Police Department


The Emerson College Police Department protects the College community on a 24-hour-a-day, seven-day-a-week basis.

Police Department is committed to protecting the student body, staff, and faculty and to enhancing the quality of campus life by creating a safe, secure, and welcoming environment through the community policing concept.

The Emerson College Police Department, in the ground level of the Little Building (80 Boylston Street), provides law enforcement protection and emergency services to the College community 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 

The department maintains close contacts with the Boston Police Department, the Massachusetts State Police, and other law enforcement and civil defense agencies and calls upon them for assistance when needed.

Emergency Line617-824-8888

  • Crimes in progress
  • Medical emergencies
  • Trespasses/suspicious persons or activities on campus
  • Facility concerns that pose an immediate threat to public safety

Police Business Line617-824-8555

  • A past crime
  • A situation requiring a prompt response but not constituting a medical emergency or immediate threat to public safety
  • Requests for general information of a police or public safety nature

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