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Personal Safety Alerts

September 15, 2020

The University and Police Services are issuing this message in a continuing effort to communicate safety information to our students, faculty, staff and visitors.

A robbery was reported to the University of Memphis Police at 2:40 AM, Tuesday September 15, 2020 in Lot 15 off Houston near Southern. A man reported that he and a passenger were sitting in his vehicle in the lot when a dark sedan with a bungee cord holding down the trunk lid pulled in. Three men jumped from the vehicle and approached demanding personal belongings. Two were armed with handguns. The suspects also took the man's blue Honda Civic. No one was injured.

The suspects were described as African American, late teens/early 20's, 5' 10 to 6', medium build. All three were wearing black shorts and dark neck gaiters as masks. Two had dark shirts and one was wearing a red shirt. A fourth suspect was driving the dark sedan and was not seen. The suspect vehicle and the stolen vehicle were last seen driving South on Houston to Spottswood. The stolen vehicle was recovered unoccupied a short time later near Cooper and McLemore.

We ask that everyone be extra vigilant and take additional safety precautions in the Spottswood corridor between Houston and Highland, where there has been an increase in reported incidents. Remember to be Aware of your surroundings, be Alert to suspicious people and vehicles, and Avoid situations you perceive as dangerous. Report all suspicious behavior immediately.

The University Police Department is assisting the Memphis Police Department with the investigation into this incident. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the University Police or the Memphis Police Department.

The University Police can be contacted at 901-678-4357 (678-HELP). Please store our number in your cell phone's "speed dial" or contacts. The University Police can also be contacted at police@memphis.edu or anonymously at https://www.memphis.edu/police/incidents/confidential.php. The Memphis Police Department can be contacted at 901-545-2677 (545-COPS).

You can sign up to receive emergency alert messages and contact Police Services through the LiveSafe app for smartphones (https://www.memphis.edu/police/pdf/uofm-livesafe-onboarding-ios.pdf or https://www.memphis.edu/police/pdf/uofm-livesafe-onboarding-android.pdf for download instructions.

Additionally, you can contact the Tiger Escort Program, which provides on-campus escorts from dusk until dawn, by calling 901-678-4663(HOME). Students at the Law School can request an escort at the security desk.

September 7, 2020

Update: Suspect in custody as of 09/15/2020.

The University and Police Services are issuing this message in a continuing effort to communicate safety information to our students, faculty, staff and visitors.

An off-campus robbery was reported to the Memphis Police Department just before 6 PM, Sunday, September 6, 2020 in the 3600 block of Spottswood. A woman reported that as she got to her apartment door, a man approached her and demanded money. He was not armed with a weapon. The man forced her inside the apartment where they began to fight. She was able to break free, get to a neighbor and call police. She was treated for injuries and released.

The suspect was described as African American, approximately 25 years old, long dreadlocks tied in a ponytail, wearing a red jacket and black pants. He was seen walking in the area of Minor and Spottswood prior to the robbery.

We ask that everyone be extra vigilant and take additional safety precautions in the Spottswood corridor between Houston and Highland, where there has been an increase in reported incidents. Remember to be Aware of your surroundings, be Alert to suspicious people and vehicles, and Avoid situations you perceive as dangerous. Report all suspicious behavior immediately.

The University Police Department is assisting the Memphis Police Department with the investigation into this incident. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the University Police or the Memphis Police Department.

The University Police can be contacted at 901-678-4357 (678-HELP). Please store our number in your cell phone's "speed dial" or contacts. The University Police can also be contacted at police@memphis.edu or anonymously at https://www.memphis.edu/police/incidents/confidential.php. The Memphis Police Department can be contacted at 901-545-2677 (545-COPS).

You can sign up to receive emergency alert messages and contact Police Services through the LiveSafe app for smartphones (https://www.memphis.edu/police/pdf/uofm-livesafe-onboarding-ios.pdf or https://www.memphis.edu/police/pdf/uofm-livesafe-onboarding-android.pdf for download instructions.

Additionally, you can contact the Tiger Escort Program, which provides on-campus escorts from dusk until dawn, by calling 901-678-4663(HOME). Students at the Law School can request an escort at the security desk.

August 31, 2020

The University and Police Services are issuing this message in a continuing effort to communicate safety information to our students, faculty, staff and visitors.

