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From left, Sgt. Devon Herrington, Sgt. Jose Plasencia, Chief John Guttierez, K9 Officer Manuel Aguirre and Police K9 Vader. The CSUSB University Police Department celebrates 50 years of service in 2024.
March 14, 2024

The CSUSB University Police Department’s overarching mission is campus safety, and through the years it has grown to meet the demands of two campuses, with a combined 460 acres, 60 buildings, more than 18,000 students and nearly 2,000 faculty and staff members.

John Guttierez
April 11, 2023

John Guttierez, a 32-year veteran law enforcement officer, who had been serving as interim chief, was chosen for the permanent post after a nationwide search.

The UPD Community Service Officer patch on a uniform sleeve.
October 28, 2021

The Community Service Officer Program at CSUSB’s University Police Department has served as a pipeline to careers in criminal justice, both as sworn and unsworn personnel. Former  community service officers have also pursued careers working closely with law enforcement agencies or have gone on to practice law.

December 9, 2019

Cal State San Bernardino’s University Police Department will conduct an Active Shooter Preparedness Drill on Wednesday, Dec. 11, from 7 a.m. to approximately 4 p.m. at around Jack H. Brown Hall.

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March 30, 2017

The ceremony for the new police officers took place March 28 in the Santos Manuel Student Union.

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August 1, 2017

A friendly game on the basketball court turned into a slam dunk for 15 youths who received brand new shoes, courtesy of the CSUSB University Police Department.

September 12, 2017

Cal State San Bernardino was one of five donors honored recently for their contributions of at least $10,000 to the San Bernardino Police Foundation.

October 20, 2017

Cal State San Bernardino’s Police Department and Parking & Transportation Services teamed up recently to buy toys for the Loma Linda University Medical Center Pediatric Oncology Unit and Clinic.

January 11, 2018

"I would like to extend my appreciation and thanks to all members of the CSUSB community that were on campus last evening during the extensive lockdown and closure," President Morales wrote.