. 6, 2020

To the CU Boulder Community: On Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020, at approximately 11:20 p.m., the CU Boulder Police Department (“CUPD”) was notified of a possible attempted aggravated assault. Six high school-aged males were hanging out in parking lot 306 on the CU Boulder campus. The males were in two different...

CU Boulder provides mobile safety app

Sept. 2, 2020

The University of Colorado Boulder is offering the Guardian mobile safety app for free to all students, faculty and staff. The app allows you to set your friends and family members as guardians as you walk anywhere in the United States. As you start your trip in the app, your...

Welcome from CU Boulder Police and Boulder Police Chiefs

Aug. 31, 2020

Hey, Buffs! On behalf of all of the members of the University of Colorado Boulder and the City of Boulder police departments, we want to welcome everyone to Boulder and to the CU Boulder campus. We acknowledge that the past several months have been a troubling and uncertain time for...

CUPD officers participating in a police lab with students at CU Denver

Aug. 26, 2020

This semester, several CU Boulder police officers are participating in the police lab portion of an undergraduate class called Law Enforcement, at the University of Colorado Denver. The lab has been adapted from a class called “Bridging Perspectives: Critical Conversations for Students and Police” developed by the International Association of...

CUPD in compliance with new state law, seeks to be higher ed leader

Aug. 26, 2020

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis in June signed into law Senate Bill 2020-217, commonly known as the Enhance Law Enforcement Integrity Act. Portions of the law immediately went into effect while others will go into effect at later dates. “Since the bill was signed, we are often asked what we are...

Meetings between CUPD and CU Boulder students continue

Aug. 19, 2020

Earlier this summer, we shared that the University of Colorado Boulder Police Department, along with the Boulder Police Department and the Boulder District Attorney, marched with CU Boulder students in protest over the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Participation in the march led to conversations, which then led to...

Campus police install in-vehicle cameras

Aug. 4, 2020

As part of ongoing efforts to provide greater public transparency, the University of Colorado Boulder Police department has installed two Axon Fleet cameras inside each of its patrol cars. The department introduced body-worn cameras last summer and has been testing the vehicle cameras since they were installed last month. “We...

Safety Alert: CUPD investigating alleged aggravated assault near CU Boulder Space Science building

July 2, 2020

On Wednesday, July 1, 2020, at approximately 10:15 p.m., the CU Boulder Police Department (“CUPD”) was notified of an alleged aggravated assault. The victim was driving west bound on near the CU Boulder Space Science building, located at 3665 Discovery Drive, when a person riding a bicycle east bound on...

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