Tag: University Police

Public Safety: Click It or Ticket Seat Belt safety mobilization taking place May 20 through June 2

Message from UW-Green Bay Public Safety: To prevent traffic deaths and injuries, UW-Green Bay Police and Wisconsin law enforcement will giving “final exams” (or substitute educating) to anyone not wearing a seat belt during the annual Click It or Ticket Seat Belt safety mobilization from May 20 through June 2, 2019. Daily use of seat […]

Textbook thieves sentenced

Two Texas men will serve time in federal prison for stealing thousands of dollars worth of textbooks from UW-Green Bay and other college campuses. Thanks to the work of University Police and CIT staff members, the thieves were arrested with enough evidence for prosecution. Ryan Lewis and Genesis Abellar were arrested in Texas in August 2017 following an investigation which revealed the two […]

Message from Public Safety: Travel safely

Much like the rest of the state UW-Green Bay Public Safety officers have observed an increase of community members texting and focusing on their phone while traveling campus (walking and driving). This obviously creates a safety hazard, especially in locations where pedestrians and vehicles come into contact (cross walks, parking lots, etc.). Distracted driving is […]

Reminder: Keep safety in mind as you head back to campus

With the semester now in full swing, motor vehicle traffic on campus has increased. To prevent injuries the UW-Green Bay Police offers these reminders: Drivers: Please allow extra travel time to prevent speeding, buckle your seat belt every time and remember that state law requires motorists to stop for pedestrians in a crosswalk — including crosswalks […]

Simply call 911

A message from University Police… “If you have an emergency on the Green Bay Campus, simply call 911 from campus phones. No need to dial an 8 or a 9 to get an outside line. Yellow safety placards are being updated with the information and will be placed in campus locations within the next few […]

Two Houston residents face charges after stealing college textbooks

Two Houston residents face charges of conspiracy to transport stolen goods and interstate transportation of stolen property after stealing college textbooks from UW campuses. The case was investigated by the UW-Green Bay Police Department, the Wisconsin Department of Justice’s Division of Criminal Investigation and the FBI. Read the full story on FOX6.

Thanks to UW-Green Bay, the book thieves have been arrested

It was excellent work by UW-Green Bay’s Information Technology and UW-Green Bay Police that helped captured the book thieves that not only broke into locked offices at UW-Green Bay but stole thousands of dollars worth of textbooks at other colleges and universities in the Midwest. Local media is covering the breaking news: UWGB textbook thieves […]