University Police Services

To support the Nevada System of Higher Education through proactive community involvement, service, protection and trust.

Proudly serving the University of Nevada, Reno, Truckee Meadows Community College, Desert Research Institute and Western Nevada College.

Alerts/Emergency Info

  • Emergency Alerts
  • Emergency? Call 911
  • Non-Emergency Call: (775) 334-COPS (334-2677)

Registered students, faculty and staff members will receive emergency information by text or email through Emergency Alerts. Emergency information will also be posted to our Facebook and Twitter sites. We strive to maintain our campuses as safe places to live, study and work by embracing the "Community Oriented Policing" philosophy, which includes open and honest communication between Police Services and the population we serve. At University Police Services, we hold ourselves accountable at all times to each other, our superiors and our community.

Victim Advocacy is now available through Police Services. If you have been the victim of a crime and need assistance, please contact Police Services at or (775) 784-4013. Submit this form if you would like the advocate to contact you: Victim Advocate Contact Form

Additional resources to report concerns about specific individuals or incidents that appear dangerous or threatening:

All incident reports are taken seriously and investigated by the appropriate authorities. Please email Police Services if you have questions. (775) 784-4013

To report incidents related to bias/hate, please file a Bias Incident Report with the Office of Equal Opportunity and Title IX.

Partners and related services

Center for the Application of Substance Abuse Technologies logo

Secret witness logo

Crisis Support Service of Nevada logo

Campus Escort logo

Norther Nevada DUI Task Force logo

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