California State University, Dominguez Hills' annual security report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings, on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus, and within the city of Carson. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security such as policies concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault and other matters. You can obtain a copy of this report by contacting the University Police at (310) 243-3639 or by accessing the following website at www.csudh.edu/dhpd/.
The Department is located on campus at:
Welch Hall (WH) B100
1000 East Victoria Street
Carson, CA 90747
The University Police Department provides safety-oriented service to CSU Dominguez Hills.
It includes University Police and Parking Services that provide 24 hour-a-day patrol protection of university property, buildings, parking lots and student housing. All laws and codes of the state are enforced on the campus, including regulations the University establishes to administer the campus community.
Officers are responsible for reporting and investigating crimes, issuing traffic citations and responding to medical emergencies, traffic accidents and fire emergencies, as well as other incidents that require police assistance. University police officers are vested with full law enforcement powers and responsibilities identical to the local police or sheriff departments in your home community. Officers meet training requirements mandated by the California Commission on Peace Officers Standards and Training as well as training designed to meet the needs of the university community. As state police officers their police authority extends throughout the entire state, including concurrent jurisdiction with the Los Angeles County Sheriff Department on the adjacent streets and community.
The Department prepares and submits a monthly Uniform Crime Report to the California Department of Justice. The Department also enters reported stolen vehicles and property with serial numbers into the National Crime Information Center, allowing for recovery throughout the United States.
As an active member of the Criminal Justice System, the University Police interacts and cooperates with other law enforcement agencies. Cases are filed with the Los Angeles County District Attorney. Information may also be given to the Office of the Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs for appropriate action involving students.
The Department works closely with the Student Housing Office in an effort to educate the residents in crime awareness and crime prevention.
All emergency calls continue to be routed to the main station in WH B100 on campus and all officers continue to be dispatched out of the main station.