Campus Safety

The Department of Campus Safety works diligently to ensure a safe living, learning, and working environment for the APU community. It employs numerous full-time and part-time staff members as well as more than 90 student employees. The Department of Campus Safety is located on East Campus on the first floor of Adams Hall.

The department has well-established partnerships with city, county, state, and federal law enforcement authorities, and collaborates with them on investigations and crime prevention programs to provide the best possible service to the APU community.

Services Provided

  • 24/7 Dispatch Center
  • 24/7 Officer Patrols (Vehicle, Bicycle, Foot)
  • 24/7 Safety Escorts
  • 360 Safety Awareness Videos
  • After-Hours Shuttle Service (10 p.m.–2 a.m.)
  • Anonymous “Silent Informant” Reporting
  • Campus Perimeter Patrol (6 p.m.–2 a.m.)
  • Code Blue Emergency Phones throughout the Campus
  • Crime Reporting
  • Event Security
  • Parking Services and Traffic Enforcement
  • Personal Safety Whistle Distribution Program
  • Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) Classes for Women
  • Student Awareness Program
  • Vehicle Jump Starts
  • Vehicle and Bicycle Registration

Resources Provided           

All community members are encouraged to be aware of their surroundings, avoid walking alone when possible, and secure your living area, vehicle, and windows. Safety is everyone’s business. Remember: “If you see something, say something.” If assistance is needed, adhere to the following guidelines:

For all life-threatening emergencies or crimes in progress, dial 911, then call Campus Safety (626) 815-3898.

For non-life-threatening situations, contact Campus Safety at (626) 815-3898.

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