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 2014 2015 2016 
Drug Law Violations001
Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
Liquor Law Violations200
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2014 2015 2016 
Drug Law Violations001
Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
Liquor Law Violations000
Arrests - Off-Campus 2014 2015 2016 
Drug Law Violations000
Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
Liquor Law Violations000

Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2014 2015 2016 
Murder000
Negligent Manslaughter000
Rape995
Statutory Rape000
Robbery000
Burglary537
Motor Vehicle Theft003
Arson200
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2014 2015 2016 
Murder000
Negligent Manslaughter000
Rape775
Statutory Rape000
Robbery000
Burglary335
Motor Vehicle Theft000
Arson200