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Hospital Police Department

At UNC Medical Center, our Hospital Police Department is dedicated to ensuring the safest environment for everyone who walks through the door. Officers provide 24 hour patrols, 7 days a week.

In addition to physical patrols, a computerized surveillance system of cameras and alarms aids the Department. All entrances and exits, as well as the perimeter of the Hospitals, are covered by closed circuit television equipment. In addition, specialized alarm systems are utilized to prevent, deter and intervene in unauthorized activity when appropriate.

Crime Prevention

UNC Hospital Police works proactively to reduce or eliminate identified security risks and vulnerabilities throughout the UNC Medical Center, but we need your help. If you witness suspicious activity, please call us at 919-966-3686.

If you wish to report an incident anonymously, please contact the UNC Healthcare Compliance Helpline at 1-800-362-2921 or at the Chapel Hill/Carrboro/UNC Crimestoppers web site.


UNC Hospitals Police Department has established an effective investigations team to solve and track crimes and prevent repeat offenses. The team regularly collaborates with local, state and federal law enforcement agencies.

Lost and Found

UNC Hospitals' Police operate a "Lost & Found" service from the Ground Floor of N.C. Memorial Hospital and often receive personal items like cell phones, keys and wallets.

Lost & Found is staffed from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday You can also contact Lost & Found at 984-974-1241 or
If you find personal items/property that has been lost at UNC Hospitals, please bring it to the Lost & Found office between 8 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. Monday - Friday.

If you have lost an item, please contact Lost and Found at 984-974-1241.

Safety Tips

  • Be aware of your surroundings. Don’t be distracted by reading, using your cell phone or other devices while walking
  • Trust your instincts. If something doesn’t look or feel right, don’t hesitate to contact Hospital Police
  • Avoid walking alone through parking lots/decks at not if possible. Use well lit, highly traveled paths, walkways
  • Do not leave valuables such as jewelry, lap tops, tablets, cell phones, purses, cameras, etc. in plain view in your vehicle. If you are unable to take them into the hospital, secure out of sight in the trunk or glove box

Report Suspicious Activity:

If you see suspicious activity, please contact Hospital Police at 984-974-3686.