The Scarborough Campus Community Police fall under the portfolio of the Director of Campus Safety and Security. The activities of the service are well established through policies, directives, and best practices. Much of what we do is governed by an agreement between the Governing Council of the University of Toronto and the Toronto Police Services Board. Annual reports are therefore submitted to both the University Affairs Board and the Toronto Police Services Board.
The University of Toronto Scarborough Campus Community Police Services has, as its primary responsibility, the safety and security of the University community. The UTSC Campus Community Police Services consists of the Manager, two Staff Sergeants, three Corporals, and eight Special Constables. All officers are sworn special constables and act under the authority of the Ontario Police Services Act to enforce federal and provincial statutes on University of Toronto property. Officers also enforce certain University and parking regulations. UTSC Campus Community Police are on duty 24 hours a day, seven days a week and patrol the campus property by foot, bicycle and car. The purpose of these patrols is to enhance personal safety, to prevent property crime, and to monitor for fire and other hazardous conditions on campus. The UTSC Campus Community Police office is located in the Science Wing, SW304.
UTSC Campus Community Police coordinate community relations programs, provide speakers, answer inquiries on matters of law enforcement, advise on personal safety and security and other related topics. In 2009 the UTSC Campus Community Police also coordinated the UTSC Building Patrol, which operates year round. This service is available to all students, staff, faculty and visitors and, as well as being a safer alternative to walking alone at night, the patrollers are also responsible for building checks and general foot patrols.