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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

Public Safety Update-July 21, 2016

From Vice President Wheelock

The Pokémon Go craze is in full swing here at the University of Minnesota. I'm not a player myself, but I understand that campus is fertile ground for Pokémon hunting and overall, that's a good thing. Most players are having a great time -- people are getting out and exploring campus, meeting new friends, and enjoying the summer weather.

Neighborhood Safety Notice-June 29, 2016

On Wednesday, June 29 at approximately 2:20 a.m., Minneapolis Police and University of Minnesota Police responded to the report of a shooting. The incident occurred near the intersection of 14th Avenue SE and 6th Street SE.

Active Shooter Response Plan Presentation

The University of Minnesota Police Department will be holding an Active Shooter Response Plan presentation on July 27, 2016 for University faculty, staff and temporary student employees.

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) (This email is not monitored 24/7.  If you have a incident to discuss or an issue that needs immediate attention, please call us.)

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