UPennAlert

Attempted Theft

Update: All clear in the area of 4200 block of Chestnut Street. Police and Security are patrolling the area. You may resume normal activity. UPennAlert: Attempted theft in the 4200 block of Chestnut Street. Police on scene, use caution, avoid the area.

Penn Police responded to a report of an attempted theft in the 4200 block of Chestnut Street. Upon arrival, the complainant stated they were approached by the suspect who asked for her to give him her property. The suspect then fled south on 42nd Street towards Sansom Street. No physical injuries were reported by the complainant.

Update: All clear in the area of 4200 block of Chestnut Street. Police and Security are patrolling the area. You may resume normal activity.

UPennAlert: Attempted theft in the 4200 block of Chestnut Street. Police on scene, use caution, avoid the area.

Suspect is described as a dark complected Black male, tall, thin build, in his 30s, wearing all dark clothing.

Last seen heading south on 42nd Street near Sansom Street.

Police responding, use caution, avoid the area.

Additional police and security officers are in the area.

The Division of Public Safety will continue to ensure the highest level of safety and security for our community.

Please be sure to use the Walking and Riding Escorts available to you free of charge.

Additionally, if you have not done so, please take a moment to sign up for the UPennAlert Emergency Notification System as well as the Penn Guardian System which can help Police better find your location in an emergency.

UPennAlert Registration: Visit: www.publicsafety.upenn.edu/upennalert for information on how to register.

Penn Guardian: Visit: https://www.publicsafety.upenn.edu/safety-initiatives/pennguardian/ for information on the PennGuardian system.

Contact Information: Emergencies: 215/573-3333 or 511 (from any campus phone)

Special Services: 215/898-6600

Escort Services: Walking 215/898-WALK (9255)

Penn Transit Ride Service 215/898-RIDE (7433)

General Information: 215/898-7297

Emergencies 215-573-3333 / 511 (campus phone)
General Information 215-898-7297
Special Services 215-898-4481 (215-898-6600 off-hours)
HELP Line 215-898-HELP (4357)
DPS Headquarters 4040 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Walking Escort 215-898-WALK (9255)
Penn Transit Ride 215-898-RIDE (7433)

The Division of Public Safety will continue to ensure the highest level of safety and security for our community.

Please be sure to use the Walking Escort and Riding services available to you free of charge. Additionally, if you have not done so, please take a moment to update your cellphone information for the UPennAlert Emergency Notification System as well as the Penn Guardian App which can help Police better find your location when you call in an emergency.

12/06/2012

CALEA Assessment Public Announcement

 

PUBLIC NOTICE
The University of Pennsylvania Police Department is scheduled for an on-site assessment as part of a program to retain its accredited status with the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA).  The assessment is to verify that the University of Pennsylvania Police Department is in compliance with professional law enforcement standards. 
Administered by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA), a nonprofit organization based in Fairfax, Virginia, the accreditation program requires agencies to comply with state-of-the-art standards in four basic areas: policy and procedures, administration, operations, and support services.
§ Agency employees and the general public are invited to offer comments by calling 215-573-6675 on TUESDAY, December 11, 2012 between 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.  Comments will be taken by the on-site Assessment Team.
§ Agency employees and members of the community are invited to offer comments at a public information session WEDNESDAY, December 12, 2012 beginning at 1:15 PM.  The session will be conducted in the UPPD Headquarters Building located at 4040 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. Comments will be taken by the on-site Assessment Team.
All comments both by telephone and in person, comments are limited to 10 minutes and must address the agency’s ability to comply with CALEA’s standards.  A copy of the standards is available at the UPPD Headquarters Building.  Local contact is Sergeant Michael Belisairo, Accreditation Manager, phone number 215-573-5681.
Anyone wishing to submit written comments about the University of Pennsylvania Police Department’s ability to comply with the standards for accreditation may send them to the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement, Inc. (CALEA), 10302 Eaton Place, Suite 100, Fairfax, Virginia, 22030-2215.
 

PUBLIC NOTICE

The University of Pennsylvania Police Department is scheduled for an on-site assessment as part of a program to retain its accredited status with the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA).  The assessment is to verify that the University of Pennsylvania Police Department is in compliance with professional law enforcement standards. 

Administered by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA), a nonprofit organization based in Fairfax, Virginia, the accreditation program requires agencies to comply with state-of-the-art standards in four basic areas: policy and procedures, administration, operations, and support services.

– Agency employees and the general public are invited to offer comments by calling 215-573-6675 on TUESDAY, December 11, 2012 between 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.  Comments will be taken by the on-site Assessment Team.

– Agency employees and members of the community are invited to offer comments at a public information session WEDNESDAY, December 12, 2012 beginning at 1:15 PM.  The session will be conducted in the UPPD Headquarters Building located at 4040 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. Comments will be taken by the on-site Assessment Team.

All comments both by telephone and in person, comments are limited to 10 minutes and must address the agency’s ability to comply with CALEA’s standards.  A copy of the standards is available at the UPPD Headquarters Building.  Local contact is Sergeant Michael Belisairo, Accreditation Manager, phone number 215-573-5681.

Anyone wishing to submit written comments about the University of Pennsylvania Police Department’s ability to comply with the standards for accreditation may send them to the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement, Inc. (CALEA), CALEA 13575 Heathcote Boulevard, Suite 320, Gainesville, VA 20155.