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San Diego State University Police Department supports the university by maintaining law and order on campus. The University Police Department is under the division of Business and Financial Affairs. Thank you for visiting.


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The Administrative Services Division is commanded by the Administrative Lieutenant.

Administration Services Division:

pointer bullet Communications Division
pointer bullet Crime Prevention
pointer bullet Emergency Preparedness
pointer bullet Investigations/Detective
pointer bullet Property and Evidence
pointer bullet Records Unit

The Field Operations Division is commanded by the Operations Lieutenant.

Field Operations Division:

pointer bullet Bike Patrol
pointer bullet Critical Response Unit (CRU)
pointer bullet Field Training Unit
pointer bullet K-9 Unit
pointer bullet Law Enforcement CSO Training Program
pointer bullet Patrol
pointer bullet Rape and Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Workshop
pointer bullet Special Operations Unit
pointer bullet Traffic Enforcement
pointer bullet Volunteers in Policing

The Parking & Support Services is commanded by a Civilian Manager.

Parking & Support Services Division:

pointer bullet Access Control
pointer bullet Automatic External Defibrillator System (AED)
pointer bullet Bike Licensing
pointer bullet Carpool Program
pointer bullet Community Service Officers
pointer bullet Defensive Driving
pointer bullet Emergency Duress Phones
pointer bullet Key Issue
pointer bullet Live Scan Fingerprinting
pointer bullet Parking Services
pointer bullet Safety Escorts
pointer bullet Special Events Staffing Requests


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The San Diego State University Police Department has a force of 29 sworn police officers and 50 civilian support staff. Our police officers are graduates of the California Peace Officers Standards Training Academy and have peace officer powers throughout the State of California. Whether on foot, behind the wheel of a patrol car, or patrolling on bicycle, they are here to protect and serve the campus community and adjacent neighborhood 24 hours a day. The officers work in a diverse environment and take pride in delivering superior law enforcement services to the College Area Community. Our department offers a wide variety of opportunities from basic patrol functions to specialty positions. Some of those positions include:

  • Field Training Officer (FTO)
  • K9 Officer
  • Bike Team
  • Detectives/Investigations Unit
  • Motorcycle/Traffic Unit
  • Critical Response Unit (CRU)
  • Law Enforcement Explorer Coordinator
  • Range Master
  • Defensive Tactics Instructor
  • Housing/Residential Officer
  • Alcohol Prevention Officer
  • And other various community outreach positions


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Contact us

Mailing address:
SDSU Police Department
Division of Business and Financial Affairs
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-4390

Emergency Telephone: 911
Telephone: (619) 594-1991
FAX: (619) 594-6653
Mail Code: 4390
Office location: Public Safety Building
Police Lobby Hours: Monday-Friday (8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)

Parking Window Hours: Monday-Friday (9 a.m. - 4 p.m.)

Records FAX: 619-594-8208

Disclaimer: “The statements found on this web site are for informational purposes only. While every effort is made to ensure that this information is up-to-date and accurate, official information can be found in the university publications.”

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This page last updated  July 2, 2014
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