The Department of Police Services provides law enforcement services to the University community, and is open 24 hours a day/seven days a week. All reports of criminal activity, fire, injury or hazards should be reported to the department immediately. The department is staffed with sworn peace officers that have full police powers and are trained and equipped to handle emergencies on campus and all state laws, codes and regulations are enforced. In addition, the department is the answering point for the 911 system on campus. Dialing 911 or texting to 911 connects you to the police department, which will summon the appropriate aid to help you. The Department of Police Services provides many programs and services to reduce the risk of becoming a victim of crime.


Department of Police Services

Location: 9222 Darby Avenue, at the corner of Darby and Prairie, west of the B3 parking structure.

Emergency: Dial 911 from campus phones or cell phones; Text emergency and location to 911 from cell phones

24-hour Dispatch Center (non-emergency):
(818) 677-2111

Administration Office: (818) 677-2201

Emergency Preparedness: (818) 677-5973

Notary Services: (818) 677-3224

Parking and Transportation Services Division:
(818) 677-2157

Personal Safety Escort Service/Matador Patrol:
(818) 677-5042 or (818) 677-5048

Personal safety escorts are available Monday through Thursday from dusk until 11:30 p.m. during the Fall and Spring semesters, excluding campus breaks and holidays.