The University of Mississippi Medical Center Police and Security Department (UMMC PD) is a professional, full-service law enforcement agency providing police and security services to our campus 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. We investigate reported criminal activity against our students, faculty, staff, patients and visitors earnestly. The dedicated men and women of UMMC PD strive to reduce crime and improve the quality of life on our campus.
Police officers enforce 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.
UMMC PD serves the community by providing essential public safety services on UMMC campuses across Mississippi.
Some of our major responsibilities include:
UMMC PD is a full-service Mississippi State police agency with sworn police officers who have full law enforcement authority. To include some of the following specialized services:
University Police and Public Safety proactively connects with the UMMC community by offering free educational programs and services, attending community meetings and events, and collaborating with University and locally-based agencies and services that help foster a safe and healthy community.
In collaboration with our UMMC partners, the UMMC PD is committed to providing a safe environment for all students, staff, patients and visitors. We will be empathetic and always treat people with dignity and respect. We will keep our methods transparent and remain accountable to ourselves and our diverse community.
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: