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University Police Department

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Working 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, UPD officers enforce all California Penal and Vehicle Codes on and around campus. UPD officers also assist the sheriff's department with any campus-affiliated calls within the City of San Marcos. We maintain a safe academic environment by being a proactive police force working closely with students, staff, faculty, and community members alike.

Report a Crime

UPD accepts voluntary, confidential reports of criminal activity. To make a voluntary, confidential report click here.

We're Hiring

We are looking for motivated people that want to begin a rewarding career and become part of our CSUSM campus community. We are currently hiring lateral and entry level police officers. Job Opportunities.


We are also currently hiring student employees for the position of Community Service Officer. If interested please complete the application.