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Campus Safety

The internationally accredited Rutgers University Police Department (RUPD) operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, to provide the university community with a full range of police and security services. RUPD maintains multiple fully staffed police headquarters. Please click below for location specific information:

Camden l Newark l New Brunswick

Contact Information

For an Emergency
(Police, Fire, Medical)

Dial 9-1-1

Emergency Numbers
From a University Phone

Obtain an outside line, then dial 9-1-1

Non-Emergency Numbers
Rutgers University-Camden
Biomedical and Health Sciences at Newark
Rutgers University-Newark
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Get Emergency Alerts on Your Cell Phone
During emergencies, accurate information is important. Rutgers students, faculty and staff can receive up-to-date information conveniently via cell phone text message. To register, update your emergency-notification information (NetID Required).

Program the Alternate
Public Safety Numbers into Your Cellular Phone

Download a Printable Roster


The Rutgers Annual Security and Fire Safety Report "Safety Matters" details public safety statistics, services, and programs available at the university. The report is available online.

To obtain a paper copy please email or visit the RUPD at any of the following locations:

  • RU-Camden: 409 North 4th Street
  • RBHS at Newark: 5 Bruce Street
  • RU-Newark: 200 University Avenue
  • RU-New Brunswick: 55 Commercial Avenue

Copies of motor vehicle accident reports, criminal and non-criminal investigation reports and/or other incidents reported to the RUPD may be obtained through the Records Bureau between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday (excluding holidays).

For additional information, visit the police records website.


Rutgers Office of Emergency Management regularly conducts exercises designed to better prepare the university for any kind of emergency or disaster. You are encouraged to take an active approach in your personal preparedness by reviewing the university's emergency action plans at

Follow the RUPD on Nixle for regular updates on issues impacting your community:


Professional Standards is responsible for providing a myriad of critical services that support the mission and operations of the Rutgers Police Department. Support services include but are not limited to recruiting, pre-employment background investigations, investigating internal and citizen-generated complaints, accreditation, communications, training and professional development, and clery compliance.

To learn more, click here.