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All University of Houston-Downtown students, faculty and staff are encouraged to report all criminal and suspicious activity to the UHD Police Department in a timely manner. When you report a crime, you assist us in possibly apprehending suspects or removing dangerous offenders from campus.
Trust your instincts. If something doesn’t feel right, then it probably isn’t. Please do not delay in calling. If you see it, report it! To reach the UHD Police Department in an emergency, call 713-221-8911.
What is Suspicious Activity?
Signs of criminal and suspicious behavior include:
It’s imperative to remember that people aren't suspicious, behavior is. When in doubt, repot it! Do not ignore it or keep it to yourself. To report an emergency or crime in progress (on-campus), call the UHD Police Department at 713-221-8911.
For non-emergency situations, please call 713-221-8065. To report an emergency or crime in progress off-campus, please call 911.
Note: All 911 calls involving university property are routed through the Greater Harris County 911 District to the UHD Police Department. UHD police officers now have the ability to listen to the actual 911 call thereby offering a quicker response.
Anonymous Crime Reporting
If you would rather remain anonymous while reporting a crime, or any other violation of campus compliance or ethics, the University of Houston-Downtown has made available the My Safe Campus anonymous incident reporting system.
In order to make a report, simply visit My Safe Place click on “Make a Report”, then enter “University of Houston-Downtown” into the Institution Search Engine. From there, follow the prompts to make your report. If you prefer using the telephone, you may call the My Safe Campus hotline at 1-800-716-9007 to make your report. Again, you may submit these reports confidentially if you do not want to pursue legal action. If you wish charges to be filed, you must call UHD Police Department to make a report.
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Last updated or reviewed on 11/6/14