The WCCCD District Police Authority Department exists to provide a quality service derived from the expectations of our community and our own dedication to excellence. The officers apply specialized knowledge and skills in providing a caring response to the security and safety needs of our community.
We also offer several crime prevention programs designed to keep students, staff, and faculty safe. Services are available free of charge.
We operate a computerized intrusion and fire alarm system to monitor facilities throughout the campuses to enhance personal and building security.
VEHICLE REGISTRATION and PARKING PERMITS:
The District Police Authority Department strongly recommends that everyone operating a vehicle at WCCCD have it registered. Registration is free and valid for all campuses. Vehicle registration is available at all Campus Safety Offices.
CRIME PREVENTION MATERIALS:
Free brochures and other documents regarding crime prevention are available at the District Police Authority Desks and other campus locations.
VEHICULAR and BICYCLE PATROLS:
Vehicle patrols are maintained at all campuses to prevent thefts and other crimes.
The Department provides assistance for jump starting a vehicle and unlocking vehicles with the keys left inside the car.
The Department offers safety escorts to individuals who request safety assistance as they walk to and from on-campus locations. The safety escort service is provided by trained Officers and Student Safety Corps.
LOST AND FOUND:
The District Police Authority Department operates a lost and found service for each campus throughout the District.
STUDENT IDENTIFICATION CARDS:
We operate the student identification card system on each campus.
DISTRICT POLICE AUTHORITY COUNCIL COMMITTEE:
A District Police Authority Council Committee has the responsibility to study and to make recommendations on improving campus safety. Safety suggestions should be submitted in writing and turned in to your campus officer.
ACCESS TO CAMPUS FACILITIES:
We will soon implement an access security system throughout the District.
WCCCD Police Authority officers are State of Michigan certified and trained to the requirements set by the Michigan Commission of Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES), are licensed as law enforcement officers and is comprised of both police officers and campus safety officers. The District Police Authority Department has a mutual agreement with the Wayne County Sheriff’s Department. Each department augments the other within their jurisdictions during mutual investigations, arrest and prosecutions.
EMERGENCY REACTION PLAN :
We provide a manual and training for the District community to respond to emergencies to successfully minimize injuries and property damage.