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Molly the Facts

Tufts University Police would like to inform the Tufts Community about a serious incident that occurred at another university.
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Update to Anti-Semitic graffiti

We want to update you regarding the investigations of several incidents of anti-Semitic graffiti on our Medford/Somerville campus and in our host communities of Medford and Somerville. These incidents violated Tufts University’s fundamental values of inclusion and respect for all members of our community. The Tufts University Police Departmen ...


Tufts Threat Assessment and Management - Tufts University announced a new program to support a safe and healthy environment for learning, working and living on its three Massachusetts campuses.  Learn more about TTAM or Report a concern.

Pedestrian Safety and Awareness on Campus

An updated message from the Director of Public and Environmental Safety about Pedestrian Safety and working with the City of Somerville.
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About TUPD

The Tufts University Police Department is headquartered on the Medford/Somerville campus with stations on the Boston and Grafton campuses. » read

GoSafe Services

The Tufts University Police Department is pleased to offer a safety service called the Tufts GoSafe, offered for your personal safety. » read

Crime Prevention

Developing and maintaining a reasonably safe and secure environment is a responsibility that the University Police take seriously.
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RSS Safety Alerts

Police Accreditation

Mass Accreditation Seal

The Massachusetts Police Accreditation Commission awarded accreditation status to the Tufts University Police Department on June 17, 2005 . The department has been re-accredited every 3 years since initial accreditation, most recently in October 2014. The commission voted to make Tufts the eighteenth department in the commonwealth to achieve this prestigious recognition. Tufts remains one of only ten Massachusetts campus law enforcement agencies that are accredited.

Telephone Numbers

Boston Campus

(617) 636-6610 or x66610
(617) 636-6911 or x66911

Grafton Campus

(508) 887-4900 or x84900
(508) 839-5303 or x66911

Medford/Somerville Campus

(617) 627-3030 or x73030
(617) 627-6911 or x66911