Police Department

A Message from the Chief

Section 1

Chief's Profile PhotoOn behalf of the dedicated law enforcement officers and personnel of UCI Public Safety, I would like to welcome you to our website. All members are committed to providing the highest quality in public safety and policing services, and ensuring a safe and secure learning environment for the entire UC Irvine community.


Within this website you will find information about the Police Department including our Mission and Vision Statements as well as the Core Values upon which we base our policing philosophy. UCI Public Safety strongly endorses the concepts of community policing and strives to develop collaborative partnerships throughout the campus and the community. We believe in the richness of diversity and the importance of human dignity. We embrace the values of honesty, integrity, respect, loyalty, fairness, and trust.


You will find information about campus safety, crime prevention and awareness programs and wide variety of services provided by Department personnel. We have a very active Community Service Officer program on campus and we encourage any student interested in participating in this program to inquire further.


Included in our services section are various safety tips and publications, and there is also a section regarding campus emergency preparedness and response plans. Additional information can be found on hate crimes, domestic violence, rape prevention and other important topics. If you cannot find the content or answers you are seeking on this website, please reach out to us through our Contact link.


We look forward to working with the entire university community to provide the best possible learning environment in which our staff and faculty can prepare our students for academic, career and personal success now and in the future. We are at your service.

Paul Cooper
Chief of Police