Maricopa Emergency Management System Alert

College Police

Who We Are

Mission- The Police Department supports the educational mission of Maricopa Community Colleges by providing professional, community-oriented services to ensure a safe and secure campus for our students, faculty, staff, and visitors.

Department Vision- To be a model in providing ethical, effective, efficient, and value-oriented emergency preparedness, law enforcement, and public safety services within higher education.

Department Motto- Make a difference. 

The primary role of the College Police Department is to provide assistance and campus protection to students, employees and visitors. Other services provided include:

  • The safety of students, employees, and visitors.
  • The protection of college and personal property.
  • Immediate identification of safety hazards.
  • Campus Incident Reporting
  • Emergency Notification Procedures
  • Managing Lost and Found Property
  • Parking Decals
  • Vehicle Jump Starts


The department has a staff of 6 full-time College Police Officers and 8 part time College Police Safety Aides.  The College Police Officers are certified Police Officers and therefore, are empowered with the authority to conduct investigations and make arrests.

Who Do I Call?

Emergency Police Related Calls 480.784.0911 

  • In-Progress Emergencies, Medical Emergencies

Non-Emergency 480.784.0900 (x4-0900)

  • Requests to Unlock Doors
  • Delayed Deporting
  • Suspicious Activities

Non-Emergency 602.285.7254 (x5-7254)

  • Parking Decals
  • Lost/Found Property
  • Parking Violations
  • Misc. Information

Maricopa Community Colleges Police Department Website

  • Maricopa Community College Police Department has primary law enforcement has primary law enforcement jurisdiction on all Maricopa properties and operates a state of the art police communications center 24 hours a day/365 days a year. 
  • For general information and non-emergency assistance, call 480.784.0900.
  • For emergency assistance on all Maricopa Community Colleges properties, call 480.784.0911.
  • Visit the Maricopa Community College Police Department website by Clicking Here 
Note: The College Police Director and all college police officers have full peace officer authority, including arrest authority under Arizona Revised Statutes (ARS) Title 13-3883 and as further defined by the Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board. The department's security officers have no arrest authority except those granted under ARS 13-3884.
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