Child Safety Seat Installation

The CDC reports that motor vehicle injuries are the leading cause of death among children in the U.S. Many of these injuries can be prevented by placing children in properly installed car seats or boosters. UMPD has trained officers, through the Safekids organization, as Child Passenger Safety (CPS) car seat technicians.

Installation Process

  1. Make an appointment with one of our CPS officers by contacting Appointments are available between 7AM and 11PM.
  2. Bring your vehicle and the seat to be installed to your appointment.
  3. The service is free.
  4. Free child safety seats are available to eligible families who cannot afford them.

Child Safety Seat Inspection

If your safety seat is already installed but you would like it checked, please contact us to make an appointment with one of our CPS trained officers.


Email For more information on how to keep your children safe visit Safe Kids USA.


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.