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-February 23, 2015

On Saturday, February 21 at approximately 2:00 a.m., a University of Minnesota student was the victim of a criminal sexual assault. The assault occurred near the intersection of 5th Street SE and 14th Avenue SE in the Marcy Holmes neighborhood.

Self Defense/Personal Safety Workshops

The University is offering free self-defense/personal safety workshops for students, faculty and staff.

Crime Alert-February 16, 2015

On Monday, February 16, three separate incidents of Criminal Sexual Conduct – Molestation occurred just off campus. Two of the three victims are confirmed University of Minnesota students.