Partnership with Tacoma Police
UW Tacoma Campus Safety & Security Department staff are not law enforcement. We work in partnership with City of Tacoma Police Department for emergencies that require law enforcement response. City of Tacoma Police officers spend time getting to know our people and our campus. City of Tacoma Police Department will quickly respond to violent crimes and other incidents beyond the capabilities of the Campus Security staff.
We encourage you to promptly report any suspicious activity to Campus Safety and Security, even if you are not sure any criminal activity has taken place. Call 253-692-4416 to speak directly with a Campus Security Officer 24/7.
Access to Campus
If you need to be in a campus building after regular working hours, notify your supervisor or instructor as well as the Campus Security officer on duty so they can consider your safety during their patrols. Some campus rooms are protected by intrusion alarms; Campus Safety and Security Department should be called before entering these areas.