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The Campus Safety Officer Program, started fall 2016, includes full-time police officers on campus under the direction of Director of Campus Safety and Student Conduct, Pua Utu. CMU's police officers work in conjunction with five officers from the Grand Junction Police Department (GJPD) assigned to the campus for a three-year term. The officers assigned to the campus have a station located on the northside of campus at 1060 Orchard Avenue. 

GJPD partners with CMU to provide a safe environment and open dialog between law enforcement and community members. Officers provide trainings and partner with Student Life and Residence Life to provide programs for students that build strong relationships, build trust, and deter criminal situations. 

Interact with our Campus Safety Officers!

Officers welcome student and staff interactions! Once a month, "Donuts with Cops" is offered in the University Center. 

Police Expereience is a one credit course available to students and staff beginning 2nd Mod. For more information, contact Officer Dustin Bovee at dbovee@coloradomesa.edu. 

To report a crime that is an EMERGENCY, DIAL 911.

The non-emergency phone number for the GJPD is 970.242.6707.

Learn more about Crime Prevention and Awareness and Campus Safety

Weapon Storage is available at the substation for more information, contact GJPD at 970.242.6707.

CMU Safe Walk Program logoSafe Walk Program

CMU offers a Safe Walk Program designed to provide safe travel around campus for students, faculty and staff. Trained Campus Safety Assistants (CSAs) are available to walk you safely anywhere on the main campus and up to two blocks off-campus.

This service is available daily from 4pm-2am. To contact a CSA, call 970.260.2683.