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The Public Safety Dashboard provides an overview of our progress to date on changes to Tufts Public Safety as part of the university-wide initiative to make Tufts an Anti-Racist Institution and deepen equity and inclusion.

Community Outreach

TUPD is committed to building partnerships through community engagement and collaboration for problem-solving strategies through the Community Oriented Policing and Problem Solving (COPPS) philosophy.


The Tufts University Police Department is one of only 14 universities in the state to receive accreditation through the Massachusetts Police Accreditation Commission (MPAC) and has been re-accredited every 3 years since 2005.

Emergency Numbers

617-627-6911 from a campus phone


911 for fires on the Boston health sciences and SMFA at Tufts campuses

Tufts Public Safety Welcomes First Comfort Dog

The Tufts University Police Department is welcoming its first-ever comfort dog on the Medford/Somerville...

TUPD Featured in Cummings School Welcome to the Herd

Members of TUPD on the Grafton Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine were featured in...

Reestablishing TTAM

Tufts Threat Assessment and Management is refreshing and reestablishing its work on campus following...

Grafton TUPD to Participate in Special Olympics Polar Plunge

Members of TUPD at the Cummings Veterinary School are raising money for the Massachusetts...

Extreme Cold Warning

A cold emergency has been declared for Massachusetts this weekend, where dangerously cold temperatures...