Police Administration personnel consist of non-sworn personnel in addition to sworn police officers such as the Chief, Commander, and Patrol Sergeant or Watch Commander. Non-sworn personnel provide for administrative support, records-keeping, and property/evidence management.
CSUMB police officers are on-duty 24 hours, available at any time to respond to reports of criminal activity, suspicious circumstances, traffic collisions, safety hazards, and medical and fire emergencies in conjunction with other emergency service providers. Police officers possess the same power, authority, and training as municipal, county, and state law enforcement officers.
Jeanne Clery Act
The Jeanne Clery Act provides students, faculty, staff and all interested persons access to crime statistics, law enforcement activity, police programs, and a variety of other information. Statistics on specific crimes such as sexual assault, burglary, motor vehicle theft, and drug abuse violations are provided. The information is published annually in the CSUMB Guide to Public Safety Services.
Community Oriented Policing and Problem Solving (C.O.P.P.S.)
Community Oriented Policing and Problem Solving (C.O.P.P.S.) is a philosophy, management style, and organizational strategy promoting pro-active problem solving and community - officer partnerships addressing the causes of crime and fear, as well as other community issues.
The University Police Department has been compiling data on criminal activity since the Fort Ord property was transferred from the federal government to the State of California in September 1994. The statistics provided on this website are intended to give an overall picture of crime at CSUMB.
This section provides a direct connection to the website of the nation's resource center for child protection, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC). This organization can also be contacted at http://www.missingkids.com/ or 1-800-THE-LOST.