Message from the Chief of Police
The Yuba Community College District Police Department is committed to
ensuring the safety of our students, staff, faculty, and visitors.
Every member of our department is involved in keeping the campuses safe
and secure. However, a truly safe campus can only be achieved through
the cooperation of all students, employees, and visitors.
The Yuba Community College District covers nearly 4,200 square miles,
and currently has five campuses in five different counties. The Police
Department provides professional law enforcement services at all five
The police department actively participates as a member of multiple local
communities, and fully subscribes to a community oriented policing approach
to providing professional law enforcement services at each of our campuses.
This community oriented approach includes establishing and maintaining
partnerships throughout each community we are a part of. We seek partnerships
with community stakeholders such as student groups, staff and faculty
members, local governments, community groups and concerned individuals.
Our partnership includes a problem solving approach with our stakeholders,
so that we can better understand the law enforcement needs of each community’s
campus, and create effective solutions. The goal of these partnerships
is to work together to fight and prevent crime, and to improve the quality
of life for the students, staff, faculty, and visitors of Yuba Community
As a professional law enforcement organization, we believe in a set of
core values on which we base our policing paradigm. The Core Values or
Principles upon which we base our policing paradigm are both clear and
focused. The Core Values or Principles upon which we base our policing
philosophy are, by design, equitable to all within the Yuba Community
College District communities.
These Core Values Include:
- Honesty: We are truthful in our words and in our
- Respect: We treat others with dignity, honoring the
rights, ideas, and opinions of all individuals
- Loyalty: We affirm our allegiance to our community,
to our Department and to our Core Values
- Fairness: We are just and impartial in all
of our interactions. Our decisions are made without personal favoritism
- Trust: We are people of character and principle.
We do what is right, even when no one is looking
- Integrity: We act according to our core values,
beliefs and principles