• Pinning Ceremony for new officer
  • Group Police Officers Smiling at Camera
  • New officers being sworn in
  • Police dog meeting some UNC students
  • Police officers sharing a smile at an athletics event
  • Police officer handing UNC student a flyer

The University of North Carolina Police Department at Chapel Hill consists of 60 fully sworn Law Enforcement Officers and 19 Reserve Officers. The UNC Police Department maintains multiple divisions to include a Uniformed Patrol Division, Traffic Enforcement, Bicycle Patrol, 2 K9 Teams, Criminal Investigations, a Community Response Unit (CRU) and a Community Service Unit (CSU). The Police Department maintains its own 911 dispatch center and non-sworn security staff. All officers receive training in Emergency Response as well as Crisis Intervention Training. The UNC Police Department is a nationally accredited agency. Every year officers receive continuous training in addition to state mandated training. The University offers free tuition for up to three classes per year. UNC Police Department Officers at Chapel Hill receive many benefits due to their affiliation with the University and the Police Department.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is a vibrant and diverse community made up of 29,000 students and 12,000 faculty and staff. With over 40,000 community members the University is larger than many communities in North Carolina. The UNC Police Department serves a main campus of over 729 acres as well as properties located throughout Carrboro, Chapel Hill, Orange County, Chatham County and Durham County. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an open campus bringing visitors from all over the world.

The UNC Police Department serve and protect 365 days a year, 24 hours a day. The UNC Police Department’s greatest goal is to provide customer-focused and problem solving services in partnership with the diverse community it serves. The UNC Police Department strives to achieve this goal through community oriented policing (COP) efforts which includes COP programming, crime prevention and fostering relationships with the community on and off campus. Every sworn officer meets the requirements set forth by the North Carolina Criminal Justice and Training and Standards Commission. The UNC Police Department enforces federal, state and local laws as well University policies on all properties they have jurisdictional authority. UNC Police Officers have the opportunity to make a real difference in someone’s life in a positive manner.

The UNC Police Department and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are “Equal Opportunity Employers through affirmative action”. Minorities and females are encouraged to apply for all positions.