Campus Safety Plan 2018


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 830.2 and Education Code 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 per day 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 campus community is strongly encouraged to report all known or suspected incidents of criminal activity on campus to the University Police Department as soon as possible. When calling the University Police Department 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.

By Telephone Contact:

  • Emergency: 9-1-1
  • Turlock Campus, University Police: (209) 667-3114
  • Stockton Campus, Securitas Security: (209) 993-3469

Emergency Blue Light Call Stations (Turlock Main Campus)

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:

  • Turlock Campus University Police Services at the north end of campus near the corporation yard.
  • Stockton Police Department: 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 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, University Police enforces Educational Code 89031 & Housing Policies. Campus facility access may be revoked per Penal Code 626. Non-monitored, recording 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 through regular outreach through email, social media, and tabling at events throughout the academic year.

New Employee Orientations
The offices of Safety & Risk Management and Human Resources present safety policies and procedures to new employees by in-person orientations. Employees are informed of injury and illness prevention, workplace violence prevention, confidential victim/survivor counseling services, safety programs, and voluntary confidential crime reporting procedures.


  • Continued Shelter In Place / Active Shooter drills while classes are in session;
  • Added surveillance cameras in the Library Building, Bizzini Hall, Village Housing, and KCSS Radio Station;
  • Presentations to Administration, Dean and Department Chairs on the University's Behavior Intervention Team (StanCares); and
  • Expanded card access system which includes exterior doors and a lock down function of classrooms inside of Classroom Annex, DBH, Art, Drama, Facilities, Receiving, Lock Shop, Science I, MSR 100, 270, and 390, SRC Lobby, Stadium Gate, Health Center and Innovative Center.


  • Large Scale Emergency Preparedness training and exercise (Fall 2018);
  • Video camera installation in the Mary Stuart Rogers (MSR) building and first floor of the Library building;
  • Expansion of the Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) program to include two additional instructors; and
  • Expansion of bystander intervention training to students.


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).

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.

2016 Statistics (California Education Code §67380 (a)(1)(A))

Occurrences and/or arrests for On Campus
Part I violent crimes * 0
Hate crimes 0
Noncriminal acts of hate violence 1
Theft 71
Destruction of property 23
Illegal Drugs 3
Alcohol intoxication 11
Occurrences and/or arrests for Systemwide
Hate crimes 16
Noncriminal acts of hate violence 1

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


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