Report a Crime (see new online reporting option below)

You are strongly encouraged to report suspicious activity or campus crime in a timely manner to Duke Police at 9-1-1 or (919) 684-2444 or by using our online reporting option. Timely reporting of information assists in keeping Duke University & Health System safe and secure. You may also report non-emergency matters anonymously through CrimeStoppers, Silent Witness or the investigations unit.

When reporting a crime, please be ready to provide information such as:

  • A brief description of what occurred
  • Where the incident occurred
  • When the incident occurred
  • Whether the suspect(s) had a weapon
  • Where and when the suspect(s) were last seen
  • What the suspect(s) looked like
  • Gender
  • Race
  • Age
  • Height
  • Weight
  • Hair Color/length
  • Clothing including shoes worn
  • Facial Hair
  • Tattoos, scars
Need a copy of a criminal report?  Visit or contact our Records Department at 502 Oregon Street,or call (919 684-4602.