The mission of the New York State University Police Department at SUNY Cobleskill, in partnership with the campus community, is to protect life and property, to understand and serve the needs of the campus by acting in concert with the College's mission statement as an integral part of the College's educational process, and to improve the quality of life and resolve problems in a manner consistent with the law and actions in accomplishing this mission.
The University Police Department is another arm of the Office of Student Affairs, providing law enforcement related services to the campus. The department is recognized by the state as a police department and all members of the department are certified police officers.
The department has a strong commitment to the community policing philosophy. It involves the College community in helping to identify and solve law enforcement-related issues on campus. This is accomplished by offering a wide variety of programs and services to the campus community.
The department is composed of six uniformed officers, three Lieutenants, a Chief and one clerical staff member. Officers are on duty 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and patrol on foot, bicycle, horse and cars. The University Police Department can be contacted at 518-255-5317 for non emergency or 518-255-5555 or at an on campus phone, extension 5555 or 911 for emergencies.
Students, including first-year students are permitted to have vehicles on campus. All vehicles must be registered with the University Police Department. Information about vehicle registration fees and parking regulations are sent to registered students. This information is also available by contacting the University Police Department at 518-255-5317.
Annual Crime Report
Crime Awareness and Campus Security - Sexual Assault Prevention
SUNY Cobleskill's Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by SUNY Cobleskill; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, reporting of crimes, sexual assault and other matters.
You can also obtain a hard copy of this report at the University Police Department in Johnson Hall during normal business hours, or by calling the University Police Department at 518-255-5317, or you can email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org