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1 SANTA MONICA COLLEGE POLICE DEPARTMENT 1718 PEARL STREET SANTA MONICA, CA 90405Emergency (310) Business Office (310)"Safety for the College Community"Welcome to Santa Monica College, where the safety and well-being of our students, faculty, staff, and visitors is our first priority.The mission of the Santa Monica College Police Department is to provide law enforcement, crime prevention, investigation, security, parking and traffic control services. Our officers are dedicated to providing a safe and secure environment by working closely with all college stakeholders, local law enforcement agencies, and the community at large in collaborative effort to prevent criminal activity and ensure the safety of everyone on campus.Crime prevention is everyone’s business. Our website is part of an ongoing effort to ensure that we all continue to work together to foster a safer environment for our campus community.Thank you,Santa Monica College Police Department
3 The College Police Department is a P. O. S. T The College Police Department is a P.O.S.T. accredited Police Department and not a branch of any other law enforcement agency. College Police Officers are empowered with full peace officer status. They make felony and misdemeanor arrests, investigate crimes, and enforce traffic laws. All College Police Officers have law enforcement authority throughout the state. Each officer graduated from a regional police academy and receives additional training throughout the year.
4 Parking Enforcement Officers are here for your safety
6 CRIME STATISTICSAt Santa Monica College, we continually strive to provide an even safer, more secure campus environment for all members of our community.Santa Monica College’s Annual Security Report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on the campus, in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Santa Monica College and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes campus security information, such as policies concerning alcohol and drug use, crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. You may obtain a copy of this report by contacting the College Police Front Office at (310) or accessing through our website.I hope you will take a moment to review the report to increase your awareness of campus security policies and crime prevention measures at Santa Monica College.
7 Crimes 2004 2005 2006 Murder Manslaughter Rape Sex Offenses: Forcible RapeSex Offenses:ForcibleNon-Forcible1Robbery32Aggravated Assault (ADW)Burglary78Vehicle Theft4ArsonAlcohol Violations:ArrestsDisciplinary65Drug Violations:Weapon Violations:Hate This document is published in accordance with the "Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act of 1990"
8 THE ULTIMATE GOAL IN FIGHTING CRIME IS PREVENTIONREPORT ALL CRIMEDO NOT LEAVE VALUABLES UNATTENDEDLOCK YOUR VEHICLE AND OFFICEDO NOT CARRY EXPENSIVE VALUABLESSTAY IN WELL LIT AREASAVOID ISOLATED PLACESBE AWARE OF YOUR SURROUNDINGSWALK WITH CONFIDENCE
9 Emergency Telephones and Call boxes are located throughout the campus These phones offer a direct line to a College Police Dispatcher
13 College Police Dispatchers are available 24 hours a day
14 HAVE A PLAN OF ACTION IN CASE OF EMERGENCY EVACUATION FLOOR PLANHAVE A PLAN OF ACTION IN CASE OF EMERGENCY
15 Campus ParkingStudents or Staff who drive may either park on the main campus, or use the free shuttle parking lots at the Olympic Shuttle Lot, Bundy Campus, Airport Arts Campus, AET or the Madison Music Campus. Planning where you park is important because street parking in the surrounding neighborhood is restricted on weekdays and on Monday through Thursday evenings. Campus parking permits are not valid on these restricted streets.Student parking permits for the Main Campus cost $75 per semester. Permits are sold in-person at the Bursar's Office or online. If you have purchased a parking decal for the SMC Main Campus, this decal may be used for parking at any of the satellite and shuttle transit parking areas as well. Satellite and Shuttle Transit Parking Decals are free, but may not be used for parking on the SMC Main Campus. Free Shuttle Transit Parking Decals are available at any of the satellite parking locations. Students with disabilities should contact the Center for Students with Disabilities regarding on-campus parking. A limited number of spaces are available in Lot 2 on Pearl Street west of 20th Street for a daily fee of $5.An important caution: Because car alarms are disruptive to other students and our neighbors, cars in the parking structure with activated alarms will be cited/towed immediately at vehicle owner’s expense.Parking is enforced at all times. A valid permit is required for on-campus parking. If you received a Parking Citation and wish to contest it, the administrative review form is available at the College Police Office, 1718 Pearl Street.
17 Campus Parking is enforced at all times A valid permit is required for on-campus parking.
18 The form is available at the College Police Office 1718 Pearl Street. The parking citation administrative review form is used to contest a citation.The form is available at the College Police Office 1718 Pearl Street.