Azusa Pacific University Campus Safety

  • Agency: Azusa Pacific University Campus Safety
  • Address: 901 E. Alosta Ave., Azusa, 91702 CA
  • Chief:
Phone: (626) 815-3898
Fax: (626) 815-3884

Azusa Pacific University Campus Safety is located at 901 E. Alosta Ave., Azusa, 91702 CA. The Azusa Pacific University Campus Safety phone number is (626) 815-3898.

Azusa Pacific University Campus Safety News

No - your car is not stolen.

Updated traffic info for move-in day #iheartapu #apu #gocougars

Campus Safety would like to remind you about Commencement Lot Closures for Spring Commencement. All east campus Lots will be be closed on Friday 5/6 at 10pm, including the parking garages under B court and the Tennis Courts in UV. Parking in these lots for commencement requires a special parking permit given for Spring Commencement 2016. All west campus lots will close Friday 5/6 at 10 pm. Parking in these lots also requires the special Spring Commencement 2016 parking pass. Regular parking permits do not guarantee entry. All vehicles left on east or west after 10 pm will be relocated at the owners expense. Please refer to the email sent out by Campus Safety for more details. You can also call the Department of Campus Safety's Parking office at (626) 857-2242 between the hours of 8-4:30pm Monday-Friday. Thank you for your cooperation.

TIMELY WARNING: In compliance with the “Timely Warning” provisions of the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crimes Statistics Act of 1998, it is the duty of the institution to warn the community of these situations so that they can take appropriate precautions. The Department of Campus Safety received recent reports of a suspicious person seen in Trinity Hall. Based on information obtained during this investigation, Campus Safety asks everyone in the campus community to be vigilant in reporting any suspicious persons and/or activity. A suspicious male subject was seen in Trinity Hall on East Campus, on floors occupied by female students. The subject possibly gained entry through doors that were propped open and left unlocked. The first time, the subject was seen exiting an unoccupied dorm room. During the second occasion, the subject was observed in a female shower area stealing a personal clothing item. Campus Safety, in collaboration with the Azusa Police Department, is investigating this case. If you have any information regarding these incidents, please contact the Azusa Police Department at (626) 812-3200 or the Department of Campus Safety at (626) 815-3898. Suspect Description: According to the witnesses, the suspect is described as male, unknown ethnicity, possibly in his 30s, full beard, short curly black hair, wearing dark clothing and black sneakers. No further details.

Please watch the video provided by the Azusa Police Department about a current Be On the Lookout subject that has been seen in Heritage and has stolen several items. If you have any information about this subject, please contact Azusa Police at (626) 812-3200.

DCS is hosting a safety awareness booth on Cougar Walk! Stop by the booth to learn about RAD, bike safety, living area safety, Shuttle Services, and get free snacks!

The Easter emotion does not end. It signals a new beginning of nature, spring, and brand new life. It’s all about love, hope, and joyful living. Happy Easter to everyone! Chief Meyer “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.” John 3:16

Lot Closure Alert: Tomorrow, March 19th, is APU's Night of Champions event. Please see the map for a visual of which lots and areas are closed. All areas close at 10pm tonight, and reopen at 11pm tomorrow (March 19th). All vehicles not moved by 10pm will be towed at the owners expense. Please call (626) 857-2422 with any questions. Thank you for your cooperation.

LATEST TIMELY WARNING UPDATE: The APU community received a Timely Warning - Crime Alert - Off Campus on Friday, February 26, 2016, at 11:53 a.m., regarding a female student who was approached by a male driving a white, four-door sedan while walking southbound on Citrus Avenue. A second Timely Warning - Crime Alert - West Campus was issued on Friday, February 26, 2016, at 9:56 p.m., regarding a female student who was approached and followed by a male Hispanic driving a white vehicle. Following these notifications, a male student came to the Campus Safety team and identified himself as the person referenced in the second Timely Warning. The female student confirmed this. Azusa Police Department and the Department of Campus Safety determined that no crime was committed. Further investigation determined that the male student was NOT the same person described in the first Timely Warning. Given the other subject remains outstanding, please be vigilant. Campus Safety is open 24 hours a day, for 7 days a week and 365 days per year. If you see something, say something.

