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EMU Police 1200 Oakwood Street, Ypsilanti, MI 48197

1200 Oakwood Street, Ypsilanti, MI 48197

  • EMU Police Emergency: 734.487.1222 or 911
  • Non Emergency Police Dispatch: 734.487.1222

About Us

Our highly trained, professional and accredited police force of more than 30 officers is on duty 24/7, 365 days a year.

As sworn officers, EMU police are empowered to investigate, arrest or take other necessary action to address any criminal or other public infraction. EMU officers work closely with local and state agencies, including the City of Ypsilanti Police Department, the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Department and the Michigan State Police.

The Eastern Michigan University police force takes pride in its diversity and as such reflects the rich diversity of the University. Minorities make up 31 percent of the EMU police force and are included in command and patrol ranks. Women make up roughly 25 percent of the force.

EMU police officers patrol by car, motorcycle, bicycle and foot to maintain high profile, proactive and preventive public safety services. Those services include:

• Responding to emergency calls
• Investigating crimes
• Enforcing criminal and vehicle codes
• Investigating traffic collisions
• Community policing
• Managing security and safety for the many special events that occur on campus

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