Request for Public Records

Public records can be requested for any accident, arrest or incident that occurred on the UMass Amherst campus. Pursuant to 2017 Mass. General law, all public records request are strongly encouraged to be filed electronically.  In order for UMPD to communicate with you in this manner, it is important that you provide us with a valid email address that is checked frequently. Once filed, you will receive an email confirmation of your request and our response will be sent to you via email.  To obtain an accident, arrest or incident report for a claim being process through an insurance company, you must contact the insurance company and have them make the request via email. 

Please use this link to file a public records request:

Thank you,

Records Access Officer:

Ian P. Cyr, Deputy Chief of Police


Keeper of the Records:

Ian P. Cyr, Deputy Chief of Police




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.