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.

  • UAB Police make regular evening and weekend patrol checks on UAB buildings and surrounding areas.
  • UAB Police Dispatchers take requests for services and assistance for students, employees and visitors.
  • These calls are dispatched to UAB Police Officers, UAB Security Services Officers and Transportation Services.

Contact Us

For questions or comments about this Web site, please e-mail The UAB POLICE DEPARTMENT.

To contact the Assistant Vice President and Chief of Police, please call (205) 934-2297.

Physical Address:
Police Headquarters Building
1117 14th Street South

Mailing Address:
UAB Police Department
1530 3RD AVE S
BIRMINGHAM AL 35294-2130

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.