Campus Safety Plan 2019


Enforcement and Arrest Authority

The California State University, Stanislaus Police Department is located at One University Circle, Turlock, CA and provides police services 24 hours a day to our community.  Police Dispatch can be reached directly 24 hours a day by phone at 209-667-3911.  The peace officers of Stanislaus State have state-wide police authority and jurisdiction per Penal Code Section 830.2 and Education Code Section 89560, and are vested with law enforcement powers and responsibilities, identical to the local police or sheriff departments in your home community.

Stockton Police Department has primary jurisdiction for the safety and security of the Stockton Center. Stockton Police can be reached 24 hours a day by phone at 209-937-7911.  In addition, private security is provided for the Stockton Center community during normal business hours. Private security maintains foot patrol across the campus and can be reached during campus business hours at 209-465-0460.

Crime Reporting

The entire campus community is strongly encouraged to report any and all known or suspected incidents of criminal activity on campus to law enforcement as soon as possible. When calling law enforcement always:

  • Give your name, telephone number, and location.
  • Give clear and accurate information.
  • Be prepared to supply suspect and vehicle description, and direction of travel.
  • DON’T HANG UP! Follow the instructions of the dispatcher.

For the Turlock Campus

Telephone Assistance
Emergency: 9-1-1
University Police: (209) 667-3911

Emergency Blue Light Call Stations

A 9-1-1, 24-hour, button activated, emergency telephone system will put you in contact with emergency personnel for any emergency need. There are 31 call stations located throughout the Turlock campus, including residential housing.

In Person Contact:

University Police are located in the Campus Services Building north of the Bizzini Hall on Merced Way

For the Stockton Campus

Telephone Assistance
Emergency: 9-1-1
Securitas Security: (209) 993-3469
Stockton Police: (209) 937-8377

In Person Assistance
The Stockton Police Department is located at 22 E. Market Street, Stockton, CA

Emergency Alert Hotline:

The campus Emergency Alert Hotline1 (877) STAN-411(7826) is a recorded message with information related to immediate emergencies that may be happening on either campus. The message may contain information related to building closures, employee/work status information, and campus closures.


Security of and Access to Campus Facilities

All campus facilities are key or key-card accessed, and most are open daily for scheduled campus community use. The Housing and Residential Life Complex is gated and accessible by key card for the gates and resident rooms. Campus key control and distribution is a function of Facilities Services. To provide for the security of campus facilities, the University Police enforces Educational Code Section 89031 & Housing Policies. Campus facility access may be revoked per Penal Code Section 626.  Non-monitored security cameras are located in various buildings throughout campus.

Security Considerations Used in Maintenance of Campus Facilities

Regular inspections and security surveys of campus indoor/outdoor lighting, shrubbery and walkways are conducted. The University participates in Crime Prevention through Environmental Design concepts for planning and improvements on campus.

Special Event Safety Planning

Preparation for large events on campus involve the creation of Incident Action Plans according to the Standardized Emergency Management System and in collaboration with mutual aid agencies and contracted safety personnel.

New Student Orientations

University Police personnel provide personal safety tips and emergency contact information to new students on a regular basis. Students are informed of policies, voluntary confidential crime reporting procedures, and safety programs.

New Employee Orientations

Throughout the year University Police and  Safety & Risk Management personnel present safety policies and procedures to new employees, in cooperation with the Human Resources department. Employees are informed of injury and illness prevention, workplace violence, safety programs, and voluntary confidential crime reporting procedures.


  • Continued Shelter In Place / Active Shooter drill in Science I
  • Conducted Large Scale Emergency Preparedness training and exercise (Fall 2018)
  • Completed expansion of keycard lockdown features in classrooms and lab spaces on campus


  • Adding accessible shuttle cart for evening use
  • Upgrading and expanding additional lighting on campus pathways and areas across campus
  • Upgrading Dispatch CAD system
  • Upgrading Police and Building Marshal radio systems


The report is a separate and distinct report from the Annual Security Report required under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (the Clery Act). This report can be also found online at

These statistics were compiled using the FBI Uniform Crime Reporting program definitions, occurring on campus, and in compliance with California State Education Code, Chapter 16, of the Donahoe Higher Education Act, Section 67380.

2017 Statistics (California Education Code §67380 (a)(1)(A))

Occurrences and/or arrests for On Campus
Part I violent crimes * 8
Hate crimes 0
Noncriminal acts of hate violence 0
Theft 42
Destruction of property 12
Illegal Drugs 4
Alcohol intoxication 25
Occurrences and/or arrests for Systemwide
Hate crimes 2
Noncriminal acts of hate violence 2

* Part I crimes include; willful homicide, rape, robbery, and aggravated assault.


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