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  • March 17, 2014No Image Alternative Tag Provided

    At-Risk Missing Person Found - 3/14/14

  • March 17, 2014

    Community Crime Bulletin -- Sexual Battery

  • March 17, 2014

    Campus Fire Safety

  • March 17, 2014No Image Alternative Tag Provided

    Community Crime Bulletin - 11/12/13

  • February 27, 2014No Image Alternative Tag Provided

    UC Santa Barbara Sexual Assault Alert 2-27-14

    A sexual assault occurred at UC Santa Barbara on February 23, 2014. Campus police are looking for the perpetrators.

  • January 15, 2014

    Battery On An Officer Persons Of Interest

    The UC Santa Cruz Police Department is seeking the community's assistance in identifying two persons of interest involved in a November 20, 2013 battery of police officers, obstructing police officers, and trespassing investigation.

  • October 15, 2013No Image Alternative Tag Provided

    Arson Alert Update - 10/15/13

    A sketch of a person of interest in the recent arson case has been released. Please contact us with any information.

  • October 11, 2013No Image Alternative Tag Provided

    Community Crime Bulletin UPDATE

    The UC Santa Cruz Police Department wishes to thank the community for their assistance in the safe recovery of Winston the weasel.

  • October 10, 2013No Image Alternative Tag Provided

    Community Crime Alert - Arson

    A fire was intentionally set on campus between Hahn Student Services and the Village. Other recent suspicious fires may also have been arson.

  • October 09, 2013No Image Alternative Tag Provided

    Community Crime Bulletin: Stolen weasel specimen

    On Tuesday, September 24, at 6:15 p.m., a stuffed weasel specimen was stolen from a table at the UC Santa Cruz Fall Festival.

  • August 27, 2013No Image Alternative Tag Provided

    Police Officer Job Opening

    Join the UC Santa Cruz Police Department! Click here for a printable recruitment flyer.

  • August 4, 2013UCPD badge

    COMMUNITY ALERT - August 3, 2013

    Community Crime Alert - August 3, 2013

  • July 17, 2013blue light safety phone

    Blue Light Safety Phone Maps

    Click here for a map of all the blue light campus security phones.

  • May 1, 2013No Image Alternative Tag Provided

    If You See Something, Say Something!

    In light of recent events, the UC Santa Cruz Police Department wants to encourage the public to contact us if they see suspicious activity. Please take the time to watch this short video from the Department of Homeland Security.

  • April 12, 2013No Image Alternative Tag Provided

    Police Department to automate non-emergency phone calls

    Members of the UCSC community and others who call the published non-emergency lines of the UC Santa Cruz Police Department will now be assisted by an automated attendant that will quickly get the caller to their correct destination, allowing staff and emergency center dispatchers to more efficiently handle calls for service.

  • April 9, 2013No Image Alternative Tag Provided

    Public Safety Alert for April 20 "4/20"

    This notification is being provided to advise members of the campus community, others with valid reasons for visiting the UC Santa Cruz campus, and campus neighbors of the potential for disruptions and hazards associated with an unsanctioned gathering known as "4-20" during the afternoon of Saturday, April 20.

  • April 05, 2013

    UCSC's Got Talent

    SUA's Office of Internal Affairs and a group of fantastic volunteers want to invite you to our first annual "UCSC's Got Talent."

  • March 27, 2013walk a mile in her shoes logo

    Walk a Mile in Her Shoes - 4/13/13

    Participate in the 2013 Women’s Crisis Support ~ Defensa de Mujeres Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® event on Saturday, April 13th at Lighthouse Point in Santa Cruz. Register for free at wcs-ddm.org.

  • March 25, 2013No Image Alternative Tag Provided

    Police Department Sponsors Women's Self Defense Workshop

    The UC Santa Cruz Police Department is sponsoring a Women's Self Defense workshop in April.

  • February 27, 2013Elizabeth Butler

    Alumna killed in line of duty; info on memorial, support for families

    Detective Elizabeth Butler (Kresge, '96, community studies), who was killed in the line of duty Tuesday, February 26, put her skills working with people into action on the streets of Santa Cruz. A memorial is set for March 7.

  • February 27, 2013

    UCSC student dies after sustaining serious injuries

    I am extremely sorry to have to share the news with you that the campus has learned that a UCSC student, who was discovered below the pedestrian bridge near the Student Health Center this morning, died at Valley Medical Center.

  • February 26, 2013No Image Alternative Tag Provided

    Crime alert: Shooting near North Branciforte Avenue and Water Street

  • February 22, 2013UC police star image

    Campus Safety Escort Service

    In partnership with UC Santa Cruz’s Community Service Program (part of our Colleges, Housing, and Educational Services unit), we have instituted a nighttime Safety Escort Service.

  • February 20, 2013Santa Cruz Police Department badge image

    $5000 REWARD OFFERED by Santa Cruz Police Department

    The Santa Cruz Police Department is offering a $5000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrators of recent violent crimes.

  • February 18, 2013UCPD badge

    COMMUNITY ALERTS - February 2013

    Information about the violent crimes that have occurred in February 2013 in the city of Santa Cruz and on campus.

  • September 13, 2012University of California seal

    Robinson-Edley Report Released

    Following clashes between police and demonstrators on several University of California campuses, President Yudof commissioned this report to: Review campus administrative and police policies across UC; Look at best practices nationwide for policing and protest management; and Create a series of recommendations that will clarify the roles of administration, police, students and the entire campus community in responding to or participating in protests, including acts of civil disobedience.

  • August 1, 2012No Image Alternative Tag Provided

    Citizens Police Academy

    Our Fall 2012 Citizens Police Academy begins on September 26th! Click here for more information.

  • April 25, 2012No Image Alternative Tag Provided

    Student Intern Makes Safety Videos

    Student Intern Soraya Danesh worked with the UC Santa Cruz Fire and Police Departments to make a series of public safety announcement videos.