Administration

a UCPD Division

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. 

More about laws and policies

California Law 
Campus Policies
The Code of Student Conduct

Security Technologies Unit (STU): Alarm Policy

Campus Alarm Policy Revised November 1997 or July 1998, and in progress May 2009

Policy

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Description
New Alarm Service
Alarm Response
Maintenance Repair and Replacement
Testing
False Alarm Activation Penalties
Termination of Alarm Service
Modification and Removal of Service
Temporary Alarms

Time, Place & Manner

Rules which govern and protect rights of protest

Free expression is encouraged but must not, interfere with the University operation, teaching and other’s rights to expression and may not damage/impede University property.

Bike Licensing & Registration

Per law, bicycles must possess a license (a UCPD sticker affixed to your bicycle).  Additionally, to use some secure bicycle parking areas on campus and at residence halls, you must have a license (UCPD sticker) on your bicycle.

UCPD offers bike licensing services for free. You will need to bring your bicycle to 1 Sproul Hall between 6pm to 9pm, Monday-Friday

Contact UCPD if you have questions.

Resources for victims of crime

If you are an affiliate of UC Berkeley, whether a student or employee, these resources are available to you. We encourage you to reach out and learn about ways you might get further assistance.

Survivor Resource Specialist

UCPD's Survivor Resource Specialist can help clarify options

  • Guidance in reporting an incident/crime
  • Assistance in obtaining counseling services
  • Assistance in locating resources both on and off campus

If you have been the victim of a violent crime the following resources are available to you:

form files

Form File File Name Size Last Updated
alcohol-permit-request-form.pdf Alcohol Permit Request Form 118.18 KB Jun 24 2016 - 9:01pm
citizen-complaint-form.pdf Citizen Complaint Form 113.56 KB Jun 23 2016 - 9:42am

Security Surveys

Is your office or University location relatively safe from burglary or threat? Have an officer from Crime Prevention identify areas in your work environment that may need security improvement. They can show you how to safeguard your work location from unlawful entry and theft.