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Date Occurred: 10/17/14

On 10/17/14 the University of Massachusetts Police Department received a report of a stolen motor vehicle that had been parked in Lot 22 in the Southwest area of campus.  The vehicle's owner stated that the vehicle had been locked and no keys had been left inside. The investigation is ongoing. There are no suspects at this time. UMPD encourages all of our community members to take the following precautions to keep their vehicles and belongings safe: Lock your doors and close your windows when you leave your vehicle. This simple precaution is often the most overlooked. Do not leave "spare" car...

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!

Friday, October 24 - Sunday, October 26 UMPD will be participating in UMass Family Weekend. We hope that you'll be able to join us for Family Weekend 2014, October 24-26. Family Weekend will bring an exciting array of events for you and your students including some fall foliage! Registration is now open! We will continue to add to the schedule throughout the summer and fall, so check back often for the latest updates. We also have a Frequently Asked Questions section that provides answers and information about our programs, including information on hotel room blocks and places to stay. We...

UMPD will conduct “active shooter training” for officers and supporting agencies. The training sessions will be held in Dickinson Hall four times during June, July and August from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Police will secure the area during the training exercises to prevent anyone from entering the building, says John K. Horvath, police chief at UMass Amherst. (Republican, 6/25/14; News Office release)

Horse Mounted Unit Patrol Officer

UMPD had an open house at the UMass Police Department on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at the station at 585 East Pleasant St., Amherst. Students, faculty, staff and community members were invited to tour the police station, view displays about UMPD’s various units and enjoy food from UMass Dining’s Baby Berk food truck.

UMass Amherst Commonwealth Honors College Residential Community  November 2013. Photo by John Solem.

Every Fall, the UMPD sponsors Walk for Light with the help of the Student Government Association. Walk for Light is a comprehensive campus safety check program where students, staff, and faculty walk across the campus to report any safety concerns they see along the way. The date has not been scheduled but usually occurs in October or November. We will post the date here when it's scheduled and hope you will join us.

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  • Intrernational Coffee Hour 10/21/14 Free Coffee, Tea, and Sweets! UMPD will be joining the IPO (International Programs Office) and SLSO (Student Legal Services Office) for a coffee hour. The location will be at "The Spot" in the...
  • Know Your Rights Presentation 10/23/14 Interacting with the Police: Know Your Rights and Responsibilites - Presented by Student Legal Services and the UMass Police Department For the Fall 2014 semester, we will have blocked dates for all...
  • Know Your Rights Presentation 10/28/14 Interacting with the Police: Know Your Rights and Responsibilites - Presented by Student Legal Services and the UMass Police Department For the Fall 2014 semester, we will have blocked dates for all...
  • International Coffee Hour 11/4/14 Free Coffee, Tea, and Sweets! UMPD will be joining the IPO (International Programs Office) and SLSO (Student Legal Services Office) for a coffee hour. The location will be at "The Spot" in the...
  • Know Your Rights Presentation 11/6/14 Interacting with the Police: Know Your Rights and Responsibilites - Presented by Student Legal Services and the UMass Police Department For the Fall 2014 semester, we will have blocked dates for all...

 

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