University Police (UPD)

The University Police Department provides safety services for the Anchorage campus and residential halls. Fifteen sworn officers, a chief, three sergeants, dispatchers, non-sworn security, civilian records professionals, and student workers show up every day to help you accomplish your educational goals in peace and safety. 

Get Help

  • 911
    In an emergency

    Anchorage Police (includes UPD)
  • 6-1120

Submit Information to UPD

Not for crimes in progress, but you may submit information about an event to UPD which will be reviewed Monday through Friday between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm (except on holidays). Your information submitted through this form will remain confidential if law and university policy allow.

Make an Anonymous Report (Silent Witness)

Connect with UPD


Safety and Training

Rave Guardian safety app

With safety top of mind, the University Police Department launched Rave Guardian which allows you to turn your smartphone into a personal safety device and campus resource center. To download the free app, search “Rave Guardian” in the app store on your mobile device.

  1. Download and install the app
  2. During setup, select University of Alaska Anchorage to be paired with the right campus location

Get it on the App Store

Get it on Google Play


Local safety resources

UPD officers coordinate with the Anchorage Police Department and local safety officers in the U-MED district.

RAD Training

The Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) Basic Personal Defense System is a national program of realistic self-defense tactics and techniques taught for women only. All courses are taught by nationally certified RAD Instructors.

Learn more about RAD training


Evidence Preservation

Were you the victim of a crime? Write down, or have a friend write down, everything you can remember about the incident, including a physical description of the assailant. You should attempt to do this even if you are unsure about reporting the incident in the future.

Learn more about preserving evidence



Reporting and Transparency

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