Frequently Asked Questions
- Are you real police?
Yes, all police officers employed by the University of Minnesota Duluth Police Dept. are licensed by the State of MN P.O.S.T. board.
- How do I contact the UMD Police?
There are several ways, if it is an emergency immediately dial 911. In the event a non-emergency you can call 218-726-7000 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Do the police at UMD work for the city of Duluth?
No, the UMD Police Dept. is part of the University and is dedicated to the University. However we often work with the surrounding law enforcement agencies.
- What should I do if my friend or roommate is drunk, passed out, and will not wake up?
You should call 911 immediately. You should not delay in calling as any delay could be life threatening depending on the level of intoxication. The PD’s main focus is to get your friend immediate medical attention and not to get you or your friend in trouble. The health and well-being of your friend should far outweigh any concerns about disciplinary action.
- When should I call 911?
Please follow the link for more information about 911 and when you should call 911 FAQ.
- Where can I find information about snow or other weather-related emergencies?
Along with the local TV and Radio stations, you can call the Universities weather hotline at 218-726-SNOW.