First responders train for active shooter

Law enforcement officers and emergency medical personnel will conduct “active shooter” drills on the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s campus this week.

They will practice responding to simulated situations in which a gunman is threatening occupants of Griffin Hall.

Drills are scheduled from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 15, and Thursday, Dec. 17.

Portions of Rex Street and E. Lewis streets will be closed during the training. Access to Griffin Hall will not be available during the hours of the exercise.

Students, faculty and staff are urged to avoid the area.

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Notice to the Campus Community from University Police

Crime Alert: Attempted Purse Snatching

On Sunday, November 22, 2015, at 6:28 p.m., ULPD officers were dispatched to the 100 block of Rex Street in reference to a report of an attempted purse snatching. The complainant stated she parked her vehicle along Rex Street near Madison and Griffin halls, and that she began walking along the sidewalk towards the Conference Center. The complainant said that she was approached by two black males. One of the male suspects ran up and grabbed her purse. The complainant stated she punched the suspect and screamed. The suspects then turned and ran towards E. Lewis Street as she ran with her purse to the Conference Center to contact ULPD. Officers canvased the surrounding areas with assistance from Lafayette City Police, but were unable to locate the suspects.

Suspect 1 is described as a black male believed to be in his early 20’s, approximately 6’0″ tall, medium complexion, short “fro” hairstyle, and wearing a gray jacket, black jogger pants, and tennis shoes.

Suspect 2 is described as a black male, in his early 20’s, with longer hair. 

The case is currently under investigation.

This information is being provided in an effort to comply with the federal Jeanne Clery Act.

 

SEE SOMETHING, SAY SOMETHING. If you observe suspicious activity or unsafe conditions, call University Police immediately at 337-482-6447, or dial 911 from any University phone, or press the call button on a Code Blue emergency phone. You can report anonymous tips to University Police at 482-2TIP (2-2847) or through the Rave Guardian app at http://police.louisiana.edu/staying-safe/rave-guardian-app

STAY SAFE. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to stay current with the University’s Emergency Notification System by logging onto ULink and verifying your contact information. You also can use the Rave Guardian app on mobile phones to check-in with guardians and utilize the panic button. See more at http://police.louisiana.edu/staying-safe/rave-guardian-app

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Notice to the Campus Community from University Police

UPDATE Oct. 9:

ULPD is asking for your assistance to identify the suspect. Please see the  sketch drawing. If you have any information, contact the UL Police Department at 337-482-6447.

NOTICE Oct. 4:

On Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015, at approximately 5:30 p.m., UL Police responded to the parking area at E. Lewis St. and Johnston St.

A female was getting belongings from her vehicle when she stated that a white male subject grabbed her from behind. He told her “if you scream you will not live to regret it.” She was able to fight him off. He ran through the parking lot towards the old Goodwill store.

He is described as a white male in his early twenties, approximately 6’0″ wearing a grey shirt with black lettering and a black flat-bill hat facing backwards. Officers have searched the area for the suspect. If you have any information, please contact the UL Police Department at 337-482-6447.

SEE SOMETHING, SAY SOMETHING. If you observe suspicious activity or unsafe conditions, call University Police immediately at 337-482-6447, or dial 911 from any University phone, or press the call button on a Code Blue emergency phone. You can report anonymous tips to University Police at 482-2TIP (2-2847) or through the Rave Guardian app at http://police.louisiana.edu/staying-safe/rave-guardian-app

STAY SAFE. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to stay current with the University’s Emergency Notification System by logging onto ULink and verifying your contact information. You also can use the Rave Guardian app on mobile phones to check-in with guardians and utilize the panic button. See more at http://police.louisiana.edu/staying-safe/rave-guardian-app

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Notice to the Campus Community from University Police

Crime Alert: Shooting

On September 18, 2015, at approximately 10:00 p.m., Lafayette Police responded to 409 E. University in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, police found the victim with a non-life threatening gunshot wound to the arm. The victim is a non-student and possibly knows the shooter. The victim is communicating with Lafayette Police and was transported to a local hospital.

This information is being provided in an effort to comply with the federal Jeanne Clery Act.

SEE SOMETHING, SAY SOMETHING. If you observe suspicious activity or unsafe conditions, call University Police immediately at 337-482-6447, or dial 911 from any University phone, or press the call button on a Code Blue emergency phone. You can report anonymous tips to University Police at 482-2TIP (2-2847) or through the Rave Guardian app at http://police.louisiana.edu/staying-safe/rave-guardian-app

STAY SAFE. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to stay current with the University’s Emergency Notification System by logging onto ULink and verifying your contact information. You also can use the Rave Guardian app on mobile phones to check-in with guardians and utilize the panic button. See more at http://police.louisiana.edu/staying-safe/rave-guardian-app

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Notice to the Campus Community from University Police

Crime Alert: Attempted Armed Robbery

UPDATE:
Please help UL Police identify the attempted armed robbery suspects in these photos and video.

