UMD Police Department

UMD Police Officers Now Sporting Body Cameras, UWS to Follow in 2022

Both Police Chiefs say, holding officers, as well as civilians accountable, is important in even the safest of environments.

DULUTH/SUPERIOR- For the first time UMD’S Police Department has gotten body-worn cameras this year. This as the police chief across the bridge at the University of Wisconsin Superior also announced they’re set to receive body cameras in February of 2022. “It was something that we wanted to do for quite some time,” UMD Police Chief Sean Huls said. After several…

UMD Police Urge Drivers to Use Caution, Watch for Pedestrians

Pedestrian Right of Way: Not Always Clear

DULUTH, Minn. – Three weeks into the new year, and already three drivers have been given citations for failing to yield to pedestrians on the campus of UMD. Just last year, 24 drivers received tickets, an uptick from 2018. With recent weather conditions making for tall snow banks and sloppy, slick roads, it’s prompting UMD Police Department to speak out…