Receive alerts from your local agencies
...or text your ZIP CODE to 888777 for mobile alerts

Full Notification

University of California, Irvine Police Department
Tuesday March 4th, 2014 :: 10:24 a.m. PST


Disaster Preparedness Training: Campus Search and Rescue (CSAR) Program begins Wed, 4/2/14.

The UC Irvine Police Department is offering the annual Campus Search and Rescue (CSAR) Training Program beginning Wednesday, April 2. This free program, open to all staff and faculty, is modeled after the national Citizen Corps Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) programs. Topics include disaster preparedness, hazardous material and fire safety, disaster medical operations, active shooter and terrorism awareness, light search and rescue, and disaster psychology. CSAR team members will be able to improve their emergency preparedness at home, in their communities, and on campus.

The training series includes 18 instructional hours, plus a final exercise, delivered in seven three-hour sessions. The first class is on Wednesday, April 2, and participants will meet from 9 a.m. to noon every Wednesday through May 14 in Humanities Gateway, Room 1010. Space is limited. Sign up now for Campus Search and Rescue Training series 17 through the UC Learning Center at (search term CSAR).

More than 280 of your colleagues have become CSAR team members since 2004. For more information, contact Anne Widney, Emergency Services Manager at or (949) 824-7147.

We encourage the community to partner with the UC Irvine Police Department to prevent or report crime by calling (949) 824-5223. If you wish to remain Anonymous, call “OC Crime Stoppers” by dialing 855-TIP-OCCS (855-847-6227), text "OCCS" plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or use the website

Receive updates directly via email by registering at and search for "UC Irvine Police" or text "UCIrvinePD" to 888777 to receive text message alerts only. Standard text messaging rates may apply depending on your calling plan.

UC Irvine Police Department
(949) 824-5223

University of California, Irvine Police Department
410 East Peltason Drive
Irvine, CA 92697

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 949-824-5223

Navigate & Discover