Cuesta College Police Department (CCPD) provides services to the San Luis Obispo and North County/Paso Robles campuses. The department adheres to the standards for the selection and training of Peace Officers as established by the laws of the State of California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST). 

Campus Police Officers are vested with full law enforcement powers and responsibilities throughout the State of California, identical to municipal police and sheriff departments. 

Our department’s mission is to assist the education process by providing a safe and secure learning environment for all students, staff, and the community through Education, Safety, and Service

Public Safety Services Outcomes:

  • Public Safety will ensure a safe environment for staff, students and community as assessed by the Clery Annual Report. 
  • Public Safety will provide required, current, timely and effective emergency training and coordination as assessed against regulations and staff surveys.  
  • Public Safety will coordinate safe, accessible and organized parking as assessed by the Clery Report, insurance claims and staff and student surveys. 
  • Public Safety will provide effective and timely telecommunication for the District as assessed by staff, student and community surveys.