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During the hours between dusk and dawn personal safety escorts will be provided as an additional measure of safety. Escorts will be provided to and from campus buildings, campus parking lots, immediate bus stops and areas immediately adjacent to campus property.
Escort service is provided form dusk to dawn. Call 760-750-4567 to arrange for an escort. A Community Service Officer (CSO) will escort you either by auto, bicycle or on foot, from a campus building to your vehicle, parking lot, or residence hall

Preventing Rape by Intoxication through Community Education (P.R.I.C.E.)

Rape by intoxication is a growing crime, particularly among persons 18-25 years old. That is why the PRICE Coalition was formed through the San Diego County District Attorney. The PRICE Coalition includes members of law enforcement, local universities and colleges, the military, and the Center for Community Solutions.  All of these groups have teamed up to educate young people how they can stop this crime before it ever happens. Recognize the warning signs, and always look out for your friends.  In addition, if you or someone you know has been victim of a sexual assault, know that there resources available to help.


The University Police offer interested individuals the opportunity to accompany a police officer in the field to observe the patrol activities of the campus and immediate surrounding areas and is called a "ride-along".  This program is offered to better familiarize the university and local communities to the law enforcement function, and to allow those considering a career in law enforcement to better inform themselves on their personal career options. If you are interested in participating in the University Police Ride Along Program, please contact Sergeant Herman Hernandez at (760)750-4567 or send an email to to schedule your visit.

The Lowrider Experience

The goal of this grassroots collaborative event is to unite the CSUSM Community, including the University Police Department and our surrounding communities, in an annual gathering to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month. In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, we will be spotlighting the Lowrider Culture, which traditionally reflects a great part of the Mexican Culture.

With The Lowrider Experience we will strive to foster a culture where our University Police Department interacts with its community in a non-enforcement environment. This will strengthen community relations among LAFS, the UPD and other public organizations. Establishing valuable relationships among various organizations will increase our quality of life, which will in turn produce a safer community for generations of community leaders, artists and entrepreneurs, while at the same time bringing awareness and respect for time-honored cultural traditions of lowriding.

For more information or for ways to contribute, contact The Lowrider Experience Co-Chairs Sergeant Herman Hernandez at or Celia Martinez at