Communications

University Park Police Department

Emergencies (Call 911)

Police, Fire & Medical Services

Use 911 when necessary. These are some examples of emergencies that the 911 line is designed for, including crimes in progress such as:

  • Assault
  • Breaking and Entering
  • Destruction of Property
  • Domestic Disputes
  • Illicit Drug Use
  • Robbery
  • Theft
  • Threatening Weapons in Use

County Dispatch

The phone number for this division is 301-352-1200. This is also a non-emergency number, for reporting criminal activity. This number will put you in touch with a Prince George’s County Police Department (PGPD) operator that will forward your information to the dispatch center for the radio call assignment. You may ask for a University Park (UP) officer to respond, and they will if they are available and not tied up on another call. If the UP officer is not available a PGPD officer will respond. PGPD do serve as back up officers to the University Park Police Department (UPPD) and assist in many emergency situations.

University Park Police Department (UPPD)

Office Number

The UPPD phone number is 301-277-0050.

This is a number made available for:

  • Administrative Functions
  • Contact With Staff During Working Hours
  • General Business
  • General Information From the UPPD
  • House Check Information
  • Leaving Non-Emergency Messages
  • Parking Issues
  • Speaking With the Chief

Cell Number

The UPPD cell phone number is 240-375-1077.

This number has been made available to the public for the times when an officer is out on patrol, not in the station and other staff is not in the station. It is also a non-emergency number that can put you in touch with the on-duty officer. If the officer is involved with a police matter, and does not answer the phone, please leave a message with your name.