Take Action Against Distraction Sept. 11

Learn about the risks of distracted driving and how you can stay safe on the road.

Police Officer Receives MADD Commendation

Sgt. Manuel “Nel” Garcia and his wife, Leah, were recognized for their support of local advocacy against driving under the influence.

Testing of New Gunshot Detection and Location System

The department is conducting carefully-controlled tests of the ShotSpotter system.

De-Stressing with Therapy Fluffies

Sergeant Nel Garcia was at a recent Therapy Fluffies session. Held every Thursday, the program is a great way for campus community members to alleviate stress.

Residential Security Officers Honored at Diversity Awards

The RSO Program was recognized recently at the annual Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action and Diversity Awards.

UC San Diego Police Sergeant Cracks SDPD Case

Sergeant Scott Gustafson played a key role in solving a case for the San Diego Police Department.

Phishing Scams on the Rise During the Holidays

The San Diego County District Attorney’s Office is warning consumers about common online scams (PDF).

Safety First: Community Service Officers Expand Role on Campus

After more than 35 years on campus, Community Service Officers are now participating in one of the police department’s newest safety services – Triton Rides, a free, nighttime shuttle service.

Marijuana Still Prohibited at University of California

Despite the passage of Prop. 64, you still can’t use marijuana on UC property.

Annual Campus Lighting Review Walks

Annual Lighting Review Walks will take place during November and December. Share your campus lighting concerns with us at

Welcome Back and Be Safe

New and returning students are welcomed back to campus and reminded that there are many simple steps they can take to improve their safety and wellbeing.

Clearing Out the Clutter

Bike abatement program collects 740 abandoned bikes, freeing up bicycle racks throughout campus.

Community Service Officer Earns Commendation

Thanks to the quick actions of CSO Eugene Huang, a medical emergency was successfully resolved.

Cars for a Cause

Officer Jeff Scruggs finds a way to combine his enthusiasm for automobiles with his commitment to campus.

Playing Ball, Building Bridges

Police and UC San Diego Greeks find common bonds through a little friendly competition. 

Annual Security Report Released

The 2015 report provides statistics on crime along with updates on services and safety-related educational programs, seminars and activities.

Enhancing Safety on Campus

New tools and simple tips are helping to keep the UC San Diego campus a safe place to live, work, learn and visit.