Cal State LA Safety Advisory | November 24, 2021, 7:25 p.m.
Public Safety Advisory Update 11/24/21: The LAPD has arrested a Los Angeles man who is suspected of making calls to Cal State LA threatening gun violence on campus. The man was being held Wednesday on suspicion of making criminal threats. He is not a Cal State LA student and has no known ties to the university. The man is suspected of making threatening calls to other campuses as well.
The arrest came after a collaborative investigation in which the Cal State LA Department of Public Safety worked closely with public safety officials from the other affected campuses and the LAPD.
A University operator received the anonymous calls on Tuesday. After conducting an assessment and consulting with the LAPD, the Department of Public Safety found that there was no evidence of a credible threat. DPS continued to investigate and collaborate with LAPD.
Cal State LA Safety Advisory | November 23, 2021, 7:30 p.m.
Public Safety Advisory Update 11/23/21: Public Safety has determined there is no evidence of a credible threat of gun violence on campus. Public Safety is maintaining high visibility on campus this evening. If you see suspicious activity, please report it to Public Safety at (323) 343-3700 or 911.
Cal State LA Safety Advisory | November 23, 2021, 6:20 p.m.
Public Safety Advisory 11/23/21: The University has received anonymous phone calls threatening gun violence on campus. The Department of Public Safety is investigating these threats and maintaining high visibility on campus. Please report any suspicious individuals to the Department of Public Safety at (323) 343-3700 or 911.
Cal State LA Eagle Alert
Eagle Alert is Cal State LA's emergency notification and safety advisory system. It is used to send Cal State LA Emergency Notification and Safety Advisory messages to all students, faculty and staff using the following information delivery methods:
Messages to Cal State LA email addresses
Text messages to mobile phones
Messages to the campus Guardian mobile app
What is a Cal State LA Emergency Notification?
Cal State LA Emergency Notifications will be sent when emergency situations arise, such as fires, earthquakes, and acts of violence or situations posing an imminent threat to life, health or the safety of our campus community. An emergency notification will only be sent after carefully assessing a situation and determining that it is serious enough to warrant a notification or to periodically conduct system tests. These messages will be clearly labeled with “Cal State LA Emergency Notification.”
What is a Cal State LA Safety Advisory?
Cal State LA Safety Advisories provide information regarding critical situations that do not pose an immediate threat to the life, health or safety of the campus community. These can include water main ruptures, poor air quality and law enforcement incidents that do not pose an immediate threat to life, health or safety. These messages will be clearly labeled with “Cal State LA Safety Advisory.”
Receive Eagle Alert messages
All currently enrolled Cal State LA students, faculty, and staff are automatically enrolled in the Eagle Alert emergency notification and safety advisory system using the contact information for each individual currently within the University’s Student Administration and Human Resources systems. The Eagle Alert system is updated monthly.
Text messages are typically the best method of communication during an emergency, so we encourage everyone to have a mobile phone number in the Student Administration or Human Resources systems to receive emergency text messages.
When a change to your mobile phone number is made in the Student Administration or Human Resources systems, the change will also update your information in the Eagle Alert system.
Find student instructions for updating your mobile phone number to receive text messages.
Find faculty and staff instructions for updating your mobile phone number to receive text messages.
Please check our Frequently Asked Questions page for more information.
During emergencies and critical incidents, the University may use additional means of communication depending on the situation, including social media and alerts on the Cal State LA homepage. Follow @CalStateLA on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.