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Welcome to the Rutgers Police Department


Rutgers Police - Newark Division

The mission of the Rutgers University Police Department (RUPD) is to provide effective policing and security services to all members of the University Community through the establishment of active community partnerships to prevent crime and enhance the quality of life for all students, employees and visitors through the fair and impartial enforcement of all federal, state and local laws over which the agency has jurisdiction.

The Newark Division of the RUPD includes the officers assigned to the legacy Rutgers-Newark Campus and the Health Sciences at Newark.

Contact Information

Newark Campus Location
200 University Avenue
Newark, NJ 07102

Health Sciences at Newark Location
5 Bruce Street
Newark, NJ 07102

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
Camden Campus: 856-225-6111
Health Sciences at Newark:
Newark Campus: 973-353-5111
New Brunswick Campus:

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