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 2016 2017 2018 
Drug Law Violations101
Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
Liquor Law Violations000
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2016 2017 2018 
Drug Law Violations101
Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
Liquor Law Violations000
Arrests - Off-Campus 2016 2017 2018 
Drug Law Violations000
Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
Liquor Law Violations000

Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2016 2017 2018 
Murder000
Negligent Manslaughter000
Rape51215
Statutory Rape000
Robbery000
Burglary71212
Motor Vehicle Theft300
Arson002
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2016 2017 2018 
Murder000
Negligent Manslaughter000
Rape51214
Statutory Rape000
Robbery000
Burglary5108
Motor Vehicle Theft000
Arson002
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