UMKC has one of the lowest rates of serious crimes of any University in the country. We also have fewer drug- and alcohol-related crimes than most other colleges and universities. With a campus police department that is staffed 24 hours a day and 98 emergency telephones located across campus, your safety is a priority. UMKC is safe because faculty, students and staff approach campus safety as a shared responsibility.
Read the Campus Safety and Crime Report.
This staff of commissioned police officers cover the campus 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Contact them at 816-235-1515 to report community member behaviors that are of concern.
Learn about the UMKC Police Department
UMKC's emergency phones are located beneath blue lights in parking and walking areas all across campus. You can also use these boxes to ask for directions or to report a crime or accident. Here's how they work:
Only residents of each hall have access to locked doors. Residents must sign in their guests and show their IDs when entering the building.
Safety concerns should always be reported. Here's where to start: