Individual of Concern for West LA Campus

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Members of the Pepperdine West Los Angeles campus community are advised to be on the lookout for Brian Cain (pictured below). Brian is not affiliated with Pepperdine University and is not allowed on any Pepperdine University campus. He has made threats toward a Pepperdine community member. He may arrive at the West Los Angeles campus seeking mental health services or requesting information about a faculty member. If seen on or near campus, do not provide any information, call 911 and then, when safe to do so, call the Public Safety Dispatch Emergency Line at 310.506.4441. 

West LA campus building security is aware and responding accordingly to protect the campus. Further, the Los Angeles Police Department is actively investigating the situation.

  • For general or safety information, contact Public Safety Dispatch at 310.506.4442.
  • For counseling support:
    • Students contact the Counseling Center at 310.506.4210.                 
    • Faculty/staff contact the Employee Assistant Provider 866.799.2728
  • For spiritual support contact Associate Chaplain Zac Luben at 


  • White Male 
  • 5’11”  
  • 155 lbs
  • Black Hair 
  • Dark Eyes
  • Age: 34 years