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: Robbery

Date: 06/15/2015, Case#: 15-1324, Author ID: FARRELL

On 6/14/15 at approximately 11:09 PM a robbery occurred on E. San Salvador Street between S. 7th Street and S. 8th Street, in San Jose. The victim, an SJSU student, was walking back to the SJSU campus along E. San Salvador Street, when he was approached by five (5) males. They asked the victim for money, pushed him to the ground, choked him and punched him on the face. The suspects took the victim’s property and fled eastbound on E. San Salvador Street. University Police Department Officers searched the area but did not locate the suspects.

The suspects were described as Hispanic males between the ages of 16-20. One suspect was wearing a black hoodie style sweatshirt with the word “LORD” written in white block letters. A second suspect was wearing a black beanie style cap and white baggy shirt. No other suspect descriptions are available at this time.

On Campus: Sexual Battery

Date: 05/01/2015, Case#: 15-1014, Author ID: 

On May 1, 2015, at approximately 2:00 AM, a female victim was sexually battered as she was walking southbound between Sweeney Hall and MacQuarrie Hall. Three males on bicycles passed the victim and one male slapped her on her buttocks.  The suspect and the two other males fled the area.  The victim was not injured and the incident was reported to University Police one hour after it had occurred.  The suspect is described as a white male adult, wearing a tye-dye shirt with curly hair.  The incident is still under investigation.  Anyone with information regarding the incident is encouraged to contact the University Police Department at (408) 924-2222.

On Campus: Sexual Battery

Date: 04/04/2015, Case#: 15-0788, Author ID: AGUAYO

On April 3, 2015, at approximately 4:38 PM, a sexual battery occurred at the San Jose State University Martin Luther King, Jr. Library. The victim was working in the library when the suspect approached her from behind and briefly touched an intimate body part. The victim was not injured and immediately reported the incident to library security personnel. The suspect was described as a Hispanic, male adult, approximately 30 years old, wearing a black/white baseball cap, gray sweatshirt, and dark baggy pants. The suspect remains at large.