05 Sep 2019

Suspect arrested following University Park North burglary

The University Police Department arrested a male suspect this afternoon in relation to the residential burglary that took place in University Park North at approximately 3:15 a.m., Sept. 5. UPD

05 Mar 2019

Safety apps alert students to campus shooting

Safety App ComparisonInfogram Crime alert apps notified SF State students of a shooting near campus on Feb. 25, informing users hours before the University released an official statement. The incident

21 Feb 2019

Student witnesses aftermath of alleged robbery from University Park North High Rise

A resident of the University Park High Rises at 255 Buckingham Way reported witnessing the aftermath of a robbery just before midnight Wednesday.

20 Feb 2019

Police report of kidnapping and robbery turns out to be grand theft

An initial report of a kidnapping and robbery on Feb. 5 alarmed students at SF State, but was later discovered to be grand theft, according to University police. The incident

29 Jan 2019

BART survey shows rise in rider dissatisfaction due to crime, grime

The results of a BART survey released on Thursday show increased complaints from riders who say the transit agency is not doing enough to address the crime and grime they

04 Dec 2018

Argument leads to assault with deadly weapon

An unknown suspect allegedly assaulted an SF State student with a 6-inch to 12-inch machete after a verbal altercation in the Centennial Village at 12:30 a.m. on Monday night, Dec.

28 Nov 2018

BART directors vow improved safety in wake of homicides

“Where BART clearly failed over the summer is communicating to the public about serious and even fatal incidents that happen at their station,” said Janice Li, San Francisco bicycle activist

24 Sep 2018

A brilliant life ended by gun violence

SF State graduate Shane Colombo’s loved ones gathered at his memorial service Friday, in disbelief that the young man’s promising future was cut short by gun violence.     Colombo arrived

18 Sep 2018

SF State grad’s shooting raises issue of gun violence

SF State graduate Shane Colombo’s loved ones gathered at his memorial service on Friday, in disbelief that the young man’s promising future was cut short by gun violence.     “It

11 Sep 2018

SF State alumnus killed in Chicago crossfire

A gifted 25-year-old SF State alumnus who had survived cancer was killed when caught in the crossfire of a shooting in Chicago on Sept. 2, just days before starting his

10 Sep 2018

UPD to offer active shooter response protocol training for Safety Week

The University Police Department will offer training sessions next week on how to respond to an active shooter on campus as part of SF State’s Campus Safety Week, put on

09 Sep 2018

Burglar breaks into student residence

A student living in SFSU housing got a shock Saturday afternoon when she encountered a burglar in her apartment as she walked out of her bedroom. The victim called University

31 Aug 2018

Graffiti rages against SFSU construction, lack of student housing

Profanity-laden graffiti denouncing the demolition of student housing units appeared overnight last Wednesday at the construction site located at the Tapia Drive Triangle and the Humanities Building. The demolition is

29 Aug 2018

Staying safe on campus

SF State offers numerous programs and resources to help students stay safe. First and foremost, said UPD Chief Jason Wu, safety is enhanced when students trust that police are here

29 Aug 2018

Campus crime reports more than double from 2013 to 2016

The University Police Department was on high alert in July as a group of robbers roamed SF State’s campus in broad daylight grabbing valuables from students walking alone. On July

02 May 2018

Mashouf sees increase in petty theft

Mashouf Wellness Center experienced 10 petty thefts, which accounted for at least 60 percent of the total petty theft incidents on campus in the past 60 days. According to the

05 Apr 2017

University Park South experiences a second break-in this year

An apartment in the University Park South area was burglarized on Saturday night while tenants were out. University Park South is an apartment complex owned by the University where some

02 Apr 2017

Indecent exposure reported at the J. Paul Leonard library

An indecent exposure incident occurred in the J. Paul Leonard library Saturday afternoon. The incident happened at 3:19 p.m. on April 1 when a non-SF State affiliated female, who was

09 Mar 2017

Campus efforts to mitigate sexual assault don’t guarantee safety

Harmony Notman works full-time at Stonestown Galleria, only a short distance from her Village at Centennial Square residence on campus, but the walk makes her nervous. Notman leaves her job

