The Police Department is responsible for all safety at Amherst College. They work hand in hand with the school, Student Affairs, Health Services, Facilities, the Town of Amherst Police, and other emergency departments. The department offers self defense courses, laptop and bike registration, security advising and safety talks, parking assistance, fire safety, and emergency response.

Students can visit the police department at 6 East Drive, Amherst.

Campus Safety & Crime Information

Arrests - On-Campus 2013 2014 2015 
Drug Law Violations200
Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
Liquor Law Violations120
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2013 2014 2015 
Drug Law Violations100
Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
Liquor Law Violations000
Arrests - Off-Campus 2013 2014 2015 
Drug Law Violations000
Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
Liquor Law Violations000

Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2013 2014 2015 
Murder000
Negligent Manslaughter000
Rape999
Statutory Rape000
Robbery000
Burglary453
Motor Vehicle Theft120
Arson020
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2013 2014 2015 
Murder000
Negligent Manslaughter000
Rape777
Statutory Rape000
Robbery000
Burglary433
Motor Vehicle Theft020
Arson020