On Saturday March 12th, APU will be hosting History Day LA. Because of the size of this event, Campus Safey will be closing Lot D (Engstrom Lot). Lot D will be closed from Saturday March 11th at 10pm through Sunday March 12th at 6pm. Any vehicles parked in Lot D after 10pm may be towed at the owner's expense. I you have any questions, please call the Parking Services office at (626) 857-2422. Thank you for your cooperation.

Watch the video below to hear Azusa Police Officer and University Resource Officer Bires discuss a new stop sign being installed on Foothill Blvd. that might affect your commute between East and West Campus.

UPDATED TIMELY WARNING: Remember, APU Campus Safety runs a shuttle from 10pm-2am on weekdays, and 6pm-2am on weekends. You may always call the Dept. of Campus Safety for a safety escort. On Friday, February 26, 2016, at 6:38 p.m., the Department of Campus Safety received notice of another suspicious situation involving possibly the same white sedan and driver from earlier today. A female student called to report that, while walking on Mary Hill Drive next to the theater, she was approached by a suspicious male driving a white, four-door sedan. The suspicious male pulled the vehicle alongside her, and began conversing in broken English, with a heavy hispanic accent. The student continued walking toward the south-east door of the Mary Hill building and, when she looked behind her, the vehicle and driver were gone. The student contacted Campus Safety. The Azusa Police Department and Campus Safety officers responded and checked the area, but did not locate the vehicle or the suspect. The Azusa Police Department classifies this incident as a “suspicious circumstance.” The police department is the primary agency investigating this incident. If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact the Azusa Police Department at (626) 812-3200 or the Department of Campus Safety at (626) 815-3898. Suspect Information Suspect Description: According to the Azusa Police Department, the suspect is described as follows: Hispanic male, 20’s, wearing a white tee shirt, gold chain around his neck, medium build. No further details. Suspect Vehicle: White, four-door, sedan, manufactured between 2008-2013

TIMELY WARNING: On Friday, February 26, 2016, at 1 a.m., the Department of Campus Safety received notice of a suspicious situation. A female student called to report that while walking southbound on Citrus Avenue toward her residence in Bowles, she was approached by a male driving a white, four-door sedan .He pulled the vehicle alongside her, rolled down his window, and began conversing in Spanish, which she does not speak. She continued walking southbound toward Alosta Avenue. The driver slowly followed her and began yelling. The male exited the vehicle near McDonalds on Alosta Avenue and ran toward her. The student ran to her residence and called Campus Safety. The Azusa Police Department responded and checked the area, but did not locate the vehicle or the suspect. The Azusa Police Department classifies this incident as a suspicious circumstance not an attempted kidnapping. The police department is the primary agency investigating this incident. If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact the Azusa Police Department at (626) 812-3200 or the Department of Campus Safety at (626) 815-3898. Suspect Information Suspect Description: According to the Azusa Police Department, the suspect is described as follows: Hispanic male, 20-30 years, wearing a black baseball style cap with a red bill, tall, heavy set. No further details. Suspect Vehicle: White, four-door, sedan.

The University Village main gate, off of Citrus Ave., will be closed for repairs from Tuesday 2/23/16-Thursday 2/25/16. This means that vehicles will not be able to enter or exit through this gate. Please refer to the map below for traffic flow during these three days. Please remember that only a right turn can be made from the gate on Alosta. Also, please avoid making a U-turn on Alosta, as this will congest traffic. If you have any questions, please contact the parking office at (626) 857-2422. Thank you for your cooperation.

