For an EMERGENCY, Dial 9-1-1

Non Emergency phone number: 612 624-COPS (2677)

Location: Transportation and Safety Building (511 Washington Ave SE, Minneapolis)


Welcome to the University of Minnesota Police Department (UMPD) Web site. The UMPD is a sworn and licensed agency within the Minnesota law enforcement profession. UMPD has been serving the campus community for over 70 years. We offer a full range of police services including emergency response services, the enforcement of laws and ordinances, investigations, crime prevention and education, student monitor and escort services, and parking enforcement.

We are building partnerships on our Twin Cities campuses and in the Minnesota communities where the University resides to maximize public safety. We strive to make the University a place where people can teach, learn, conduct research, work, visit, and recreate, free from fear for their personal safety and well being. The men and women of the UMPD are dedicated to serving with courtesy, professionalism, and respect. We are honored to be granted the public trust and believe we are privileged to be of service.

Recent News

Phone Call Scams-11/21/14

University of Minnesota Police have learned of several recent incidents where scammers posing as law enforcement officials have called students in an attempt to fraudulently obtain money from victims. International students appear to have been the targets of many of these attempted scams.

Crime Alert-November 17, 2014

Three separate robberies occurred over the past weekend near the University of Minnesota campus.

Crime Alert-November 7, 2014

On Friday, November 7 at approximately 1:00 a.m., two University of Minnesota students were the victims of an attempted robbery and assault. The crime occurred off campus near the intersection of 6th Street SE and 12th Avenue SE.