Police Liaison and Confidential Advocate

Tom O'Donnell, the Interim Deputy Chief of Administration for the UMass Police Department (UMPD), is the formal liaison between the UMPD and the campus LGBTQIA community. If you have experienced an anti-LGBT hate crime or incident, need assistance with reporting any type of crime, or have questions related to the police and campus safety, you can reach Tom at the UMPD at (413) 545-3578 or todonnell@admin.umass.edu.

In an emergency, call the police at (413) 545-2121 or 911.

The Center for Women and Community has confidential advocates who supports people who have experienced relationship violence or abuse, sexual assault, or stalking. If you have experienced violence or abuse and would like to have a confidential conversation about the criminal justice process, UMass resources, or options for support, you can call the Center for Women and Community's sexual assault hotline, which is available 24/7, at (413) 545-0800.