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-January 25, 2015

On Sunday, January 25 at approximately 2:30 a.m., a robbery occurred off campus on the footbridge that connects Van Cleve Park and 8th Street SE, near the intersection of 8th Street SE and 14th Avenue SE. The victim is not affiliated with the University of Minnesota.

Crime Alert-January 24, 2015

On Friday, January 23 at approximately 11:00 p.m., a University of Minnesota student was the victim of a robbery and assault. The crime occurred on campus near Williamson Hall.

FBI Public Service Announcement

This week, the FBI issued two Publice Service Announcements about two separate scams targeting university students and staff members.