An off-campus robbery was reported to the Memphis Police Department just after 10 PM, Saturday, August 29, 2020. A man reported he was approached after parking his vehicle and walking on the sidewalk in the 3500 block of Southern to his apartment. Three men approached him on foot, one brandishing a handgun, and demanded his personal belongings which included his car keys. He was not injured.

The men took his 2013 Nissan Altima, tan in color, TN tag 7A96A8 and were last seen driving south on Patterson from Southern.

The University Police Department is assisting the Memphis Police Department with the investigation into this incident. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the University Police or the Memphis Police Department.

The University Police can be contacted at 901-678-4357 (678-HELP). Please store our number in your cell phone's "speed dial" or contacts. The University Police can also be contacted at police@memphis.edu or anonymously at https://www.memphis.edu/police/incidents/confidential.php. The Memphis Police Department can be contacted at 901-545-2677 (545-COPS).

You can sign up to receive emergency alert messages and contact Police Services through the LiveSafe app for smartphones (https://www.memphis.edu/police/pdf/uofm-livesafe-onboarding-ios.pdf or https://www.memphis.edu/police/pdf/uofm-livesafe-onboarding-android.pdf for download instructions.

Additionally, you can contact the Tiger Escort Program, which provides on-campus escorts from dusk until dawn, by calling 901-678-4663(HOME). Students at the Law School can request an escort at the security desk.

June 14, 2020

The University and Police Services are issuing this message in a continuing effort to communicate safety information to our students, faculty, staff and visitors.

A robbery was reported to Police Services this morning, June 14, 2020.  A man reported he was sitting in his vehicle in the South Lot near Houston and Spottswood  this morning June 14, 2020 just before 3:00 AM. He stated a man approached him, implied he had a firearm and ordered him out of the car. The man was intoxicated and was physically removed from the car by the suspect. The suspect was last seen driving the man’s 2013 black Chevrolet Malibu, MS/DAC9589 East on Spottswood from Houston.

The suspect was described as African American, 6’ 2” tall, muscular build, clean shaven, mid-20s, wearing a dark shirt and light pants.

The University Police Department and the Memphis Police Department are investigating this incident. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the University Police or the Memphis Police Department.

The University Police can be contacted at 901-678-4357 (678-HELP). Please store our number in your cell phone's "speed dial" or contacts. The University Police can also be contacted at police@memphis.edu or anonymously at https://www.memphis.edu/police/incidents/confidential.php. The Memphis Police Department can be contacted at 901-545-2677 (545-COPS).

You can sign up to receive emergency alert messages and contact Police Services through the LiveSafe app for smartphones (https://www.memphis.edu/police/pdf/uofm-livesafe-onboarding-ios.pdf or https://www.memphis.edu/police/pdf/uofm-livesafe-onboarding-android.pdf for download instructions.

Additionally, you can contact the Tiger Escort Program, which provides on-campus escorts from dusk until dawn, by calling 901-678-4663(HOME). Students at the Law School can request an escort at the security desk.

February 14, 2020

The University and Police Services are issuing this message in a continuing effort to communicate safety information to our students, faculty, staff and visitors.

An attempted robbery was reported to Police Services this afternoon, February 14, 2020. A man reported he was walking to his vehicle in the Conlee Lot last night February 13, 2020 just before 8:00 PM. He stated a man armed with a handgun approached him and ordered him on to the ground and demanded his belongings. The man complied but the suspect ran back to a vehicle without getting any property.

The man was described as African American, 5’ 2” tall, muscular build, clean shaven, ranging in age from 19-20 years old, wearing a yellow cap. The suspect vehicle is an older white Chevrolet Impala, with tinted windows, possible chrome hub covers and may have a dent in the rear passenger door. They were last seen driving West on Poplar Avenue from the Conlee Lot.

The University Police Department and the Memphis Police Department are investigating this incident. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the University Police or the Memphis Police Department.

The University Police can be contacted at 901-678-4357 (678-HELP). Please store our number in your cell phone's "speed dial" or contacts. The University Police can also be contacted at police@memphis.edu or anonymously at https://www.memphis.edu/police/incidents/confidential.php. The Memphis Police Department can be contacted at 901-545-2677 (545-COPS).

