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Police Department

MPAC LogoThe UMass Dartmouth Police Department is a full service, ‌MPAC Accredited Law Enforcement Agency that provides a wide array of Police and Public Safety services to the University community, which consists of a 710-acre main campus and five satellite campuses located in the cities of New Bedford and Fall River.

Officers are trained by the Massachusetts Police Training Council and are fully sworn officers with full arrest powers.

Public Safety Advisories

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November 1, 2016 Drug Disposal Kiosk Department of Public Safety announces arrival of a new drug disposal kiosk

Latest News

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October 3, 2017 UMass Dartmouth professor recognized for outstanding service Dr. Steven Cadrin awarded for his contributions to the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea
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September 13, 2017 Black History 4 Seasons programming begins UMass Dartmouth's Black History 4 Seasons Council announces events for the 2017-2018 academic year
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September 12, 2017 UMass Dartmouth moves up in U.S. News Tier 1 national rankings After achieving Tier 1 status for the first time last year, the only Massachusetts Tier 1 research university south of Boston moves from 220 to 207 among 311 national universities. There are more than 3,000 degree-granting four-year institutions in the United States.
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