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: 02/02/2016, Case#: 16-0229, Author ID: T. LEE

On Tuesday, 02/02/16 at approximately 0720 hours, a sexual battery occurred on the driveway between the Business Classrooms and the Heating and Cooling Plant. The victim was walking towards 9th Street when a male grabbed her buttocks. The male is described as a light skinned black male adult, in his early to mid 20's, approximately 5 feet 8 inches tall, weighing 170 pounds, with curly hair, scruffy facial hair, wearing a baggy light gray hooded sweatshirt, black pants, and wearing a black backpack that was hanging low. The suspect was last seen walking towards S. 10th Street, then southbound on S. 10th Street.

Off Campus: Burglaries

Date:01/06/2016,Case#:16-0030 & 16-0037,Author ID: LEE 

UPD is currently investigating two burglaries that occurred between December 26, 2015 and January 5, 2016. The first incident occurred at 225 S. 11th Street at the Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity House. The second incident occurred at 189 S. 11th Street at the Kappa Delta Sorority House. An occupant in the second burglary woke to find at least two subjects in her room. When confronted, the individuals fled the residence and are currently at large. These individuals appeared to have rummaged through several other rooms. Small electronics were taken. The only description UPD has at this time is individuals in dark colored hoodies.

Off Campus: Sexual Battery

Date: 12/01/2015, Case#: 15-2641, Author ID: LEE

On Tuesday, 12/01/2015 at approximately 10:00am, a victim was walking on E. San Fernando Street near S. 7th Street when she felt someone grab her buttocks. When the victim turned around, she noticed a black male adult, in his late 20's, approximately 5 feet 7 inches tall, with short black hair, wearing a black sweater and black pants. The suspect did not say anything to the victim. When other people came to assist the victim, the suspect fled northbound on S. 7th Street away from campus.