UPD plans to expand as Cal Poly grows

The University Police Department (UPD) is looking to expand its resources over the next five years as the Cal Poly administration plans to increase student enrollment and on-campus living. The university announced the Cal Poly Master Plan at the beginning…

Here’s why you got more tickets last year

If you have been thinking that you and your peers are getting more tickets in the last year, then you are right. According to a Mustang News data analysis, the University Police Department (UPD) has been giving out twice as many tickets this year.

Halloween Weekend 2014 yields quiet results

Due to rain and increased enforcement, Cal Poly experienced a very mellow Halloween.

UPD pilots new 9-1-1 awareness campaign

UPD is one of five agencies in California spreading awareness to reduce non-emergency calls placed to 9-1-1 dispatch centers.

Years of sexual assaults near Cal Poly may be linked

The University Police Department (UPD) and San Luis Obispo police department (SLOPD) are working together to investigate two sexual assaults that happened this past month, UPD Chief George Hughes said.

Cal Poly officials: University ahead of White House recommendations to prevent sexual assault

Safer assistant coordinator Cheri Love explains how Cal Poly meets the recommendations the federal government has suggested for public universities to help prevent sexual assault.

Cal Poly revising alcohol policy

An ad-hoc committee made up of campus administrators, staff, police and student representatives is currently revising Cal Poly’s alcohol policy.