Safety & Security

University District Security – 313-447-0003



Any time a life or property is in danger, you should call 911 immediately.  When calling 911, remain calm.  The dispatcher will ask you if you need Police, Fire, or EMS, along with the address of the emergency and a description of what is happening.  Provide as much information as possible to the dispatcher.

Important Phone Numbers

We maintain a list of important phone numbers here.

University District Patrol

Through the financial support of residents, the University District Patrol contracts with a professional security service to provide ongoing patrols of the neighborhood.  In addition, the following services are also available to paid members during patrol hours:

  • A dedicated security number to communicate directly with patrol officers
  • Escort service to or from your vehicle
  • House checks by a patrol officer if you hear or see something suspicious
  • Vacation checks of your house several times a day when you are away
  • Alarm Response

Subscriber patrol services are provided as an additional service and subscription is separate from your UDCA Membership fees.  You may learn more here.

University District Radio Patrol

The University District Radio Patrol is a group of dedicated UD Residents who patrol the neighborhood throughout the week.  Their responsibilities include:

  • Keeping an eye on vacant homes
  • Reporting and Documenting abandoned vehicles and suspicious activities
  • Mapping and reporting crimes to the police department
  • Analyzing trends of crimes
  • Educating the neighborhood on the prevention of crimes

Safety & Security Blog

The safety and security committee and patrols maintain a blog located here.

Contacting Safety & Security

You may contact us by using our Contact Us page.