You can sign up to receive emergency alert messages and contact Police Services through the LiveSafe app for smartphones (https://www.memphis.edu/police/pdf/uofm-livesafe-onboarding-ios.pdf or https://www.memphis.edu/police/pdf/uofm-livesafe-onboarding-android.pdf for download instructions.

Additionally, you can contact the Tiger Escort Program, which provides on-campus escorts from dusk until dawn, by calling 901-678-4663(HOME). Students at the Law School can request an escort at the security desk.

February 11, 2020

The University and Police Services are issuing this message in a continuing effort to communicate safety information to our students, faculty, staff and visitors.

A robbery was reported to Police Services Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 3:10 PM.  A woman reported she arranged to sell an item to an unknown individual and met them at Patterson and Alumni. The woman got into a vehicle occupied by four men. One man demanded her belongings at gunpoint. They took her backpack, struck her in the head and pushed her out of the vehicle.

The men were described as African American ranging in age from 18-20 years old. The suspect vehicle is a silver Nissan sedan with tinted windows and has a large dent that extends down the driver’s side from the front to the back door. They were last seen driving North on Patterson to Central.

We encourage everyone to use caution when arranging any transactions. Coordinate to meet potential buyers at highly public places like a police station, never pay in cash and do not go alone.

The University Police Department and the Memphis Police Department are investigating this incident. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the University Police or the Memphis Police Department.

The University Police can be contacted at 901-678-4357 (678-HELP). Please store our number in your cell phone's "speed dial" or contacts. The University Police can also be contacted at police@memphis.edu or anonymously at https://www.memphis.edu/police/incidents/confidential.php. The Memphis Police Department can be contacted at 901-545-2677 (545-COPS).

You can sign up to receive emergency alert messages and contact Police Services through the LiveSafe app for smartphones (https://www.memphis.edu/police/pdf/uofm-livesafe-onboarding-ios.pdf or https://www.memphis.edu/police/pdf/uofm-livesafe-onboarding-android.pdf for download instructions.

Additionally, you can contact the Tiger Escort Program, which provides on-campus escorts from dusk until dawn, by calling 901-678-4663(HOME). Students at the Law School can request an escort at the security desk.

September 17, 2019 - Off Campus - Attempted Robbery

The University and Police Services are issuing this message in a continuing effort to communicate safety information to our students, faculty, staff and visitors.

An off-campus attempted robbery was reported to the Memphis Police Department around midnight, Tuesday, September 17, 2019. A woman reported she was approached while parked in a driveway on Spottswood near Echles by a man armed with a handgun demanding she get out of her car. The woman began screaming, drawing the attention of witnesses. The man struck her one time and fled back to a vehicle in the street. She had minor injuries.

The man was described as African-American, light complexion with curly hair. He and a second man were last seen driving East on Spottswood in a silver Dodge Nitro.

The University Police Department is assisting the Memphis Police Department with the investigation into this incident. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the University Police or the Memphis Police Department.

The University Police can be contacted at 901-678-4357 (678-HELP). Please store our number in your cell phone's "speed dial" or contacts. The University Police can also be contacted at police@memphis.edu or anonymously at https://www.memphis.edu/police/incidents/confidential.php. The Memphis Police Department can be contacted at 901-545-2677 (545-COPS).

You can sign up to receive emergency alert messages and contact Police Services through the LiveSafe app for smartphones (https://www.memphis.edu/police/pdf/uofm-livesafe-onboarding-ios.pdf or https://www.memphis.edu/police/pdf/uofm-livesafe-onboarding-android.pdf for download instructions.

Additionally, you can contact the Tiger Escort Program, which provides on-campus escorts from dusk until dawn, by calling 901-678-4663(HOME). Students at the Law School can request an escort at the security desk.

January 10, 2019

The University and Police Services are issuing this message in a continuing effort to communicate safety information to our students, faculty, staff, and visitors.

An off-campus robbery was reported to UofM Police Services this morning, Thursday, January 10, 2019. A woman reported she was approached around 11:20 PM on January 9, 2019, on Mynders near Brister by three men. One of the men was armed with a silver handgun, and demanded and took personal items from the woman.

A few minutes later, the Memphis Police Department responded to a call from a man who advised that men matching the descriptions attempted to take property from him on Brister near Mynders. He advised there was a fourth man involved. There were no injuries in either incident.

The four men were described as African-American, early 20’s, under 6 ft., wearing all dark clothing and dark hoodies. The men were last seen getting into a white sedan in a parking lot on Brister. No direction of travel was given.

