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.

CUPD leads Boulder County law enforcement agencies in lethality assessment training

Nov. 18, 2020

The CU Boulder Police Department is the first police department in Boulder County and the first college or university police department in the state of Colorado to train in lethality assessments. A lethality assessment program is an evaluation that can be used to predict the likelihood that an abuser in...

SAFETY ALERT: Armed robbery near Bear Creek Apartments

Nov. 18, 2020

On Wednesday, Nov. 18, at approximately 11:30 a.m., the CU Boulder Police Department (CUPD) was notified of a possible armed robbery. The incident took place in front of the Bear Creek Apartments, 3275 Apache Rd. The victim reported that they were meeting someone who was purchasing their video game system...

SAFETY ALERT: Attempted aggravated assault with a vehicle

Nov. 10, 2020

On Nov. 10, 2020, at approximately 7:15 a.m., the CU Boulder Police Department (CUPD) was notified of a possible aggravated assault with a vehicle. The incident occurred in the parking lot at 1350 20th St. in the area of the Marine Court Apartments. The victim reported seeing the suspect squatting...

Thank you to CUPD dispatchers

Nov. 4, 2020

Who is an emergency services dispatcher? They are the calm voice to the frantic person on the other end of the 911 call. They are the person who is able to quickly determine the type of emergency, the location of the emergency and the type of response that is needed...

Safety Alert: CUPD investigating attempted robbery

Oct. 11, 2020

On Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, the CU Boulder Police Department (CUPD) was notified of a possible attempted robbery. The alleged crime occurred just before 11 p.m. outside of Bear Creek Apartments #2, 3355 Apache Road, on the CU Boulder campus. The victim reported that they were sitting outside of the...

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...

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