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A Rally of Support for the UCDPD and Special Olympics

June 25, 2019
Police, in Their Grief, Rally for Special Olympics

A rough week for law enforcement concluded with police from UC Davis and elsewhere rallying in a big way for Special Olympics, by raising nearly $173,000 in the Torch Run that led to the Northern California Summer Games held at UC Davis.


UCDPD Welcomes Officer Uribe to the Team

June 24, 2019
UC Davis Police Department Adds New Aggie Alum Officer

Our Department today swore in Officer Uribe, a 2018 graduate of UC Davis.  He excelled in the Sacramento Police Academy 19BR-1, and will now begin our officer training program as a full-time officer.  Our officers patrol both the UC Davis campus in Davis and at the Hospital in Sacramento.  Officer Uribe joins Officer Williams and Officer Lee (Sacramento Police Academy 18BR-2) who also are new UC Davis Alumni now full-time officers at UC Davis.  It is our mission to employ students from our community, who understand the needs of our st

A message from the Chief regarding Memorial Union bookstore incident

May 06, 2019

To the UCD Community

On May 6th, we had an unfortunate incident on campus at the Memorial Union bookstore. 

A widely viewed social media video shows members of the UCD Police Department restraining a woman on the ground.

I recognize this video can be disturbing to some and is the type of event that is very unusual on campus.  It has been widely reported that this woman was suffering from a mental crisis.  I wanted to take a moment to provide some background and context to this incident.   

Campus Community Advised to Be Vigilant

November 01, 2018
Recently, the Federal Bureau of Investigation FBI arrested a suspect in Florida who has been accused of mailing explosive devices to individuals across the United States.

Beware of phone, email scams

October 16, 2018
UC Davis police are warning of widespread telephone and email scams that have victimized students in recent months.

Campus Security Alerts

October 04, 2018
The safety of the UC Davis community is our number one priority, so it may seem unsettling to some that in the past two weeks, the UC Davis Police Department has issued a number of crime alerts.

DACA and Immigration Policy

November 01, 2017
This letter provides some insight into my vision and goals as the UC Davis Police Department renews our awareness and understanding of the nobility of policing.