Sworn members 114
|Phone +1 732-932-7211|
|Common name University Police, Rutgers Police|
Legal personality Governmental: Government agency
Operations jurisdiction* State of New Jersey, USA
General nature Law enforcement Local civilian police
Specialist jurisdiction Buildings and lands occupied or explicitly controlled by the educational institution and the institution's personnel, and public entering the buildings and immediate precincts of the institution.
Address Rutgers–New Brunswick, 55 Commercial Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
Quick glimpse of 3 rutgers university police department cruisers doing a traffic stop in newark
The Rutgers University Police Department (RUPD) is a campus police agency responsible for law enforcement on the New Brunswick, Newark, and Camden campuses of Rutgers University. RUPD is a department of the university's Division of Administration and Public Safety which also houses Rutgers Emergency Services which is responsible for Emergency Medical Services and emergency management on the campus as well as responding to fire and hazardous materials emergencies in coordination with local first responders. The Division of Administration and Public Safety also oversees the campus bus system, the Rutgers Golf Course, and other services on campus.
- Quick glimpse of 3 rutgers university police department cruisers doing a traffic stop in newark
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RUPD is a fully empowered law enforcement entity under state law and shares jurisdiction with local police departments and the New Jersey State Police. RUPD works closely with these agencies as well as neighboring police departments and the adjacent campus police departments of UMDNJ in Newark and New Brunswick, NJIT and Essex County College in Newark, and Rowan University and Camden County College in Camden.
RUPD staff includes fully trained, commissioned, and armed Police Officers as well as Security Officers, 911 Dispatchers, and student Community Service Officers. Rutgers Emergency Services staff includes trained firefighters, incident managers, emergency medical technicians, hazardous materials technicians, and instructors who are on duty 24 hours a day seven days a week.