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    Delgado Community College
   
 
  Nov 19, 2017
 
 
    
2017 - 2018 Catalog

Environmental Safety


Campus Police Department

The Campus Police Department is the primary law enforcement agency for Delgado Community College. Campus Police Officers are commissioned by the State of Louisiana with full arrest powers. Officers are assigned to the City Park Campus, West Bank Campus, and Delgado Charity School of Nursing, as well as the Delgado Jefferson Site and Delgado West Jefferson Site. The Delgado Campus Police Department will request the assistance of other law enforcement agencies as needed and have established positive relationships with local law enforcement agencies. Campus Police Officers provide uniform patrol services on each of its campuses using a variety of deployment strategies: vehicle, bicycle, and foot patrols.

The Delgado Community College Campus Police Department is dedicated to providing professional law enforcement services to our community. The Delgado Campus Police Department seeks and welcomes input from our school community regarding the quality of services provided. The Police Department’s non-emergency telephone number is 671-6112. In the event of an emergency, at the City Park Campus, West Bank Campus, and Delgado Charity School of Nursing, the emergency number is 671-6111 to report an emergency.

Weapons on Campus Policy

In accordance with LRS 14:95.2, with the exception of duly authorized law enforcement officers, carrying a firearm or dangerous weapon, by anyone on College property, at College-sponsored functions, or in a firearm-free zone is unlawful, and violators shall be subject to criminal charges and College discipline. Although Louisiana Revised Statute 32:292.1 allows for a person who lawfully possesses a firearm to transport it on campus in a locked, privately-owned vehicle in any parking lot, parking garage, or other designated parking area, Campus Police must be contacted prior to transport to determine the firearm’s compliance with this legislation. Students, faculty, staff, and visitors who are aware of a weapon brought to the College must immediately notify the Campus Police Department at (504) 671-6112.

Crime Statistics

The Delgado Community Campus Police Department maintains daily statistics of reported crimes, which are available to the College community for review during business hours at the Communications Office located in Building 1 Annex on the City Park Campus and are also available on the College website at http://www.dcc.edu/student-services/police/clearyact.aspx.  The table is a summary of criminal offenses reported to Campus Police for the past four years.

Offenses 2013 2014 2015 2016
Homicide 0 0 0 0
Sex Offenses (Forcible) 0 0 0 0
Sex Offenses (Non-Forcible) 0 0 0 1
Hate Related Crimes 0 0 0 0
Aggravated Battery 0 1 0 0
Simple Battery 1 2 2 0
Aggravated Assault 0 0 0 1
Simple Assault 0 0 0 0
Stalking 0 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0 0
Burglary (Building) 0 1 0 1
Burglary (Vehicle) 1 2 0 0
Auto Theft 0 1 1 0
Felony Theft (over $300) 3 7 4 12
Misdemeanor Theft 7 4 9 1
Liquor Law Violation 0 0 0 0
Drug Law Violation 0 0 2 0
Weapon Violation 0 0 0 0
Arson 2 0 0 0
Total 14 18 18 16

Tobacco-Free College Policy

Delgado Community College operates in compliance with Louisiana Revised Statute 40:1300.251-263 to provide a tobacco-free environment. Student, faculty, staff and visitor use of tobacco derived or containing products is prohibited on all College premises, including all facilities and within its vehicles. These products include but are not limited to cigarettes, cigars, cigarillos, pipes, hookah-smoked products, oral and smokeless tobacco products, electronic cigarettes, and any additional products that meet the definition of a tobacco product as defined by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Alleged violations of this policy by students may be addressed in accordance with the procedures outlined in the College’s Student Judicial Code policy

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