Reporting Suspicious Activity
Call 911 or 9-911 if a person is behaving in a dangerous, threatening, intimidating, or suspicious manner. Use an Emergency Call Box if someone is committing a crime that constitutes an emergency situation.
You can report on-campus crimes that are not in progress to University Police at 260-481-6827. Report crimes off-campus to the Fort Wayne Police Department at 260-427-1222.
Reporting on-campus crimes that are in progress
Report any crime to which you are a victim or witness as soon as possible to the police at 911 or 9-911. Provide as much of the following information as possible:
- Nature of the incident. Make sure the dispatcher understands that the incident is in progress
- Location of the incident
- Description of the suspects involved
- Injuries that have occured
- Description of any weapons involved
- Description of any property involved
Stay on the line with the dispatcher until help arrives if possible. Keep the emergency dispatcher updated on any changes, so responding emergency personnel can be updated. Keep the line open even if you cannot communicate. The emergency dispatcher may be able to hear what is happening and trace the call.
If you're reporting a crime, don't get involved in trying to prevent it unless you need to defend yourself.
Reporting on-campus crimes that are not in progress
Report any crime to which you are a victim or witness as soon as possible to the University Police at 260-481-6827. This could include, but is not limited to, breaking an entering, robbery, hit and run, physical assaults, or other actions that are perceived as a threat to person or property. Provide as much of the following information as possible:
- Your name
- Your address
- Your telephone number
- A brief synopsis of what occured
- Your exact location at the time of the call
Nonemergency Contact Information
University Police: 260-481-6827
Radiologic and Environmental Management: 260-481-4193
Facilities Management: 260-481-6832
If you are outdoors and hear a siren, go indoors. If you are indoors and hear a siren, go outdoors.
See something, say something
Object is out of the ordinary.
Person is behaving strangely.
Gut feeling that something is wrong.
If you see something suspicious, do something.