In case of an emergency, dial #2308 from any campus non-public telephone
HCC has its own Police Department, certified by the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commissions. The officers have full police authority on campus and at off campus locations under the control of HCC. The mission of the HCC Police is to serve and protect the college community and enforce all laws and college policies. The HCC Police Department embraces a community-based philosophy, in which the department strives to prevent crime, provide assistance to victims, investigate reported incidents and provide information to the college community regarding serious crimes or unsafe conditions in areas on campus and off campus but reasonably contiguous to the campus. The HCC Police patrol the campus and enforce all College and Maryland State traffic and parking laws, in addition to all applicable Federal and State criminal laws. They have the authority to make arrests, make traffic stops, and to issue Maryland State traffic citations. The HCC Police maintain a cooperative working relationship with the Washington County Sheriff's Department, the Maryland State Police and other law enforcement agencies.
Location and telephone number
The HCC Police Office is located in the Learning Resource Center (LRC), room 129, which is in the area of the loading dock. The office phone number is 240-500-2312, or dial 2312 from any campus network phone. The emergency number is extension 2308 from any campus network phone.