Campus Safety Plan 2023


Enforcement and Arrest Authority


Peace officers of Stanislaus State have state-wide police authority and jurisdiction per CA Penal Code Sec. 830.2 and CA Education Code Sec. 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 Campus. The Stockton Police Department can be reached 24 hours a day by telephone at (209) 937-8377.  In addition, private security is provided for the Stockton Campus community during normal business hours. Private security maintains foot patrol across the campus and can be reached during campus business hours, Monday – Thursday, from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., and on Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., at (209) 715-0650. The 24- hour security patrol telephone number is (209) 993-3469.

Crime Reporting

The entire campus community (in both Turlock and Stockton) 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:
The University Police Department is located in the Campus Services Building on Merced Way on the northwest corner of the Turlock Campus.

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 Emergency Alert Hotline 1-877-STAN-411 (1-877-782-6411) for both campuses 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 keycard accessed, and most are open daily for scheduled campus community use. The University’s 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 the University’s Facilities Services Department. To provide for the security of campus facilities, the University Police Department enforces CA Educational Code Sec. 89031 and University Housing Policies. Campus facility access may be revoked per CA Penal Code Sec. 626.  Non-monitored security cameras are located in various buildings throughout the Turlock 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 involves 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

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


  • Installation of 24 new cameras in the Acacia building at Stockton.
  • Installation of 4 new cameras in the DBH outdoor study area on the Turlock campus.
  • Installation of an electronic door locking system on all exterior doors in the Acacia building at Stockton.
  • Duress alarms have been added in six key locations in the Acacia building at Stockton to quickly summon aid in an emergency.


  • Installing two new blue light poles and retrofitting five others to include 360 view cameras on the Turlock campus.
  • Installing an outdoor public address system on one blue light in the quad to alert the campus during an emergency.
  • In the Fall of 2023, a full-scale emergency management exercise will be conducted in the Acacia building at Stockton.


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 found online.

RECORDS OF ON-CAMPUS CRIME (CA Education Code Sec. 67380(a)(1)(A)

California State University campuses are required by CA Education Code Sec. 67380(a)(1)(A) to compile records of all occurrences reported to campus police, campus security personnel, or campus safety authorities of, and arrests for, crimes that are committed on campus and that involve violence, hate violence, theft, destruction of property, illegal drugs, or alcohol intoxication, and to make this information available within two business days if requested by students, prospective students, employees, or the media. If you wish to request crime information, please contact the University’s Executive Director of Equity Programs & Compliance and Clery Director, Paul Norris, at

Occurrences and/or Arrests in 2021 Systemwide
Hate crimes 0
Noncriminal acts of hate violence 0

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Updated: December 22, 2022