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 […]

Free Coffee, Conversation with UCF Police and Victim Advocates

The campus and local communities are invited to join the UCF Police Department and UCF Victim Services for Coffee With a Cop this Wednesday. The event will go from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, at Café Bustelo in the Student Union. Attendees can chat with officers and victim advocates about any topic, all […]

Funeral Services to be Held This Week for Alums Killed in Line of Duty

Jan. 9 was tragic day for UCF, Orlando and the law enforcement community. Orlando Police Department Master Sergeant Debra Clayton and Orange County Sheriff’s Office Deputy First Class Norman Lewis were killed in the line of duty during the attempted apprehension of a wanted homicide suspect. Both were graduates of UCF’s College of Health and Public Affairs […]

Two Longtime Police Officers Retire from UCFPD

The UCF Police Department this week bid farewell to two police officers who combined dedicated more than 60 years to protecting and serving the community. Hugh Carpenter and Chuck Reising were joined by their families, peers from UCF, former UCFPD retirees, colleagues from other agencies, and community partners at two retirement ceremonies held earlier this […]

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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.