Harvard University Police Department (HUPD)

HUPD is a is a full-service police department (comprising a Patrol Division, Criminal Investigation Division, and Dignitary Protection Unit) that includes police officers, detectives, civilian communication dispatchers, and support and administrative personnel. The police officers are sworn special State Police officers with deputy sheriff powers. HUPD offers a Personal and Violent Crime unit, which includes issues relating to rape, sexual violence, battery, harassment and interpersonal violence. Harvard University Police can be reached 24 hours a day by calling (617) 495-1212.