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A Dog with a Job

June 4, 2018

Franklin, a two-year-old chocolate Labrador retriever, is an assistance dog with a specialty in crisis response working alongside officers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to support individuals experiencing stress or trauma.

Franklin meets the Boy Scouts!

May 21, 2018

Already a fixture on campus as a final exam de-stressing resource for students, UNC Police K9 handler Officer Ray Rodriguez introduced the department’s new Therapy Dog “Franklin” to Boy Scout Troop 39 at University United Methodist Church.

Eyes Up! Phone Down!

February 15, 2018

Beginning on Wednesday, February 21, UNC Police, AT&T, the UNC Trauma Center and the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health are partnering to host a driving simulator.

Shop With a Cop: December 2016

December 14, 2017

UNC Police and other local police officers shared a bit of cheer and spending money for a shopping excursion to the Hillsborough Wal-Mart with students from Chapel Hill’s Estes Hills Elementary, as provided for by the Chapel Hill Optimist Club’s annual “Shop with a Cop” program.

Lighten up, Chapel Hill and Carrboro

November 14, 2017

Daylight Saving Time started Nov. 5, so make sure you’re visible! Lighten Up is a campaign dedicated to helping bicyclists and walkers become more visible in low light.

Drug Drop and Wellness Expo

October 7, 2016

Got Drugs? In conjunction with the UNC Wellness Centers at Meadowmont Health and Wellness Expo 2016, UNC Public Safety, Safe Kids Orange County, and the UNC Trauma Program are sponsoring an Operation Medicine Drop event. This is a free community … Read more

Watch for Me NC Campaign

October 5, 2016

Each year more than 2,400 pedestrians and 960 bicyclists are hit by vehicles in North Carolina, making North Carolina one of the least safe states in the US for walking and bicycling.