UW Police

Crime Prevention Tips

Bike Theft Prevention Identity Theft Prevention Laptop Theft Prevention Parking Lot Safety Tips Personal Safety Residence Hall Safety Responsible Drinking Scam Prevention Suspicious Persons Vehicle Safety Tips Laptop Theft Prevention Tips Do not leave your laptop in a vehicle. If you must, secure it in the trunk of your vehicle before getting to your destination.

Test Crime Alert Programs

UW Alert The University of Washington provides emergency notification of significant threats to people’s health and safety, and that’s where the UW Alert system comes into play. To speed the process, an on-call campus committee convenes to quickly assess whether or not the circumstances represent a serious or continuing threat. An incident that could disrupt

Report a Crime

Contacting the Police for Emergencies Any member of the university community who needs emergency help or medical assistance may contact police personnel, day or night, by dialing 911. Contacting the Police for Non-Emergencies The non-emergency dispatch number (206.685.UWPD) contacts the 24-hour dispatch center. The University of Washington Police Department (UWPD) is located at 3939 15th

Identity Theft Prevention Tips

Precautions “Opt Out” of receiving pre-screened credit card offers by calling 1.888.567.8688. Order a copy of your credit report frequently (www.annualcreditreport.com). Remove your name from mailing, telephone and email solicitation lists. Mailing/Telephone Solicitation: Mail Preference Service OR Telephone Preference Service Attn: Preference Service Manager Direct Marketing Association P.O. Box 3079 Grand Central Station, NY 10163

Bike Theft Prevention Tips

CLICK HERE to register your bike with the UW Police Department. Never leave your bike unlocked even for a minute. Take time to make sure your bike is properly secured. Secure the lock through the frame and both tires. Don’t park in dark or infrequently traveled areas. The majority of the bicycles stolen on campus

Crime Alert Programs

UW Alert The University of Washington provides emergency notification of significant threats to people’s health and safety, and that’s where the UW Alert system comes into play. To speed the process, an on-call campus committee convenes to quickly assess whether or not the circumstances represent a serious or continuing threat. An incident that could disrupt

Crime Prevention

The prevention of crime requires the involvement of every one of our community members. The UWPD assists these efforts through our Community Outreach Unit (COU), which acts as a resource for the university community on crime prevention and deterrence. UWPD officers speak at campus orientations, staff resource booths at community tabling events, provide seminars on

05-11-18 Robbery

On Friday, May 11, 2018, at approximately 11:30 p.m., the University of Washington Police Department responded to a reported robbery on the southwest corner of the Hughes Penthouse Theater on the UW campus. The initial call to the police department was received from a witness who observed the victim and another man in a physical

04-23-18 Armed Robbery

Notification of Criminal Incident – Seattle Campus Armed Robbery April 24, 2018 On Monday, April 23, 2018, at 11:53 p.m., a man standing on the sidewalk in the 4500 block of 12th Avenue NE was approached by two men with handguns who demanded his property. After the men had the items, they left southbound on

04-07-18 Sex Offense

Notification of Criminal Incident – Seattle Campus Sex Offense April 9, 2018 On April 7 at 1:40 a.m., Seattle police responded to a report of a sexual assault in the alley west of the 5000 block of 17th Avenue NE. Seattle police arrived and searched the area but did not locate the suspects. The suspects

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