Avoid Crime

Programs and Services

We are committed to empowering community members by assisting them with the development of personal safety, home, and property security plans. A strong commitment to public safety through education is the driving force behind USFPD's Crime Prevention Unit.

Bicycle Registration

Bicycle Registration (BAT PROGRAM - BIKE ANTI-THEFT)

Protect your investment! If you become the victim of bicycle theft, have the peace of mind in knowing that your bicycle has been registered with the University Police Department and USF Parking and Transportation Services Department. Help us, help you recover your lost or stolen bike. Register for the BAT program. You must use your USF netid to register your property/bike.

Crime Alert Information

For up-to-date crime alerts, visit the Community Crime Alert page >

Tips (Crime Prevention, Reporting Crime, etc.)

Get invaluable info on how to keep you and your property safe at USF on our Tips page.

Self-defense For Women - Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) Class

Self-defense for women is a program of realistic, self-defense tactics and techniques. It is a comprehensive program for women only. The 12-hour class begins with awareness, prevention, risk reduction and avoidance, and then progresses on to basic techniques of hands-on defensive training. More about RAD >

Crime Statistics

Crime statistics may be found in our Safety Guide (near the end of the guide).

St. Petersburg campus crime statistics can be obtained by contacting the USF St. Petersburg Police Department at 727-553-1140. Sarasota/Manatee campus crime statistics can be obtained by contacting New College of Florida Police Department at 941-359-4210 or www.ncf.edu/police.