Police Department

Report a Crime Anonymously

The UNCW Police Department is committed to providing a safe working, living, and learning environment. If you know of a crime or wish to report suspicious activity, either which has already happened or that is being planned, you can submit information on the following form.

If you do not wish your identity to be known, then do not type your name, email address and telephone number in the optional spaces provided on the form. However, please be advised that the IP address of the computer you are using to submit the form will be known. Information submitted on this form will be sent to the UNCW Police Department. If you wish to be contacted by the department for follow-up, you must provide your contact information. 

Immediate threats, such as a crime that is in progress or a person that is acting as a threat to themselves or others, should be reported to the campus police by calling (910) 962-2222 or by calling 911. You will not have to give your name, just the information.

North Carolina law prohibits retaliation against employees who, in good faith, report unethical activity. N.C.G.S. § 126-84 encourages employees to report evidence of activities that include a violation of law, fraud, misappropriation of State resources, gross misuse or mismanagement of monies, or abuse of authority.

You can report a crime anonymously by any of the following methods:

  • By text: TEXT-A-TIP anonymous crime reporting: Send your message to CRIMES (274637) and begin message with TIP708.
  • Crime Stoppers: Call 800.531.9845
  • By phone: (910) 962-TIPS
  • By e-mail using the form below:

Type Of Crime




Describe The Crime

Names Of Anyone Involved

Suspect's Race

Suspect's Eye Color

Suspect's Hair Color

Suspect's Height

Suspect's Weight

Identifying Characteristics