California College and University Police Chiefs Association (CCUPCA) is committed to strengthening the political voice of higher educational campus safety by working with legislators on issues which affect the safety of the students, faculty, and staff of California’s colleges and universities.

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Our Mission

The mission of CCUPCA is to directly support the college and university academic process by working with on- and off-campus partners to provide the safest and most secure learning and work environments for all students, faculty, and community.

To achieve our mission the following goals have been established:

To provide a forum through meetings, conferences, trainings, and publications for exchanging information and ideas on law enforcement, safety, and security.

To explore new procedures and techniques that will benefit campus law enforcement, safety and security.

To maintain a channel of communications with colleges and universities, city , county, state, and federal agencies regarding law enforcement, safety, and security.

To promote the continued employment and training of professional campus law enforcement officers whose selection and training meet the highest standards and requirements as determined by the California Commission on Peace Officers Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.).

To recommend that all campus law enforcement and security personnel be given the equipment and continued training to promote professional development.

To sponsor and support legislation that will improve law enforcement, safety, and security at all levels of the education system.

Our Board

The California College and University Police Chiefs Association is proud to be provided the additional leadership of the following individuals who dedicate their time, talent and resources in serving the colleges and universities across the State of California.

Executive Board

Joel Justice, President
Ventura County Community College District
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Hampton Cantrell, Immediate Past President
Ret., Loyola Marymount University
hamptoncantrell @ gmail.com

Al Jackson, Vice President
San Bernardino Community College District
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Ralph Webb, Interim Treasurer
Cypress College
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Jennifer DiMaggio, Executive Director
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Gary Mejia, Interim Board Advisor
Ret., Fuller Theological Seminary
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Legislative Representative
John Lovell