Lt. Buhta with visitors


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-4/18/2016

On Sunday, April 17, at approximately 11:45 p.m., the University of Minnesota Police Department responded to the report of an attempted robbery. The crime occurred on Church Street SE in front of the Bell Museum of Natural History.

Job Posting for Assistant Program Manager with the Security Monitor Program

The Security Monitor Program is hiring for the postion of Assistant Program Manager.

Timely Warning-April 4, 2016

On Sunday, April 3, Minneapolis Police responded to the report of a sexual assault that occurred earlier that day at approximately 1:00 a.m. The crime occurred off-campus in the 1100 block of 5th Street SE.

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.)

UMPD Mission Statement