We are hiring New Officers!!

Interested in law enforcement? UMPD is accepting applications for entry level police officers! If you are not a full time police officer and do not currently hold a POST accepted full time academy certificate, and will need to attend the Massachusetts Police Training Council Police Academy, click the link below. To find out more about the employment and selection process we use, please visit the careers page. If after reading the information you have questions, please email us at UMPDrecruiting@umass.edu. Applications are not being accepted at this time for entry level officers, we will reopen this process soon. 

Details - University Police Officer-Entry Level | Human Resources | UMass Amherst

We also have opportunities for current full time officers to lateral to UMPD, click on link below to apply.

Details - University Police Officer - Lateral | Human Resources | UMass Amherst

If you are looking to be a dispatcher, UMPD would love to have you as part of the team! Click link below to apply.

Details - Communications Dispatcher II - UMPD | Human Resources | UMass Amherst





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.