UCFPD Unveils New MADD Car Before Fundraising Walk

UCFPD Unveils New MADD Car Before Fundraising Walk

The UCF Police Department revealed a new patrol car this week that displays the agency’s support for Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and reinforces UCFPD’s commitment to getting impaired drivers off the road. The Dodge Charger’s color scheme is red, MADD’s official color, and features the number “.08” – the blood alcohol level considered too […]

UCFPD, Student Health Services to Collect Unused Prescription Drugs

The UCF Police Department and UCF Student Health Services are partnering to collect expired, unwanted and unused prescription drugs. Medications will be collected Monday, April 10, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the Student Union Atrium. The Drug Take Back Event is part of an anonymous, no-questions-asked national effort to curb drug abuse and […]

UCFPD Honors Officers, Staff and Community Partners

The UCF Police Department on Monday held an awards ceremony to celebrate the department’s achievements in 2016. UCFPD officers and staff—along with family, friends and members of the community—watched as awards were presented to members of the department, community partners and other local law enforcement agencies. Cpl. Pablo Vargas received the Officer of the Year […]

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 […]


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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.