The first point of contact for students, faculty and staff is the University Police Department, but Winston-Salem police work cooperatively with campus police as needed.
The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office is responsible for covering areas outside city limits, but deputies also enforce laws within city limits.
Call 911 from a campus phone. Call 336.758.5911 from a cell phone.
If you call 911 on a cell phone on campus you will be connected with City of Winston-Salem communications center. Ask them to transfer you to Wake Forest police, who can send officers, firefighters and emergency medical personnel. You should add the emergency phone number to your list of contacts in your cell phone: 336-758-5911.
Call 911. Winston-Salem dispatchers can send police, firefighters and emergency medical personnel anywhere in Forsyth County.
When you reach 911, clearly state: