UCPD News: Margo Bennett Sworn In as Chief of Police
Brief ceremony at the Alumni House attended by local chiefs and staff
[May 28, 2013 Berkeley, CA] -- "Certainly every member of our department understands that this campus expectation of timely and excellent service must be met and that is what we intend to do. My role as chief of police is to strengthen our connections on this campus, to create new ones where there are voids, and to fortify ones that need to be fortified. That's what I intend to do."
BearWALK: A Free Night Safety Service
UCPD offers its walking escort 365 nights per year until 4 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
Protesting? Review "Time, Place & Manner"
May 1, 2012 [Berkeley, CA] --Free expression is encouraged, but has boundaries.
"Time, Place & Manner" – a brief summation of policies
Historical UCPD News release OCT-10
What to Know About Bikes at Berkeley
Learn how to lock your bike properly and prevent theft. Learn about the Dismount 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.
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
Refer to Your Copy of "Safety Counts"
There is a wealth of information in our campus annual security report and safety guide, "Safety Counts." We still print the booklet, but it is now searchable online 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.