Emergency Response

Need help urgently from a police officer?

Call 716-645-2222

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University Police are the first to respond to all medical, fire and criminal emergencies in the campus community. 

Students, faculty, staff and visitors should report all emergencies including:

  • Crimes
  • Fire
  • Life and death situations
  • Automobile crashes
  • Medical emergencies

Reporting Non-Police Emergencies

Making an Emergency Call

Call 716-645-2222 to report an emergency or pick up an Emergency Blue Light Phone:

  1. Specify your location
  2. Stay on the line until the dispatcher tells you to hang up

Using a Blue Light Phone

Blue light emergency phones:

  • Are located on north and south campuses
  • Are connected directly to University Police — no need to dial

Press the red button on the front of the blue light phone to use it:

  • Immediately the Police Dispatcher can see you on the camera system
  • If you cannot speak, Univesity Police still know you need help
  • The blue light starts to flash to let people know you need help
  • The dispatcher sends officers to you for immediate assistance

North Campus Blue Light Phone Locations

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  North Building Phone Location Description Location Type
1 Alfiero Park Hall on Putnam Way Academic/Athletic Building
2 Alfiero (Jacobs) Park Hall between Jacobs A & B parking lots Parking Lot
3 Alfiero (Jacobs) Baird Lot in the Northeast Corner Parking Lot
4 Alumni East Bus stop East of Alumni Arena Entrance 11 (facing Stadium) Bus Stop
5 Alumni East Lake LaSalle Parking lot Parking Lot
6 Alumni West Coventry Loop at Alumni Bus Stop
7 Baird Slee Lot B (south) Academic/Athletic Building
8 Baldy Quad area Southwest of Student Activities Center (Student Union) Parking Lot
9 Beane Beane Center Parking Lot
10 Bissell Bus Stop South of Bissell Hall Bus Stop
11 Campus Mail Special Events lot East Parking Lot
12 Campus Mail Special Events lot West Parking Lot
13 Capen Flint Loop Bus Stop
14 Center for Arts CFA rear between building and lake Academic/Athletic Building
15 Center for Tomorrow Center for Tomorrow Lot (2 speaker locations) Parking Lot
16 Center for Tomorrow Flint Road at Audobon Parkway (2 speaker locations) Parking Lot
17 Child Care Bus Stop across from Child Care Bus Stop
18 Clemens Clemens North facing the Commons Academic/Athletic Building
19 Clemens Student Union Academic/Athletic Building
20 Creekside Creekside Village near Building 1 (2 speaker locations) Residential Area
21 Creekside Creekside Village near Building 15 (2 speaker locations) Residential Area
22 Creekside Creekside Village near bridge Residential Area
23 Creekside Creekside Village near Building 7 Residential Area
24 Crofts Crofts Hall Academic/Athletic Building
25 Fargo Audobon at Hamilton Road (2 speaker locations) Residential Area
26 Fargo Fargo Parking Lot (2 speaker locations) Parking Lot
27 Fargo Audobon at Lee entrance Residential Area
28 Fargo South of Fargo Hall at Lake LaSalle Residential Area
29 Flickinger Flickinger Court near Building 16-22 Residential Area
30 Flickinger Flickinger Court near Building 10-14 Residential Area
31 Flickinger Flickinger Court near Building 2-4 Residential Area
32 Flint Flint Village near Building 302 (2 speaker locations) Residential Area
33 Flint Filnt Village near Building 308 & 309 on Loop (2 speaker locations) Residential Area
34 Flint Flint Village near Building 306 Residential Area
35 Fronczak Fonczak on Putnam Way (2 speaker locations) Academic/Athletic Building
36 Fronczak Governors lot C and D (2 speaker locations) Parking Lot
37 Hadley Hadley Apts at North Entrance (3 speaker locations) Residential Area
38 Hadley Hadley Apts near Building 109 (3 speaker locations) Residential Area
39 Hadley Hadley Apts near Building 103-104 Residential Area
40 Hadley Hadley Apts at South Entrance Residential Area
41 Hadley Kunz Stadium (3 speaker locations) Academic/Athletic Building
42 Hochstetter Hochstetter at Putnam Way Academic/Athletic Building
43 Jarvis Lee Bookstore Lot (2 speaker locations) Parking Lot
44 Jarvis Lee Entrance at Jarvis Lot (2 speaker locations) Parking Lot
45 Ketter Jarvis A and B (2 speaker locations) Parking Lot
46 Ketter Hamilton loop at Ketter Hall (2 speaker locations) Parking Lot
47 Lockwood Lockwood Library/Hall on Putnam Way Academic/Athletic Building
48 Natural Science Putnam Way West side Academic/Athletic Building
49 Natural Science Rensch Loop Bus Stop
50 Porter (Red Jacket) Red Jacket Lot Parking Lot
51 Porter (Red Jacket) Richmond B Parking Lot Berm Parking Lot
52 Roosevelt Governors E Lot (2 speaker locations) Parking Lot
53 Roosevelt Governors Bus Stop Bus Stop
54 Roosevelt West side of Governors Hall (2 speaker locations) Residential Area
55 South Lake South Lake Village near Building 204 (4 speaker locations) Residential Area
56 South Lake South Lake Village & soccer field (4 speaker locations) Residential Area
57 South Lake South Lake Village near Community Bldg Residential Area
58 South Lake Saint Rita's Lane at Frontier Road (4 speaker locations) Residential Area
59 South Lake Frontier Road (near parking area) (4 speaker locations) Parking Lot
60 Spaulding (Old Richmond) Spaulding Parking Lot Berm (2 speaker locations) Parking Lot
61 Spaulding (Old Richmond) Richmond Lot at Ellicott (2 speaker locations) Parking Lot
62 Wilkeson Wilkeson near Kanazawa Island Residential Area

