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UMMC Police and Public Safety Department

UMMC Police and Public Safety is responsible for preserving the public peace, maintaining order, preventing crimes, protecting life and property, and lending aid and assistance to patients, visitors, students, and staff. 

Staff enforces all the rules and regulations of the Medical Center, statutes of the State of Mississippi, and the United States of America within the jurisdictional boundaries of the Medical Center according to Section 37-101-15 of the Mississippi Code of 1972, annotated. 

When dialing from a campus phone

Emergency911 from a campus phone
Non-emergency(601) 984-1360
Dispatch(601) 815-3072
Lost and Found(601) 984-1360

When dialing from a cell phone

Emergency(601) 815-7777
Non-emergency(601) 984-1360

Report suspicious behavior promptly to Police

All reports of criminal activity will be handled and investigated appropriately and professionally. In addition to crime prevention, the department carries out several programs and services promoting safety and security. They include: 

  • Escort service 
    Escorts are available at night and on weekends. To request the service, call the Emergency Communication Center (Dispatch) at (601) 984-1360 (4-1360) or contact one of the Police officers on duty. 
  • Public information 
    The UMMC Police and Public Safety reports crime statistics for offenses occurring on the campus of UMMC following the 1998 Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. The Daily Crime Log includes the date and time the crime was reported, the date and time the crime occurred, the location of the crime, the nature of the crime, and the disposition of the complaint if known. Find the Daily Crime Log on the UMMC Police and Public Safety web page. A hard copy of the Daily Crime Log is available, upon request, during regular business hours (Monday – Friday, 8:00 to 4:30), from the Public Safety division in the Z Building at 2500 North State Street, Jackson, MS 39110.  
  • Crime prevention 
    Classes Upon request. Police will provide crime prevention education on many security-related topics. 
  • Lost and found 
    UMMC Police and Public Safety maintain lost and found property. Property may be turned in or claimed (601) 984-1360 or by visiting the Alumni House during regular business hours Monday – Friday, 8:00 to 4:30.