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The Security and Safety Services Department is committed to providing safe and secure campuses at all Desert Sands Unified School District school sites. All security related issues, Emergency Operations, Emergency Planning and Emergency Training are handled by our office. Desert Sands has a stand-alone Emergency Operations Center which is networked with local city Emergency Operations Centers for use in major emergency or disaster incidents involving our schools. Desert Sands has security agents assigned to school sites and a 24-hour Patrol Division which handles school related issues 24/7.
Desert Sands Unified School District uses a Standardized “All-Hazards” Emergency Operations Plan that is compliant with the National Incident Management System and addresses the five Mission Areas of emergency response; Prevention, Protection, Mitigation, Response, and Recovery. Pursuant to Title 1 of the California Government Code, DSUSD Emergency Operations Plans are available for review by request through the Department of Security and Safety Services.
At least one member of the Security Department is on duty 24 hours a day, seven days a week
Security Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday (760) 771-8645