28 Jan 2017

Clery Safety Alert issued for indecent exposure on campus

SF State Vice President of Student Affairs Luoluo Hong sent a Clery Safety Alert email to students notifying them of a suspect seen publicly masturbating on the second floor of

01 Dec 2016

SF State responds to Ohio State University attack

“Run. Hide. Fight.” Ohio State University students and faculty received this message Monday morning after a student terrorized the campus with a car and knife, sending 11 people to the

18 Jun 2016

Man shot near SF State campus

A man was shot Tuesday at 12:20 a.m. at Lake Merced Boulevard and Higuera Avenue, according to an email safety alert from SF State Vice President of Student Affairs, LuoLuo

01 Oct 2015

Female victim reports sexual battery near Burk Hall

A female victim reported being sexually battered in the lobby of Burk Hall by an unknown male suspect Wednesday night, according to a university email sent out by Title IX

26 Aug 2015

Alleged Virginia shooter graduated from SF State

The Virginia gunman accused of killing a television reporter and cameraman live on the air Wednesday morning at 6:45 a.m. was believed to be an SF State graduate from the broadcasting

13 May 2015

Police investigate reported suspicious package near SF State

The San Francisco Police Department responded to reports of a suspicious package in a neighborhood near 19th and Holloway avenues Wednesday night. Police tape blocked traffic and prevented pedestrians from entering

19 Nov 2013

Taser dispute rouses plans for protests

A group of students against the University Police Department’s proposed use of Tasers hosted a meeting in the Richard Oakes Multicultural Center, Cesar Chavez Student Center room T143, Tuesday, to

14 Nov 2013

Students assemble to discuss Taser-use by police at SF State

[set_id=72157637685910014] [HTML1] Live streaming by Jasmin Taylor A group of more than 50 students organized in Malcolm X Plaza, Thursday night, to speak out against the proposition of SF State

12 Nov 2013

SF State students learn Krav Maga for self-defense

[HTML1] [set_id=72157637471681164] Last Thursday the Women’s Center, an Associated Students Inc. program, and I-Team, a student-led group that works to create and promote Israel awareness on SF State’s campus, combined

02 Oct 2013

Suspect in Justin Valdez shooting pleads not guilty

Nikhom Thephakaysone pled not guilty to three felony counts including the alleged murder of SF State sophomore Justin Valdez today at his arraignment. He is being detained without bail. SFPD

27 Sep 2013

Suspect in Justin Valdez shooting faces murder charges

The alleged shooter of SF State sophomore Justin Valdez faces three felony charges including murder, and is being held without bail, the San Francisco District Attorney’s office announced today in a

27 Sep 2013

SF State, friends and family remember Justin Valdez at candlelight vigil

[set_id=72157635960529643] SF State students, professors, friends and family met to remember recently deceased student Justin Valdez at a candlelight vigil yesterday night atop Cesar Chavez Student Center. “He was fearless.

26 Sep 2013

Alleged shooter of Justin Valdez also SF State student

SFPD announced the 30-year-old male suspect detained for charges of murder of SF State student Justin Valdez is also an SF State student, in a press conference today. Valdez, a

22 May 2013

Theft at Stonestown leads to arrests on campus

Two people were arrested on SF State campus yesterday afternoon after they stole a laptop from a mall shopper, then fled to campus, according to University authorities. Three people stole

22 May 2013

SF State incidents create mixed reactions among students

[HTML1] SF State hosted its share of excitement this past week with six arrests, two protests and a load of stress to students, staff and faculty. The arrest of six

06 May 2013

Sexual assault suspect sought by University police

Campus police are circulating the photo of a man suspected of a sexual assault in the Towers April 28. The suspect, who is described by police as a 20-year-old African

26 Apr 2013

Wife of alleged bribe schemer arrested

The wife of the former SF State environmental health and occupational safety director who allegedly took part in a bribery scheme that cheated the University out of millions of dollars,