The following information was provided by the Waukesha Police Department to help recognize and report suspicious activity. Remember, take a proactive approach to crime and trust your instincts. Always call WPD at (262) 524-3831 with reports of suspicious activity or suspicious individuals.
How do I know what is “Suspicious”?
Rely on your judgment. Your perception of suspicious behavior could simply be based on a “feeling” that something “doesn’t look right”. If you have any doubt, call the police – you may help prevent a crime.
What To Do If You Spot Suspicious Activity
If you see suspicious behavior, do not confront the individuals involved. Take note of the details:
S – Size (Jot down the number of people, gender, ages, and physical descriptions)
A – Activity (Describe exactly what they are doing)
L – Location (Provide exact location)
U – Uniform (Describe what they are wearing, including shoes)
T – Time (Provide date, time, and duration of activity)
E – Equipment (Describe vehicle, make, color, license plate, camera, guns, etc.)
After you have all the details, call the Waukesha Police Non-Emergency phone number at (262) 524-3831.