Southern Crescent Technical College has its own Police Agency/Department who provides several services to its students, faculty, staff, and visitors. Southern Crescent Technical College’s Police Agency is concerned and committed to providing a safe and protected environment which promotes the pursuit of our College mission.
Southern Crescent Technical College will provide a reasonable environment of safety for achieving educational goals. In compliance with the Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act of 1990 and Student Right-To-Know (Public Law 101-542), Southern Crescent Technical College has established the following policy and procedures for governing the implementation of this act.
Any questions or concerns related to safety and security should be directed to the Southern Crescent Technical College Chief of Police, or any member of his staff at 770-229-3370.
To contact the officer on duty, call (Griffin) 770-883-6032; (Flint River) 678-603-5979 or the Main Offices at all Center locations.
The Southern Crescent Technical College Campus Public Safety Council was established to ensure the campus public safety for students and employees. This Council meets as security matters warrant. This Council is assigned the responsibilities and duties of securing a safe educational environment to prohibit acts which materially and substantially interfere with legitimate educational objectives.
It is unlawful for any person to carry or to possess or have under control any weapon within a College safety zone or at a College building, College function, or on College property or on a bus or other transportation furnished by the College.
The term “weapon” means and includes any pistol, revolver, or any weapon designed to propel a missile of any kind, or any dirk, bowie knife, switchblade knife, ballistic knife, any other knife having a blade of three or more inches, straightedge razor, spring stick, metal knucks, blackjacks, any bat, club, or other bludgeon-type weapon, or any flailing instrument consisting of two or more rigid parts connected in such a manner as to allow them to swing freely, which may be known as a num chahka, num chuck, nunchaku, shuriken, or fighting chain, or any disc, of whatever configuration, having at least two points or pointed blades which is designed to be thrown or propelled and which may be known as a throwing star or oriental dart, or any weapon of like kind, any stun gun or taser as defined in O.C.G.A. § 16-11-106.
A fine of not more than $10,000; imprisonment for not less than two years but not more than ten years, or both. A juvenile who violates this shall be subject to the provision of O.C.G.A § 16-11-106.
All emergencies – first dial 911- thefts, vehicle accidents, injuries, suspicious persons, suspicious activities, and solicitors should be reported to one of the following:
When the incident is reported to the appropriate person, a report will be filed with the Vice President for Student Affairs or designee. Statistics concerning the occurrence on campus of criminal offenses will be available through the Student Affairs Office and the Library.
Individuals may report a crime using the College tip line. Phone 770-229-3370 and email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (formerly the Campus Security Act of 1990) 20 U.S.C.§1092 and 34 C.F.R. Part 668 requires colleges receiving federal funds to publish annually specific crime-related information in an annual report.
Southern Crescent Technical College is committed to providing students with a safe and secure environment in which to learn. The College reports statistics on the following crimes and offenses annually.
Southern Crescent Technical College’s Public Safety Department maintains records of all incidents that occur on campus including those which are not required to be reported under the Campus Security Act.
Furthermore, Southern Crescent Technical College must provide the following geographic breakdown of the crime statistics in the annual report:
Students may contact campus public safety or Student Affairs to view the updated Clery Daily Crime Log or they can be viewed here. The College must provide this information within two (2) business days of the request.
The data collected for the previous calendar year can be located on the Internet by the following steps:
Southern Crescent Technical College Police Department offers periodic P.O.S.T. Certified Training Classes. For more information on upcoming classes or to be added to the mailing list, click here.