News from UCAPD

CRIME ALERT - Robbery 10/22/2014

*** UNFOUNDED ***  CRIME ALERT BULLETIN Based on the investigation of this reported crime and the complainant's subsequent recanting of his statement, it has been determined that the report of this incident is FALSE and the case is UNFOUNDED. The original complainant has been ARRESTED for FILING A FALSE POLICE REPORT.   (Clery Timely Warning) WEST OF HARRIN HALL OCCURRED 10/22/2014 BETWEEN APPROXIMATELY 10:40 PM AND 11:00 PM Date/Time Reported:  10/23/2014  4:12 PM Synopsis: A student reported that on the night of Wednesday, October 22, 2014 between approximately 10:40 PM and 11:00 PM he was robbed while walking in the area west of Harrin Hall. The victim reported     [READ MORE]

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

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 the red flags or identify problematic behaviors. One is too many. Are you dating someone… Who is jealous and possessive, wants to pick your friends,     [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]


September is National Campus Safety Awareness Month (NCSAM) and UCAPD is partnering with the UCA Community to provide a full schedule of events and programming to raise awareness and promote safety with the start of the new academic year. PROGRAMMING AND EVENTS 2014 Drug and Alcohol Awareness Week 80 Proof Extravaganza - Alumni Circle- Wednesday, September 3- 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. -Members of the RSO, 80 Proof will coordinate games such as putt putt golf, bowling, ping pong, and the SGA Pedal Carts for students to participate in while wearing the vision impairment goggles. There will be giveaways!     The Truth About Alcohol Video-     [READ MORE]

UCAPD wishes you a safe and productive year! We are glad you are here!

The UCA Police Department would like to welcome everyone to the Fall 2014 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 for all emergencies or 501-450-3111 for non-emergency     [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.