About UMPD

The University of Miami Police Department (UMPD) is a professional campus police department that maintains a safe and secure environment on the Coral Gables campus. Established in 1969, the department employs more than 30 police officers, supplemented by security officers, administrative staff, and student aides.  

Under the leadership of Chief David Rivero, UMPD employs a community-policing model, embracing opportunities to interact with our campus community and its various organizations on a daily basis. To further develop and nurture these valuable partnerships, the department also offers numerous educational events and outreach programs throughout the year. For more information on UMPD, please click on one of the links below: