The UC Davis Police Department is proud to serve the UC Davis community both in Davis and Sacramento

Through collaboration with our community partners we strive to provide the highest level of service to all who attend, work and visit our campuses.  Our approach is to involve students, faculty and staff in our activities and operations. We know we can't do it alone, and we ask our community and visitors to help us create a safe and secure environment for everyone to enjoy.  We are a "Model Law Enforcement Agency."

Aggie Hosts

Student security personnel providing safety escort services, security at campus events, residential security patrols, and more.

Ride Along

Opportunity for students, faculty, staff, and community members to ride alongside police officers on patrol

Cadet Academy

A unique annual program that is designed to provide UC Davis students with the opprotunity to attend a Pre-Police Academy.

Hate Free Zone

UC Davis Police take hate crimes seriously.

The Hate-Free Campus Initiative is a campus-wide initiative to proactively engage the entire campus community in educational programs, training and activities designed to confront and stop acts of hate. 

Open Letter to the Mental Health Care Task Force Regarding Mental Health Awareness and Community Support

Open Letter to the Mental Health Care Task Force Regarding Mental Health Awareness and Community Support

An open letter to the Mental Health Care Task Force Regarding Mental Health Awareness and Community Support.

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Joseph A. Farrow Takes Up Post as UC Davis Police Chief

Farrow takes the helm of the UC Davis Police Department

Photo of police chief and chancellor

(Karin Higgins/UC Davis)

Chancellor Gary S. May swore in Joseph A. Farrow as University of California, Davis chief of police in a private ceremony. A public swearing-in event will take place in the next few weeks. The former commissioner of the California Highway Patrol has more than 37 years of public safety service.

To read this story visit:
UC Davis News & Information

Alumni Return to Campus as Police Officers

UC Davis cadets become UC Davis Police

Photo of UC Davis police officer

(Gregory Urquiaga/UC Davis)

They completed the Police Department's Cadet Academy, graduated from UC Davis and then went through police training. Now they are back as UC Davis police officers, as the department becomes more reflective of the people it serves.

To read this story and watch a related video visit:
UC Davis News & Information

We Support the Pantry

The UC Davis Police Department supports The Pantry

Photo of food available at The Pantry

The mission of The Pantry is to aid UC Davis students in their pursuit of higher education by ensuring that no student ever has to miss a meal or go without basic necessities due to Financial reasons.

They operate almost entirely on donations from the community. Donate today and support your community.

To learn more, visit The Pantry website

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Immigration Information

March 2017

Information about possible Federal immigration enforcement actions on University property.

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