DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY


4/17/2013 8:42pm

On campus parking permits to be allocated via lottery

Students will no longer have to set an alarm for 9 a.m. in the middle of the summer if they want a campus parking permit for the next year. Instead, the University has changed the process to a lottery format, based on criticism and feedback from students.


11/15/2012 8:27pm

	Charles Hitlin was formerly a manager in the internal information technology department at the Gillings School of Global Public Health. He was arrested Nov. 8 after campus police found a pistol in his office.

IT employee arrested for ?rearm

A former UNC employee was arrested Nov. 8 after a firearm was found in his campus office during a multi-department investigation into computer crimes. Charles Hitlin was arrested by campus police after officers found a 9 mm pistol in his office, said Randy Young, spokesman for the UNC Department of Public Safety.


11/14/2012 11:14pm

Suspect in Franklin shooting fired gun and fled on foot

Chapel Hill police are still looking for the man who fired a gun on Franklin Street early Wednesday morning. Two women — one a UNC student — were assaulted during the incident, which occurred at about 2:10 a.m. at 108 E. Franklin St., outside of Walgreens.


10/1/2012 11:12pm

Residence hall burglaries up

A sharp increase of burglaries reported in residence halls throughout the last two years has students worried about losing their property to theft.


9/30/2012 10:04pm

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Burglaries rise on campus and in residence halls

On-campus and residence hall burglaries have been on the rise for five years and show no signs of slowing down. In 2007, only two on-campus burglaries were reported. By 2010, this number had increased to 28 cases, and in the most recent Department of Public Safety crime report, it jumped to 36 cases in 2011.


9/3/2012 10:17pm

Craige Parking Deck to add levels

Craige Parking Deck will soon offer approximately 900 new spaces for parking — but at the expense of nearly two years of construction and about $33 million.


8/20/2012 6:31pm

Serial peeping Tom dies in July

A Person County resident who had been charged in peeping incidents in Chapel Hill for more than 10 years was found dead in an apparent suicide last month.