UCSD POLICE DEPARTMENT|
AUTHORITY AND JURISDICTION
The UCSD Police Department is empowered pursuant to section 830.2 (b) of the California Penal Code and fully subscribes to the standards of the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST). UCSD Police Officers have peace officer authority anywhere in the State of California. They receive the same basic training as city and county peace officers throughout the state, plus additional training to meet the unique needs of a campus environment. The department handles all patrol, investigation, crime prevention education, and related law enforcement duties for the campus community and operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
The primary jurisdiction of the UCSD Police Department is the University campus and one mile surrounding the campus, as indicated in the California Education Code section 92600.
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