Meet the UMBPD

Chief Leone

The University of Maryland, Baltimore Police Department is a progressive, community-oriented agency. 

Take a moment to learn about our Community Outreach and Support Team (COAST)employment opportunities, services like our Safe Walk and Safe Ride programs, and more. We hope you'll take advantage of all the programs and services we have to offer. 

As Chief of Police, I'm committed to the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) core values and values-based policing. Our police and security officers can be found throughout campus and are dedicated to the safety of our students, employees, and visitors. I hope you'll take a moment to say hello; we look forward to your questions, feedback, and suggestions. 

Thomas Leone, MS
Chief of Police


 Mission Statement 

The University of Maryland, Baltimore Police Department’s mission is to promote a safe and secure campus environment for students, faculty, staff, and visitors. We will provide professional public safety services ethically and fairly through education, engagement, and collaboration. We will adhere to the Core Values of the University of Maryland, Baltimore.

Vision Statement 

The University of Maryland, Baltimore Police Department is committed to adhering to the highest standards of practice while engaging in continuous learning in order to serve our community. We are dedicated to the principle of community policing and to becoming one of the most progressive, innovative, and professional police departments in the nation.

Read our 2019-2022 UMBPD Strategic Plan

View our Sept. 2021 UMBPD Organizational Chart