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.


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 (Dispatch/Admin Offices):

5911 Forest Bridge Way (Alumni Hall ) Winston-Salem, NC 27109

Mailing Address:

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


  Wake Safe

  Silent Witness – Anonymous Tips

  Clery Report

  Safe/Interpersonal Violence Services

  Ask a Cop a Question

  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 Alert

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