Safety Alerts

Emergency Services

  • 9-1-1 campus phones
  • Bluelight or Elevator phones
  • 408-924-2222 cell phones

Non-Emergency Services

Anonymous Reporting

Anyone who may have witnessed any of the following incidents or may have any information regarding these cases is asked to contact UPD.

UPD reminds members of the campus community to avoid walking alone at night and to report all suspicious activity to the police. Community members can request an Evening Guide Escort by calling UPD at 408-924-2222 or by using a campus Bluelight phone.

For more safety tips, see Emergency Preparedness & Crime Prevention.

On Campus: Attempted Purse Theft

Date: 01/07/2015, Case#: 15-0032, Author ID: AGUAYO

On Wednesday, January 7, 2015, at approximately 5:24 PM an unidentified suspect attempted to take the victim's purse on the north side of the SJSU Engineering Building near the intersection of S. 8th St. and E. San Fernando St. The suspect was described as a black male adult, approximately 20 years old, tall, slender, wearing a dark gray hooded sweatshirt, and wearing black pants. The suspect immediately fled when others approached to help the victim. The suspect was last seen running northbound on S. 8th St. toward E. Santa Clara St. The victim, an SJSU affiliate, was not injured and there were no weapons seen.

Off Campus: Armed Robbery 

Date: 12/24/2014, Case#: 14-2544, Author ID: G5739

On 12/24/2014, at approximately 12:31 AM, an armed robbery occurred on E. San Salvador Street and S. 5th Street. The victim was walking near the southeast corner of the intersection. The suspect approached the victim and pressed a small silver revolver into the victim's stomach. The suspect demanded the victim's wallet. The suspect fled the scene with the victim's passport and ran into a white vehicle and drove eastbound on E. San Salvador Street. The suspect is described as a white male adult in his late 20's, about 5'8" tall, last seen wearing a hat. This incident is being investigated by San Jose Police Department.

On Campus: Attempted Robbery

Date: 12/18/2014, Case#:14-2504 , Author ID: AGUAYO 

On the afternoon of Thursday, December 18, 2014, a construction worker, who refused to identify himself, approached a UPD officer near the intersection of S. 9th St. and E. San Fernando St. to report an incident that occurred on the same day at approximately 6:00 AM at the San Jose State University 10th Street Parking Garage. The victim reported that a suspect approached him as he stepped off the elevator and demanded his personal belongings. The victim did not see any weapons and the suspect did not touch him. The victim fled without surrendering his property. The victim described the suspect as being a transient white male adult approximately late 20's-early 30's, approximately 6'0" tall, 180 lbs, wearing a hooded sweatshirt, and sweatpants. The victim fled the location and was not injured during the incident.