Acronym

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Berkeley Disaster Team (BDT)

What is the Berkeley Disaster Team?

The Berkeley Disaster Team (BDT) is a volunteer, student-led organization that helps prepare UC Berkeley for disasters and aids in non-medical campus disaster response.

Berkeley Medical Reserve Corps (BMRC)

Our Director of Homeland Security programs is the point of report for the grant-funded student-run organization called the Berkeley Medical Reserve Corps (BMRC).  He can be contacted at police@berkeley.edu

 This group is also responsive to calls from CA Disaster Healthcare Volunteers and the University Health Services (UHS).

SAFETeam Program

The SafeTeam Program (formerly Building Watch) is an application of the neighborhood watch model adapted to a university setting. Each building is a unique “community” with specific concerns and needs. Officers assigned to these buildings work with Building Coordinators, students, staff and faculty to identify problems, and find solutions. The program increases communication between the Police Department and those who regularly work or live on campus property, to facilitate services that are building-specific and appropriate, and to increase resident awareness.

Crime Prevention Unit (CPU)

Crime Prevention Unit (CPU)

The UCPD Crime Prevention Unit (CPU) is primarily responsible for access control, security technologies and outreach.

Negotiation and Entry Team (NET)

The Negotiation and Entry Team (NET) combines two specialized units to form one uniform team.  Trained negotiators are capable to handle various scenarios with their goal of defusing potentially dangerous situations.  Their main function is to bring about non-violent endings to critical incidents through effective communication.  The Entry Team component is staffed with officers who are trained in special weapons and tactics.  The Entry Team is deployed in situations which are either beyond the capabili

Community Service Officer (CSO) Program

If you are interested in working for UCPD as a student-employee that operates BearWALK, follow this link: http://ucpd.berkeley.edu/our-divisions/office-chief/jobs/community-service-officer-cso-student-job

The Community Service Officer Program is designed to promote the personal and professional development of each and every Community Service Officer (CSO).

Enforcement Units (SDU, TAP)

Special Duties Unit

The Special Duties Unit (SDU) conducts targeted enforcement activities on and around the campus based on analyzed crime trends.  SDU officers often patrol on bicycles, but also deploy on foot or in vehicles based on operational needs. 

Telegraph Avenue Patrol

Threat Management Unit (TMU)

The Threat Management Unit is the law enforcement component of the Behavior Risk Assessment Team (BRAT).

The Threat Management Unit assists University affiliates in dealing with cases of aberrant behavior. It investigates, assesses, and managers such incidents, as well as investigates all reported cases of domestic violence and stalking.

Criminal Investigations Bureau (CIB)

The Criminal Investigations Bureau (CIB) is composed of a Sergeant and five Detectives, well-trained and prepared to handle a full range of criminal investigations. Annually, CIB actively manages more than 500 cases including all reported felonies as well as misdemeanors involving sex crimes, weapons or events of significant violence.