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

Bike Theft ARREST

On Saturday, July 25, officers arrested a male who was seen on camera tampering with a bait bike outside of the Carlson School of Management.

Crime Alert-July 21, 2015

On Tuesday, July 21 at approximately 1:30 a.m. Minneapolis Police responded to the report of an aggravated robbery near the intersection of 9th Avenue SE and University Avenue SE.

Bike Theft ARREST

On Thursday, July 16, UMPD officers were quickly able to apprehend a bike thief near Como Ave SE & 27th Ave SE.  

Crime Alert-July 7, 2015

On Tuesday, July 7 just before 3:00 a.m. a college student who is not affiliated with the University of Minnesota was the victim of a robbery and assault. The crime occurred on the south side of University Parking Lot 94, near the Barbara Barker Center for Dance on the West Bank.

Crime Alert-July 6, 2015

On Saturday, July 4 at approximately 11:05 p.m. Minneapolis Police responded to the report of a robbery near the intersection of Ontario Street SE and Washington Avenue SE. Two victims, one of whom was a University student, were assaulted and robbed by three suspects.