Commendations and Complaints

We welcome communications regarding the performance of our personnel, including incidents of bias. Please submit a formal commendation or complaint with WUPD.

Students, faculty, staff and community members who have experienced or witnessed incidents of bias, prejudice or discrimination involving a student can use the Bias Report and Support System form to report their experiences to the university’s BRSS team.

Safety Tips

Laptop Safety

Never leave your laptop computer, textbooks, cellular telephone, book bag, purse or other valuables unattended or out of your line of sight in dining areas, the library, common study areas, or outdoor spaces.

More info is available on the laptop security page.

    • Aug
      24
    • Robbery
    • Rear of 6600 block of Delmar

    Date/Time Occurred:

    8/23/2016 at about 08:00 PM

    Specifics:

    A person was walking in a parking area in the rear of a building in the 6600 block of Delmar Blvd. when he was approached by two subjects. One of the subjects approached him and struck him in the face. The subject then grabbed the person’s cell phone from his hand and both subjects then ran and entered a vehicle that was parked in the area. The vehicle left the area, last seen heading west in the parking lot.  

    No weapon was displayed. The victim sustained minor injuries when he was struck in the face.
     
    Vehicle Description:  Subjects fled the area in a silver Chrysler Town and Country minivan.

     

    Suspect:

    Response:

    Precautions:

    Avoid walking or jogging alone and never walk or jog alone after dark.
    Always choose a well-lit path and avoid dark or vacant areas.
    Carry a whistle to summon help.
    Be alert to your surroundings. If you suspect you are being followed, run in a different direction; go to the other side of the street and yell or whistle for help; or head quickly to a lighted area, a group of people, or business.
    Be extra cautious if someone approaches your vehicle and asks for information or if someone asks to use your cell phone.
    If you are confronted by a thief, give them what they want and don’t chase them as they leave. Report suspicious persons or activity immediately to the Police.
    Consider using the Campus2Home Shuttle Service. For more information visit transportation.wustl.edu
    • Jul
      26
    • Robbery
    • 6000 blk Waterman

    Date/Time Occurred:

    7/25/2016 at about 10:00 PM

    Specifics:

    A person was exiting her parked vehicle in front of her residence in the 6000 block of Waterman Avenue. The person was approached by two subjects who demanded her cell phone and car keys. No weapon was displayed, but one of the subjects did imply that he had a weapon. The person dropped her cell phone and keys on the driver’s seat and then fled the area. The subjects fled the area in an unknown direction, only taking the cell phone.

     

    Shortly after reporting the incident, police located two persons matching the description of the subjects. The subjects were arrested and the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department continues to investigate.   
     
    No injuries were reported.

    Suspect:

    Response:

    Precautions:

    •Avoid walking or jogging alone and never walk or jog alone after dark.
    •Always choose a well-lit path and avoid dark or vacant areas.
    •Carry a whistle to summon help.
    •Be alert to your surroundings.  If you suspect you are being followed, run in a different direction; go to the other side of the street and yell or whistle for help; or head quickly to a lighted area, a group of people, or business.
    •Be extra cautious if someone approaches your vehicle and asks for information or if someone asks to use your cell phone.
    •If you are confronted by a thief, give them what they want and don’t chase them as they leave.  Report suspicious persons or activity immediately to the Police.
    •Consider using the Campus2Home Shuttle Service.  For more information visit transportation.wustl.edu.
    • Mar
      19
    • Carjacking
    • 6300 block Enright

    Date/Time Occurred:

    3/18/2016 at about 10:50 PM

    Specifics:

    A person was driving on Enright Drive in University City and parked his vehicle in the 6300 block of Enright.  As he began to exit his vehicle, the driver was approached by a subject that displayed a handgun and demanded his car keys.  The driver gave the subject his keys at which time the subject entered the driver’s seat of the vehicle. The second subject then entered the passenger side of the vehicle.  The subjects fled in the vehicle, last seen heading east on Delmar Blvd

    Suspect:

    Subject #1:  Black male, 16-22 years of age wearing a black hoodie and dark sweat pants white tennis shoes, displaying a handgun

    Subject #2:  Black male, 16-22 years of age wearing a black hoodie with gold lettering “MIZZOU”, stocking cap, jeans and white tennis shoes 

    Response:

    Precautions:

    •Avoid walking or jogging alone and never walk or jog alone after dark.
    •Always choose a well-lit path and avoid dark or vacant areas.
    •Carry a whistle to summon help.
    •Be alert to your surroundings.  If you suspect you are being followed, run in a different direction; go to the other side of the street and yell or whistle for help; or head quickly to a lighted area, a group of people, or business.
    •Be extra cautious if someone approaches your vehicle and asks for information or if someone asks to use your cell phone.
    •If you are confronted by a thief, give them what they want and don’t chase them as they leave.  Report suspicious persons or activity immediately to the Police.
    •Consider using the Campus2Home Shuttle Service.  For more information visit transportation.wustl.edu.
  • There are no fire incidents to report.
    • Aug
      26
    • 12:36 AM
    • Leaving the Scene Accident
    • Shepley Garage

    Report Number:

    160180

    Occurred:

    8/25/2016 from 12:20 AM-10:20 PM

    Synopsis:

    Vehicle struck while parked during freshman move-in.

    Disposition:

    Pending
    • Aug
      25
    • 03:08 PM
    • Leaving the Scene Accident
    • Parking Lot #58

    Report Number:

    160178

    Occurred:

    8/25/2016 from 10:00 AM-01:00 PM

    Synopsis:

    Vehicle struck while parked.

    Disposition:

    Pending
    • Aug
      25
    • 01:10 PM
    • Larceny
    • Parking Lot #2

    Report Number:

    160177

    Occurred:

    8/25/2016 from 09:32 AM-09:33 AM

    Synopsis:

    Complainant reports the theft of a laptop and backpack from an unsecured vehicle.  Loss $3000

    Disposition:

    Pending