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February 20, 2013

The University Police Department would like to remind everyone in the JSU community to stay vigilant. Recently, several incident of thefts have been reported, including the unlawful entry into motor vehicles. We urge the community to secure your personal property and other items of value. This can be accomplished by locking your vehicles, dorm rooms, and work areas. Most thefts are crimes of opportunity so make sure to secure your valuables and not leave them in plain sight. Please report any suspicious persons or activity to UPD.

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November 12, 2012

The University Police Department would like to remind everyone in the JSU community to stay vigilant as the holiday season approaches. Typically, the crime of theft rises during this period. We urge the community to secure your personal property and other items of value. This can be accomplished by locking your vehicles, dorm rooms, and work areas. Most thefts are crimes of opportunity so make sure to secure your valuables and not leave them in plain sight. Also monitor your credit report to ensure your credit and debit accounts are not compromised. UPD would like to extend best wishes to all for a safe holiday season.

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May 6, 2011

The University Police Department is asking the community for assistance. Students or citizens discovering lost or missing property who reside or have recently visited fraternity row should contact Sergeant Preuninger at 256-782-5709.


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March 23, 2011

The University Police Department is asking the campus community to stay vigilant as an unarmed robbery was reported to have occurred this evening around 7:45 P.M. in the parking lot of Bibb Graves. A female was approached by a black male describe as being around 5 foot 10 inches in height and around 170 pounds wearing a gray t-shirt and a black baseball cap. He assaulted a female obtaining her car keys and change purse. Please report any suspicious persons to UPD immediately. Campus escorts are available upon request.

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2011


The University Police Department requests that members of the JSU community be vigilant and report any persons that may not belong on campus. A recent report on our Campus involved a white male who approached a student and made unwanted advances. That person has been identified through an investigation. Any student or employee who is approached by any person exhibiting unwanted advances should immediately contact UPD. It would be helpful in these situations to record physical characteristics, any available vehicle description, or any other specifics that could aid in identification.

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April 2010

Anyone with information pertaining to the Robbery that occurred on April 16, 2010 at Bibb Graves is asked to contact Sergeant Preuninger at 256-782-5709. Anyone seeing suspicious activity on April 16, 2010 near the Quad area between Bibb Graves and Ramona Wood are also encouraged to call Sergeant Preuninger at 256-782-5709. Information may also be submitted anonymously through http://www.jsu.edu/police/reportacrime.html .

The University Police Department requests that members of the JSU community be vigilant and report any persons that may not belong on campus. Recent offense reports involve individuals who are entering parked vehicles on campus and removing books and other property. Recent reports show that suspects are targeting unlocked doors and we ask that all vehicle owners take security precautions by locking all doors and removing valuables from plain sight. Faculty, staff, and students are also asked to report any suspicious persons to UPD, particularly those seen tampering with parked vehicles. Persons owning books should also take additional measures to prevent thefts. Stolen book reports tend to increase near the end of the semester. Books should not be left at any unsecured location and owners should ensure ways to identify their individual books.


November 2009

The University Police Department requests that members of the JSU community be vigilant and report any persons that may not belong on campus. Recent offense reports involve individuals who are entering parked vehicles on campus and removing books and other property. Recent reports show that suspects are targeting unlocked doors and we ask that all vehicle owners take security precautions by locking all doors and removing valuables from plain sight. Faculty, staff, and students are also asked to report any suspicious persons to UPD, particularly those seen tampering with parked vehicles. Persons owning books should also take additional measures to prevent thefts. Stolen book reports tend to increase near the end of the semester. Books should not be left at any unsecured location and owners should ensure ways to identify their individual books.

If there are any questions or concerns please contact the University Police Department at 5050 or 6000.

NOTE: If you have any questions about any crime or you want to report a crime please contact the University Police Department

at 782-5050.

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June 2008

The University Police Department requests that members of the JSU community be vigilant and report any persons that may not belong on campus. Recent offense reports involve individuals who are tampering with parked vehicles on campus. Suspects have removed two automotive catalytic converters while owners are away from their vehicles. Recent reports show that suspects are targeting Kia model vehicles, but we ask that all vehicle owners taking security precautions. Faculty, staff, and students are asked to report any suspicious persons to UPD, particularly those seen tampering with parked vehicles.

If there are any questions or concerns please contact the University Police Department at 5050 or 6000.

September 2007

The University Police Department requests that members of the JSU community be vigilant and report any persons that may not belong on campus. Recent incident reports involve individuals who are not faculty, staff, or students. Please report any suspicious persons to UPD. In addition, please be on alert for any emails claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service. The contents of a recent "phishing scam" includes this statement;

After the last annual calculations of your fiscal activity we have determined that you are eligible to receive a tax refund of $1009.30.Please submit the tax refund request and allow us 6-9 days in order to process it. A refund can be delayed for a variety of reasons. For example submitting invalid records or applying after the deadline.To access the form for your tax refund, please click here

Regards,

Internal Revenue Service

July 26, 2007

The Jacksonville State University Police Department is asking for your help in solving several recent vending machine vandalisms. The crimes occurred between July 21-22 in Daugette Hall and July 24-25 in the basement of Fitzpatrick Hall. The Vending machines were forced open and the cash boxes were emptied or removed.

Anyone having information about this incident should contact the Jacksonville State University Police Department investigator at 782-5709.