Upcoming Board Voting

In the first week of August, CCUPCA will open member voting for a new Treasurer and 2nd Vice President in a general meeting. Nominations for new board members can be sent to President Joel Justice via email.

CSU Chancellor Timothy P. White’s Statement on Fall 2020 University Operational Plans

All 23 CSUs will move to virtual instruction for students where possible, preserving in-person and traditional instruction for situations in which it is necessary and safe to do so. Read the Chancellor’s full announcement here.

Want to work in Campus Safety? Check out our job postings page to see positions open around the state.

Become a CCUPCA Member and join the largest network of leaders in college and university safety.

CCUPCA offers one of the most comprehensive and informed networks of law enforcement leaders in California.

Representing private and public colleges & universities, our Police Chiefs, Directors and Command-level officers of our member-agencies along with our partner organizations offer a wide array of resources.

The California College & University Police Chiefs Association has rapidly become one of the most influential voices in the California legislative process.

As public policy concerning public safety on campuses of higher education evolves and adjusts to a changing society, CCUPCA remains a highly-valued perspective to our State Senate and State Assembly members.Crime prevention, victim’s rights, technologies, and the commitment to creating greater continuity in all law enforcement legislation to make campuses and communities safer are our key priorities.

CCUPCA offers excellent resources for ongoing professional development through a catalog of learning opportunities.

In addition to our Annual Conference and General Assembly that features many of the most skilled and insightful experts in a variety of relevant fields, we also offer our annual Executive Development Update Course, certified by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST). CCUPCA is also proud to offer a truly unique member-executives program in two forms: Peer Mentoring for newly-appointed Chiefs and Directors, and our Peer Review Panel to provide organizational assessments to assist our newest leaders in these roles to more accurately and fully understand agency assets, skills, needs and appropriate options for achieving desired objectives.

CCUPCA is proud to recognize those individuals, units, teams and agencies who have distinguished themselves in service to their campuses, contributions to the mission of higher education law enforcement, as well as those individual acts of conspicuous courage and bravery.


Joel Justice, President
Ventura County Community College District
[email protected]

Hampton Cantrell, Immediate Past President
Ret., Loyola Marymount University
hamptoncantrell @ gmail.com

Al Jackson, Vice President
San Bernardino Community College District
[email protected]

Ralph Webb, Interim Treasurer
Cypress College
[email protected]

Jennifer DiMaggio, Executive Director
[email protected]

Gary Mejia, Interim Board Advisor
Ret., Fuller Theological Seminary
[email protected] (Attn: Gary)

Legislative Representative
John Lovell



The California College and University Police Chiefs Association represents institutions in higher education currently serving more than 3 million students, staff and faculty throughout the State of California.  CCUPCA members are police chiefs, directors and command-level officers from nearly 100 public and private colleges and universities in California.

Becoming a part of CCUPCA is fast, and it’s never been easier.  To join the California College & University Police Chiefs Association and begin your partnership with some the leading higher education law enforcement executives, click here.

Contact Us

Jennifer DiMaggio
Executive Director

[email protected]

71 Day Rd
Ventura, CA 93003