Department Policies

Department Policies

February 12, 2014

The UCLA Police Department provides online access to department policies that are of interest to the public. This is part of our on-going efforts to be open, accessible and accountable to the community we serve. We believe that this information will assist the community to better evaluate the Department and understand the actions taken by officers. It is not possible to anticipate every situation that may arise or to prescribe a specific course of action in each scenario that officers will face.  However, these policies are the guidlines that govern officers' actions. We also expect all members to exercise common sense and good judgement.

Community feedback is important to the UCLA Police Department. We encourage the public to provide comments about exemplary performance by our employees or to identify actions that are not in accordance with established policies. Please use the email address provided on the bottom of this page to submit feedback.

Law Enforcement Authority

Law Enforcement Authority
Private Persons Arrest 

High Risk Incidents

Use of Force
Use of Firearms
Control Devices  
Electronic Control Devices 
Vehicle Pursuits 

Other Policies

Missing Persons
Hate Crimes
Registration of Sex Offenders
Service Animals
Ride Alongs 
Racial/Bias Based Profiling
Free Speech/Civil Disobedience 

UCLA Police Department
Phone: (310) 825-1491 
Fax: (310) 206-2550
Mail Code: 136408


601 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1364

Business Hours

Monday – Friday 8 a. m. to 5 p. m.

Station Hours

24 hours a day, 7 days a week

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