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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

2022 Toys for Tots

Toys for Tots returns to Tufts campuses this year, helping to spread cheer to...

TUPD at the Special Olympics

On Sunday, November 12, Tufts University Police Department members attended the annual Special Olympics...

No Shave November returns

Tufts University Police Department will be participating in No Shave November once again this...

TUPD donates bikes to Bikes Not Bombs

On Thursday, Oct. 20, Tufts University Police Department donated a number of bicycles to...