Campus Safety is hiring students to join our team! Follow the link to apply. https://apu-csm.symplicity.com/students/index.php?mode=form&id=2d9bda7b24227ef48ad4869a55f277b4&s=jobs&ss=jobs

Merry Christmas everyone! Chief Meyer

During Christmas break, the number of people on campus drops dramatically, leaving parked bicycles susceptible to theft. Therefore, we want to encourage students to place bicycles in their residence hall, room or apartment during Christmas break. When you return from break, return it to a bike rack on campus, locking it with a U-lock. DCS wishes you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Winter Commencement will be taking place on Saturday, December 19th. In order to make sure this event is safe and enjoyed by all, please refer to the map below for traffic flow and lot closures. Please move your vehicles out of the affected areas no later than 11:00 pm on December 18th, otherwise they may be towed at your expense. The lots and streets that will be closed are Lot F, Lot G, Mary Hill Lane, Carter Drive, Odell Lane, and Sago Lane. Please contact (626) 857-2422 for any questions.

The DCS staff officers are participating in "No-Shave November" this year to help raise money for cancer research. The goal of "No-Shave November" is to grow awareness by embracing hair (which many cancer patients lose) and letting it grow. The staff officer who raises the most money will have their amount matched by DCS administration. We encourage the APU Community to join us in supporting this cause.

Recently, the Azusa Police Department and Campus Safety were able to return a student's stolen bicycle after an investigation that identified the suspect. Remember to always lock your bicycle. You should always bring a secure lock whenever you plan to leave your bicycle unattended. U-locks have been shown to be the most most effective, but like all locks, they can be defeated. Use a quality U-lock to reduce the chances of your lock being defeated. You should always be aware and use caution in where and how you lock your bike.

Campus Safety would like to remind you that, due to the Canyon City Marathon, Lot H will be closed from 10pm on November 6th until 5pm on November 7th. Foothill Blvd will also be closed between Citrus Ave and Rockvale Ave during these times as well. Vehicles parked in this area after the lot closure may be subject to tow at the owner's expense. Thank you for your cooperation.

CRIME BULLETIN UPDATE: Further investigation by the Azusa Police Department and the Department of Campus Safety revealed additional information about the individuals responsible for yesterday’s vehicle break-ins. Very early this morning, Campus Safety officers and University Resources Officer Mike Bires of the Azusa Police Department conducted a surveillance of the impacted crime area. Just before 4 a.m., officers observed the suspect’s vehicle and its occupants driving through the alleyway of Alosta Place. Two suspects were arrested and further evidence obtained. Property stolen from one of the victims was recovered. The investigation continues. WHAT YOU SHOULD DO: Remain vigilant. Lock your vehicle and do not leave valuables in your car. Thieves specifically target vehicles with property left in plain view through windows. If you see a crime in progress, immediately call “911” for police assistance followed by the Department of Campus Safety at (626) 815-3898. If you discover a crime or observe suspicious activity, call the Department of Campus Safety. Remember, “If you see something, say something.” You play a vital role in our shared goal to keep the APU community safe and secure. Chief Meyer

SUBJECT: CAR BURGLARIES CRIME SYNOPSIS: Between 1:00 a.m. and 7:25 a.m. on Wednesday, September 30, 2015, several vehicle burglaries of a similar nature were reported at University Village, University Park, and Alosta Place. A vehicle burglary involves entry into a locked vehicle with intent to commit a theft. The suspect(s) smashed car windows or pried open trunks, stealing property left in plain view. A male and female (no further details) were seen in the crime vicinity. Azusa Police Department responded and took over the investigation. The Department of Campus Safety documented these crimes. Campus Safety and the Azusa Police Department have implemented additional patrols. WHAT YOU SHOULD DO: Lock your vehicle and do not leave valuables in your car. Thieves specifically target vehicles with property left in plain view through windows. If you see a crime in progress, immediately call “911” for police assistance then Campus Safety. If you discover a crime or observe suspicious activity, call the Department of Campus Safety at (626) 815-3898. Remember, “If you see something, say something.” You play a vital role in our shared goal to keep the APU community safe and secure. Chief Meyer