About Us

The UCSF Police Department handles all patrol, investigations, crime prevention, emergency management, homeland security and related community policing duties for the UCSF campus. The Police Department consists of 170 plus authorized staff, serving a population that exceeds 60,000 patients, visitors, students, faculty, staff and affiliates.

UCSF Police officers

Community Engagement

Policy Community Advisory Board: The Board facilitates and enhances communication between the Police Department and the greater UCSF Enterprise (Campus + Medical Center) community. The Board works collaboratively on issues involving safety and security, to create shared learning environments where officers and members of the UCSF community interact and learn together. Meetings take place quarterly. See the link above for the list of Board members.


UCSF Police Department is organized into the Office of the Chief and five operating divisions:

For more information please see the UCSF Police Department Organizational Chart.

The UCSF Police Department is part of the Office of the Senior Vice Chancellor for Finance & Administration. The Office of the Senior Vice Chancellor is the control point for many of the campus departments responsible for the provision and maintenance of the majority of central campus infrastructure and services.