If you have an emergency, please call the UAB Police Department at (205) 934-3535 or 911.
If you do not have an emergency and need to contact the UAB Police Department, please call the main dispatch number at (205) 934-4434.
You can also reach the police department through the use of the “HELP” telephones located in yellow boxes throughout the campus. A HELP telephone automatically dials the police department directly when you lift the receiver. A blue light above each HELP phone makes them easy to locate at night. UAB police officers respond to all crimes and emergencies on the UAB Campus.
The UAB Police Department is responsible for all police security on the UAB campus.
To contact the Assistant Vice President and Chief of Police, please call (205) 934-2297.
Committed to Serve: Professionally, effectively, and caringly-this is how the men and women of the UAB Police Department seek to serve the UAB community. Our philosophy of community policing integrates crime prevention, problem resolution, and community involvement in an unprecedented manner, allowing us to provide the support and service deserved by UAB guests, students, and employees. Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, the UAB Police Department has earned a reputation for excellence.