Community Policing Philosophy

UAFS Police will play a vital role in the students learning and living at UAFS utilizing the Community Policing philosophy. The focus of community oriented policing is not simply on responding to crime, but on preventing crime and resolving community problems. The philosophy grows from the belief that the police and the community must work together as partners to solve the contemporary challenges faced in today’s society. Officers work closely with other organizations and community groups to educate community members about potential hazards they may encounter and how to reduce the likelihood of becoming a victim of crime, to identify the problems, concerns and fear of community members, to identify and eliminate hazards that may promote crime or disorder, and to improve the overall quality of life in the community.

CSUC - Collaborative efforts for a Safer University Community


  • We are committed to developing programs that serve our university community, to create a greater sense of safety while working, attending school or visiting here at UAFS. We hope to leave a positive experience of our Police Department and the University.
  • Forming partnerships, collaborative efforts, Playing a role in the educational process, empowering students to make a difference in their individual and community safety.
  • Getting to know the community that we serve as a whole, prioritizing efforts, while developing partnerships within the university community.


Community Policing Initiative Programs

  • “Common Thread” (Larceny prevention, alcohol consumption, sexual assault awareness, face book safety)
  • Watch that “Lion”(Pedestrian Safety)
  • Safety Seminars
  • “Who Knew”(Collaborative effort between Judicial Affairs and Police)
  • 3-2-1 “Contact”(Informative sessions with students)
  • University Crime Watch
  • All are One(Public Awareness)
  • University Community Watch
  • Den Watch
  • Safe Walk
  • Lone Lion
  • Lock out Auto Crime

Safety presentations

  • Alcohol Awareness
  • Active Shooter Training
  • General Safety Training
  • Bicycle Safety
  • Carjacking Prevention
  • Date Rape Prevention
  • Sexual Assault Prevention
  • Domestic/Relationship Violence Prevention
  • Face book Safety
  • Fire Safety
  • ID Theft Prevention(bring items to PD to get engraved)
  • Cybercrimes

Additional Services

  • Emergency and courtesy phones located across campus
  • Vehicle unlocks
  • Jump-start vehicles
  • Crime prevention information for groups and individuals
  • Security surveys
  • Non-criminal fingerprinting (job applications, security clearances)

The R.A.D. Program

  • A unique self defense system designed for women, ages eleven and up.
  • Only Woman’s self defense course endorsed by The International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators
  • No prior martial art training is required.
  • Each participant is given a RAD manual.
  • The basic course consists of nine hours of awareness and physical training.
  • At the conclusion of the physical training students may participate in dynamic simulations. The simulations will allow students to utilize the learned techniques.
  • With the permission of the class, the simulations will be videotaped.
  • Debriefing occurs at the close of the final class with a review of the video.
  • Participation in the simulation is voluntary.


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