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Short Time, Long List of Priorities for New Police Chief

September 18, 2019

David Perry has led Carolina’s police force just a short time, but he has a long list of positive things he wants to do. Chief Perry talks about his approach, and he unveils how he will literally roll through campus.

David L. Perry Named Assistant Vice Chancellor and Chief of UNC Police

August 20, 2019

David Perry joins Carolina from Florida State University and brings a distinguished 25-year career in law enforcement and campus safety. He has embraced community policing and has demonstrated success in building relationships between campus police and the community.

Supporting Students — Sgt. James David

May 13, 2019

A 2010 Carolina graduate, James David’s career path took him in a very different direction from his economics major, or so he thought. Now a sergeant for UNC Police, he more typically engages his police academy training and his crisis intervention training. But he can also cite at least one recent time the economics major came in handy.

Carolina Gameday Tailgating Safety Tips

September 18, 2018

Tailgating before the game is a great gameday tradition at Carolina — a time for family, friends, and alumni to gather, socialize and celebrate Carolina football.

Connecting With the Community

December 14, 2016

Officer T. Williams was one of nearly 40 officers from Carolina’s Department of Public Safety, Chapel Hill and surrounding law enforcement agencies who recently took part in the 2016 Shop With a Cop event.

“Texting & Driving – It Can Wait” Event – October 4, 2016

September 27, 2016

On Tuesday, Oct. 4, the UNC-Chapel Hill Department of Public Safety will host a driving simulator sponsored by AT&T in the West Lounge of the Student Union, where students, faculty and staff will be invited to experience a virtual reality driving experience that simulates their ability to drive while distracted.

With LiveSafe, phones become safety tools

August 26, 2016

The Carolina campus stays active around the clock. Students are up at all hours. Many employees are on the job well into the night. And research projects often demand attention from faculty members and graduate students before the sun comes up or long after it sets.