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The Office of Campus Safety The Office of Campus Safety

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Our Campus Safety Department serves as the first responders in emergencies both big and small. They protect people and property, faculty, staff, students and visitors, helping them feel secure. They control traffic at special events, monitor fire alarms, provide escort, and so much more.

Campus Safety Officers are non-sworn, civilian employees who have private person power of arrest. The officers have been trained by, and given the authority by, the La Verne Police Department to issue parking citations for violations of university parking regulations. The Director of Campus Safety has a direct liaison with administrative personnel of the La Verne Police Department and regular meetings are held each month to discuss problems of mutual concern. Our security department is dedicated to you so that your time on campus is welcoming and safe.

Our Staff

The University of La Verne Campus Safety Department consists of trained Campus Safety Officers and professional staff; including an Emergency Preparedness Coordinator and Student Assistants who are dedicated to provided security services and swift response to calls for assistance from our campus community and guests. Our dedicated security team patrols the campus and responds to emergencies.  The University of La Verne requires all officers to complete training and receive certification from a California Peace Officer's Standards and Training Certified Academy in powers of arrest, search and seizure (832 PC), as well as obtain advanced certification from the California Bureau of Security and Investigative Services to operate as a Campus Safety Officer. Additional training and certifications include advanced levels of Emergency Operations and Response Procedures, contained within the training courses offered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the California Office of Emergency Services (OES), among others.

The Department of Campus Safety works with the cities of La Verne and its neighbors, the County of Los Angeles, the State of California, and various federal law enforcement authorities. These collaborative relationships help the Department of Campus Safety provide a safer university campus and more thorough and effective responses to concerns.


Services Services

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Campus Safety provides a variety of services to the main campus, such as:

  • Routine patrol 24/7
  • Opening the campus each morning and securing it each night
  • Response to emergencies
  • Response to reports of crime or criminal behavior
  • Security at spectator events and other special events on campus
  • Escort service for any student, faculty or staff member who feels uncomfortable moving anywhere on campus any time of the day or night
  • Provide Safety Whistles to students, faculty, and staff for personal security
  • Parking enforcement
  • Provide access to buildings and offices and to residence hall rooms in the absence of the Residence Assistant
  • Provide educational programs to students, faculty, and staff on security procedures

Campus Communications and Alerts Campus Communications and Alerts

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The University of La Verne is committed to keeping its campus community informed and updated on important safety and security issues, events and incidents. As part of this process, the Campus Safety & Transportation Department of the University of La Verne will also post important announcements on our website and other campus-wide distributions in an effort to continue to inform our campus community.

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Contact Contact

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The Office of Campus Safety is located on the ground floor of the Parking Structure at:

2021 D Street
La Verne, CA 91750

For any questions, comments, or concerns, please call the office at (909) 448-4950 or dial 4950 from any campus phone.

The University of La Verne prides itself on having a safe and inviting campus that welcomes visitors for an afternoon or students for years of study. Campus Safety Officers are patrolling campus 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including holidays.

Email: safety@laverne.edu

 

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