University of Tennessee Police

  • Agency: University of Tennessee Police
  • Address: 1101 Cumberland Avenue, Knoxville, 37996 TN
  • Chief:
Phone: 865-974-3114
Fax: 865-974-4072

University of Tennessee Police is located at 1101 Cumberland Avenue, Knoxville, 37996 TN. The University of Tennessee Police phone number is 865-974-3114.

University of Tennessee Police News

Congratulations to UTPD officers Kaylyn May, Corey Rosenbaum and Gabriela Schott who graduated today from the Blount County Sheriff’s Office Regional Training Academy. They will return to UTPD to complete their in-house training.

Looking for a safe way to discard unwanted, unused, or expired prescription drugs? We can help. We have installed a pharmaceutical take-back box in our lobby at 1101 Cumberland Avenue. The secure drop box is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Learn more at

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville is celebrating first-generation college students and their determination to pursue their education. At UTPD, first-gen college students are represented in every unit—investigations, administration, patrol, records, information technology and dispatch. #CelebrateFirstGen

Don't be a victim of vehicle theft!

Please lock your vehicle and keep your valuables out of sight.

Please remember to do the following before leaving your vehicle unattended:

Have you downloaded the LiveSafe app yet? It's available in the Google and Apple app stores. It is loaded with useful tools for UTK campus. Visit the link for more info:

Fall colors have finally arrived in our corner of the UT campus. #beautiVOL

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville has adopted LiveSafe as its new mobile safety app for the campus community. The app turns mobile phones into a personal safety device for students, faculty & staff. Learn more about LiveSafe at #VolSafety

This afternoon, the Knoxville Public Safety Foundation accepted a donation from the Blue Knights Tennessee III. The foundation supports sworn law enforcement in Knox County, including UT Police & the Knoxville Police Department - TN.

Our explosives detection lion wishes you a happy and safe Halloween. #roar! #K9 #EOD #IPWDA #VolSafety

Incident near 1616 Clinch Ave. is being investigated by KPD. Continue being cautious/you may resume normal activities. For more info call 865-215-7201. Posted on this social media account for informational purposes not a method of contact. This account is not constantly monitored.

UT Alert! Home invasion occurred at 1616 Clinch Ave. Suspects fled toward Volunteer Blvd. Suspect has a handgun. Posted on this social media account for informational purposes not a method of contact. This account is not constantly monitored.

UTPD provides free education programs for our community of staff, faculty, and students. Check out the link below for available classes. Don't see a safety issue that affects or could affect campus that your group is interested in learning about? Let us know and we can create something for you.

Another way to secure bicycles using a U style lock on both wheels.

Help prevent crime by keeping valuable items secured and out of sight.

Come work with us! We have an opening for a communications coordinator. The person will be responsible for the 24/7 operation of our Communications Center (dispatch and monitoring all campus alarms). He/she also will manage employees and supervisors in the center.

Properly secure your bicycle using the system shown below.

In the United States a motor vehicle is stolen every 33 seconds. This infographic provides this and other statistical information about car theft, so that people can make better decisions about keeping their cars safe.

No one values your personal belongings the way you do. Please do not leave items unattended.

We had a physical training test this morning for potential new recruits. They took the first step toward employment as UT Police officers.

Pedestrian Safety is a two way street. If you are walking obey the pedestrian signals, and if you are driving pay attention to the roadway and pedestrians.

UTPD Officers attending the Stand for Law Enforcement and First Responders event

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville 2018 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is now available. The report addresses a wide range of safety information, security procedures and crime statistics. Download a copy: #VolSafety