University Police

The Wake Forest University Police Department is still available and operational 24/7.
If you need assistance call 336-758-5591.

Providing a Safe Campus Community

The Wake Forest University Police Department is committed to a comprehensive approach in providing a safe and inclusive community where students, faculty, staff and visitors may experience a sense of security and belonging.

The WFU Police Department is comprised of professionally trained police officers, security officers, communications officers, and support staff. The primary concern of the department is to protect and assist the campus community.

Frequently Visited Pages

Provided below are a few of our most frequently visited pages.

Phone & Email

By Phone:

  • On Campus: 911
  • Emergency: 336-758-5911 (Voice or 711/800-735-2962 TTY)
  • Non Emergency: 336-758-5591 (Voice or 711/800-735-2962 TTY)


Location & Address

Location (Dispatch/Admin Offices):

Alumni Hall
Reynolda Campus

View on our campus map

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 7686
Winston-Salem, NC 27109

Resources & Tools

  LiveSafe App

  Silent Witness – Anonymous Tips

  Annual Fire & Safety Report-Clery

  Safe/Interpersonal Violence Services

  Ask a Cop a Question

  Bias Reporting

  Lost & Found

In Case of an Emergency

Wake Ready

Wake Ready will serve as a constant resource for information related to potential emergencies and proper responses to them, key University contacts in emergencies, and crime prevention.

The University also posts crime alerts on the website.

Wake Ready Website

Wake Alert

The Wake Alert website is the primary information source during an emergency at Wake Forest.

Wake Alert Website