This photo taken Nov. 25, 2013 shows University of Maryland Police Department Police Chief David Mitchell, second from left, and UMPD Police Officers, from left,Mike Weller, Robert Jenshoej, and Sgt. ... more 
This photo taken Nov. 25, 2013 shows University of Maryland Police Department Police Chief David Mitchell, second from left, and UMPD Police Officers, from left,Mike Weller, Robert Jenshoej, and Sgt. Rosanne Hoaas, walking on a sidewalk at the extended jurisdiction area of the University of Maryland in College Park, Md. Campus police around the country are increasingly expanding their jurisdiction beyond the school and into the surrounding neighborhoods, blurring a town-gown divide that colleges say is arbitrary when it comes to crime. Proponents say the arrangement allows schools to keep closer tabs on students who misbehave off-campus _ making it easier to refer them for disciplinary proceedings, if necessary _ and gives university officers greater flexibility to investigate campus crimes committed by community members. It can also ease the workload of resource-strapped municipal police departments. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Manuel Balce Ceneta
Tue, Dec 17, 2013 2:10 PM EST