UMass Boston

UMass Boston Police

The UMass Boston Police Department delivers professional, expert police services to every individual we interact with. Our primary objective is to protect our community and the well-being of its residents and properties. Our presence is intended to minimize criminal activity and disorder while improving public safety. We collaborate with the community to address issues that impact the quality of life and public safety. We prioritize proactive measures to prevent crime and its associated fear, and we strive to meet the needs of those we serve by continuously engaging with them.

For information on weather-related closings call 617.287.5000 or tune your radio to WBZ 1030 AM, WRKO 680 AM, WBUR 90.9 FM, or WUMB 91.9 FM, or tune your television to WBZ-TV CH 4, WCVB-TV Ch 5, or WHDH-TV Ch 7 for up-to-the-minute information on university cancellations. Please, do not call the Police Department for UMass Boston closing information.

Contact UMass Boston Police

Emergency: DIAL 911
Police General Information &  Dispatch: (617) 287-7777
PoliceTip Line: (617) 287-5555

UMass Boston Police
Quinn Administration Building, 1st Floor, Room 100


Police Services

Our commitment is to serve our community with pride, delivering professional police services to provide a safe educational environment in which to visit, learn, and explore. If you would like more information, submit a training request form

Training programs that we provide include the following:

  • Active Threat Program
  • Alcohol/Drug Abuse Prevention
  • Bicycle Safety
  • Like It, Lock It, Keep It Program
  • Clery Act Training
  • Crime Reporting
  • Campus Security Authority Training
  • Domestic Violence Awareness
  • Harassing Phone Calls
  • Emergency Help Phones (Blue Light Phones)
  • Know Your Rights
  • Personal Property Security
  • Resident Hall Safety
  • Self-Defense Awareness
  • Sexual Assault Prevention

For further information, please contact Lieutenant Kristopher Kamborian at or (617) 287-7792.