College Police

Emergencies call: 911 Or Campus Emergency Number:

In the event of an emergency please call 911 or the College Police Emergency number immediately.

Your Safety is Our Priority

Glendale Community College police officers patrol and monitor both campuses to ensure a safe and secure learning environment for students, staff, faculty and visitors. College Police officers also provide traffic control, safety hazard identification, employee training and orientation, and collaboration with the Glendale Police Department when needed.

The Commander of College Police and all campus 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.

GCC Emergency Preparedness Plan

Student Safety and Security Suggestions

Glendale Community College is not liable for thefts and/or damages occurring on campus grounds. The following suggestions, however, are offered for your consideration, guidance and reference.

  • Immediately report all accidents, damage or thefts to College Police, located in the College Police Building.
  • Close all vehicle windows and lock all doors.
  • Keep all personal items out of plain view.
  • Report all suspicious activities and/or persons to College Police.
  • Use the buddy system, especially after dark. Escorts are available from the College Police Department. Call (480) 784-0900, or on-campus extension 40900, to request an escort.
  • Attend free personal safety classes and other seminars when offered by the College Police Department.

Rave Guardian for Emergency Preparedness

Be prepared for emergencies by downloading the Rave Guardian app and learn more about how MCCCD Police protect you on campus.

Lost and Found

All lost and found items are taken to your College Police office, no matter where on campus the item was found. Visit the GCC College Police office to report a lost item, to drop off a found item, or to claim your lost item.

Public Safety Mission and Vision

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

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

Cleary Act Information

Clery Act Information

The Clery Act is a consumer protection law that aims to provide transparency around campus crime policy and statistics. Please review the following items to learn more. 2023 GCC Annual Security Report and Clery Act information.

Designated Safe Places at GCC

The College Police office, GCC Library Media Center and the GCC North Library are designated “safe places” where anyone in need of shelter from abuse can find help.

College Police - North

The office of College Police for GCC North Campus is located in room A-154, in the easternmost building of the Agua Sal Complex at the northeast corner of the campus.