On-Campus Safety

Our officers patrol the campus around the clock. Bicycle, foot, and vehicle patrols enable officers to monitor and maintain security on campus, and promote contact between the campus community and university police officers. 


Staying Safe

Medical Emergencies

Blue Light Phones

Safe Escort Program

Sexual Assault Anonymous Report

Motorist Assistance

Identity Theft


Off-Campus Safety

University Police work with other area law enforcement agencies on mutual concerns and investigations. The College Community Relations Advisory Council reviews issues with community representatives. Local numbers that may be helpful include: 


Buffalo Police: 911

D District Station: (716) 851-4413

Fire Prevention: (716) 851-5707

Mayor’s Call and Resolution Line: (716) 851-4890

Crisis Services (24-hrs.): (716) 834-3131

Council member Joseph Golombek (North District): (716) 851-5116



Crime Prevention

We strive to prevent crime through community policing and problem-solving practices, educational programs, and crime prevention programs such as safe escort services, rape aggression defense (RAD) training, and transportation services.


Crime Statistics

Alcohol and Drug Policy

Sexual Assault Policy

Workplace Violence Prevention Policy

Bias Crimes

NYS Sex Offender Registration Act

Educational Programs

Fire Blotter

Crime Blotter



In an Emergency

University Police, faculty and staff are specially trained to respond to on-campus emergencies—from crimes to weather events. There are specific guidelines and procedures in place to respond quickly to emergencies and events that may compromise the safety of the campus.


Buff State Alert

Emergency Closings

Fire Safety

Emergency Response Plan

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)


University Police

Buffalo State  •  1300 Elmwood Avenue  •  Chase Hall 110
Buffalo, New York 14222  •  Phone: (716) 878-6333

To submit a comment, compliment, or complaint e-mail police@buffalostate.edu
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