Suspects 1 suspects 2

On August 26, 2015, at approximately 11:23 p.m., UL Lafayette Police responded to an attempted armed robbery at Legacy Park Apartments at 210 Girard Park Circle.

Two black males approached an individual and demanded money. One of the suspects brandished a semi-automatic pistol. The victim did not have any money on his person and the suspects fled the scene on foot towards E. Lewis Dr.

One suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5 foot 11 inches to 6 foot 2 inches tall, wearing a red hat, blue shirt and dark pants. The other suspect with the semi-automatic weapon is described as a shorter black male, approximately 5 foot 6 inches to 5 foot 9 inches tall wearing a white shirt and shorts and has a goatee.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the University Police Department at 337-482-6447.

UL Police has solved a number of incidents with the help of others and the use of surveillance cameras throughout our campus. If you prey on our community, you will be caught.

This information is being provided in an effort to comply with the federal Jeanne Clery Act.

SEE SOMETHING, SAY SOMETHING. If you observe suspicious activity or unsafe conditions, call University Police immediately at 337-482-6447, or dial 911 from any University phone, or press the call button on a Code Blue emergency phone. You can report anonymous tips to University Police at 482-2TIP (2-2847) or through the Rave Guardian app at http://police.louisiana.edu/staying-safe/rave-guardian-app

STAY SAFE. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to stay current with the University’s Emergency Notification System by logging onto ULink and verifying your contact information. You also can use the Rave Guardian app on mobile phones to check-in with guardians and utilize the panic button. See more athttp://police.louisiana.edu/staying-safe/rave-guardian-app

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Notice to the Campus Community from University Police

Crime Alert: Armed Robbery

At approximately 8:52 p.m. on Aug. 4, 2015, Lafayette City Police dispatched officers to the 300 Block of McKinley Street, in reference to an armed robbery. The victim stated the suspects were two white males armed with hunting rifles and pepper spray and were wearing camouflage clothing. After the robbery, the victim stated that the suspects left in an unknown type vehicle in an unknown direction. The Lafayette Police Department is investigating.

If you have any information, please contact the Lafayette Police Department at 291-8600 or Crime Stoppers at 232-tips.

This information is being provided in an effort to comply with the federal Jeanne Clery Act.

SEE SOMETHING, SAY SOMETHING. If you observe suspicious activity or unsafe conditions, call University Police immediately at 337-482-6447, or dial 911 from any University phone, or press the call button on a Code Blue emergency phone. You can report anonymous tips to University Police at 482-2TIP (2-2847) or through the Rave Guardian app at http://police.louisiana.edu/staying-safe/rave-guardian-app

STAY SAFE. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to stay current with the University’s Emergency Notification System by logging onto ULink and verifying your contact information. You also can use the Rave Guardian app on mobile phones to check-in with guardians and utilize the panic button. See more at http://police.louisiana.edu/staying-safe/rave-guardian-app

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Notice to the Campus Community from University Police

Crime Alert: Armed Robbery (not in progress)

On July 18, 2015, at approximately 3:37 a.m., ULPD was notified of an armed robbery, not in progress, in the 600 block of Tulane Avenue. The victim was making a pizza delivery to an apartment across from Huger Hall. The victim said that when he was walking from the apartment’s fenced area, he was approached by two black males who demanded cash. One was brandishing a handgun.

  • Suspect 1 – described as a black male, 6′ 2″ height, 230 lbs, wearing a white T-shirt, blue jeans, and a red cap, with hair “twisted” or in “dreads.”
  • Suspect 2 – described as a black male, 6′ 2″ height, 230 lbs, wearing blue jeans, an unknown shirt, and a green and white “fishing” hat. The victim said that Suspect 2 brandished an all-black handgun, described as a 1911 model.

It is believed the suspects entered a red, newer model, Ford Mustang driven by an unknown black male. The vehicle was parked in front of Huger Hall. The two black male suspects were seen running from the apartments and entered the vehicle on the passenger side. The vehicle proceeded forward and turned left onto Taft Street.

The Lafayette Police Department was notified and sent officers to the scene.


This information is being provided in an effort to comply with the federal Jeanne Clery Act.

SEE SOMETHING, SAY SOMETHING. If you observe suspicious activity or unsafe conditions, call University Police immediately at 337-482-6447, or dial 911 from any University phone, or press the call button on a Code Blue emergency phone. You can report anonymous tips to University Police at 482-2TIP (2-2847) or through the Rave Guardian app at http://police.louisiana.edu/staying-safe/rave-guardian-app

STAY SAFE. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to stay current with the University’s Emergency Notification System by logging onto ULink and verifying your contact information. You also can use the Rave Guardian app on mobile phones to check-in with guardians and utilize the panic button. See more at http://police.louisiana.edu/staying-safe/rave-guardian-app

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