The University Police Department is assisting the Memphis Police Department with the investigation into this incident. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the University Police or the Memphis Police Department.

You can sign up to receive emergency alert messages and contact Police Services through the LiveSafe app for smartphones (https://www.memphis.edu/police/pdf/uofm-livesafe-onboarding-ios.pdf or https://www.memphis.edu/police/pdf/uofm-livesafe-onboarding-android.pdf for download instructions).

Additionally, you can contact the Tiger Escort Program, which provides on-campus escorts from dusk until dawn, by calling 901-678-4663/HOME. Students at the Law School can request an escort at the security desk.


December 7, 2018

UPDATE (12/10/2018): One man, believed to be involved in the off-campus robbery in the 3600 block of Southern, has been taken into custody by the Memphis Police Department and charged in relation to this robbery.  The investigation is ongoing at this time.

The University and Police Services are issuing this message in a continuing effort to communicate safety information to our students, faculty, staff, and visitors.

Memphis Police Department/MPD officers notified the University Police late yesterday evening that they were investigating a robbery in an off-campus apartment located in the 3600 block of Southern. The incident was reported to have occurred around 9:00 PM on Thursday, December 6, 2018. Four men armed with handguns entered an apartment and demanded and took personal items from the occupants. There were no injuries.

The four men were described as wearing ski masks, hooded sweatshirts and dark clothing, with the exception of one man in a red warmup suit. The men may have left the area in a black Nissan or Honda that was parked on Patterson, direction unknown.

The University Police Department is assisting the Memphis Police Department with the investigation into this incident. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the University Police or the Memphis Police Department.

You can sign up to receive emergency alert messages and contact Police Services through the LiveSafe app for smartphones (https://www.memphis.edu/police/pdf/uofm-livesafe-onboarding-ios.pdf or https://www.memphis.edu/police/pdf/uofm-livesafe-onboarding-android.pdf for download instructions).

Additionally, you can contact the Tiger Escort Program, which provides on-campus escorts from dusk until dawn, by calling 901-678-4663/HOME. Students at the Law School can request an escort at the security desk.


December 6, 2018

The University and Police Services are issuing this message in a continuing effort to communicate safety information to our students, faculty, staff, and visitors.

An off-campus robbery was reported to UofM Police Services this morning, Thursday, December 6, 2018. A woman reported she was approached around 2:15 AM, on Watauga near Patterson, by two men. One was armed with a handgun and demanded and took personal items from the woman. Both men then ran toward Patterson. There were no injuries.

The two men who took the items were described as African-American, early 20’s, between 5’9” and 6’1”, slim build, wearing dark hoodies.

The University Police Department is investigating the incident. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the University Police at 901-678-4357 (678-HELP). Please program our number into your cell phone's "speed dial." The university police can also be contacted at police@memphis.edu or anonymously at https://www.memphis.edu/police/incidents/confidential.php.

You can sign up to receive emergency alert messages and contact Police Services through the LiveSafe app for smartphones (https://www.memphis.edu/police/pdf/uofm-livesafe-onboarding-ios.pdf or https://www.memphis.edu/police/pdf/uofm-livesafe-onboarding-android.pdf for download instructions).

Additionally, you can contact the Tiger Escort Program, which provides on-campus escorts from dusk until dawn, by calling 901-678-4663/HOME. Students at the Law School can request an escort at the security desk.


November 5, 2018

The University and Police Services are issuing this message in a continuing effort to communicate safety information to our students, faculty, staff, and visitors.

An off-campus robbery was reported to UofM Police Services early this morning, Monday, November 5, 2018. A man reported he was approached around 1:25 AM, at Brister and Walker, by three men with handguns. The three men demanded and took personal items from the man, then left in a gray 4-door car with damage to its right front (passenger side) area, going north on Highland from Walker. There were no injuries.

The three men who took the items were described as African-American, 18-20 years old, all between 5’11” and 6’, wearing baseball caps and dark clothing, with their faces covered by bandanas.

The University Police Department is investigating the incident. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the University Police at 901-678-4357 (678-HELP). Please program our number into your cell phone's "speed dial." The university police can also be contacted at police@memphis.edu or anonymously at https://www.memphis.edu/police/incidents/confidential.php.

