Coronavirus Update March 12

Coronavirus Update: UMass Amherst has shifted to remote delivery of all instruction, having suspended in-person classes, including laboratory, studio, capstone and graduate courses, until the end of the semester. In accordance with the Governor’s emergency order, only onsite personnel should report to campus, unless contacted by a supervisor Additional updates and resources can be found at

Honor Guard

The UMPD Honor Guard members are officers with regular day and night shifts who volunteer to represent the department in our community and nation. The Honor Guard:

  • Presents the colors at events such as Bruins, Red Sox and Celtics games
  • Participates in community parades
  • Performs ceremonial duties to honor officers who died in the line-of-duty
  • Participates in funeral rituals of the deceased of retired and current employees of the department

Honor Guard Members

  • Sergeant Matthew Malo
  • Sergeant Jeffrey Skinner
  • Officer Ted Bonnayer
  • Officer Greg Oravec
  • Officer James Sullivan

Please contact Sergeant Malo at (413) 545-9425 to request Honor Guard services.


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.