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.

    • Dec
      6
    • Armed Robberies
    • 7000 Block Forsyth & Eastgate @ Cabanne

    Date/Time Occurred:

    12/6/2017 from 07:00 PM-07:25 PM

    Specifics:

    At approximately 7 p.m., two people were walking on the sidewalk in the 7000 block of Forsyth Blvd., when they were approached by a female subject. The female subject asked if she could borrow a cell phone. As the female subject was talking with the two people, a male subject approached, displayed a weapon and took both persons' cell phones. Both subjects then ran off and were last seen running east on Forsyth Blvd.

    At approximately 7:25 p.m., a person was at the corner of Eastgate at Cabanne Ave., when he was approached by a female subject. The female subject asked if she could borrow the person's cell phone. A male subject approached, displayed a weapon and took the person's cell phones. Both subjects ran off and were last seen running north on Eastgate.
    No injuries were reported.

    Suspect:

    Response:

    University City Police Department is investigating

    Precautions:

    Consider using the Campus2Home Shuttle Service. For more information visit transportation.wustl.edu.
    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.
    • Oct
      31
    • Armed Robbery
    • Centennial Walkway @ Kingsbury

    Date/Time Occurred:

    10/31/2017 at about 12:35 AM

    Specifics:

    A person reported that as she was walking on the Centennial Walkway, she observed three subjects standing in the area of the Walkway and Kingsbury Blvd.   As the person crossed Kingsbury Blvd, one of the subjects approached her, displayed a gun and pushed her to the ground.  As the person began yelling for assistance, the subject kicked her and took her cell phone.  The subject then attempted to grab the person’s backpack but she refused to release her backpack.  All three subjects then fled the area and were last seen running west along Kingsbury Blvd.  

      A short time later, one of the subjects was located and arrested near Big Bend Blvd and Kingsbury Blvd.
     
      Minor injuries were reported.
     

    Suspect:

    Response:

    University City Police are investigating

    Precautions:

    Consider using the Campus2Home Shuttle Service. For more information visit transportation.wustl.edu.
    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.
    • Oct
      10
    • Robbery
    • 5900 Block McPherson

    Date/Time Occurred:

    10/9/2017 at about 11:30 PM

    Specifics:

    ​At 11:30pm, a person parked and exited her vehicle in the 5900 block of McPherson Ave.  As she was walking toward her apartment, she was approached by two subjects, both of whom displayed a handgun.  The subjects took her keys and cell phone.  Both subjects then drove away in the person’s vehicle in an unknown direction.   

    No injuries were reported

    Suspect:

    Response:

    The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department is investigating

    Precautions:

    Consider using the Campus2Home Shuttle Service. For more information visit transportation.wustl.edu.
    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.
    • Dec
      10
    • 03:07 PM
    • Fire
    • Millbrook #1

    Synopsis:

    ​Pot left unattended on the stove resulted in a fire.  Damage was contained to the kitchen.  Loss amount pending.

    Disposition:

    Cleared

    Report Number:

    Occurred:

    03:07 PM
    • Dec
      7
    • 12:55 PM
    • Larceny
    • Rudolph

    Report Number:

    170244

    Occurred:

    12/7/2017 from 12:00 PM-12:05 PM

    Synopsis:

    Money stolen from vending delivery truck.  Loss $200

    Disposition:

    Pending
    • Dec
      7
    • 12:37 PM
    • Larceny
    • Hillman

    Report Number:

    170243

    Occurred:

    12/4/2017 at 09:00 AM to 12/5/2017 at 01:30 PM

    Synopsis:

    Complainant reported an unlocked bicycle stolen.  Loss $200

    Disposition:

    Pending
    • Dec
      5
    • 09:34 PM
    • Larceny
    • Bauer

    Report Number:

    170241

    Occurred:

    12/4/2017 at 06:00 PM to 12/5/2017 at 11:00 AM

    Synopsis:

    Complainant reports the theft of his bike which had been secured with a cable lock.  Loss $120

    Disposition:

    Pending