You can sign up to receive emergency alert messages and contact Police Services through the LiveSafe app for smartphones (https://www.memphis.edu/police/pdf/uofm-livesafe-onboarding-ios.pdf or https://www.memphis.edu/police/pdf/uofm-livesafe-onboarding-android.pdf for download instructions).

Additionally, you can contact the Tiger Escort Program, which provides on-campus escorts from dusk until dawn, by calling 901-678-4663/HOME. Students at the Law School can request an escort at the security desk.


September 2, 2018

The University and Police Services are issuing this message in a continuing effort to communicate safety information to our students, faculty, staff, and visitors.

The Memphis Police Department informed University Police of a report made this evening of a cell phone being taken from a man on Echles near Spottswood around 9:30 PM. The man was walking in the area when he was approached by another man who demanded his phone and implied he had a weapon. The man surrendered his phone. No weapons were seen. No one was injured.

The man who took the phone was described as African-American 25-28 years old, 5’10”, medium build, wearing a white, black and red, tee shirt and baggy black pants. He was last seen walking south on Echles from Spottswood.

The University Police Department is investigating the incident. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the University Police at 901-678-4357 (678-HELP). Please program our number into your cell phone's "speed dial." The university police can also be contacted at police@memphis.edu or anonymously at https://www.memphis.edu/police/incidents/confidential.php.

You can sign up to receive emergency alert messages and contact Police Services through the LiveSafe app for smartphones (https://www.memphis.edu/police/pdf/uofm-livesafe-onboarding-ios.pdf or https://www.memphis.edu/police/pdf/uofm-livesafe-onboarding-android.pdf for download instructions).

Additionally, you can contact the Tiger Escort Program, which provides on-campus escorts from dusk until dawn, by calling 901-678-4663/HOME. Students at the Law School can request an escort at the security desk.


August 31, 2018

The University and Police Services are issuing this message in a continuing effort to communicate safety information to our students, faculty, staff, and visitors.

Police Services is investigating a report made this afternoon at around 12:00 PM of a cell phone and wallet being taken from a young man on Southern near Normal around 10:30 PM last night. The young man was walking in the area when he was approached by another man who asked to use his phone. The young man gave his phone to the man, who started to walk away. When the young man started to follow him and demand his phone back, the man implied he had a weapon and demanded his wallet. The young man surrendered his wallet. No weapons were seen. No one was injured.

The man who took the phone was described as African-American 25-30 years old, 6’, medium build, dark complexion, mustache and beard, curly hair, wearing a white tie-dyed shirt and dark jeans. He was last seen jumping into the drainage ditch near Spottswood and Normal.

The University Police Department is investigating the incident. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the University Police at 901-678-4357 (678-HELP). Please program our number into your cell phone's "speed dial." The university police can also be contacted at police@memphis.edu or anonymously at https://www.memphis.edu/police/incidents/confidential.php.

You can sign up to receive emergency alert messages and contact Police Services through the LiveSafe app for smartphones (https://www.memphis.edu/police/pdf/uofm-livesafe-onboarding-ios.pdf or https://www.memphis.edu/police/pdf/uofm-livesafe-onboarding-android.pdf for download instructions).

Additionally, you can contact the Tiger Escort Program, which provides on-campus escorts from dusk until dawn, by calling 901-678-4663/HOME. Students at the Law School can request an escort at the security desk.


August 26, 2018

The University and Police Services are issuing this message in a continuing effort to communicate safety information to our students, faculty, staff, and visitors.

Police Services is investigating the report of a cell phone being taken from a young man at Goodman and Spottswood around 12:30 P.M. today, Sunday, August 26, 2018. The young man was walking in the area when he was approached by another man who asked to use the young man’s phone. The young man gave his phone to the man, and the man told him to walk with him for a short distance and made a threat if the young man did not do so. No weapons were seen or implied. No one was injured.

The man who took the phone was described as African-American 25-30 years old, 5’11”, 170 lbs, wearing a white tee shirt, dark jeans, black and white shoes, and had a visible red tattoo on the right side of his neck. The man’s hair was short and he had a full beard. He was last seen in the area of Zach Curlin and Walker.

The University Police Department is investigating the incident. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the University Police at 901-678-4357 (678-HELP). Please program our number into your cell phone's "speed dial." The university police can also be contacted at police@memphis.edu or anonymously at https://www.memphis.edu/police/incidents/confidential.php.