Contact University Police for Questions: 716-645-2227, ub-police@buffalo.edu

South Campus Blue Light Phone Locations

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  North Building Phone Location Description LocationType
1 South Building Location Remarks Location Type
2 Allen Hall Main/Bailey parking lot (clinical patient parking area Parking Lot
3 Clark Hall Facing softball fields (2 speaker locations) Academic/Athletic Building
4 Clark Hall Clark Parking Lot East (2 speaker locations) Parking Lot
5 Clark Hall Clark Parking Lot West Parking Lot
6 Diefendorf Annex Southeast of building by loop entrance/exit Academic/Athletic Building
7 Diefendorf Annex Northwestern corner in grassy island Academic/Athletic Building
8 Farber Hall South of parking lot pole F-7 in Farber Lot facing Bailey Ave. Parking Lot
9 Farber Hall North of building near Cary, Farber, Sherman service entrance. Parking Lot
10 Foster Hall Main Circle between Foster Hall and Crosby Hall (2 speaker locations) Bus Stop
11 Foster Hall Courtyard Foster/Squire/Abbott/Harriman (2 speaker locations) Academic/Athletic Building
12 Goodyear Hall Main/Bailey parking lot at walkway (2 speaker locations) Parking Lot
13 Goodyear Hall Main/Bailey parking lot at Clement Road/Loop. (2 speaker locations) Parking Lot
14 Hayes Annex C Hayes A, B, C Facing softball fields Academic/Athletic Building
15 Kapoor Hall Kapoor North Academic/Athletic Building
16 Mackay Heating Plant Southwest corner of Roatary Road and Hayes Road Academic/Athletic Building
17 Michael Hall Michael Hall east side on sidewalk to Goodyear Academic/Athletic Building
18 Parker Hall Parker Parking Lot on Hayes Road near Parker/Kappor Hall Parking Lot
19 Pritchard Hall Corner of Hayes Road and Goodyear Road. Academic/Athletic Building
20 Sherman Hall Alongside pedestrian entrance to Sherman Lot directly south of entrance to Sherman Hall Academic/Athletic Building
21 Townsend Hall Northwest of Wende Hall at Hayes Road (2 speaker locations) Academic/Athletic Building
22 Townsend Hall In the vicinity of Pole W-126 in the Townsend Lot near Main St. (2 speaker locations) Parking Lot

Contact University Police for Questions: 716-645-2227, ub-police@buffalo.edu

Report a Crime Anonymously

Submit a Silent Witness Form to report a crime anonymously. Silent Witness is an emailed form — it will not be sent immediately to police officers. Call University Police at 716-645-2222 if you see a crime in progress.

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