Free Speech & Public Assembly
[September 3, 2015] -- The most current information regarding Public Assembly can be found on this page at the Vice Chancellor's site.
Principles Guiding Accountability for Violation of University Time, Place & Manner Rules
The University strongly supports the constitutionally guaranteed rights of members of the University community as well as visitors to engage in discussion, debate and protest. The free and open exchange of ideas and perspectives is essential to a healthy democracy and a foundational element of any academic community. At the same time, courts and society have recognized that expressive activity can be subject to limited, content-neutral restrictions when necessary to protect the rights, interests and safety of individuals and the public at large. Read More
2014 Campus Annual Security Report
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In keeping with the mandates of the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the university’s annual report contains statistical compilations of reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by the university, and on public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus for the three most recent calendar years.
Also included are campus security policies, including those related to missing student notifications, alcohol and drug use, sexual assault, crime prevention, and the reporting of crimes.
CSAs (Campus Security Authorities) may learn about their role in helping the campus comply with the Jeanne Clery Act on the CSA Resources Page at http://annualsecurityreport.berkeley.edu/resources-for-csas. They should report using this CSA Report Form in a timely manner.
Night Safety: New Website Gives All the Info
With links to the online automated dispatch so you can make your request, and service descriptions (walk, shuttle on route, door-to-door), maps of service areas, and links to shuttle maps and schedules, the newest website, nightsafety.berkeley.edu is your one-stop shop. Get all the info, make your request or hop on a shuttle.
BearWALK: A Free Night Safety Service
UCPD offers its walking escort 365 nights per year until 3 AM then Night Safety Service is picked up by Parking & Transportation's Door-to-Door Shuttle. This Summer Session, we are operating on a new schedule on a pilot basis. Let us know how it is working for you at our survey. Access all at http://bearwalk.berkeley.edu. Our student employees handle hundreds of walks and requests per night. If you must be driven to your location, we recommend contacting your local taxi service
Read Crime Alerts and Know Your Risk
UC Berkeley campus and its environs are not immune to crime, but your awareness can reduce the incidence of crime. Learn about current crime activity in the campus area by viewing UCPD's Crime Alerts here at police.berkeley.edu/crimealerts, or subscribing to our crime alerts mailing list. You can also follow us on Twitter or Like us on Facebook and have current crime alerts go direct to your favorite feed.
Crime Map Online!
See all local criminal incidents on one map, both UCPD and BPD. Click "Agree" to have a look. http://police.berkeley.edu/crimemap
This is Bear Territory
Learn ways to report a hate crime
We at UCPD and the University Of California, Berkeley take hate crime very seriously and encourage members of all communities to report incidents to the police. Even if the incident does not amount to a crime the police will still record and investigate it. Read more
Learn to PartySafe at Cal
The mission of PartySafe@Cal is to reduce harm associated with drinking and parties around the campus area. Most people underestimate the nature and range of adverse consequences of drinking... Read More
What to Know About Bikes at Berkeley
Learn how to lock your bike properly and prevent theft. Learn about the Walk Zone, and where and when you must walk your bike or be subject to citation. Get bike licensing schedule. Learn campus bike rules. Read More
Lost something? Lost and Found is Online!
Lost something? Try looking in our online database! UCPD is the central repository of Lost & Found items for the campus. See Found Items or Enter Lost Item Here...
Planning a Special Event on Campus?
Contact our Special Events Office to arrange UCPD Services, or download the Police Services Form to get started from the Forms & Applications page, where a page with instructions is available to see what's next.
How to Report A Crime in Progress or Other Emergency
In an emergency, an imminent threat to life or property, dial the dedicated emergency line. You may also contact us when you are concerned at 510/642-6760 24-hours a day. Your awareness and action may help others recover stolen property or prevent further incidence of crime. Read More how to Report an Emergency or Crime In Progress
WarnMe Emergency Alerts
The campus will keep the Campus Community informed in the event of an emergency. An alert will be sent to everyone with a CalNet account. Add or change ways we should contact you by logging in at warnme.berkeley.edu. Messages will be sent only in case of major campus emergency or urgent situation. All contact info remains private. More info about WarnMe Campus Alerts.
In Case of an Active Shooter
The UC Police have had extensive training on how to respond to this situation. Part of a successful campus response includes your preparedness. Please take a few minutes to log in to bSpace and watch our exclusive video, specifically made available to the campus population. Read more about How to Respond to an Active Shooter
Prepare for Earthquake or Other Emergency
California is Earthquake Country. Be Prepared.
Be sure you know how to evacuate from your location and how to make your office or residence more secure. Take an Earthquake Quiz and learn more at SafetyCounts.berkeley.edu
Services from UCPD Records Unit are available at the front counter at the times specified in the footer of this page. Learn more about Lost & Found, or Livescan Fingerprinting/Criminal Background Checks.
Other Questions & Comments?
Visit our Questions & Comments page for more answers.
In an EMERGENCY, from a cell phone on or near campus, dial 510 642-3333 If you have any questions, please contact UCPD:
Email the police
Visit us at 1 Sproul Hall (basement), near Telegraph Avenue & Bancroft Way
Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Station Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Mail us at University of California Police Department, Berkeley, Records Unit
1 Sproul Hall, MC #1199, Berkeley, CA 94720-1199
Phone: 510 642-6760, 24 hours a day
Fax: 510 643-4655
Records Unit Services Offered: Livescan Fingerprinting is done by appointment only, Tuesday — Friday; Lost & Found Services are available Monday — Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Court Order Bookings are done by by appointment only Monday — Friday; Records Requests are also available.