You can sign up to receive emergency alert messages and contact Police Services through the LiveSafe app for smartphones (https://www.memphis.edu/police/pdf/uofm-livesafe-onboarding-ios.pdf or https://www.memphis.edu/police/pdf/uofm-livesafe-onboarding-android.pdf for download instructions).

Additionally, you can contact the Tiger Escort Program, which provides on-campus escorts from dusk until dawn, by calling 901-678-4663/HOME. Students at the Law School can request an escort at the security desk.


June 21, 2018

The University and Police Services are issuing this message in a continuing effort to communicate safety information to our students, faculty, staff, and visitors.

The Memphis Police Department responded to a report of a vehicle theft in the 3600 block of Mynders around 9:41 PM on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. A man reported being approached in an off-campus parking lot by three African-American men in their 20s, two armed with handguns. One of the three took the man’s 2009 Hyundai Elantra TN license plate 911VXB and drove west on Mynders to Highland. The two other men were last seen running south toward Patterson and Southern.

The University Police Department is investigating the incident. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the University Police at 901-678-4357 (678-HELP). Please program our number into your cell phone's "speed dial." The university police can also be contacted at police@memphis.edu or anonymously at https://www.memphis.edu/police/incidents/confidential.php.

You can sign up to receive emergency alert messages and contact Police Services through the LiveSafe app for smartphones (https://www.memphis.edu/police/pdf/uofm-livesafe-onboarding-ios.pdf or https://www.memphis.edu/police/pdf/uofm-livesafe-onboarding-android.pdf for download instructions).

Additionally, you can contact the Tiger Escort Program, which provides on-campus escorts from dusk until dawn, by calling 901-678-4663/HOME. Students at the Law School can request an escort at the security desk.


May 8, 2018

The University and Police Services are issuing this message in a continuing effort to communicate safety information to our students, faculty, staff, and visitors.

The Memphis Police Department responded to a report of a vehicle theft in the South Lot around 11:45 PM on Monday, May 7, 2018. A woman reported that an African-American man grabbed her car keys from her hand as she was crossing Houston Street near Southern Avenue. He and two other men were seen getting into her car. She reportedly ran to the vehicle as it was being started and was struck by the vehicle as it was being backed out of the parking space. The vehicle taken was a 2005 Gold Honda Accord with TN license S2669E.

The University Police Department is investigating the incident. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the University Police at 901-678-4357 (678-HELP). Please program our number into your cell phone's "speed dial." The university police can also be contacted at police@memphis.edu or anonymously at https://www.memphis.edu/police/incidents/confidential.php.

Additionally, you can contact the Tiger Escort Program, which provides on-campus escorts from dusk until dawn, by calling 901-678-4663/HOME. Students at the Law School can request an escort at the security desk.

You can sign up to receive emergency alert messages and contact Police Services through the LiveSafe app for smartphones (https://www.memphis.edu/police/pdf/uofm-livesafe-onboarding-ios.pdf or https://www.memphis.edu/police/pdf/uofm-livesafe-onboarding-android.pdf for download instructions).


UPDATE (02/05/2018): The safety alert issued earlier this evening is CANCELLED. The man who was reported as being responsible is in police custody.

February 5, 2018

The University and Police Services are issuing this message in a continuing effort to communicate safety information to our students, faculty, staff, and visitors.

Police Services is investigating the report of an inappropriate touching incident that occurred in the McWherter Library around 1:00 PM today, Monday, February 5, 2018. The man reported to have been responsible was described as African-American, mid 20s, 6’, approximately 230 lbs., medium complexion, low natural hair style, with a diamond stud in each ear, and wearing a gray bandana, gray hoodie and gray sweat pants.

The University Police Department is investigating the incident. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the University Police at 901-678-4357 (678-HELP). Please program our number into your cell phone's "speed dial." The university police can also be contacted at police@memphis.edu or anonymously at https://www.memphis.edu/police/incidents/confidential.php. Additionally, you can contact the Tiger Escort Program, which provides on-campus escorts from dusk until dawn, by calling 901-678-4663/HOME. Students at the Law School can request an escort at the security desk.

You can sign up to receive emergency alert messages and contact Police Services through the LiveSafe app for smartphones (https://www.memphis.edu/police/pdf/uofm-livesafe-onboarding-ios.pdf or https://www.memphis.edu/police/pdf/uofm-livesafe-onboarding-android.pdf for download instructions).

