HCC Safety Handbook
At HCC, the safety and well-being of our students and employees are a high priority. To help ensure the maximum protection and reduce the chance of crimes occurring, HCC employs trained security officers and routinely provides information on self-protection, crime prevention and drug/alcohol abuse to students and staff. Still, campus safety is everyone’s duty. Each of us must take responsibility for our personal property and personal safety by establishing good safety habits and by being observant. In addition, students, staff and visitors must adhere to all local, state and federal laws as well as HCC rules, policies and procedures.
HCC’s Security Office is responsible for making sure laws and many of the rules and procedures are enforced on campus. However, HCC security officers are not police officers. They are not armed and cannot make arrests. If a crime occurs, a local law enforcement agency is contacted and HCC security officers work with investigating officers by providing them with information and assistance. To learn more about the College’s and your responsibilities, read on...