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Campus Safety & Police

Safe Students are Happy Students

As a learning institution, we know that students come to Hocking College to learn. That is why our primary objective is to provide a safe and healthy environment that enhances campus living and learning experiences, while complimenting Hocking College's educational mission.

Through a variety of crime prevention programs and through a diligent response time, our Campus Safety team is committed to making Hocking College a memorable experience for all students.

Mobile Communications

Along with utilizing traditional campus security practices, Hocking College stays ahead of the curve by offering the benefit of text message alerts through Nixle, a mobile communications system. Nixle participants will receive instant alerts via cell phone for Hocking College's emergency issues such as campus closings, power outages and severe weather.

To subscribe go to
www.nixle.com and select "Hocking College Police Department."

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Safety Town

Safety Town Event

Safety Town is a four-day course teaching children all aspects of child safety both at school and home. Participants will learn about bicycle safety, pedestrian safety, fire safety, playground safety, poison control, snake and animal safety, stranger danger and what to do if they find a gun or another weapon. The children are instructed and practice how to cross the street safely. During the week, daily speakers, games and events will lead up to a Thursday graduation ceremony.

Participation fee is $10 for the entire program. The course offers a daily snack, but you may choose to send a snack with your child if they have dietary restrictions. Children are required to wear comfortable athletic shoes, no flip flops are allowed.

When and Where is Safety Town?

Safety Town will take place June 18-22, 2018 from 9-11:30 a.m. at Hocking College Nelsonville campus.

Who can come to Safety Town and Who Teaches it?

Children ages four to six are invited to participate in the program. All children must be potty-trained to participate. The Hocking College Police Department, Athens County Sheriff's office, fire fighters, educators and other public service workers will teach the children safe practices in a fun way!


Registration

Registration for Safety Town is CLOSED as of June 14, 2018. Please check back with us for future dates.

If you'd like to participate in a future camp, you will need to complete the registration form and liability waiver beforehand.

Questions:

Contact the Hocking College Police Department at  740.753.6598 or 
 hcpd@hocking.edu for additional questions and information about Safety Town.

Learn more about student life at Hocking College here.

Let's Get Started

Meet the Hocking College Police Department

Tiffany Tims
Interim Chief of Police
timst@hocking.edu
740.753.6598
Steven Beltz
Communications Officer
beltzs@hocking.edu
Angela Perigo
Office Coordinator | Appointed 2012
perrigoa@hocking.edu

Perrigo has taken several college-level courses both at Columbus State Community College and at Ohio Dominican University. She obtained her Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy certification in 2014, and is certified by the Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) Systems as a Basic Physical Defense Program instructor. 

Perrigo hopes to obtain an Associate's Degree at Hocking College while still working for Hocking College Police Department. 

Brittany Eubanks
Police Officer | Appointed 2013
schirab@hocking.edu

Officer Eubanks always uses a "never give up" attitude when it comes to her career. Most of her instructors were male, so she would love to be someone other female police officers can look up to. 

Degrees: Officer Eubanks has an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Police Science from Hocking College and a Bachelor's of Specialized Studies Degree in Chemistry, Sociology, and Law Enforcement Technology from Ohio University. She is certified by the Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) Systems as a Basic Physical Defense Program instructor. 

Carl Stump
Police Officer
stumpc10317@hocking.edu
Nicholas Alexander
Police Officer
alexandern12736@hocking.edu

Crime Prevention Programs

Hocking College offers a number of programs designed to prevent crime and ensure safety for students and employees.

Action ID

The Hocking College Police Department works with residence hall staff to assist students with the engraving of their Owner Applied Number (OAN) on personal property. This helps facilitate the return of property recovered by the department.


Physical Consulting Program

During the planning and construction phases of new and renovated buildings, the Police Chief consults with architects and engineers to ensure that the structural design offers the greatest degree of safety.

Escort Program

An escort is available 24-hours a day by contacting the Police Department. This program offers students, faculty and staff a safe passage when the need arises. Escorts will maintain direct radio contact with the Police Department Dispatch Center.

Special Topics Programs

Upon request, college representatives provide programming on various topics including fire safety, identity theft, personal defense, sexual assault awareness, and drug identification, to name a few. These programs can be requested by any member of the campus community for presentation to residence life, academic, student organization, or employee audiences. 

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 Want to Bike Around Campus?

If you have a bicycle here on campus, or you park your bike on any Campus property, the Hocking College Police Department urges you to register your bike so that it won't be mistaken as unclaimed, damaged or abandoned. 

Please contact the Hocking College Police Department at 
740.753.6598  campussafety@hocking.edu with any questions.

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Downloadable Safety Reports

Learn more regarding our campus safety efforts in Hocking College's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. The information included in this report is provided to help further our commitment, as well as provide data in compliance with the Campus Security Act of 1990, the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998, and the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008.


Contact Us

The Hocking College Police Department is located behind Light and Oakley Halls off of Loop Road and is next to the Hocking Heights Residence Hall. The department is a full service police agency that derives its authority from Ohio Revised Code Section 3345.04.


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Hocking College Police Department

3301 Hocking Parkway
Nelsonville, OH 45764


Interim Chief Tiffany Tims
740.753.6598
hcpd@hocking.edu

Additional Phone Numbers
Nelsonville Police Department
740.753.1922

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