University of Chicago
The University of Chicago Police Department (UCPD) has worked to keep our communities safe for more than 40 years. This professionally trained force operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, from 37th to 65th Streets and Cottage Grove Avenue to Lake Shore Drive.
Our more than 100 state-certified police officers have full police powers. We respond to emergency calls, patrol neighborhoods, listen to residents' concerns, conduct food and toy collections for neighbors in need, and more. Our reputation for quick response is a powerful force in the community.
To reach the UCPD in an emergency, dial 773.702.8181 or press the red button on one of the more than 385 emergency phones in the area. For non-emergency numbers, see Contact University Police.
6054 S. Drexel Ave., Chicago, IL 60637 | 773-702-8181
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