Department of Public Safety

690 South Church Street
West Chester, Pennsylvania 19383


The West Chester University Police Department received a delayed report of a sexual assault that occurred on Saturday, 22-Sep-2012 at about 6:00am. The crime occurred in a residence hall located on campus. The assailant was known to the victim prior to the assault and has been identified to police. West Chester University Police are investigating the incident and request that anyone with information relating to this crime contact the Department of Public Safety at 610-436-3311. If you or someone you know has been affected by a criminal act, the Chester County Crime Victim Center provides free, confidential support services to WCU students at their 24 hour hotlines, 610-692 RAPE(7372) or 610-692-7420 (other crimes). On-campus assistance is available through the WCU Women's Center, Counseling Center, Health Center and Office of Judicial Affairs.

  • Avoid walking alone.
  • Limit alcohol use.
  • Use well lit walkways after dark.
  • Let someone know your plans.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Safety is the responsibility of all of us.
  • Report all crimes and suspicious incidents.