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

Timely Warning-Crime Alert October 7, 2015

On Tuesday, October 6 at approximately 11:55 p.m., Minneapolis Police responded to the report of an aggravated assault. The crime occurred near the intersection of Cedar Avenue South and 3rd Street South.

Timely Warning-Crime Alert September 28, 2015

There were two robberies that occured over the weekend.  

On Sunday, September 27 at 2:40 a.m., Minneapolis Police responded to the report of a robbery. The crime occurred near the intersection of 11th Avenue SE and 5th Street SE. 

On Monday, September 28 at 12:25 a.m., Minneapolis Police responded to the report of a robbery near the intersection of 14th Avenue SE and 6th Street SE. 

Timely Warning-Crime Alert September 21, 2015

On Saturday, September 19 at approximately 1:00 a.m. University of Minnesota Police responded to the report of an attempted robbery. The attempted robbery occurred on Oak Street SE near the McNamara Alumni Center.

Suspect charged in sexual assault case-crime alert issued

Today, September 17, 2015, a criminal complaint was filed against Joseph L. Jennings for Felony 4th Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct.  


Be sure to join us next week for the Back-to-School edition of Coffee and Donuts with the Cops.

Timely Warning-Crime Alert-September 10, 2015

UMPD is looking for a person of interest in a burglary that occurred on Wednesday, September 9 at approximately 6:00 a.m. in the Mayo Building. 

Crime Alert-September 8, 2015

On Monday, September 7 at approximately 1:30 a.m. Minneapolis Police responded to the report of an Aggravated Robbery. The incident occurred in the alley between 1413 4th Street and 1411 4th Street in Dinkytown.