How to Report a Crime?

Anonymous Tip Form

Campus Safety: ext. 4344 from an on-campus phone or 262-243-4344 from off-campus

Emergency: 9-911 (if calling on campus)

If you see a crime in progress or see that one has occurred:

  • Immediately call Campus Safety at ext. 4344
  • In an emergency call the Mequon Police Department at 9-911 (on campus)

What to do Once You’re Safe

Try to remember as much information as possible.

Here is a helpful list of information authorities may need in an investigation.

Description of a Person:

  • What color hair did they have?
  • How tall where they?
  • Did they have a beard or mustache?
  • Did you notice any other facial features?  
  • What was the person last seen wearing?
  • Did the person have any distinguishing features like a tattoo or a birthmark?

Description of an Object:

  • Note basics like size, color and shape.
  • Note identifying features such as a full or partial license plate number, an odor, etc.

Description of an Incident:

  • Stay as objective as possible.
  • Try and answer as many of the following as you can:  Who, What, When, Where, Why and How.
  • Keep events in chronological order as much as possible.
  • State where you were standing or sitting at the time of the incident

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