UMass Amherst now provides free COVID-19 tests for local community members. Tests will be offered by appointment only at the Mullins Center. For more information, go to
UMass Amherst has announced its Spring 2021 operating plan, inviting additional students to return to campus to advance their studies. The plan prioritizes public health and safety, including expansion of the university’s successful COVID-19 testing program. For more information, go to

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.