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UW Police Department

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Police Department
University of Wyoming
1000 E. University Ave. Dept. 3124
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: 307-766-5179
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Mission Statement

The University of Wyoming Police Department is dedicated to providing quality law enforcement services to our community. Our mission is to protect life and property; preserve the peace; prevent crime; and enforce all laws, ordinances, and university regulations in a fair and impartial manner. We respect the rights of all people and are committed to being responsive to the needs of our community.


The University of Wyoming Police Department (UWPD) is the principal law enforcement agency serving the University of Wyoming.  The UWPD operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and is responsible for law enforcement, public safety, building security, and traffic control within the university.  Nested within these traditional law enforcement functions are numerous non-enforcement activities, which include; fingerprinting*, VIN inspections*, lights-out surveys, money escorts, pick-up and storage of lost and found items, as well as other services that benefit the community.


*Fingerprints and VIN inspections are done Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 11:30 am-12:30 pm and 4:30 pm-5:30 pm and are subject to officer availability.


****As of 06/24/15 our main front entrance is under construction and inaccessible.  Please call our main line at (307) 766-5179 or use the intercom by the square window on the north side of our building.  Signs can guide you.  We apologize for the inconvenience.****

Recent News:

  • The UWPD Responds to Sexual Assault Report
  • Effective immediately, VIN Inspection are $10 for all patrons.
  • If you would like to sign up for our UW Alert Text Program please visit our sign up page
  • Effective immediately, fingerprints are $5 per card for all patrons.
  • Read about our Canine Department here.

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