Safety and Security

 
  • Campus Police & Security

    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. units.

    A total of 15 officers patrol the SCC campuses (Including outsourced security personnel).

  • Important SCC Safety Information

    Emergency Communication: SCC Emergency Response Guide (PDF)

    SCC Crime Statistics (PDF)
    S.C. database of sex offenders

    SCC Safety Shield iconAssuring 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.

  • Stay Informed with Alerts from SCC

    SCC Emergency Response icon SCC911

    For alerts and updates, check this website or call (864) 592-4325.

    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 account.

    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:

    • Accidents
    • Violence (including active shooter)
    • Severe weather (including tornadoes)
    • Fire and other evacuations
    • Psychological crises
    • Power or gas outages
    • More...

    View or download the SCC Emergency Response Guide (PDF)

     

 

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