The Department of Police Services provides support for a wide-range of programs and services to make CSUN a safer place to work, learn, and live. For information about any of our programs and services, please select from the links in the menu below, or call us at 818-677-5820.
Bicycle Registration & The Matador Bike Compound - Bike theft is an ongoing problem at CSUN, but many thefts can be reduced with some simple precautions. CSUN PD offers safety a registration program that increases the chance of recovering lost bikes. Protect your bike by parking in the free, fully enclosed, indoor parking lot available to CSUN community members.
Child Safety Seat Inspection/Installation - According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration four out of five care seats are improperly installed, that's why the CSUN PD offers FREE car seat inspections to the community.
Employer Pull Notice Program - In order to comply with the CSU requirement to verify the California driving records of all State employees authorized to drive on State business, California State University Northridge has implemented the Department of Motor Vehicles' Employer Pull Notice Program (EPN).
Live Scan Fingerprinting and Notary Services - We offer walk-in services for Live Scan fingerprinting and for CSUN community members in need of notarized documents.
Lost and Found - If you lost it, we might have it. Learn more about how to report a missing item at our Lost and Found services.
Matador Patrol - Do not walk alone on campus and request a personal safety escort Monday through Thursday from dusk to 11:00 p.m. during the Fall and Spring semesters.
Police Detail/Special Event Procedures - The Department of Police Services can provide the appropriate law enforcement coverage for your special event.
RAD Self Defense Program - A comprehensive course for women that begins with awareness, prevention, risk reduction and avoidance, while progressing on to the basics of hands-on defense training. RAD for Men is a program designed to provide students with information, tactics, and considerations which R.A.D. Systems believes may be useful for various types of confrontational encounters perpetrated against men.
radKIDS Program - A comprehensive empowerment safety education course for children (5-12) that covers topics like, calling 911, fire safety, bullying, and strangers while incorporating basic hands-on self-defense techniques.
Rape Crisis Advocate - In accordance with section 264.2 of the California Penal Code, the services of a rape crisis advocate must be offered to all sexual assault victims. The CSUN Police Department has a rape crisis advocate on staff that is available when requested.
S.T.O.P Security Plates for Electronics - Incidents of computer theft, particularly laptops, are frequent on college campuses nationwide. Find out how the STOP (Security Tracking of Office Property) program can protect your electronic equipment from theft.
Safety Workshops - A variety of workshops—from identity theft, emergency preparedness, pepper spray defense, and radKIDS, are offered throughout the year to help increase your awareness and personal safety.
We-Tip Hotline - You may report crimes or incidents anonymously by calling us at the"We Tip" Hotline: (818)-677-TIPS (8477).