Emergency Notification/Timely Warning Information

As a method to ensure the latest information is quickly provided to the University of Florida Gainesville community, the University of Florida Police Department (UFPD) now provides a direct link to the information issued through the The UF Alert System. Please use the link below to view the latest Emergency Notification and/or Timely Warning issued. You will also find previously sent messages as well as you scroll down the page.

The information provided is done so in accordance with the federal law known as The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. If you have any questions pertaining to the information provided through the The UF Alert System, please contact the UFPD at 352.392.1111.

Click here to view the latest Emergency Notification and Timely Warning Information.

Richard Spencer Speaking Engagement Information - October 19, 2017

In light of the upcoming Richard Spencer speaking engagement on Thursday, October 19th on the University of Florida campus, we are committed to providing all pertinent information you may find helpful as the event approaches. This information list will likely expand as the event draws nearer. Please check back periodically for any additional updates.

The University of Florida has been advised that the event organizer has decided to distribute its own tickets in lieu of using the University’s box office at the Phillips Center. The University has no other information on tickets for this event scheduled for Oct. 19, despite rumors of tickets being available starting Oct. 14 at the Phillips Center.

Click here to view general information regarding the speaking engagement.

Click here for Frequently Asked Questions.

Click here to access the Prohibited Items List.

Click here to access the Road Closures Map.

Click here to watch a video from President Fuchs concerning Richard Spencer and the National Policy Institute’s message of racism and hate.

Click here to access the letter from Chief Linda Stump regarding updated information about the speaking engagement.

October: National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Every year since 2003 October has been recognized as National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM). This effort was brought to life through a collaboration between the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (https://www.dhs.gov/national-cyber-security-awareness-month) and the National Cyber Security Alliance (https://staysafeonline.org/ncsam/).

NCSAM was created to ensure that every individual stays safe and secure online.

The University of Florida Police Department will be working with various community and campus partners throughout October to offer classes and workshops to help our community be safe on-line. Visit our Facebook page @UFPublicSafety for more information on the classes and how to register.

Week 1:

In Partnership with Peaceful Paths and the Office of Victim Services

Open to the public but priority will be given to UF and Shands students, staff, and Faculty.

Week 2:

In Partnership with UF Information Security-Information Technology

Must be a UF or Shands student, staff, or faculty for this class.

Mornings Class: https://mytraining-ufshands.sumtotal.host/core/pillarRedirect?relyingParty=LM&url=app%2Fmanagement%2FLMS_ActDetails.aspx%3FActivityId%3D35968

Afternoon Class: https://mytraining-ufshands.sumtotal.host/core/pillarRedirect?relyingParty=LM&url=app%2Fmanagement%2FLMS_ActDetails.aspx%3FActivityId%3D35969

Week 3: Open Week

Week 4:

Open to the public but priority will be given to UF and Shands students, staff, and Faculty.

For more information about any of these classes please email Sgt. Tim Peck at tpeck@ufl.edu or by phone at 352-273-3300.

University of Florida Football Gameday Information

As we look forward to the 2017 Gator Football season, the University of Florida Police Department (UFPD) encourages all who will be participating and sharing in these exciting games on campus to review the fan initiatives, guidelines, and safety information provided by the University of Florida Athletic Association (UAA) listed below:


  • Clear Bag Policy: Click Here
  • Gators Football 2017 Game Schedule: Click Here
  • Game Day guide: Click Here
  • Rules for Tailgating at the University of Florida Football Game Days: Click Here
  • Gator Fan Code of Conduct, policy & safety information: Click Here
  • Parking Map, Parking Restrictions Info & Shuttle Services Information: Click Here
  • Road Closures for Game Days: Click Here

Football vs Kentucky 9-22-12 031If you or your organization plans to work any home football game during the 2017 season, you are required to submit your personal information by clicking the following link: Click Here

Everyone who works inside Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on game day is required to apply for and receive a credential by the University Athletic Association (UAA). If you have any questions pertaining to this requirement, please contact Lindsey Thomas at 352-375-4683, ext. 6042 or email LindseyT@gators.ufl.edu .

If you have any additional questions pertaining to game day activities, please contact either Lieutenant Alton McDilda / amcdilda@ufl.edu or Officer Gregory Castronover / gcastronover@ufl.edu

Go Gators!

