The UMass Amherst Police Department (UMPD) is committed to accountability and transparency. This website keeps you informed on how our officers are trained, shows how complaints are handled and highlights how UMPD is committed to de-escalation when it comes to use of force. UMPD is committed to identifying and eliminating any instances of bias based policing. We hope our community members who we protect and serve, see that UMPD not only strives to police in a fair and equal manner - but acknowledges that your voices do not go unheard.

Accountability and Transparency



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.