UW Police

Online Reporting Frequently Asked Questions

What is a known suspect and what do I do if I have that information?

A known suspect is when you or someone else knows the person or where to find the person who committed the crime or the license plate number of the vehicle the suspect(s) were in. If you have known suspect information, please call 206-685-8973 to report the incident.

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What do I do if the incident took place outside of UW’s jurisdiction?

If the incident took place outside of UW’s jurisdiction, please call the police department for that area.

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What do I do if this is an emergency or if online incident reporting is not right for me?

If your incident is an emergency, call 911. If non-emergency, call 206-685-8973.

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