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EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM:

WKU WEATHER ALERT:

Classes beginning at 4pm today on the WKU Bowling Green campus are canceled. ALL Thursday and Friday classes on all campuses are also canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Owensboro closed at noon today (Wed., 3/4).

WKU Glasgow evening classes that begin at 5 pm today will be canceled and the WKU Glasgow campus will close at 7 pm.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will close today at 3 pm and will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

Should inclement weather make travel hazardous, residence halls will remain open until Saturday. Follow WKU Housing & Residence Life for updates.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for tonight have been canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

WKU Police Department

Communications


Training

Communications Officers are all state certified dispatchers who qualify and train at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training in Richmond, Kentucky.

Communications Officers also must maintain Mandatory In-Service requirements that consist of 8 hours annually and 16 hours every two years. They are trained to answer emergency and service calls to the University Police Department.

In addition, they must monitor the communications and locations of police officers on two-way radios who may require emergency assistance at any time. Communications Officers are trained to perform calmly in a very stressful environment.

Emergencies:
Call 911

 

 

Non-emergencies:
    270.745.2548
Fax: 270.745.5275
TDD: 270.745.2540

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 Last Modified 9/24/14