The Pokémon Go craze has swept the nation– and UCF is no exception– but the UCF Police Department reminds players to stay alert and aware of their surroundings.
Pokémon Go is a mobile game that creates an ”augmented reality” using GPS power. Players collect Pokémon characters as they explore their physical surroundings. The game has been credited with bringing people together to explore new places and to motivate people to get active and go outside.
UCF has several Pokéstops, including the Reflecting Pond, the John C. Hitt Library, Memory Mall and even the fallen officer memorial statue in front of UCFPD.
Pokémon Trainers, enjoy trying to “catch ‘em all,” but please take the following safety precautions: