CSUN’s Department of Police Services Prepares the Community for an Emergency

  • Students gathering information about the expo hosted by the Department of Police Services.

    Students and others browse through information provided at California State University, Northridge’s Department of Police Services Emergency Preparedness and Crime Prevention Expo on April 18. The expo provided an opportunity for the community to learn about the many education programs offered by police services, other CSUN departments and nearly a dozen other organizations that provide education on crime and emergency services. Photo by Nestor Garcia.

  • A K-9 officer and his dog with students.

    Cpl. Tom Finnerty explains to a group of students how his K-9 partner, Isy, is a useful member of the team in emergency situations. Photo by Nestor Garcia.

  • An LADWP employee demonstrates what happens during a power outage.

    Douglas K. Kleinberg of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power demonstrates how, during an emergency, a broken power line can cause a power surge, brownout or blackout. Photo by Nestor Garcia.

  • The SOS Survival Products booth and their supplies.

    SOS Survival Products, a local provider of emergency preparedness supplies, hosted a booth at the expo. The company provided samples of its products and explained their use during emergency situations. Photo by Nestor Garcia.

  • The CSUN Department of Police Services booth.

    David Peddicord, a community service assistant, provided information about the Department of Police Services at the expo. Photo by Nestor Garcia.