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The Department of Public Safety & Police (DPSP) provides a variety of crime prevention programs and services for the college community.

Traffic & Parking Regulation

If you drive on campus, the same rules of the road that apply to the rest of the state need to be followed. DPSP can provide citations for violations of college parking regulations and Maryland vehicle law.

Learn more about AACC traffic and parking rules.

Rape Aggression Defense

The Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) system are self-defense and awareness classes for women. Instructors are certified through RAD Systems and are dedicated to providing women with the knowledge and skills to live and work in today's world.

Learn more about RAD system courses.

Lot Patrol & Safety Escorts

DPSP has an auxiliary part-time unit trained to patrol the parking lots and provide safety escorts to and from any location within college property. These services are available during normal operating hours, seven days a week, in Arnold, Glen Burnie Town Center and Arundel Mills.

You may request an escort by calling 410-777-1818 or activating one of the Code Blue Emergency phones around the campus.

Police Bicycle Patrol

The Bicycle Patrol unit patrols areas that are inaccessible to regular vehicles. Officers are certified through the International Police Mountain Bike Association Bike Patrol Training Program.

Color Guard Unit

DPSP color guard officers present colors and perform flag protocol at various events, including funeral proceedings, memorials, parades, graduation/commencement ceremonies, and other events as requested by the community.


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