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Motor Vehicle Thefts and Burglaries in Campus Area

Multiple motor vehicle thefts on and around the UT campus have been reported in parking areas since the beginning of the fall semester. Additionally, vehicle burglaries have been reported and remain an issue for our community.

The UT Police Department would like to offer these tips to help prevent vehicle thefts and burglaries:

-Lock your car

-Take your keys with you

-Close and lock all windows and doors when you park

-Never leave your vehicle while it is running

-Remove or hide all valuables from plain view

To report suspicious activity or any information about the incidents, contact UTPD at 865-974-3114, e-mail or use the LiveSafe app.

Stay informed about crime in your area on campus by following UTPD on Twitter @UTPolice or on Facebook.

For additional safety tips, visit the UT Police website.

Download the UT mobile safety app LiveSafe, which provides access to campus services and resources at the touch of a button.