Safety & Law Enforcement
WCC’s campus is patrolled by Public Safety personnel, which consists of service officers and campus resource officers. Campus resource officers are sworn law enforcement officers in the state of Michigan. They have been thoroughly trained to ensure the safety of the community in a school setting. All Public Safety personnel receive both annual and on-going training in a variety of safety and security-related subjects to ensure the best customer service to WCC’s campus community.
Public Safety Escort
Staff, students and guests may request a public safety escort from any location on campus to any other location on campus by contacting the Public Safety department at extension 3411.
WCC Safe is the official safety app of Washtenaw Community College. It is the only app that integrates with Washtenaw Community College’s safety and security systems. Public Safety has worked to develop a unique app that provides students, faculty and staff with added safety on the Washtenaw Community College campus. The app will send you important safety alerts and provide instant access to campus safety resources.
Lost & Found
Found items may be turned into the Public Safety department (front of parking structure, second level) where they will be maintained for a period of one month. Persons may retrieve found and lost items at the same location.
Public Safety staff will provide vehicle jump-start assistance to those who leave their lights on, etc. The Public Safety department will assist motorists in contacting local assistance companies for further service needs.
Medical Emergency First Response
All WCC Public Safety staff is trained in basic first aid and in the use of automated external defibrillators (AED) to first respond to medical emergencies on campus.
Faculty and staff may pick up requested keys and access cards/FOBs from the Public Safety department (front of the parking structure, second level). Identification will be required. To request keys and/or electronic access, please complete the Key & Electronic Access Request Form (PDF) and submit it to the appropriate Dean, Director or Supervisor.
The Public Safety department can be reached by calling (734) 973-3411 (or extension 3411, if on campus).