Anne Arundel Community College works to ensure a safe environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors. The Department of Public Safety is an internationally accredited agency and its personnel are commissioned by the Governor of the State of Maryland as special police officers. They have full police authority to make arrests, conduct investigations and otherwise enforce the law on all property owned or operated by the college. They have primary responsibility for campus security and safety. Officers patrol the campus by motor vehicle, bicycle and on foot. The department works closely with all members of the college community to ensure a safe environment. The Department of Public Safety works closely with the Anne Arundel County Police and Fire Departments to promote personal safety.
The Department of Public Safety operates an escort service at GBTC, AMIL and on the Arnold campus for any member of the College community who requests an escort. The escort service provides a uniformed Public Safety Officer or Student Lot Patrol Assistant who will accompany any member of the College community to or from any location within the college property, during normal College operating hours, seven days a week. You can request an escort by calling 410-777-1818 or activating one the Code Blue Emergency Phones around the campus.
The Department of Public Safety prepares the Annual Security Report and distributes the report in accordance with the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. Paper copies are available at the Public Safety Office at the Arnold campus. The report is also available online at: www.aacc.edu/publicsafety/file/AnnualSecurityReport.pdf
Members of the College Community can send an electronic submission to commend or complain of a Public Safety service. Submit your information here.
View the 2013 Citizen and Internal Complaint statistics.
The Anne Arundel Community College Public Safety Department is a member of the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA).