The Spartanburg Community College Campus Police Department employs full-time officers,
all of whom are graduates of the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy and commissioned
as state constables. Campus security is contracted to an outside security agency,
which provides the College with on-campus security 24 hours a day. All security officers
are registered with the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division and are authorized
by South Carolina law (Title 40, Chapter 17) to make arrests of persons violating
any criminal statute's) of this state.
The Campus Police and Security departments have a highly visible presence on the campus
as officers patrol on foot and in marked vehicles around the clock. Officers are responsible
for a full-range of services, including all on-campus crime reports and investigations,
crime prevention programs, traffic accident reports and emergency medical responses.
All Campus Police and Security officers are certified in first aid and CPR. While
on duty, all officers are equipped with radio-telephones, which allows them direct
contact with everyone on the campus, as well as county police, fire, rescue and E.M.S.
A total of 15 officers patrol the SCC campuses (Including outsourced security personnel).
Assuring the safety and well being of students, faculty, staff and visitors on campus
is a primary commitment of Spartanburg Community College. In conjunction with the
Division of Student Services, the Spartanburg Community College Campus Police Department
has instituted an array of safety measures and programs to deal with issues of crime
and personal security.
SCC students, faculty and staff are alerted through a college-wide notification system
using the information you provide in your account. This includes phone calls, texts
(to text-capable mobile phones) and emails. You can manage your contact information or add others to your alert list (such as parents) in your MySCC Portal Self Service
NOTE: IF YOU CHOOSE TO OPT OUT OF THIS SERVICE, YOU WILL NOT RECEIVE CRITICAL ALERTS!
Emergency Response at SCC
This plan serves as a guide for all SCC personnel in the event of an emergency at
or near one of the campuses of SCC, including any situation requiring the closing
of any campus or the suspension of classes. While no plan can cover every possible
situation or emergency, this guide describes basic actions necessary to protect personnel
and property and to enhance the capability of SCC response in coordination with local
emergency response agencies. Specifically, this guide outlines emergency management
actions and resources for responding to issues including: