BP 7601 Campus Security Officers - Board Policies, Chapter 7 Human Resources

  • Reference: Education Code 72330.5
  • Board Approved: 11/09/05

The District shall employ campus security officers, who shall provide services as security guards, or patrol persons on or about the campus(es) owned or operated by the District. Their duties include, but are not limited to, protecting persons or property, preventing the theft of District property, assisting with medical emergencies, and reporting unlawful activity to the District's Chief of Safety and Security or other authorized District employee and local law enforcement, as necessary.

The President/Superintendent or designee shall establish procedures necessary for administration of campus safety and security. In addition, the District's Chief of Safety and Security, as designated by the President/Superintendent or designee, shall enter into an agreement with local law enforcement, which includes that campus security officers shall cooperate with local law enforcement in performing their duties.

Every campus security officer who works more than twenty hours per week shall complete a course of training developed by the Bureau of Security and Investigative Services of the Department of Consumer Affairs as required by Education Code Section 72330.5 (b). If an officer is required to carry a firearm, he or she shall also satisfy the training requirements of Section 832 of the Penal Code.

Every campus security officer shall meet other requirements set out in Education Code Section 72330.5.

See Administrative Procedure #7601.