UW Police

08-10-18 Armed Robbery

During the early morning hours of Wednesday, Aug. 8, a man standing near the sidewalk in the 2100 block of NE 47th Street approached a woman from behind and grabbed her. He demanded her property and when she refused to hand it over, the man struck her in the face and on her head before

Savery Hall Incident

May 31, 2018 Contact: Chief John N Vinson University of Washington Police vinso1jn@uw.edu 206.543.0521 Seattle, WA – Around 5 p.m., a man walked into a common area in Savery Hall on the University of Washington campus, filming with a phone in his hand. He asked for everyone’s attention and a pre-recorded message emitted from a speaker on his

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

03-31-18 Attempted Robbery

Notification of Criminal Incident – Seattle Campus                Attempted Robbery April 2, 2018 On March 31, 2018 at 11:50 PM a man and woman walking in the 4700 block of 18th Avenue NE were approached by three suspects that demanded their wallets.  One suspect produced a handgun after the victims stated they did not have wallets.  Both

03-27-18 Robbery

Notification of Criminal Incident – Seattle Campus Robbery March 28, 2018 At 10:10 p.m. on Tuesday, March 27, Seattle police responded to help two men who had been walking in the 5200 Block of 20th Avenue NE and were approached by two men who displayed handguns and demanded their money. The victims, both UW students, cooperated

03-16-18 Attempted Robbery

Notification of Criminal Incident – Seattle Campus Robbery (Attempted) March 16, 2018 At 8:45 p.m. on Thursday, March 15, Seattle police responded to help a man who had been standing at the intersection of NE 47th Street and University Way NE and was suddenly pepper sprayed in his face. The man also felt the suspect

03-05-18 Burglary

Notification of Criminal Incident – Seattle Campus Burglary – University District March 5, 2018 At 10:18 p.m. on Sunday, March 4, Seattle Police responded to the 4600 block of 22nd Ave. NE, where an apartment property manager found a man breaking into a coin machine in a laundry room. When confronted, the man threatened the property

University of Washington Police Department Awarded Third Accreditation

It is with great pride that UWPD announces we became the only police department in Washington to be accredited by three different agencies this month.  “This award is the culmination of 18 months of dedicated effort from all personnel within our department. I am continually awed by their drive toward ongoing improvement, and dedication to

01-16-18 Robbery

Notification of Criminal Incident – Seattle Campus Robbery January 17, 2018 At 10:48 p.m. on Jan. 16, Seattle police responded to the 4200 block of Roosevelt Way NE where a woman reported that she was assaulted and had her cell phone, glasses and wallet taken. The victim was approached from behind by a woman who

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