Provider: Jan Tepper, Police Chief, email@example.com, (831) 459-2231
Requesting New or Modified Security Alarm Service
I. Overview/Procedure Description
It is the policy of
the University to promote the security of University facilities. Certain
facilities may require greater security than is afforded by traditional locking
In accordance with the Policy SPS0003: Installation And Use Of Security Alarms, this procedure provides guidelines for requesting new security alarm service or for requesting modifications to existing security alarm service.
II. Areas of Responsibility
III. Procedure Steps/Checklist
A. Requesting Unit
written request (e.g., memo on unit stationary which describes location in which
a system is proposed) for new alarm service or modifications to existing systems
to the Police Chief at the UCSC Police Department.
2. Reviews the analysis provided by the Police Department. The completed survey and design will be given to the requesting unit for their review. If the unit decides to proceed with installation of an alarm system or security devices, the unit will do the following:
Issues a work order to Physical Plant requesting installation of the
security alarm system.
Telephone Work Order to Communications and Technological Services (CATS) for
the installation of a dedicated phone line, if an existing phone line is not
available for use with the alarm system. The alarm will be connected to the
alarm monitoring station using existing campus telephone lines.
the UCSC Police Department prior to the actual installation of the alarm to
permit the maintenance of accurate records of all campus alarm installations.
B. Police Department
C. Physical Plant
detection system, which automatically reports intrusion alerts to the Police
Panic Alarm: Alarms which are installed in locations that may have potentially life threatening situations requiring immediate police response. Installation of panic alarms (if recommended and authorized by the Police Department) is limited to areas where the use of the alarm is controlled by authorized personnel.
V. Getting Help
The UCSC Police Department provides training and assistance to campus units (including help with completing forms, carrying out procedures, or interpreting policy).
If you need help with ...
...obtaining security analysis
Police Department, x9-2231.
Police Department, x9-2231.
VI. Applicability and Authority
This procedure for
Requesting New or Modified Security Alarm Service applies to all campus
locations and Long Marine Lab. Other off-campus properties are not covered.
It is a new
procedure and thus supersedes any campus practices in existence prior to its
The Police Chief is the campus authority for the procedure on Requesting New or Modified Security Alarm Service. This procedure was reviewed and approved by the Vice Chancellor for Business and Administrative Services on January 16, 2002. Next review date is January 2004.
UCSC Policy SPS0003:
Installation And Use Of Security Alarms
Business and Finance Bulletin, BUS-43 -- Materiel Management
UC Santa Cruz
University Police firstname.lastname@example.org; (831) 459-2231
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