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Office of Public Safety

Police:  Emergency (406) 243-4000    |    Non-Emergency (406) 243-6131    |    9-1-1
Parking: (406) 243-6132 (Ofc Hrs: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)    |    Permit Required: M-F 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

The Office of Public Safety is composed of the University of Montana Police Department and Parking Division. Both areas of OPS work in partnership with the campus community to provide the most professional, effective public safety services possible. From parking management to crime prevention, Public Safety is dedicated to supporting an environment which is safe and conducive to learning.

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DOJ: Independent Review Report

The Agreement between the United States Department of Justice and the University of Montana Regarding the University of Montana Office Of Public Safety's Response to Sexual Assault covering June 19 - October 1, 2013


Annual Security Report
A safe campus is achieved through shared knowledge and partnership with the community.  This document helps to ensure that such a collaborative endeavor is effective and achieved. Learn more

Crime Report

Crime Report Form
If you have been a victim of a crime or witnessed what you suspect is criminal activity, please report it here: Crime Report Form


Emergency Phone Map
The main UM campus has 17 emergency telephones that put you in immediate contact with the Office of Public Safety and indicates your exact location: View the Map


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Ensuring that no campus member has to walk campus alone after dark. Explore

The Components of Safety

POLICE officers with UM Public Safety are law enforcement officers with the same powers of arrest, training and equipment as any in the state. Learn more>

PARKING is a shared limited resource managed by Public Safety to ensure customer access during standard operating hours and special events. Explore further>

PHYSICAL SECURITY - UM community members should feel safe where they live, learn and work. UM provides needed access while protecting people and property. Lock Shop