UW Alert Blog

October 22, 2020

911 outage reported throughout WA Thursday afternoon

A 911 system outage in the state of Washington was reported Thursday afternoon. UWPD’s system may have been affected briefly but appears to be working normally. Please do not test 911.

If you are on campus and need to reach UWPD in an emergency and experience any issues with 911, please call 206-685-8973.

This website provides alternative phone numbers for emergencies statewide, if needed: https://mil.wa.gov/911-alternative-phone-numbers