Welcome to Police Services

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How to reach us:

Direct Line: 519-888-4911

On Campus Extension: 22222

Email: uwpolice@uwaterloo.ca

Our office: Located in the Commissary building on Ring Road just north of the Davis Centre

UW Police are on duty 24 hours a day every day of the year.


The University of Waterloo Police Services would like to inform the University of Waterloo community of the latest email fraud that has come to our attention.

The below email has been sent to several members of our community in an attempt to defraud responders. Should you receive this email message, do not respond to it and delete it immediately.

Dear Student ,<email@uwaterloo.ca>

Canada Revenue Agency has sent you an INTERAC e-Transfer (previously INTERAC Email Money Transfer).

Amount: $550.44 (CAD)

Sender's Message: Tax refund of $550.44 CAD from overpaid tax from year ending 2019

Expiry Date: 15 January, 2020

Action Required: To deposit your money, Start Claim


Unfortunately, a number of our community members have fallen victim to this ongoing fraudulent activity, both on and off-campus.

If you suspect you may be the victim of fraud or have been tricked into giving personal or financial information, contact Campus Police Services or the local Police Service.

This attempted fraud can also be reported to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre on their website or by calling 1-888-495-8501.


Police would like to warn members of the public to be wary of rental scams that could affect students looking for rent or sublet a property. More details here: https://bit.ly/2IeaCch

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