For an EMERGENCY, Dial 9-1-1

Non Emergency phone number: 612 624-COPS (2677)

Location: Transportation and Safety Building (511 Washington Ave SE, Minneapolis)


Welcome to the University of Minnesota Police Department (UMPD) website. The UMPD is a sworn and licensed agency within the Minnesota law enforcement profession and we have been serving the campus community for over 70 years. We offer a full range of police services including emergency response services, the enforcement of laws and ordinances, investigations, crime prevention and education, student monitor and escort services, and parking enforcement.

We maintain strong partnerships on our Twin Cities campus and in the surrounding communities in order to maximize public safety. We strive to make the University a place where people can teach, learn, conduct research, work, visit, and recreate, free from fear for their personal safety. The men and women of the UMPD are dedicated to serving with courtesy, professionalism, and respect. We are honored to be granted the public trust and believe we are privileged to be of service.

Recent News

Crime Alert-May 26, 2015

At 11:30 p.m. on Monday, May 25, Minneapolis Police responded to the report of an aggravated robbery near the intersection of Walnut Street SE and Washington Avenue SE.

Crime Alert-May 14, 2015

Minneapolis Police are investigating the report of an off-campus robbery that occurred at approximately 2:05 a.m. on May 14, near the intersection of 8th Street SE and 14th Avenue SE.