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05-25-2017 Attempted Assault w/Firearm

Notification of Criminal Incident – Seattle Campus May 25, 2017 Attempted Assault w/Firearm During the early morning hours on May 25, 2017, Seattle police responded to reports of shots fired in the 2100 block of NE 47th Street. Prior to the shooting, several people had seen someone throw a brick through a window of a

05-13-2017 Attempted Armed Robbery

Notification of Criminal Incident – Seattle Campus Saturday, May 13, 2017 Attempted Armed Robbery – University District During the early morning hours on Saturday, May 13, 2017, Seattle police responded to an attempted armed robbery in the 5200 block of University Way, N.E. The male victim was sitting in his parked vehicle in this area

05-03-2017 Shooting and Robbery

Notification of a Criminal Incident – Seattle Campus May 3, 2017 Shooting & Robbery Just after midnight on May 3, 2017, Seattle Police responded to a report of shots fired in the 5200 block of 19th Avenue NE. When officers arrived on scene they found a female victim who had sustained multiple gunshot wounds lying


Husky NightWalk Service Area Expansion Seattle — (March 29, 2017) — The UW Police Department is excited to announce the expansion of our Husky NightWalk program following a generous grant award. With this award, the UWPD will be able to support a growing need in the residential areas north of NE 45th Street and adjacent

02-24-2017 Sexual Assault – UPDATE

Notification of Criminal Incident – Seattle Campus Sexual Assault February 24, 2017 UPDATE – Suspect Arrested For University District Sexual Assault Police have linked a suspected burglar arrested Monday by Seattle Police North Precinct patrol officers to a sexual assault last Thursday near the University of Washington campus. Details available here: http://spdblotter.seattle.gov/2017/02/24/sexual-assault-investigation-in-the-university-district/ ### Seattle Police detectives

Red Square Incident Updates

Apr. 24, 2017 UPDATE Prosecutors filed charges of Assault in the First Degree against 29-year-old Seattle woman, Elizabeth Hokoana in the shooting of a 34-year old man on January 20, 2017.  The victim was shot once in the abdomen during a scuffle outside of Kane Hall.  Charges were also filed against her husband, 29-year-old Mark

01-21-2017 Red Square Incident Update

Red Square Incident Updates have been consolidated for accessibility. Please go to http://police.uw.edu/01202017-redsquare-incident-updates/ for current and future updates.


Fraud The UWPD received complaints from students who received calls from an individual claiming to be an FBI agent or other government official.  The caller tries to convince the student to pay for an Education Tax or similar fee. The caller threatens that if the student tells anyone, including friends and family, that they will