Community Services

fireCrime Prevention

The Campus Public Safety Department believes it is better to prevent crimes, than to react after the fact. Our Crime Prevention Officer is available to assist any individual or group, in planning, presenting, and coordinating programs of interest or concern. For more information please contact the Campus Public Safety Department.

Rape Aggression Defense

The Campus Public Safety Department offers a Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) course. This course includes lecture, discussion, and self-defense techniques suitable for women of all ages and abilities. For more information, or to discuss scheduling a class, please contact the Campus Public Safety Department.

Run. Hide. Fight.

The Campus Public Safety Department offers a Run Hide Fight training course. This course prepares individuals for incidents involving an active assailant. Run Hide Fight Training provides the information you need to survive during a critical incident. For more information, or to schedule a course, please contact the Campus Public Safety Department.

Environmental Health and Safety

The Campus Public Safety Department is responsible for the operation and maintenance of all health and safety equipment, located on COCC property. This includes fire extinguishers, automated external defibrillators, eye wash stations, emergency showers, emergency phones, panic buttons, surveillance cameras, intrusion alarms, and much more.

Cadet Program

Our Cadet Program is a co-op work experience for Criminal Justice students seeking a career in law enforcement, corrections, dispatch, or parole and probation. The program provides valuable skills and experience, and also allows cadets to complete their CJ280 class requirement. For more information, please email Officer Alex Dean at adean3@cocc.edu.

Vehicle Jump-Starts

Public Safety Officers can assist individuals in jumping dead car batteries. Vehicles must be parked on college property to receive assistance.

Safety Escorts

Campus Public Safety provides safety escorts to and from an individual's vehicle, if they are concerned for their safety. To request a safety escort, please contact Campus Public Safety. 

Safe 15

The Campus Public Safety Department offers a Safe 15 course for all COCC faculty and staff members. This couse covers 15 college safety tips, in 15 minutes. To schedule a Safe 15 course, please contact the Campus Public Safety Department.

Safe Zone

Safe Zones are confidential and safe environments for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) individuals. The Safe Zone symbol displayed around the campus identifies individuals who are compassionate, understanding, and committed to helping create an open and accepting environment for all in the COCC community. Several members of the Campus Public Safety Department have attended Safe Zone training and are available to speak with. For more information, please see the Multicultural Departments Safe Zone website.

Lost & Found

If you have located or lost property, please contact the Lost and Found at (541) 383-7590. The Lost and Found is located on the second floor of the Coats Campus Center. If you have lost or located an item of significant monetary value (computer, cell phone, tablet, etc.), contact the Campus Public Safety Department for assistance. All items are held for 90 days before being donated to charity.

Building Locks & Unlocks

To request that a building or room be unlocked, please contact the Campus Public Safety Department.