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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-August 26, 2016

A man is in custody in the fatal stabbing of another man Thursday evening in the Dinkytown neighborhood.

Time Warning-August 18, 2016

On Wednesday, August 17 at approximately 6:30 p.m., Minneapolis Police responded to the report of a robbery. The crime occurred near the intersection of Riverside Avenue and 20th Avenue South.

Arrest Made in Assault

Arrest made in the off-campus assault that occurred early Saturday morning

Update to 8/8/16 Neighborhood Safety Notice

Photo of person of interest in the 8/6/2016 assault.

Neighborhood Safety Notice-August 8, 2016

On Saturday, August 6 at 8:45 a.m., Minneapolis Police responded to the report of an assault. The incident occurred at approximately 4:00 a.m., off campus near the intersection of Huron Boulevard SE and Delaware Street SE.

Hennepin County Charges Two with Burglary

The Hennepin County Attorney has issued charges in two seperate burglary cases at the University of Minnesota.

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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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