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The University of Mississippi Medical Center Police and Public Safety Department is a full-service police agency with sworn police officers who have full law enforcement authority. Units include:

  • Patrol Division
  • Security OfficersBlessing of the Badges
  • Behavioral Response Team 
  • Bike Patrol
  • Dispatch and Communications
  • Field Training Officers



Our mission statement:

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.

Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect, Accountability, Transparency, Empathy

  • Act with integrity
  • Remain professional.
  • Respect yourself and others.
  • Be accountable to yourself, your teammates, and your community.
  • Transparency builds trust.
  • Be empathetic, everyone has a story.

The University of Mississippi Medical Center Police and Public Safety Department recognizes that recruitment of highly professional personnel is the key to operating effectively. Our department works diligently to recruit quality job applicants with diverse backgrounds and exceptional abilities. 

With more than 10,000 full- and part-time employees, UMMC is one of the largest employers in Mississippi. The Medical Center's $1.6 billion annual budget - approximately one-tenth from state appropriations - represents 10 percent of the Jackson metro area economy and two percent of the state economy. UMMC continues to grow in all its mission areas. 

Explore UMMC Careers for available positions within our department. 

Check out UMMC Benefits for more information on what a career at UMMC can offer.