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CSU Critical Response Unit & Mutual Assistance

The California State University Critical Response Unit (CRU) is a highly trained unit composed of police officers from across the CSU system. The unit is available upon request, with the Chancellor's approval, to assist CSU campuses with critical incidents, emergencies and disasters. CRU officers receive specialized training to protect life and property and support campuses during natural disaster and civil disorder.


CRU Chiefs

Northern Campuses​​
John Reid
Chico State

Southern Campuses
Dario Robinson
Cal Poly Pomona

Northern Ca​mpuses: Chico, East Bay, Fresno, Humboldt, Maritime Academy, Monterey Bay, Sacramento State, San Francisco, San José, Sonoma, Stanislaus

Southern Campuses: Bakersfield, Channel Islands, Dominguez Hills, Fullerton, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Northridge, Pomona, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, San Marcos