Workplace Violence Information and Resources

In case of emergency: Dial 9-1-1

In case of non-emergency workplace intimidation, threat of violence or act of violence: Contact any Crisis Response Team member below.

ASAP: Academic & Staff Assistance Program      752-2727 Rob Starkey
UCD Police 752-1727 Paul Henoch
Campus Counsel 754-7111 Sheila O'Rourke
Academic Affairs 752-7643 Lisa Brodkey
Employee and Labor Relations 754-8892 Stephen Green, Chair  

Policy Statement

The University of California at Davis can best perform its missions of teaching, research and public service when faculty, students and staff co-exist in a climate that supports the free exchange of ideas and utilizes constructive methods of conflict resolution.

The University of California is committed to creating and maintaining an environment that is free from intimidation, bullying, threats and violent acts. Threats, bullying, intimidation and acts of violence will not be ignored, condoned or tolerated. The University defines these behaviors as follows:

Intimidation - an act towards another person, the purpose of which is to coerce, and the result of which could reasonably cause the other person to fear for his or her safety or the safety of others.

Threat of violence - a communicated intent to inflict physical or other harm on any person or on property.

Act of violence - exercise of physical force against another person or against property.

Bullyingoffensive or malicious behavior through persistant actions typically meant to undermine, intimidate, or demean the recipient.

Additional Resources

In a non-emergency situation, employees are encouraged to call one of the Crisis Response Team members listed above, or to contact:

Addressing Acts of Intimidation, Threats or Acts of Violence

Any and all acts of intimidation, threats or acts of violence will be considered serious misconduct and will be the basis of disciplinary action, up to and including dismissal. These acts will be referred, when appropriate, to legal authorities.

Assurance of a safe working environment is important to everyone. It is the responsibility of all members of our community to report any occurrence of intimidation, threat or violence to the appropriate campus resource.

Violence Response flowchart