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

Neighborhood Safety Notice

On the heels of Tuesday night's robbery near the University's Pillsbury Court Apartments that prompted a Timely Warning, Minneapolis Police responded last night to two additional robberies in the Marcy Holmes neighborhood that may have been committed by the same two suspects. 

Timely Warning-January 20, 2016

On Tuesday, January 19 at approximately 10:00 p.m., Minneapolis Police responded to the report of an aggravated robbery near the intersection of 11th Avenue SE and Sixth Street SE, near the Pillsbury Court Apartments.

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.)

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