Policy No. 917

Area: Campus Safety and Security

Description: Campus Safety and Security

Adopted: 04/23/96
Revisions Approved: 5/26/09

The security function of Atlantic Cape Community College is assigned to the Security Department. It is their responsibility to provide a safe environment for all members of the college community thereby protecting and keeping secure life and property. To achieve this, the departmental services shall be organized and implemented in such a way that the following are insured:

  • the protection of constitutional rights
  • the enforcement of institutional policies and procedures
  • the enforcement of local and state laws
  • the creation and maintenance of a feeling of security and well being
  • the identification and elimination of hazards and/or opportunities for crime
  • the establishment of effective crime prevention programs in which the institutional community is educated
  • the testing and inspection of protective controls and devices to deter and detect crime, fire and life safety hazards
  • the establishment and maintenance of procedures to deter the occurrence of traffic accidents and vehicular congestion
  • Parking regulations enforcement
  • surveillance operations
  • lost and found services

In addition, it is desirable to provide basic first aid, CPR / AED and EMS support capabilities and the means to investigate crimes and accidents. Other services that may be provided upon request, when possible, are:
  • protective escort
  • key control

In conjunction with all services provided by the Security Department, members have a public relations role in rendering precise information and assistance in a courteous manner to students, visitors, faculty and staff.

The procedures in support of this policy can be found in the "Campus Safety Guide."

Back to the Policies and Procedures Main Menu