Police Announcements

Campus Safety Alert (issued 9/29/2014, 1 p.m.)

UW-River Falls has received an anonymous written communication that included an implied threat. The threat does not specify or target any particular person, group, or location. Even though the details of the threat are non-specific in nature, the safety and security of the UW-River Falls campus community is a high priority, and the UW-River Falls Police Department is investigating this matter.  

In the meantime, you may notice an increased law enforcement presence on or around campus for your overall safety. Please understand that the case remains under investigation at this time and additional information will be released as outlined below. 

While authorities investigate, we do not anticipate any changes to scheduled classes and events. We do ask that students, staff, and faculty be alert to any suspicious activity or persons. If you notice any suspicious or unusual behavior or activity, call 911 immediately from a non-campus phone, 9-911 from a campus phone, or 9-9-911 from a University Center phone. You can also contact University Police at 715-425-3133. 

Further information will be provided on the UW-River Falls Police Department website ( under Police Announcements when it becomes available. Questions regarding this matter should be directed to Blake Fry in the University Communications office at 715-425-3711. 

Karl Fleury
UWRF Chief of Police/Director of Protective Services