University Police Force (UPF)

The UPF is UPLB’s first responders during emergencies, ensuring safety and security on campus 24/7.


UPF envisions to be a model Police Force in an academic community.


UPF envisions to be a model Police Force in an academic community.


To preserve peace and order, prevent the commission of crime, protect life and property, and arrest all violators of laws and ordinances.

Major Programs / Activities

  • Supported by Community Support Brigade (CSB) and two outsourced security agencies
  • Ensures safety and security in campus
  • First responders in disasters and emergencies
  • Roves campus and monitors buildings and CCTV system
  • Issues UPLB Vehicle Stickers
  • Implements rules and regulations of the Land Transportation Office (LTO) in campus
  • Implements policies on anti-littering, waste management, smoking, and loitering
  • Implements the University's Crime Prevention and Energy Conservation Program
  • Implements the Responsible Pet Ownership (RPO) Program through stray animal catching
  • Implements the Municipality's Curfew Policy in campus (10:00 PM to 4:00 AM)
  • Provides late Night Transportation Service During Curfew Hours
  • Makes blotter & crime scene investigation (e.g., theft, cybercrime)
  • Women’s desk (with UPLB Gender Center)
  • Registers PUJ, pedicab driver, and construction workers
  • Provides security assistance (e.g., escort for VIPs)


  • SOIV Ricardo T. Silab, Chief, University Police Force
  • Andres P. Aglibut Ave., UP Los Baños, Laguna
  • +63 49 536 2243 (Hotline)
  • +63 49 536 2803 (Office)

History of UPF

The University Police Force was created during the 916th meeting of the Board of Regents on July 26, 1979 under the supervision of the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Administration. However, during the 1113th meeting of the Board of Regents held on October 23, 1997, the supervision of the University Police Force was transferred to the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Community Affairs.

The UPF is assisted by roving Community Support Brigade (CSB) personnel and a private security agency.