News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: January 14, 2021

*REMINDER* No trash, recycling or yard waste collection Monday January 18

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In observance of Martin Luther King Day, there will be no trash, recycle or yard waste collection on Monday January 18.  Recycling and yard waste normally collected on Monday will be collected on Wednesday January 20.  Please hold trash ...

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Community News
Posted on: January 11, 2021

City Offices Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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All City offices will be closed Monday, January 18th in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Offices will reopen Tuesday, January 19th. 

Holiday Trash Schedule:Monday, January 18th - There will be no curbside trash, recycling and yard waste c...

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Community News
Posted on: January 13, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Information

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The week of January 11, Texas will direct most COVID‑19 vaccines received to large sites or hubs around the state to vaccinate more than 100,000 people. The goal of this plan is to provide more people the vaccine and a simpler way to sign up for an appoin...

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Community News
Posted on: January 4, 2021

Food Waste Drop-Off Program

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We are officially halfway through our eight week Food Waste Drop-Off Pilot Program! To date, more than 200 West U households have diverted over 11,305lbs of food waste from the landfill. The program is set to continue through Saturday, January 23rd. Begin...

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Community News
Posted on: July 2, 2020

2019 Water Quality Report

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The City of West University Place 2019 Water Quality Report is now available.  West U staff continually monitor your drinking water for contaminants, and ensures that it meets federal and state requirements.  The City of West University ...

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Community News

News Flash

Posted on: January 13, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Information

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The week of January 11, Texas will direct most COVID‑19 vaccines received to large sites or hubs around the state to vaccinate more than 100,000 people. The goal of this plan is to provide more people the vaccine and a simpler way to sign up for an appoin...

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Coronavirus / COVID-19 Updates

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: December 18, 2020

Colonial Park Playground Reopened

Colonial Park Playground Reopening

The Parks and Recreation Department hosted a ribbon cutting December 18, 2020. Improvements include a toddler sand area that has a sail boat, a playhouse, sand diggers, and buried fossils. Other improvements include new slides, climbers and play panels on...

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Parks & Rec Highlights
Posted on: December 29, 2020

Winter 2021 Registration

Winter 2021 Registration

Activity registration for January and February classes at the West University Place Recreation Center has begun! Dance, Karate, Little Laxer Lacrosse, Tennis, Swim Lessons, Yoga and Pilates are just a few of the amazing offerings. 

Please note reg...

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Parks & Rec Highlights

News Flash

Posted on: June 21, 2019

Recreation Center

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The Recreation Center offers a wide variety of classes for all ages.

Learn More Parks & Rec Spotlights
Posted on: January 4, 2021

Statewide Gold Medal Award for Excellence

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The City of West University Place Parks and Recreation Department was honored with the prestigious Gold Medal Award at the 2020 Texas Recreation and Park Society (TRAPS) Institute Annual Awards Ceremony on February 27 at the Moody Gardens Convention Cente...

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Parks & Rec Spotlights
Posted on: January 4, 2021

Colonial Park Pool

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Colonial Park Pool is the place to relax and bring out the inner kid in everyone.

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News Flash

Posted on: December 18, 2020

Colonial Park Playground Reopened

Colonial Park Playground Reopening

The Parks and Recreation Department hosted a ribbon cutting December 18, 2020. Improvements include a toddler sand area that has a sail boat, a playhouse, sand diggers, and buried fossils. Other improvements include new slides, climbers and play panels on...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: December 29, 2020

Winter 2021 Registration

Winter 2021 Registration

Activity registration for January and February classes at the West University Place Recreation Center has begun! Dance, Karate, Little Laxer Lacrosse, Tennis, Swim Lessons, Yoga and Pilates are just a few of the amazing offerings. 

Please note reg...

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Parks and Recreation

News Flash

Posted on: December 23, 2020

West University Police Apprehend Repeat Offender

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On Friday, December 18th, The City of West University Place Police Department conducted a traffic stop and upon investigation, both occupants of the vehicle were found to be in possession of identifying information and a controlled substance. The driver, ...

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Public Safety
Posted on: December 17, 2020

West University Police Apprehend Package Thief

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The City of West of West University Place Police Department received numerous reports of packages being stolen from front porches on Saturday, December 12th. Videos from home surveillance systems captured footage of the suspect taking the packages, along ...

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Public Safety
Posted on: December 3, 2020

West University Police Search for Identity Thief in the Area

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UPDATE: On December 04, 2020, John Carl Sutterley was stopped by Jersey Village Police Department for multiple traffic violations. Subsequently, John Carl Sutterley was placed in custody for a First Degree Felony Fraudulent use of identifying information ...

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Public Safety
Posted on: November 5, 2020

Tips to keep yourself safe from Identity Theft

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Identity theft is a serious crime. People whose identities have been stolen can spend months or years – and their hard earned money – cleaning up the mess the thieves have made of their good name and credit record. With any crime, you ...

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Public Safety
Posted on: November 1, 2020

Fatality Crash in the 5800 block of Weslayan

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On 11/1/2020 at approximately 12:20 PM, West University Place first responders were dispatched to a major vehicle crash in the 5700 block of Weslayan. One party of that crash was involved in a second major crash in the 5800 block of Weslayan. The second m...
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Public Safety
Posted on: October 22, 2020

WUPD: BOLO for Forged Check Suspect

The West University Place Police Department is seeking assistance regarding a suspect sought in connection with cashing a forged check. 

