These are descriptions of units within the department org chart.

Chief Margo Bennett

Thank you for taking the time to review the information on this website for the University of California Police Department, Berkeley. The pages on this site are part of our ongoing effort to inform you of the many safety programs and services we have developed to support our community. You can also find guidelines about the proactive steps anyone can take to help us maintain a safe and secure campus. 

Administration

The Administration Unit handles

  • hiring and training
  • finance and accounting
  • web and print communications
  • public information

The Administrative Services Unit  handles

  • clery and campus compliance with federal law
  • survivor resources
  • homeland security
  • emergency management
  • property and evidence

Emergency Management & Homeland Security Unit

The Facility/Property Management Unit maintains the physical status of the department and handles all property/evidence. Homeland Security information and readiness of our police department’s ability to sustain itself through a major crisis, and to ensure the Emergency Support Function plans are maintained and tested to ensure competency and readiness should the campus Emergency Operations Center be activated

Residential Security Liaison Program

The Residential Security Liaison Program is a volunteer-based program provided by sworn officers of the UC Berkeley Police Department. Officers who volunteer to be Residential Security Liaisons (RSLs) are called upon to work regular shifts at UC Berkeley's residences, including Units I, II, and III and Albany Village. Volunteers are recruited annually, and RSLs are dedicated to a particular location for the duration of their assignment.