A Message from the Chief of Police


Interim Chief of Police, Larry Bohannon


Welcome everyone to the California State University, Los Angeles Department of Public Safety webpage. The agency is proud to share with faculty, staff, students, the campus community and surrounding agencies our existing status as a nationally accredited agency since November 2001, through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA).

As a fully certified law enforcement agency, we serve to protect the campus community through various programs and services. Our department consists of two main divisions, University Police and Parking & Transportation Services. Our University Police Services consists of Emergency Management, Investigations, Camera Maintenance, Crime Prevention & Special Events, Lock Shop & Key Distribution, Uniform Patrol, Public Safety Dispatch, Records Management and Public Safety Front Desk which offers Live Scan services and a Lost & Found program. Parking & Transportation Services consists of Parking Enforcement, Field Maintenance, Parking Adjudications, Transit Sales and Commuter Programs.

Cal State LA is fortunate to have a Metrolink Station on campus which offers our campus community with an alternative means of transportation to and from the campus.

On behalf of the California State University, Los Angeles Department of Public Safety we thank everyone for visiting our page and hope you have found our resources helpful. As always, we thank you for your continued partnership as we strive to create the safest possible environment for all who come to our campus to learn, work and visit.

Larry Bohannon
Director of Public Safety / Chief of Police