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Public Safety
Posted on: September 24, 2020

Juveniles Apprehended for Criminal Mischief and Trespassing

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On 09/16/2020 Officers apprehended three juveniles for trespassing on private property. The juveniles were later released to an employee of The Shamar Hope Haven Residential Treatment Center at the request of Child Protective Services. Later that morning ...

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Public Safety
Posted on: July 8, 2020

Door-to-Door Scams

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Scammers may disguise themselves as representing a city official or private company in order to gain information or access to your home. Some door-to-door scams include magazine subscription sales, fraudulent fundraisers, “free” home s...

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Public Safety
Posted on: April 29, 2020

WUPD: BMV Suspects - 04/28/2020

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On Tuesday April 28, officers, after receiving a call from a vigilant citizen, apprehended three suspects that had been burglarizing vehicles in the area of the 4200 block of Tennyson. The District Attorney’s Office was contacted and two counts ...

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Public Safety
Posted on: April 10, 2020

A Message from Police Chief Ken Walker

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For some time now the West U Police Department has been listing on our web site persons arrested in West U, and their usually lengthy criminal histories, in an effort to educate our residents about the failure of the criminal justice system in Harris Coun...

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Public Safety
Posted on: April 2, 2020

Don't Fall for the Scam!

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The IRS doesn’t initiate contact with taxpayers by email, text messages, or social media channels to request personal or financial information. Recognize the telltale signs of a scam.

The IRS or other government agency will not call you to confir...

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Public Safety

News Flash

Posted on: January 14, 2021

No trash, recycling and yard waste collection on Monday January 18.

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In observance of Martin Luther King Day, there will be no trash, recycle or yard waste collection on Monday January 18.  Recycling and yard waste normally collected on Monday will be collected on Wednesday January 20.  Please hold trash ...

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Public Works Spotlight
Posted on: January 7, 2021

Food Waste Pilot Program (ENDING SOON)

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Don't miss your final opportunities to participate in the Food Waste Pilot Program.  

Remaining Scheduled Events

  • Saturday January 9, 2021
  • Saturday January 16, 2021
  • Saturday January 23, 2021 (FINAL EVENT)

The drop-off location is at the Public...

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Public Works Spotlight

News Flash

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: January 15, 2021

Weekly Crime Report 01/08/2021 - 01/15/2021

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon further inve...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: January 8, 2021

Weekly Crime Report 01/01/2021 - 01/08/2021

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon further inve...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: December 31, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 12/25/2020 - 01/01/2021

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon fu...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: December 29, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 12/18/2020 - 12/25/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon further inve...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: December 18, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 12/11/2020 - 12/18/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon fu...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: December 11, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 12/04/2020 - 12/11/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon further inve...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: December 4, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 11/27/2020 - 12/04/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon further inve...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: December 1, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 11/20/2020 - 11/27/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon further inve...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: November 20, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 11/13/2020 - 11/20/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon further inve...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: November 13, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 11/06/2020 - 11/13/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon further inve...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: November 6, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 10/30/2020 - 11/06/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon further inve...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: October 30, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 10/23/2020 - 10/30/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon further inve...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: October 23, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 10/16/2020 - 10/23/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon further inve...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: October 16, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 10/09/2020 - 10/16/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon further inve...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: October 9, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 10/02/2020 - 10/09/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon further inve...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: October 2, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 09/25/2020 - 10/02/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon further inve...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: September 25, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 09/18/2020 - 09/25/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon fu...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: September 18, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 09/11/2020 - 09/18/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon fu...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: September 11, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 09/04/2020 - 09/11/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon fu...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: August 28, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 08/28/2020 - 09/04/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon fu...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: August 28, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 08/21/2020 - 08/28/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon fu...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: August 21, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 08/14/2020 - 08/21/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon fu...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: August 14, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 08/07/2020 - 08/14/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon fu...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: August 7, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 07/31/2020 - 08/07/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon fu...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: July 31, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 07/24/2020 - 07/31/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon fu...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: July 24, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 07/17/2020 - 07/24/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon fu...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: July 17, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 07/10/2020 - 07/17/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon fu...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: July 10, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 07/03/2020 - 07/10/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon fu...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: July 7, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 06/26/2020 - 07/03/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon fu...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: June 26, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 06/19/2020 - 06/26/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon fu...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 06/12/2020 - 06/19/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon fu...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 04/24/2020 - 05/01/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon fu...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: April 24, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 04/17/2020 - 04/24/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon fu...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: April 17, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 04/10/2020 - 04/17/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon fu...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: April 14, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 04/03/2020 - 04/10/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon fu...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: April 3, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 03/27/2020 - 04/03/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon fu...

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Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: March 18, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 03/20/2020 - 03/27/2020

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon fu...

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Weekly Crime Report

News Flash

Posted on: January 7, 2021

City Currents Newsletter

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City Currents is a great way to get up-to-date city information, including news, events and more. City Currents is the City of West U’s newsletter that arrives in the mail quarterly.  

Click here to read the latest edition!

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West University Place Spotlight
Posted on: January 15, 2021

2021 Budget at a Glance

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On September 28, 2020 the West University Place City Council adopted the 2021 budget that went into effect on January 1, 2021. 

To learn more about the 2021 budget, click here

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West University Place Spotlight