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Police chase ends by UVM dorm

Police chase ends by UVM dorm

February 9, 2016

A destructive high-speed chase involving a stolen car came to a stop near Jeanne Mance after collidi...

UVM Medical Center joins effort to lower opiate abuse

Caroline Alkire

January 28, 2016

Filed under News, Vermont

In a new initiative to reduce opiate usage, the Burlington Police Department is working with the UVM Medical Center and Mayor Miro Weinberger.All three parties will be working together to increase treatment for opiate users and decrease the amount of crime related to opiate use, according to a Jan. 11 press release from...

Residents protest the KKK

Kelsey Neubauer, Senior Staff Writer

November 11, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

Church Street lit up as residents, students and workers stood symbolically with two people of color who found Ku Klux Klan fliers on their door Oct. 31.“We are not afraid,” the crowd chanted, led by Vicki Garrison, a Burlington resident who spoke at the rally.Many of the United Electrical, Radio and Machine Work...

For your own safety: Sobering Up

For your own safety: Sobering Up

October 19, 2015

Naylor said that the day after he was taken into protective custody, he woke up at ACT 1, in a windo...

For your own safety: the path to the ‘drunk tank’

For your own safety: the path to the ‘drunk tank’

October 19, 2015

It was Sept. 12, 1:45 a.m. and first-year Harrison Naylor was too drunk to walk to his dorm alone. Nayl...

For your own safety: Protective Custody

For your own safety: Protective Custody

October 19, 2015

First-year Aidan Ryan wound up in the “drunk tank,” Sept. 18, a little after midnight.Ryan said he and...

For your own safety: Reporting You to U

For your own safety: Reporting You to U

October 19, 2015

When ACT 1 processes a UVM student, their information is sent to the Center for Health and Wellbeing....

Funded by UVM, Burlington police patrol extra hours for off-campus parties

Funded by UVM, Burlington police patrol extra hours for off-campus parties

September 8, 2015

On Saturday night, the streets of Burlington were mobbed by college students returning to school, an...

Burlington Police Patrol: UVM and Burlington Coexisting

Burlington Police Patrol: UVM and Burlington Coexisting

September 8, 2015

Sullivan said he does feel that these extra patrols have made a huge difference in Burlington. “When I started here 16 years ago, it was unbelievable what some of these neighborhoods looked like on an average nig...

Burlington Police Patrol: The flow of Ticket Revenue

Burlington Police Patrol: The flow of Ticket Revenue

September 8, 2015

Not only is the BPD compensated by the University for their hours conducting these patrols, but the reven...

Burlington Police Patrol: “The Problem Houses”

Burlington Police Patrol: “The Problem Houses”

September 8, 2015

UVM and the police department together are working to find the areas of the off-campus neighborhoods...

Crime Log

Jill Vaglica

September 1, 2015

Filed under Crime Log, News

June 12 11:36 p.m. UVM police helped the Burlington police department in responding to a bomb threat made to the UVM campus.Police searched the area for anything unusual or suspicious, but did not find anything. The investigation remains open.August 11 10:02 p.m. A temporary license plate was stolen from a car parked...

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