Welcome to the Department of Public Safety website.
Crime prevention is the best means of protection.
UC Merced Police Department offers a semester-long Citizen Police Academy each fall.
Report crimes online or by calling dispatch at 209-228-2677.
Community Service Officers are the eyes and ears of our police department.
If you are the survivor of violence, sexual assault or any other crime, we can assist you.

Department Of Public Safety

One of the most important aspects of campus life is having a safe and secure environment in which to live, gain knowledge, research, teach and visit. The Department of Public Safety is dedicated to providing the highest quality police, security and emergency management services to a diverse and unique community. Police officers, public safety dispatchers, student community service officers and senior managers respond without bias or prejudice, and uphold a civil and respectful atmosphere.