Rutgers University Police Department

  • Agency: Rutgers University Police Department
  • Address: 55 Commercial Avenue, New Brunswick, 08901 NJ
  • Chief: Rhonda Harris (Chief of Police)
Phone: 732-932-7211

Rutgers University Police Department is located at 55 Commercial Avenue, New Brunswick, 08901 NJ. The Chief of Police of the department is Rhonda Harris. The Rutgers University Police Department phone number is 732-932-7211.

Rutgers University Police Department News

The #RutgersPD is hosting a "Hoops for Hurricanes" Charity Basketball Tournament on Friday, November 10th at the Golden Dome Athletic Center in Newark, NJ. Click on the flyer below for event details and registration info:

The #RutgersPD is now hiring! Are you up for the challenge of serving and protecting the Rutgers University community? Apply for a Police Officer position online at The application deadline is Tuesday, November 14, 2017.

The Corner Store, located in the Camden Campus Center, hosted an event yesterday for students to get to know the officers of the #RutgersPD while playing pool. The event was such a success that it may become a monthly routine. Stay tuned for more info on the next Pool with the Police event!

Each year the #RutgersPD joins more than 9,000 participants who donate thousands of toys for local charities at The Big Chill 5K Run. This year's event will take place on December 2 at Rutgers University-New Brunswick. Registration is now open. For more information visit

The #RutgersPD gave out high fives for Halloween at the Lord Stirling Community School Parade earlier today!

Need help getting home after the buses stop running? The #RutgersPD can send the Knight Mover Shuttle to help or provide an officer to escort you to your car. See how it works at

Happy Halloween from the #RutgersPD!

In support of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the #RutgersPD participated in the Turn the Campus Purple event today. #RUNTTCP

The #RutgersPD participated in the 2017 Monster Mash, a community outreach program hosted by Rutgers Residence Life and Recreation to offer a safe alternative trick-or-treating experience to families within the community.

#rutgerspd serving, protecting and ensuring that the children of New Brunswick City look their best for Halloween!

The #RutgersPD wishes everyone a safe and enjoyable Halloween weekend! Keep our number handy in case you need to give us a call at 732-932-7211.

Rutgers Police Officers participated in a Trunk or Treat event at Thirteenth Avenue School in Newark yesterday hosted by the Office of Community Partnerships! More photos to come. #RutgersPD

The #RutgersPD delivered 91 costumes to the Lord Stirling Community School in New Brunswick earlier this week just in time for Halloween! Thanks to everyone that donated to the costume drive and supported this initiative!

The “Text to RUPD” program at Rutgers offers faculty, staff and students an alternative mode to communicate non-emergency concerns or requests for help to the Rutgers Police Department. More info available at #RutgersPD

A great game for a worthy cause! The RUPD, Rutgers University-Newark Athletics, and Rutgers University-Newark Student Veterans Organization came together to organize this Charity Softball Game in support of men and women who have served our country. Supplies for nearly 100 care packages (and still counting until this Friday) were collected for homeless veterans. Thank you to everyone that supported this effort and came to the event! #RutgersPD

Rutgers Police Officer Chris Ford instructed a basic self-defense class last night for Rutgers University-Camden students! #RutgersPD

Rutgers Police Officer Yasmin Rodriguez spoke to passersby at a tabling event as part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October. #RutgersPD

REMINDER: The Rutgers University Police Department will be participating in a Charity Softball Game vs. the Rutgers Newark Office of Veteran Affairs tomorrow, Wednesday, October 25th! See details below.

Rutgers Police Officer Martin Roman off to Puerto Rico to assist with hurricane recovery efforts #RutgersPD

RUPD-Camden Division hosted training on Large Scale Event Planning for Cumberland County Career and Technical Education (CCCTE) law enforcement students. These innovative career centered programs are developed to assist students in preparing for future careers in law enforcement. #RutgersPD

Photos of Rutgers Public Safety reps working the 6th Annual Homecoming Kickoff Bonfire! #RutgersPD

Throwback Thursday! 1998 Bring Your Child To Work Day hosted at Rutgers Police Department headquarters. Can you help us identify the members of the RUPD in these photos? #RutgersPD #TBT

Show your support for homeless veterans at the Rutgers Police vs. the Rutgers Newark Office of Veteran Affairs Charity Softball Game on October 25, 2017 at 11am! See event details below:

Reminder: Last chance to participate in the RUPD Halloween Costume Drive to benefit the children of the Lord Stirling Community School. Donation box is in the lobby of the College Avenue Student Center this week! #RutgersPD

Today marks the 39th anniversary of the passing of Rutgers Police Detective Richard E. McGilvery who died in the line of duty on October 6, 1978. Gone but never forgotten. #RutgersPD