Police, University

In case of an emergency:

  • In an emergency, please call Campus Police from a University phone by dialing 2220.
  • If you are calling from a non-campus phone or mobile phone, please dial 911.

The University Police strives to provide a safe and secure environment for students, faculty, staff, and visitors. Purdue University Calumet Police Department (PUCPD) is a fully jurisdictional Police Department of the State of Indiana and is empowered with lawful authority to enforce all Criminal and Traffic Laws of the State of Indiana, as well as University rules and regulations as they relate to the Motor Vehicle, Bicycle, and Traffic Regulations.

In addition to regular law enforcement duties, the department assists with all other areas of campus safety and security, reporting hazardous conditions and unsafe practices. Purdue University Calumet police officers are graduates of the Indiana Law Enforcement Training Academy and are experienced law enforcement professionals from city, county and state police departments. Each officer is required by State mandate to attend annual training courses in law enforcement to maintain current with changes in law and training practices.

How to Reach University Police

  • Non-Emergency:  (219) 989-2220, (219) 989-2221 or (219) 989-2222
  •  Emergency: From a campus telephone dial direct 2220 (From a non-campus telephone or a cellular telephone dial 911 (Hammond Police will notify the Purdue University Calumet Police about the emergency.)
  •  Anonymous Hotline: (219) 989-2912

Confidential reporting of crimes can be made on the “Silent Witness” page of the Purdue University Calumet police webpage.  Additional contact information can be found at the University Police website.  Questions or concerns may also be sent via e-mail to the Campus Police.

University Police Location and Hours

The University Police Department is located in the UNPD building on the north end of campus directly across the parking lot from the CLO building.

 The University Police Department operates 24/7.

Normal Business Hours:  7:00 a.m. – 11 p.m., Monday through Friday

A Campus Emergency Preparedness Guide (PDF) and an Emergency Preparedness Quick Glance (PDF) are available on the website and throughout campus as well as an Emergency Preparedness Overview in three (3) languages: English, Chinese and Spanish. These publications are designed to assist faculty, staff, and students in the preparation of a campus emergency. While these publications do not cover every conceivable situation, they do provide the basic guidelines necessary to respond to and cope with the most common campus emergencies. Please become familiar with these documents.

 Hammond Police/Fire Information from a Campus Telephone

  •  Hammond Police Department
    • non-emergency: 853-6489
    • emergency: 9-911
  • Hammond Fire Department
    • non-emergency: 853-6489
    • emergency: 9-911

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