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Campus Police

About Campus Police

The campus police department is fully accredited and professional police department providing the same level of service offered by a municipal police department, as well as other services unique to an academic institution. The department is responsible for the safety and security everyone within the college community. Campus Police Officers work closely with administrators, students, faculty and staff to create and maintain a secure atmosphere. Its statutory arrest jurisdiction includes the property of the College, as well as streets and sidewalks adjacent to the property. Campus Police participates in a mutual aid agreement with other local law enforcement and emergency management agencies. The College works closely with the Crystal Lake Police Department, McHenry County Sheriff’s Department, and in cases with possible federal involvement, the F.B.I. and other federal agencies.

The College Police uses email, mass notification text messaging, and other means to notify students, faculty and visitors of confirmed significant or dangerous situations involving an immediate threat to the health and safety of students or staff unless issuing a notification will compromise efforts to contain the emergency.

Safety Videos

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Campus Safety and Security at McHenry County College