University of Wyoming
1000 E. University Ave. Dept. 3124
Laramie, WY 82071
Frequently Asked Questions
When are fingerprints taken?
Fingerprints and VIN inspections are done Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 11:30 a.m.. to 12:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., subject to officer availability.
How do I go about storing my weapons with UWPD?
Currently, the UWPD can only store weapons for students living on the University of Wyoming campus. Students may only store 3 weapons plus a bow. A valid UW ID and the weapons are needed to check in.
When is the next bicycle/found property auction?
The UWPD Annual Bike and Found Property auction is held in September. Please check back for the 2013 specific date.
How do I protect my laptop or other mobile devices?
UW Information Technology has created a web site with tips for protecting your laptop and other mobile devices. For more information click here.
UWPD seems to make a lot of arrests and write a lot tickets for alcohol issues. Why is that?
86.3% of Wyoming residents surveyed listed alcohol use by youth under the age of 21 as a serious or somewhat serious problem.
94.6% of Wyoming residents surveyed believe "Local Law Enforcement should strongly enforce laws regulating alcohol use by youth under the age of 21."
93.9% of Wyoming residents surveyed believe "Adults who supply alcohol to youth under the age of 21 should be prosecuted."
71% of Wyoming residents surveyed believe that binge drinking on college campuses is a serious or somewhat serious problem.
86.8% of Wyoming residents surveyed believe that drinking and driving is a serious or somewhat serious problem.
Source: Wyoming Survey and Analysis Center, "Wyoming Alcohol Issues Survey", 2006
Alcohol was a contributing factor in 85.58% of all arrests in Albany County from 2009-2010
Alcohol was a factor in 85.51% of all arrests by UWPD in 2009-2010
Source: Wyoming Association of Sheriffs and Chiefs of Police, "Alcohol and Crime in Wyoming", 2010
Click HERE to learn more about the effects of underage drinking in Wyoming