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The Amherst and University of Massachusetts Police Departments are pleased to announce the dates of the Amherst and UMASS Police Youth Adventure Academy.  The 2015, Amherst and UMASS Police Youth Adventure Academy is a ONE week program, being held Monday, July 20 to Friday, July 24, 2015, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Students entering 6th, 7th, or 8th grades are eligible to attend.  The cost is FREE and academy size is limited to 20 participants, so preference will be given to Amherst residents and UMASS affiliated families (ex. parent/guardian works or is a...

Join UMPD and The Red Cross on March 25th at the Student Union to give blood. Walk-ins are welcome but appointments are preferred. Visit www.redcross.org for more information or to make an appointment.

We are currently accepting applications for the Spring 2015 session of the UMPD Citizens Police Academy.  The Spring class will be held on Monday evenings from 6-9PM, starting on February 9th and ending on April 27th.  The class is free, and a great way to learn about police work and what we do here at the UMass Police Department.  Apply now, space is limited and seats are filling up fast!  For more information on the course and how to apply, visit the CPA page at www.umass.edu/umpd/citizens-police-academy or email...

Complete the Lost Property Form and check with Res Halls

If you have lost an item on campus you can now complete the Lost Property Form online. Our Evidence Officer will contact you if we have your property. See Lost and Found for more information including Residential Hall Service Desk lost and found.

UMass Police and CMASS (Center for Multicultural Advancement and Student Success) hosted a great night of fun with our Amazing Race event through campus. We hope to see many new faces and returning teams next semester for the Spring Amazing Race. Watch this video to see some of the fun we had!


  • RAD Self Defense (Short Class) 4/29/15 UMass Police will be running a total of (6) RAD informative sessions in the Recreation Center this semester. The RAD classes will be 1 1/2 hours in length and will begin as an informative discussion...



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