Campus Safety Plan 2021


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 CA 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, M – TH, 8am – 10pm, Fri., 8am – 8pm, at 209-715-0650.  The 24 hour Security patrol number is 209-993-3469.

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 25 call stations located throughout the Turlock campus, including residential housing.

In Person Assistance:

University Police are located in the Campus Services Building on the northwest corner of campus 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 Hotline 1-877-STAN-411 (1-877-782-6411) 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.


  • Safety precautions initiated for the prevention of COVID-19 transmission
  • Purchased radios for the Stockton campus
  • Completed upgrade to LED and expanded lighting in campus parking lot 11
  • Completed upgrade campus Blue Light equipment in Residential Life Village Phase I to meet ADA requirements


  • Implementing campus Policing and Community Safety Advisory Board
  • Upgrade campus Blue Light equipment in and Lot 7
  • Hire Academic Safety Specialist in the Department of Safety & Risk Management
  • Hire University Police Officer


The report is a separate and distinct report from the Annual Security Report (ASR) required under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (the Clery Act). The ASR 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.

2019 Statistics (California Education Code §67380 (a)(1)(A))

Occurrences and/or arrests for On Campus
Part I violent crimes * 4
Hate crimes 0
Noncriminal acts of hate violence 0
Theft 41
Destruction of property 25
Illegal Drugs 3
Alcohol intoxication 18
Occurrences and/or arrests for Systemwide
Hate crimes 10
Noncriminal acts of hate violence 4

* Part I crimes include; willful homicide, rape, robbery, and aggravated assault.
** Theft includes; Grand, petty, and motor vehicle theft

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