Police Officer - Entry Level

UMPD currently has openings for entry level police officers. The deadline to apply is July 31, 2021.

NOTE:  If you are currently a full-time police officer, apply as a Lateral applicant by using the  Police Officer: Experienced Level - Full Time Police Academy application process. 

UMPD Employment and Selection Process

Read the Overview of the UMPD Employment and Selection Process [PDF]. Learn more about our employment and selection process including special assignments, specialized training and minimum application requirements. 

See the University's Affirmative Action and Non-Discrimination Policy Statement [PDF].


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.