In the event of an assault, theft or something more serious:
- Call the Amherst College Police Department (ACPD) at 413.542.2111 and provide the dispatcher with as much information about the person(s) as possible, such as:
Name(s), if known
Estimate of height and weight
Weapons, if any
Direction of travel, if known
- Try to remain calm and in a safe location.
- Stay on the phone until help arrives.
Download a PDF of the Amherst College Emergency Response Handbook.