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Welcome to the University Police Department Web site!

The WSUPD will provide the highest level of law enforcement service through the enforcement of laws and the protection of life, property and the constitutional rights of all. The department exists to ensure a safe and secure educational environment that promotes diversity, tolerance, academic freedom and respect for the individual.





Community Notifications:

Community Notifications are issued by the University Police to Department to inform the campus community of crimes that constitute an imminent or on-going threat to the Wright State University community. Such information is a valuable tool in heightening safety awareness and obtaining information regarding crimes committed on campus or nearby in off-campus locations.

 

Current Community Notifications

May 9, 2014

On Friday, May 9, 2014 at 4:58 p.m., Wright State University Police officers responded to the quad in reference to a report that a subject grabbed a woman's cell phone and ran from the area. The victim stated that the suspect ran into Allyn Hall. Police were not able to locate the suspect.

The victim described the male suspect as being African-American, late 20's to early 30's in age, medium height, wearing a gray hoodie, black baseball cap, and blue shorts, and carrying a backpack.

Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact Wright State Police at (937) 775-2111.

Safety Tips:

Travel well-lighted, busy routes
There's safety in numbers
Be alert and aware of your surroundings
Report suspicious activity
Don't hesitate to call the police
Take advantage of the Safety Escort Program
Program the university police dispatch number (937-775-2111) into your cell phone


October 15, 2013

CRIME ALERT UPDATE - THEFTS FROM MOTOR VEHICLES IN PARKING LOTS

The Wright State University Police Department is still continuing to investigate the three theft from motor vehicles that have earlier this month in the parking lots on the Dayton Campus. A forth theft from motor vehicle occurred yesterday evening in Parking Lot 2. This theft occurred between 8:45 pm and 10:30pm. Personal items were taken during the theft.

The Wright State University Police do not have any suspect(s) information at this time. Anyone with information about these incidents should contact the Wright State University Police Department at (937) 775-2111. As always, please secure valuables and report suspicious activity on the Wright State University Dayton Campus to the Wright State University Police Department at (937) 775-2111.

Safety Tips:

  • Always secure your vehicle
  • Always lock valuables in your trunk or hidden out of view
  • Program your mobile phone with the Wright State University Police phone number: 937-775-2111.
  • If you observe criminal activity or suspicious behavior, call the police immediately. Be prepared to describe your observations to include where, what, when and who was involved.
  • If you fall victim to criminal activity, notify the police immediately at 937-775-2111 or 911 from any campus phone.
For more crime prevention tips, please refer to the Wright State Police Department website at www.wright.edu/police/.

October 8, 2013

The Wright State University Police Department is investigating three reported thefts from motor vehicles that have recently occurred in the parking lots at the Dayton Campus. Two occurred in Lot 4 and one occurred in Lot 6. These thefts occurred between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. Personal items were taken during the thefts.

Police do not have any suspect(s) information at this time. Anyone with information about these incidents should contact the police at (937) 775-2111.

Safety Tips:

  • Always secure your vehicle
  • Always lock valuables in your trunk or hidden out of view
  • Program your mobile phone with the Wright State University Police phone number: 937-775-2111.
  • If you observe criminal activity or suspicious behavior, call the police immediately. Be prepared to describe your observations to include where, what, when and who was involved.
  • If you fall victim to criminal activity, notify the police immediately at 937-775-2111 or 911 from any campus phone.
For more crime prevention tips, please refer to the Wright State Police Department website at www.wright.edu/police/.

July 17, 2013

The Fairborn Police Department is investigating a shooting that took place in the parking lot of One Eyed Jacks, at 2638 Colonel Glenn Highway in the city of Fairborn. The incident took place at 2:30 Wednesday morning. Police say the suspect fired a shot at the ground and the bullet ricocheted and struck the victim in the chest. The victim was treated by

emergency responders at the scene and released. The suspect is described as an African American male, 20 to 24 years old, about 5'6" to 5'8" tall, and weighing 140 to 160 pounds. Police say he fled the scene as a passenger in a vehicle. They do not have a description of the vehicle. Anyone with information about this incident should contact the Fairborn Police Department at 754-3000.

June 21, 2013

Friday, June 21, 2013, at 11:30 a.m., a female subject reported to campus police that she was walking in the stairwell of the Health Sciences Building (between the first and second floors) when she was grabbed by the arm and neck by an unknown male subject. The male subject stated that he wanted to have sexual intercourse with the female subject.

The female subject kicked the male subject. The male subject left the area in an unknown direction. Officers searched the area, but the suspect could not be located. The victim described the suspect as being an African American male, about 25 years old, with a slim build, tattoo on his left arm and wearing a white and yellow t-shirt and blue jeans.

June 19, 2013

The Greene County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a rape of a female non-Wright State University student early Sunday morning, June 16, off-campus near the Province Apartments on Cloveridge Court. A woman was leaving a party when two men approached her. One said he had a knife and they took her to another area of the complex where they raped her.

The suspects are described as two African-American males. If you have any information regarding this case, please contact the Greene County Sheriff’s Office at 937-376-5111.

 

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Safety Alerts:

Safety Information Notices are posted by the University Police to Department to provide helpful information to University students, faculty and staff.

  • Text Message Alert System

    Students, faculty, and staff can sign up to be sent emergency text messages. Be advised that your service provider may charge a small fee when WSU sends you a text message to your PDA or cell phone. NOTE: Do not consider text messages as your primary source of emergency notifications. Text messaging has proven to be unreliable, especially during emergencies when the number of messages sent can overload a carrier's system.

    To sign up for the emergency text message service, modify your account information, or cancel the emergency text message service, please visit Wright State University's Emergency Management website by clicking here.

    Please be advised that your service provider may apply a standard text message fee when you receive an emergency alert.
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WSUPD Resources:
Crime Log: Review Log Fire Log: Review Log Annual Security Report: View Report Emergency Action Plan - Quick Reference Silent Witness: Report crime anonymously

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