'Protect Our Herd' campaign signage on Pearl Street Mall in fall 2020

Safety and violence prevention partners to collaborate on stopping identity-based harm

April 19, 2023

A more than half-million dollar grant will allow CU Boulder partners to develop a messaging campaign and expand training to identify the warning signs for targeted violence.

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5 things everyone should know about fentanyl

April 13, 2023

Colorado has seen an increase in fentanyl overdoses over the past year. Here are five things everyone should know about fentanyl.

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New designation to recognize CU dispatchers

April 12, 2023

Emergency communications technicians in police departments at CU Boulder, CU Anschutz and the Colorado Springs campus will be officially designated as first responders.

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Emergency alerts now available to students in languages other than English

April 4, 2023

Current CU Boulder students can choose their preferred language for emergency alerts during fall preregistration. Learn more.

Two police vehicles are parked on the CU Boulder campus. (Patrick Campbell)

New member to Community Oversight Board brings student voice to police

March 21, 2023

The Oversight Community Review Board of the CU Police Department continues to provide community benefits by including members with various backgrounds in hiring, policy decisions and more.

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Things to know about drug-facilitated sexual assault

March 14, 2023

Alcohol and other substances are often used to commit sexual assault. Here are some things you should know about drug-facilitated sexual assault and drink spiking.

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CU Boulder police leverage grant for recruiting, retaining officers

March 7, 2023

A new funding award will be used by CUPD to attract and keep officers through increased training and community engagement.

2018 Aerials over CU Boulder and surrounding Boulder area.

CU Boulder and Boulder Police chiefs address recent off-campus incidents

March 1, 2023

After a week in which the university sent emergency alerts sharing information on several incidents in the city of Boulder, Chiefs Doreen Jokerst and Maris Herold explain how the public safety agencies cooperate with one another and how campus stakeholders can stay informed of emergency information.

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CU Boulder alerts system test postponed

Feb. 28, 2023

As part of the continuous assessment of our emergency notification protocols and procedures, campus officials will test the CU Boulder alerts system on the afternoon of Tuesday, March 21.

Doreen Jokerst

What to know about how campus emergency notifications work

Feb. 22, 2023

The campus’s new practice of alerting stakeholders to off-campus incidents can raise questions about the nature, reasoning and terminology of notifications, as evidenced this week. CU Boulder Police Chief Doreen Jokerst discusses.