Any member of the university community who needs emergency help or medical assistance may contact police personnel, day or night, by dialing 911.
The non-emergency dispatch number (206.685.UWPD) contacts the 24-hour dispatch center. Non-Emergency TTY: 206.543.3323 (for the hearing-impaired).
The University Police Department is located at 1117 NE Boat Street, on the southwest side of campus. The business office is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. The business office number is 206.543.0507. If you arrive at the police station after hours, a call box is located outside the main doors to the Bryants building. This call box rings into the 24-hour communications center.
To leave a confidential tip on the UWPD tip-line, call 685.TIPS (8477).
Your tips do make a difference. If you have witnessed a crime, or have information regarding a crime, on-going criminal activity or a wanted person, you may report this to the police using our confidential tip-line. If you do choose to leave your contact information, this will be kept confidential.
Please note that the information you leave may go unchecked for up to 24 hours, so if this is an emergency, call 911.Thank you for your assistance in helping the University of Washington Police Department fight crime. Your partnership with us makes the campus a safer place for all our students, staff, faculty and visitors.
To report suspected child abuse, contact Child Protective Services (CPS), or call your local police department by dialing 911.
CPS TTY: 1.800.624.6186
CPS Days: Contact your local office.
CPS Nights/Weekends: 1.800.562.5624
CPS Hotline: 1.866.ENDHARM (363.4276)
Anyone can make a Citizen Complaint or Commendation.
If you have been in an accident involving any vehicle leased or rented by the University of Washington, you must provide the UWPD with a SF-137 Accident Report Form.
The University Police Department complies with Public Law 108-21, Title II, Sec. 204, more commonly known as "Suzanne's Law." This law amends Section 3701(a) of the Crime Control Act of 1990 (42 U.S.C. 5779(a)) to eliminate the waiting period before law enforcement agencies can initiate an investigation of a missing person under the age of 21 and report the missing person to the National Crime Information Center of the Department of Justice.