At the Cal State LA Department of Public Safety, we serve and protect our community. Explore our website to learn about our programs and services that help ensure our campus is a safe and welcoming environment to learn, work, and visit. 

Quick Links

You can find us on campus or visit us in the Department of Public Safety building at the north end of Lot 1 off Paseo Rancho Castilla.

You can also reach us at 323-343-3700 or by fax at 323-221-6350. For emergencies, dial 911. 

Supporting a Safe and Welcoming Campus

Chief Bohannon in a suit outdoors on campus

Message from the Chief

The Department of Public Safety's leaders, officers, and staff—many of whom are CSU and Cal State LA alumni—are proud to serve the Cal State LA community. Read a message from Chief Larry Bohannon, the director for public safety. 

Emergency Notification System

Students walking on the main walkway

Eagle Alert

Eagle Alert is Cal State LA's emergency notification and safety advisory system. It is used to send emergency notifications and safety advisories to all students, faculty, and staff.

Active Shooter Training

Tips: How to Survive an Active Shooter Situation

The Department of Public Safety offers educational programs and presentations for students, faculty, and staff to help keep the campus community safe. The department created this video to provide life-saving tips in the event of an active shooter situation. 

Transparency Dashboard

The Cal State LA Department of Public Safety is committed to building trust with the community we serve. Our new Transparency Dashboard is a central hub for reports, logs, and data regarding campus safety.