Additionally, you can contact the Tiger Escort Program, which provides on-campus escorts from dusk until dawn, by calling 901-678-4663/HOME. Students at the Law School can request an escort at the security desk.


December 16, 2017

The University and Police Services are issuing this message in a continuing effort to communicate safety information to our students, faculty, staff, and visitors.

Around 12:40 AM today, Saturday, December 16, 2017, two men were shot while walking in the off-campus area of Mynders and Brister. Additional information available at this time is a white car occupied by several people may be involved.

The University Police Department and the Memphis Police Department are investigating the incident. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the University Police or the Memphis Police Department. The Memphis Police Department can be contacted at 901-545-2677 (545-COPS).

The university police can be contacted at 901-678-4357 (678-HELP). Please program our number into your cell phone's "speed dial." The university police can also be contacted at police@memphis.edu or anonymously at https://www.memphis.edu/police/incidents/confidential.php. Additionally, you can contact the Tiger Escort Program, which provides on-campus escorts from dusk until dawn, by calling 901-678-4663/HOME. Students at the Law School can request an escort at the security desk.

You can sign up to receive emergency alert messages and contact Police Services through the LiveSafe app for smartphones (https://www.memphis.edu/police/pdf/uofm-livesafe-onboarding-ios.pdf or https://www.memphis.edu/police/pdf/uofm-livesafe-onboarding-android.pdf for download instructions).


December 9, 2017

The University and Police Services are issuing this message in a continuing effort to communicate safety information to our students, faculty, staff, and visitors.

Police Services is investigating the report of a sexual assault that occurred yesterday evening, Friday, December 8, in South Hall. The incident was reported to police around 3:30 PM today. The male respondent is known by the complainant.

The University Police Department and the Memphis Police Department are investigating the incident. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the University Police or the Memphis Police Department. The Memphis Police Department can be contacted at 901-545-2677 (545-COPS).

The university police can be contacted at 901-678-4357 (678-HELP). Please program our number into your cell phone's "speed dial." The university police can also be contacted at police@memphis.edu or anonymously at https://www.memphis.edu/police/incidents/confidential.php. Additionally, you can contact the Tiger Escort Program, which provides on-campus escorts from dusk until dawn, by calling 901-678-4663/HOME. Students at the Law School can request an escort at the security desk.

For information on sexual assault and sexual misconduct reporting and available resources, please see https://www.memphis.edu/oie/docs/oietitleixsexualmisconductbrochure.pdf and https://www.memphis.edu/studentlife/crisis/assault-violence.php.

You can sign up to receive emergency alert messages and contact Police Services through the LiveSafe app for smartphones (https://www.memphis.edu/police/pdf/uofm-livesafe-onboarding-ios.pdf or https://www.memphis.edu/police/pdf/uofm-livesafe-onboarding-android.pdf for download instructions).


November 27, 2017

The University and Police Services are issuing this message in a continuing effort to communicate safety information to our students, faculty, staff, and visitors.

Police Services is investigating an overnight sexual assault complaint in the Carpenter Complex. Male respondent is known by the complainant.

The University Police Department and the Memphis Police Department are investigating the incident. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the University Police or the Memphis Police Department. The Memphis Police Department can be contacted at 901-545-2677 (545-COPS).

The university police can be contacted at 901-678-4357 (678-HELP). Please program our number into your cell phone's "speed dial." The university police can also be contacted at police@memphis.edu or anonymously at https://www.memphis.edu/police/incidents/confidential.php. Additionally, you can contact the Tiger Escort Program, which provides on-campus escorts from dusk until dawn, by calling 901-678-4663/HOME. Students at the Law School can request an escort at the security desk.

For information on sexual assault and sexual misconduct reporting and available resources, please see https://www.memphis.edu/oie/docs/oietitleixsexualmisconductbrochure.pdf and https://www.memphis.edu/studentlife/crisis/assault-violence.php.

You can sign up to receive emergency alert messages and contact Police Services through the LiveSafe app for smartphones (https://www.memphis.edu/police/pdf/uofm-livesafe-onboarding-ios.pdf or https://www.memphis.edu/police/pdf/uofm-livesafe-onboarding-android.pdf for download instructions).