Police Services

University Police Services is committed to serving the public and building relationships that promote trust and foster collaboration.

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

Job Opportunities at Police Services Police Officer I (UPO1/Cadet)
Job Opportunities at Police Services Police Officer II (UPO2)

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 Sonnie Kanneh - skanneh@unr.edu
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 contact Police Services if you have questions. 775-784-4013  unrpd@unr.edu

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

Police Services supports the McReynolds Project
The above link is for 3rd party web/multimedia content, if you have any problems accessing this site, please contact our office or visit thisisreno.com

Report a Crime

Report a crime

To file an anonymous report leave out your personal contact information or call Secret Witness at (775) 322-4900.


Police Services

University Police provides data reporting,  safety training, and performs security tasks for events on campus among other roles.

Safety and Training

Campus Safety

As a service to our campus community, Police Services offers a range of courses such as alcohol programs, rape defense and personal safety.

Threat Assessment & Management

Graphic image recognize, report, prevent

The University Police Services is committed to promoting a violence-free campus.  We need your help!  Learn how to recognize concerning behaviors and how to report your observations so together we can prevent violence.  Learn more about our Threat Assessment Process by clicking the link below.  

Learn more about Threat Assessment

Contact Us

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1664 N. Virginia Street

Reno, NV 89557


Phone (775) 784-4013