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UW Police Department

The UWPD offers both traditional and confidential methods to report a crime. 

In Person

To speak to an officer in person please come to our department at the corner of 15th and Flint.  If you come in after 5:00 pm please press the call button on the right as you walk in the door and a dispatcher will assist you.   

By Phone

If it is an emergency please dial 911 from your campus phone.  To speak to an officer for non-emergency issues please call us at (307) 766-5179.  A dispatcher will connect you with an officer or dispatch one to your location. 

By Text Message

 The UWPD participates in a Text Tips Program called Tip411 using your mobile phone.  To send an anonymous tip via text message to the UWPD please text the keyword UWYO and your message to 847411 (Tips411). 

The UWPD also utilizes UW Alert.  UW Alert is a a text messaging notification system designed to keep students, faculty, and staff informed during emergencies.  Click here to sign up for UW Alert.


You can report a crime anonymously online by using our Silent Witness feature from your Internet browser.  You are not required to use your own e-mail and there is no way to trace the message back to you. 


The UWPD offers printable crime reporting forms online that may be mailed to our department.  To view these forms please see our Confidential Sexual Assault and Incident Report Forms page. 

Remember, if it is an emergency please dial 911 immediately. 

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