UCFPD Welcomes Four New Officers to the Force

UCFPD Welcomes Four New Officers to the Force

The UCF Police Department welcomed four new officers today in front of an audience filled with family, friends, fellow UCFPD officers and staff, and members of the community. The officers started their field training in February and were sworn into the UCFPD family Monday by Chief Richard Beary. “The thing we cherish here is the […]

UCFPD Swears In New Officers, Lieutenant

Family, friends, UCF Police officers and staff, and members of the community welcomed six new officers to UCFPD today. The officers, who started their field training in July, were sworn into the agency by UCFPD Chief Richard Beary. Lieutenant Christine Gigicos, who joined UCFPD in July after retiring from the Orlando Police Department, also was […]

UCFPD Recognizes Officers, Staff and Community Partners

UCF Police leaders, officers, employees and community partners gathered Wednesday for the department’s semi-annual awards ceremony, which recognized outstanding service to campus and Central Florida. The ceremony, held at the Wayne Densch Center for Student-Athlete Leadership, included recognitions of distinguished service, life-saving work, physical fitness excellence and more. The officers and victim advocates who responded […]

UCFPD Honors Pulse Victims With New Cruiser

The UCF Police Department recently added a new car to its fleet that honors the lives taken during the Pulse nightclub tragedy. The Dodge Charger features the word “POLICE” in Pride colors rather than the typical black as a symbol of support for the LGBTQ+ community. The vehicle number is “9049”, with the “49” also […]


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This UCF-Designed Tech is Amazing

A team of UCF scientists has developed a new process for creating flexible supercapacitors that can store more energy and be recharged more than 30,000 times without degrading. The novel method from the University of Central Florida’s NanoScience Technology Center could eventually revolutionize technology as varied as mobile phones and electric vehicles. “If they were to replace the batteries with these supercapacitors, you could charge your mobile phone in a few seconds and you wouldn’t need to charge it again for over a week,” said Nitin Choudhary, a postdoctoral associate who conducted much of the research.