News from UCAPD

UCAPD Launches Community Safety Education Series

The UCA Police Department is pleased to introduce, as part of our new Community Safety Education Series, the first topic in the series, "Winter Storms". Why talk about winter storms? Each year, exposure to cold, vehicle accidents caused by wintry roads, and fires caused by the improper use of heaters injure and kill hundreds of people in the United States. Add these to other winter weather hazards and you have a significant threat to human health and safety. A major winter storm can last for several days and can include high winds, freezing rain or sleet, heavy snowfall, and cold temperatures.     [READ MORE]

UCAPD Release Activity Report for FY 2013-14

The UCA Police Department has released its Annual Activity Report for fiscal year 2013-2014. This report includes an accounting of the mission, purposes, functions and operations of the UCA Police Department and an analysis of police activity and criminal incidents for fiscal year 2013-2014. It represents a comprehensive view of the outstanding work performed by officers, emergency communications specialists, and support staff of the police department. Click here to access the report.     [READ MORE]

It's November! Let's Finish the Semester Safely and Successfully!

The UCA Police Department would like to encourage everyone to make good decisions and be safe the remainder of the semester! Safety and security is the responsibility of everyone. We depend on each and every member of the university community to take an active role in maintaining our excellent quality of life on campus by following a few simple precautions. When you leave your apartment or your room, lock your door and windows. Do not leave personal items of value unattended. Pay attention to your surroundings; avoid distractions. Immediately report any suspicious activity to the UCA Police Department. When in doubt, call 9-1-1     [READ MORE]

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Share-a-Bear Drop Off Locations: UCAPD Lobby Student Center Information Desk Sociology Department Office- Irby 306 Conway Police Department - 1105 Prairie St. Log Cabin Democrat- 1111 Main St. Domestic violence thrives when we are silent. Dating violence is domestic violence.  It is the use of power and control over one individual by someone who is supposed to care about her or him.  Dating violence is not only just physical, but can also be emotional and psychological abuse and include behaviors such as stalking, isolation of friends and family, and being possessive.  Since this is often a first love or serious relationship, many young people may not know     [READ MORE]

2014 Clery Annual Security & Fire Safety Report

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act requires that institutions of higher education publicly disclose an annual security and fire safety report. This report includes statistics for the most recent three-year period concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University of Central Arkansas, and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also includes information regarding the law enforcement authority of the university police; institutional policies concerning campus security, such as crime prevention, alcohol and drug     [READ MORE]


Clery Act Disclosures

The UCA Police Department annually distributes a document entitled Clery Annual Security & Fire Safety Report. This document serves as the annual security and fire safety report for the University of Central Arkansas in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act. View a copy of the Clery document. [UPDATED 9/30/2013]


The UCAAlert System is used to send emergency notifications to the campus community via text message, voice message and e-mail. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to provide their contact information through the myUCA portal by logging in and following the instructions in the “Update UCAAlert Contact Info” channel.

  • Login to myUCA.
  • Select the Resources tab
  • Follow the instructions to “Update your crisis notification phone numbers for UCAAlert” in the UCA Police channel.