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.

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

10-26-2017 Assault with a Firearm

Notification of Criminal Incident – Seattle Campus October 26, 2017 Assault with a Firearm – University District At 1:23 a.m. Thursday Seattle police were called to a parking lot behind University Avenue NE and NE 43rd Street.  Police found two men in their early 20s had been shot. The suspect fled from the area before

10-16-2017 Sexual Assault

Notification of Criminal Incident – Seattle Campus Sexual Assault October 18, 2017   On Oct. 18, 2017, the University of Washington police received information about a sexual assault. The incident occurred on Oct. 16, 2017 at 3:30 p.m. in a residence hall on the northeast area of campus. The victim said she didn’t realize the

10-09-2017 Robbery

Notification of Criminal Incident – Seattle Campus Monday, October 9, 2017 Robbery On Monday, Oct.  9, 2017 at approximately 6:40 p.m. University of Washington police responded to a reported robbery in the 3500 block of NE 41st Street involving two juvenile male victims. The boys were walking on the sidewalk in the area when they

Safety & Security Programs

Safety & Security Programs  The main priority for UW Police is the safety and well-being of our students, faculty, staff and community. To further that endeavor, we maintain a number of programs that enhance the safety and security here on the Seattle campus. While these programs help provide skills and services to increase safety, please

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