From your cell, call 413-545-3111 (UMPD emergency) for the quickest response. From campus landline phones, dial 911. (Auto connects to UMPD.) Or use a Help Phone.

Non-Emergency: 413-545-2121

Leave a message on our confidential Tips Line 413- 577-TIPS (8477) or use our Anonymous Witness Form.

There are no recent alerts. See past crime alerts and advisories.

We notify you of alerts by email to your network address, by text messaging (sign-up required) and through our outdoor sirens and PA system. How to sign-up for text alerts.

The UMPD Self Defense Program for Spring of 2024 has reached enrollment capacity and the waiting list is full.  We appreciate all who have expressed interest in this program.  There will be another course offered in the Fall 2024 semester and we are tentatively considering a class this summer as well.  Please stay tuned for more information.  If you have any questions on this program or its future offerings, contact Officer Liana Varosky at ... read more

Interested in law enforcement? UMPD is accepting applications for entry level police officers! If you are not a full time police officer and do not currently hold a POST accepted full time academy certificate, and will need to attend the Massachusetts Police Training Council Police Academy, click the link below. To find out more about the employment and selection process we use, please visit the careers page. If after reading the information you have questions, please email us at... read more

The purpose of this public portal is to receive comments regarding an agency's compliance with Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) standards, engagement in the service community, delivery of public safety services, and overall candidacy for accredited status. These comments can be in the form of commendations or concerns. The overall intent of the accreditation process is to provide the UMass PD with information to support continuous improvement, as well as foster... read more

Adventure Academy participants

Sixth, seventh, and eighth graders have the chance to form friendships and build relationships with local police officers through the Youth Adventure Academy (YAA). Visit the YAA photo gallery. See all UMPD event photo galleries.



585 East Pleasant Street
Amherst, MA 01003-9600

413-545-2121 non-emergency
413-545-3111 emergency or 911
413-545-3113 fax


Call 413-577-TIPS (8477) or use our Anonymous Witness Form.