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From police chiefs Doreen Jokerst, Maris Herold: Welcome, Buffs!

Aug. 29, 2023

On behalf of the CU Boulder and city of Boulder police departments, we join together to celebrate the start of a new academic year. Our departments are committed to working together to keep everyone in the Boulder community safe.

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CUPD provides 24/7 support

Aug. 28, 2023

The CU Boulder Police Department is a full-service operation and responds to university concerns around the clock. Learn about campus safety resources, make sure you're registered to receive CU Alerts via your mobile number and more.

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Expanded emergency notification moves from pilot phase to adoption

Aug. 24, 2023

Campus officials will continue to send emergency alerts for off-campus incidents that pose a threat to life and safety, partnering with the Boulder Police Department to share confirmed information quickly.

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New phishing scam targeting students

Aug. 16, 2023

The Office of Information Technology works hard to stop phishing scams, but we need your help to be proactive in identifying, reporting and stopping attacks. A recent scam plays on what most students need: a job and money.

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Innovative license plate reader technology now in use on CU Boulder campus

July 17, 2023

Newly installed cameras at CU Boulder will help police detect when vehicles connected to suspects or crimes enter campus, helping initiate proactive investigations.

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Police to focus on more inclusive, accurate language to describe suspects

July 12, 2023

In an effort to use more inclusive language in emergency alerts and other communications during critical incidents, CU Boulder Police are expanding their diversity, equity and inclusion training.

CUPD Deputy Chief Mark Heyart prepares to appear in a training video to support the launch of TV-LAP.

Police, researchers use grant to develop new tools to better assess the risk of targeted violence

July 7, 2023

As students return to campus in late August, CU Boulder Police and the Center for the Prevention and Study of Violence will be adding a new tool to their violence prevention toolkit called the Targeted Violence Lethality Assessment Protocol, or TV-LAP.

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4 tips for the Fourth of July weekend

June 29, 2023

From fireworks to noise ordinances and other safety tips, here are some things to keep in mind as the Fourth of July weekend approaches.

Folsom Field during a Dead & Company concert.

Concerts, drone show July 1–4 to bring excitement and crowds

June 26, 2023

Summertime means fun on the CU Boulder campus. This year’s events include Dead & Company concerts July 1–3 and a Fourth of July drone show, all at Folsom Field. Plan ahead for heavy traffic and crowds to get to the fun on time.

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Use caution when tubing, recreating in and around Boulder Creek

June 21, 2023

Recent rainfall and snowmelt have combined to create high water levels and flows at Boulder Creek. Two drownings and at least five water rescues have occurred, and officials are recommending precautions.