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: 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.

Off Campus: Stalking/False Imprisonment

Date: 04/01/2015, Case#: 15-0760, Author ID: G5739

ON 03/30/2015, at about 11:30 AM, UPD Officers responded to a report of a male suspect stalking and falsely imprisoning a female at S. 11th Street and E. Reed Street. The suspect, later identified as Sao Bou, followed the victim as she was walking home. Bou asked the victim out on a date but when she rejected his advances, he threatened to harm her. As the victim tried to run away, Bou blocked her from fleeing. The suspect was arrested and booked into County Jail where he is still being held. Bou had approached the same victim on 03/13/2015, at about 4:24 PM at S. 10th Street and E. William Street.

The suspect has been seen near the campus on a regular basis. If anyone has been approached by suspect in a threatening or harassing manner, please contact the University Police Department at (408)924-2222 or the Investigations Unit at (408)924-2234.