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Police Coordination

Learn about the police agencies serving UMGC's locations in the region.

All University of Maryland Global Campus properties are under the jurisdiction of the University of Maryland Department of Public Safety. UMDPS police officers have all the powers of any peace or police officer in the State of Maryland. Each officer is empowered by state law to make arrests, investigate crimes, and carry firearms. Furthermore, the UMDPS has jurisdiction on all properties owned, operated, leased by, or under the control of the University of Maryland System, including all UMGC properties (Dorsey Station, Quantico, UMGC Headquarters, and Waldorf Center).

However, they do not actively patrol and respond to all properties.

Law Enforcement Agencies by Location

Dorsey Station:

Howard County Emergency Services is the primary agency called by UMGC for police and emergency response needs.
Contact:
Emergency: 911
Non-Emergency: 410-313-2200

Quantico:

The Stafford County Sheriff's Office is the primary agency called by UMGC for police and emergency response needs.
Contact:
Emergency: 911
Non-Emergency: 540-658-4450

Adelphi:

The UMDPS is the primary responding agency for all police and emergency response at the Adelphi headquarters.
Contact:
Emergency Only: 301-405-3333
Non-Emergency: 301-405-3555

Waldorf Center:

The Charles County Sheriff's Office is the primary agency called by UMGC for police and emergency response needs.
Contact:
Emergency: 911
Non-Emergency: 301-932-2222

Public Safety and Emergency Contact Information for UMGC Worldwide Locations

Procedure:

  1. When an incident occurs that requires a police or emergency services response, security or a UMGC staff member must contact 911 and the responding agency for the specific location.
  2. If possible, the authorities should be met upon arrival and escorted to the scene of the incident.
  3. Upon arrival, the authorities become in charge of the situation. A security officer or department manager/supervisor must remain with the authorities at all times unless requested by the authorities to move to another location.
  4. After the authorities have conducted all of their duties in response to the situation, their name(s), badge number(s), and the police report number will be requested and documented.
  5. All emergency services personnel must be given assistance as requested.
  6. Locations without a security presence must report all incidents and police response to UMGC Security and the Director of Security as soon as the authorities have been notified.

Emergency Contacts Worldwide

Find emergency contact information for all of UMGC's locations worldwide.

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