Fall Safety Message from the Chief of Police, SDSU Police Department

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On behalf of the University Police Department, welcome to the new semester.  Your safety is our top priority.  We encourage you to review the following safety information and reminders.

  • Call 9-1-1 from your cell phone or any campus phone to report a crime in progress or life-threatening emergency. “Blue Light” emergency phones are located throughout campus and can be used for reporting emergencies.
  • Call 619-594-1991 to report non-emergencies or to contact the police department.
  • Be aware of your surroundings and avoid distractions such as talking on your cell phone. Walk in groups whenever possible and report suspicious activity by calling 9-1-1.
  • Aztec Shield App is a free app for text and video reporting of crimes and other police-related issues.  You may download this app from your app store.
  • Secure your belongings by locking your doors and windows, including properly locking your bike and keeping valuables out of sight.
  • Free bicycle U-locks are available when you register your bike at the SDSU Police Department.
  • Do not leave valuables unattended such as backpacks, laptops or cellphones.
  • Use the Safety Escort Service available from dusk to dawn to and from on-campus locations by calling 619-594-6659.  The SDSU library shuttle also operates from the library to any on-campus location or parking area.
  • SDSU Alert is the primary way the campus communicates during emergencies.  You may register to receive emergency text messages at sdsu.edu/SDSUAlert.
  • Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter

The University Police Department is located at the intersection of 55th Street and Remington Road, across from the Aztec Recreation Center.

The police department is operational 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

The Parking Office and Key Issue Office are also housed in the University Police Department and operate during normal business hours.

Emergency:            9-1-1
Non-emergency:   619-594-1991
Parking Office:       619-594-6671
Escort Service:      619-594-6659

Please visit our website for additional information at police.sdsu.edu.