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Fax: 202-885-1867

9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday - Friday. For emergencies, please call 202-885-3636.

Sowers, William Curtis
Assistant Director, Administration & Transportation

Don Myers Building

Univ Police / Emergency Mngmnt 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW Washington, DC 20016-8068 United States

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Crime Alerts

American University is required by federal law to publish timely warnings about crimes that occur on or near campus and may pose a threat to students, staff and faculty. These warnings are posted on shuttle buses and bulletin boards across campus, and a complete archive of crime alerts is listed below:

No Crime Alerts Issued in 2018

December 19: Burglary 

November 19: Sex Offense

September 27: Defacing Property - Bias Related (Revised on 09/28/17)

March 8: Vandalism - Hate

Public Releases and Safety Advisories

American University Police Department (AUPD) will occasionally release safety advisories and other notices about crimes and other incidents. These advisories and notices are not federally mandated and are at the discretion of the Chief of Police.