The Department of Campus Safety on the campus of Coahoma Community College is an entity of the institution that provides the first line of defense for students, faculty and staff for on and off-campus buildings and sites. The department’s overall goal is to provide an environment that is safe, less threatening, and conducive to teaching and learning. Full-time and part-time certified State of Mississippi police officers are housed within the department under the direct leadership of the Campus Police and Fire Chief. The department also houses a full-time dispatcher.
Campus police, under circumstances punishable by law, have the authority to arrest a subject for disorderly conduct unbecoming to the policies and procedures of the institution and/or the law as prescribed by the State of Mississippi.
The Department of Safety can be contacted in all cases of an emergencies at (662) 621-4175 (office) and after hours at (662) 645-1837 or (662) 645-1863. The department is located in the Dickerson-Johnson Library (1st floor). Officers are on duty 24 hours a day, seven days a week.