November 17, 2017

UCPD turkey giveaway brightens student-parents’ holiday

By Will Kane

Sam, a UC Berkeley optometry student who didn't want to give her last name, accepts her turkey dinner from Terri Castenade, a civilian police administrator, while police Captain Alex Yao watches. (UC Berkeley photo by Jeremy Snowden).

Sam, a UC Berkeley optometry student, accepts her turkey dinner from Terri Castaneda, a civilian police business clerk, while Captain Alex Yao watches. (UC Berkeley photos by Jeremy Snowden).

October 11, 2017

‘It is part of what I do:’ UC police support wildfire victims

By Will Kane

A UCPD officer speaks with Santa Rosa residents on Tuesday. Nine campus police officers have responded to the disaster. (UCPD photo)

A UCPD Officer Ryan Miyamoto speaks with Santa Rosa residents on Wednesday. Nine campus police officers have responded to the disaster as part of a state mutual aid program. (UCPD photo by Officer Brendan Tinney)

October 4, 2017

UCPD chief sits down for coffee with the community

Public Affairs, UC Berkeley

UC Police Chief Margo Bennett engaged in conversation with community members on Wednesday as part of National Coffee with a Cop Day. (UC Berkeley Public Affairs photo by Hulda Nelson.)

June 20, 2017

UCPD carries ‘Flame of Hope’ for Special Olympics

By Joel Bahr

After taking the handoff of the ‘Flame of Hope’ from Emeryville officers near the corner of Ashby and San Pablo avenues, UCPD officers began their run up to the UC Berkeley campus. (UC Berkeley photo by Joel Bahr)


March 9, 2016

If you are member of the UC Berkeley community and currently have a “berkeley.edu” email address, you will be automatically added to Nixle’s UC Berkeley rivate group on March 7, 2016 and you will begin to receive Nixle email from the UC Berkeley Police Department.  Nixle’s platform will send emails about safety issues and traffic congestion to your Official Berkeley Email Address. NIXLE will not replace UC Berkeley’s WarnMe system for providing critical notifications regarding major emergency and potential life safety situations at UC Berkeley, but will enhance and suppleme

March 3, 2016

Safety messages will now be sent to Campus Community via Nixle

January 29, 2016

UCPD Berkeley is joining a nationwide effort to launch its campaign educating about effective ways to prevent auto burglaries, an unfortunately all-too frequent crime in some campus parking lots. The years 2014 and 2015 both saw a significant increase in this crime in some lots.

June 5, 2015

We are glad to announce the our first annual spring toy drive spearheaded by UCPD officers was well received.

Read the story on the News Center from May 27, 2015

UCPD drive collects 700 toys and books for kids in need

November 14, 2014

UC Berkeley Information Security and Policy

Lieutenant Marc DeCoulode with UCPD warns, "it only takes 10 seconds for a thief  to smash a window and grab a laptop.”  To protect your laptop or mobile device and its data in the event of theft, follow these basic security practices.