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UMMC Police and Public Safety Department

The UMMC Police and Public Safety Department is responsible for preserving the public peace and maintenance of order, prevent crimes, protection of life and property, lending aid and assistance to patients, visitors, students, and staff.

Personnel are tasked with enforcement of 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 pursuant to Section 37-101-15 of the Mississippi Code of 1972, annotated.

Department headquarters are located on the second floor of the Alumni Building.

Important contact phone numbers

Report suspicious behavior

UMMC has upgraded the Alert U emergency notification system, including availability of a personal safety app for your phone.

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Welcome from the Chief of Police

Welcome! Thank you for visiting the University of Mississippi Medical Center Police and Public Safety website. We believe you will find our website informative, convenient and easy to navigate.  While it is just one method to communicate with the member of the UMMC community, we hope you take a few moments to check out all of the services your UMMC Police Department (UMMC PD) provides.


Annual Security Report

This report includes the previous three (3) years concerning reported crimes on the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) campuses. This report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, crime reporting, sexual assault, and other matters.

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UMMC Police and Public Safety Department

2500 N. State St.
Jackson, MS 39216-4505
Phone: (601) 984-1360