Reporting a Crime & Filing a Police Report

All incidents and suspicious activity should be reported to the Valparaiso University Police Department immediately.

For Emergencies*

  • Call 911,
  • Use the 911 emergency blue light phones located across campus,
  • Use the yellow emergency call boxes on some campus buildings,
  • Or contact the VUPD Dispatch Center at 219.464.5430

Never email or text the Police Department during an emergency situation or when observing suspicious activity. Always call in these situations to ensure a prompt response.

For Non-Emergencies*

  • Call the VUPD Dispatch Center at 219.464.5430
  • Visit the Police Department at 813 LaPorte Ave. (behind Brown Field)

*A police report will be filed by a VUPD officer after the crime is reported.

Confidential Tip Line: Anonymous tips can be called in to the VUPD tip line at 877.988.8477. This line is not to be used for emergencies, crimes or incidents in progress.