The New York State University Police is a full-time, year-round law enforcement agency that complies with the Federal Student Agency Right-to-Know and Campus Security Act (public law 101-542).
On September 17 2019, NYS University Police Officers were recognized by Interim President Dennis Craig for their response to a medical emergency involving a local community member who suffered a cardiac medical episode while jogging on the campus of Purchase College. President Craig presented Officer Genaro Gonzalez, Officer Michael Boyd, and Lieutenant Tim Ludden with framed proclamations recognizing the officers for their dedication, their selfless service, and the lifesaving first aid they provided.
Brian Peterkin ’18 unveiled the mural he created for the University Police Department to help build a bridge between UPD and the campus community.
The State University Police, the State Police Campus Sexual Assault Unit, and the Westchester County District Attorney’s Office teamed up to host a sexual assault investigations course for local area police officers at Purchase College, SUNY August 2 and August 6.