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Police Department Services

The Fresno State Police Department offers the following crime prevention, safety, and service programs to provide a safer learning environment for the campus community.

Suggestions and improvements are requested and welcome.

Informational Booths

Fresno State police personnel are pleased to present information on crime prevention and safety, and are active participants at orientation programs for new students and employees, and campus events, such as Fresno State Welcome. FSPD personnel interact with the campus community by answering questions at informational booths and providing crime prevention and safety brochures. Brochure topics include, but not are not limited to, campus safety, self-protection for women, sexual harassment on campus, personal safety, campus theft, and emergency preparedness. All brochures are available at no cost from the Police Department.

Fresno State police personnel are also active within the local community providing Community Oriented Police/Problem Solving techniques and participating in events such as National Night Out.

RAD/Personal Safety/Self-Defense Classes

The Fresno State Police Department is staffed with certified instructors in self-defense and Rape Aggression Defense (RAD). Contact the Police Department at 559.278-8400, for information, or email rad@csufresno.edu.

Presentations and Publications

Fresno State police personnel are pleased to present information on crime prevention and safety, and are active participants at orientation programs for new students and employees and campus events such as Fresno State Welcome. Crime prevention and safety brochures on topics, not inclusive, such as campus safety, self-protection for women, and sexual harassment on campus, personal safety, campus theft and emergency preparedness are available at no cost from the Police Department.

Presentations are available upon request and are not limited to the following:

  • Seconds 2 Survive - A two hour training designed for K-12 educators to prepare for an incident involving an active shooter.
  • Dog Days - New or transfer student orientation covers campus safety, campus maps, Clery Act, parking information, and other services offered by FSPD. Dog Days presentations are presented during the summer and winter for incoming freshman and transfer students.
  • Alcohol Awareness - Provides information regarding alcohol absorption, costs of a DUI, and includes the use of Fatal Vision Goggles to simulate being under the influence of alcohol.
  • Campus Safety - Safety presentation that covers campus maps, safety escorts, e-phones, crime prevention tips, Rape Aggression Defense class information, crime statistics, and reporting crimes.
  • Campus Safety-Housing - Safety presentation covers campus maps, safety escorts, e-phones, crime prevention tips, Rape Aggression Defense class information, crime statistics, cameras, public safety assistants in student housing and reporting crimes.
  • Campus Safety-Greeks - Safety presentation covering campus maps, safety escorts, e-phones, crime prevention tips, Rape Aggression Defense class information, crime statistics, and alcohol awareness and reporting crimes, presented by the Greek Liaison officer.
  • Campus Safety-Athletics - Safety presentation covers campus maps, safety escorts, e-phones, crime prevention tips, Rape Aggression Defense class information, crime statistics, and reporting crimes. Also discussed is how to represent Fresno State, the Zero Tolerance Policy, and the common calls for service involving athletes.

Ride-Along

The Fresno State Police Department has an open door policy to anyone 18 years of age or older, interested in riding with a patrol officer during their shift. This is an opportunity for students, faculty, staff, or others to observe the services provided by the Police Department. An individual may participate in a ride-along up to two times per calendar year.