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UCR PD Phone: (951)827-5222

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Letter From The Chief

Welcome to the official website of the University of California Riverside Police Department. The UCR Police Department was established in 1954 on this campus. The Police Department is a professional police agency staffed by individuals who cherish and preserve the highest standards of conduct and performance.

The mission of the UCR Police Department is to heighten the quality of life by providing a secure and safe environment through professional service to the University community.

Mike Lane
Chief of Police

Active Shooter & Crisis Response

UCPD offers a Crisis Response Course that guides Faculty, Staff, and Students on how to respond in an active shooter incident. The course will utilize the "RAIN" acronym (Respond, Assess, Isolate, and Notify) and the "Run, Hide, Fight" response tactic video for active shooter incidents.

To register: 

  1. Go to the UC Learning Center at
  2. Click Login Now
  3. Enter your UCR NetID and password*
  4. Type in "RAIN" in the search field and click Go
  5. Click on "Responding to a Crisis Situation", and select Register
  6. Review the activity details and select Submit to complete your registration

If you can't attend our Crisis Response Course, please click on the video below to watch the UCPD Crisis Response Presentation, which includes the Run, Hide, Fight video. This video will provide you with basic response strategies that can help you survive an active shooter incident.

Click Here For Video

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