Campus Security Policies

A. Reporting Criminal Actions or Other Emergencies

  1. It is the policy of the College that any criminal act; act or threat of violence; injury; destruction of college or personal property; traffic accident; or other situation which occurs on any campus of, or any other site operated by, the College, and which may constitute an emergency, a danger to the health, safety, or property of any person, or a threat to the public order be reported to Campus Police at 256.627.1526, Shoals Campus or 256.417.4731, Phil Campbell Campus. If this is unsuccessful, the situation should be reported to the President’s Office.
  2. All witnesses to any situation which fits into any of the above-described categories shall make themselves available to make written statements and otherwise assist college officials and law enforcement officers in the investigation of the situation. It shall be an offense subject to appropriate disciplinary action for any College employee or student to file false report of, knowingly make a false statement about, or interfere with the investigation of, any situation of the nature described in paragraph A.1. above.
  3. It shall be the duty of the College, upon its designated official or officials being made aware of any situation of a nature described in Paragraph A.1. above, to immediately take all reasonable action to prevent or minimize any harm or threat of harm to the employees, students, and visitors of the College. Furthermore, it shall be the duty of said official(s) to notify the appropriate law enforcement agency in the event of an act of a criminal nature, or of any other nature (for example, a traffic accident) which would ordinarily involve law enforcement officials. Additionally, it shall be the duty of said official(s) to contact the appropriate fire department, emergency medical agency, or other authority or agency which is due to be notified of the respective incident.
  4. Firearms/weapons of any kind are prohibited on all properties of NW-SCC. Violation of this policy will result in being trespassed from the campus and may result in arrest.

B. Security of Campus Facilities

The College has a security system for monitoring buildings.