UFPD Employment Opportunities

Visit Careers at UF to view the current positions available with the University of Florida Police Department. Careers at UF will allow you to conduct job searches by simply entering key words such as “law enforcement” under the job search box or refining the search by selecting the categories provided. For additional information on applicant resources please visit Applicant Resources and our Employment Opportunities page.

UF Public Safety YouTube Channel

Be sure to subscribe to our brand new UF Public Safety YouTube channel right here. Below is our first video where Chief Linda Stump-Kurnick has tips on how to stay safe in the event of an active shooter on campus.


GATORSAFE Mobile Safety App

*Video:sg gatorsafe video april 2016

Active Shooter: How to Respond

Please Click here for a PDF active shooter booklet prepared by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Please Click here for a brochure designed to provide information and guidance on how to respond to an active shooter situation as well as how to react to law enforcement response.

Please click here to complete an interactive web-based Course provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) regarding what you can do during an active shooter incident.

Active Shooter Response Checklist

"Shots Fired" Video

Operation Identification and Bicycle Registration

If you would like to register your personal property (non-bicycle), please click here for the University of Florida's Online Property Registration.

If you would like to register your bicycle, please contact your nearest UFPD officer or come by the Community Services Division located at the corner of Museum Road and Newell Drive at the University of Florida Police Department.

U Matter We Care

The UF Community cares about one another. U Matter, We Care extends UF's caring culture by educating our community about signs and symptoms of distress and provides students and employees in distress with the appropriate resources.


Smart911 is a free service that allows citizens across the U.S. to create a Safety Profile for their household that includes any information they want 9-1-1 to have in the event of an emergency. Then, when anyone in that household dials 9-1-1 from a phone associated with their Safety Profile, their profile is immediately displayed to the 9-1-1 call taker providing additional information that can be used to facilitate the proper response to the proper location.

Crime Reports

If you are interested in reviewing a searchable map of crimes that occur on the University of Florida campus, please use the Crime Reports icon below.


Click here to use the new SNAP Application to request a ride:


GATORSAFE is UF's mobile safety app. The app encourages information-sharing between students and police to prevent and deter crimes. With GATORSAFE, you can summon help anywhere on campus, submit a crime tip and view local crime. Tap the “Mobile BlueLight” button to send your GPS location and be connected to campus police on a phone call. The app can be downloaded for Free from the Apple App Store or Google Play.
Click HERE to learn more about GATORSAFE app features.

Silent Witness

Have you seen an incident or have a concern you would like to report to UFPD? Please use the Silent Witness icon below to report your concerns. You can either be anonymous or provide your contact information for follow up.

Front Door Software

To protect your laptop, please visit the following link:

Florida Online Self Report of Traffic Crash

For those that are involved in a minor traffic crash on the University of Florida campus, please click on the Florida's Intergrated Report Exchange System (FIRES) logo below to complete your own crash report. You will be prompted through a series a questions that can help you decide if this type of report process is right for you. If you are unsure if this is the right way of reporting a crash or if you have any questions, please contact the UFPD at 352.392.1111 and we will assist you.

Buy Crash

To get copies of University of Florida Police Traffic Crash Reports, please visit the following link:

Gator Emergency Medical Response Unit

To learn more about GEMRU please visit: http://gemru.org/

Online Survey

Online Survey for Compliments or Complaints
In the interest of coming to a better understanding of what we in the University of Florida Police Department do well and what may need to be improved on, please provide your compliments or complaints by using the online survey link above. Your feedback will prove invaluable as together we strive to ensure a safe and secure university environment for everyone. If you choose to provide your name and telephone number on the survey, someone from the University of Florida Police Department will initiate a follow-up conversation and discuss the information you provided or review our complaint process if necessary.

Contact UFPD

The University of Florida Police Department
Building 51, Museum Road
P.O. Box 112150
Gainesville, Florida 32611-2150

phone: (352) 392-1111
fax: (352) 392-0539
email: updinfo@admin.ufl.edu

Thank you for providing feedback and/or questions to the University of Florida Police Department. Please note, this email account is not actively monitored 24 hours a day, seven days a week. If you would like to immediately report an incident, suspicious activity, need assistance or would simply like to talk to an on-duty Supervisor, please call the UFPD non-emergency telephone line at (352) 392-1111. Additionally, if you had not included contact information in your initial email and are requesting follow-up communications, please ensure you provide a telephone number or email address.

Under Florida law, email addresses are public records. If you do not want your email address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to the University. Instead, contact the specific office or individual by phone or in writing.