involved in, or who in any other manner becomes aware of a violent
incident (Robbery, Sexual Assault, Shooting, Kidnapping, Car
Jacking, etc.) on campus is requested to immediately notify the
University of Houston Police Department (UHPD) by calling 911.
Identify yourself to the police dispatcher and stay on the phone
with him / her as long as your safety permits. The dispatcher will
request information on the location (building and room number) and
nature of the incident, description of any weapons used or
displayed, description of all involved parties (both the assailant
and victim), and a description of any vehicles involved in the
The initial police response to any violent situation is based on the
nature of the incident as reported. Remaining on the phone with the
dispatcher as long a possible will allow the dispatcher to update
the responding officers as the situation changes.