Campus Security & Preparedness

At each of our FRCC campuses, we strive to provide a safe and secure educational and work environment for students, faculty, and staff. Our campus security personnel perform these services:

  • Patrol all campus buildings, parking lots, and grounds while enforcing state laws and college rules, regulations, and procedures.
  • Respond to all emergency and non-emergency calls on campus.
  • Open and close all campus buildings and maintain lost and found.
  • Investigate and provide detailed reports of all campus incidents, student or employee injuries, minor vehicle accidents, vandalism, and theft.
  • Provide emergency first aid and CPR.
  • Give safety presentations.
  • Provide personal safety escorts to students, staff, and faculty.
  • Monitor security cameras.

Clery Act / SaVE Act / VAWA

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy & Campus Crime Statistics Act

The Clery Act specifies that colleges and universities are obligated to disclose specific policies related to the act, to collect and retain records relative to report preparation and disseminate the information by a specific date to all students, employees and any individual upon request.

Front Range Community College provides an Annual Security Report to comply with the Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act of 1990, also known as the Clery Act. This report provides current and perspective students, faculty and staff with a comprehensive and transparent overview of the safety and security policies on our campuses, centers and sites. This report is prepared annually in collaboration with the Department of Campus Security and Preparedness, the Deans of Student Services, the Financial Aid Training & Compliance Specialist, local law enforcement agencies and includes crime statistics from the three preceding calendar years.

Front Range Community College prohibits the offenses of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.

See Something, Say Something

If you see, hear, or otherwise notice anything suspicious, please report it to your local Campus Security & Preparedness Department immediately. This could be: a backpack that is unattended or has been in the same place for hours; a person walking around that looks lost or looks like they are up to no good; a conversation you overheard that causes you concern; a smell that seems odd. If anything seems odd or out of place, call us.

If you observe someone with a weapon or someone being assaulted, call 911 immediately to notify the police and ask someone else to call Campus Security.

Weapons on Campus

State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education Policy and Front Range Community College Organizational Guidelines state that no person may have on his or her person any unauthorized firearm, ammunition, explosive device, or illegal weapon on a campus or any facility used by a community college.

Persons authorized to carry firearms and other equipment defined in the guideline are:

  • those persons conducting and participating in an approved program of instruction in the college's curriculum which requires access to such equipment as an integral part of the instructional program;
  • peace officers;
  • those persons granted permission at the discretion of the college president for specific purposes from time to time.
  • those persons who have been issued a valid permit to carry a concealed handgun in accordance with Colorado’s Concealed Carry Law and who are acting in compliance with the requirements of that law.

 

Concealed handgun permit holders are responsible for preventing the casual or inadvertent display of their handgun. The Colorado concealed handgun permit only applies to handguns; no other weapons are authorized to be carried in a concealed manner under the law.

Smoking and Tobacco Use

State law allows any college to restrict smoking/tobacco use on campus. FRCC prohibits smoking/tobacco use except in designated smoking/tobacco areas. Smoking/tobacco use is allowed only in these designated areas. Smoking while walking on campus is not allowed.

Campus Security is charged with enforcing this regulation and will ask smokers to move to a designated smoking/tobacco use areas. Please use appropriate smoking receptacles (not sidewalks or trash bins) for extinguishing cigarettes and personal receptacles (water bottles, cans, cups) for disposing of other non-smoking tobacco waste, such as chew.

Amendment 64 and FRCC Marjiuana Guidelines

Despite the passage of Amendment 64 the use, possession, sale or distribution of marijuana (including medical marijuana and any product containing marijuana) on any college owned or controlled property, including our parking lots, is illegal and against FRCC guidelines. As a college that receives federal funding, FRCC must abide by the Federal Drug Free Schools and Communities Act of 1989 and Federal Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988 under which marijuana remains illegal. Violators to these guidelines will be referred to the Dean of Student Services, or Human Resources. View the full guidelines.

Car Trouble

If you have a dead battery, please contact Campus Security for a battery boost. If you are locked out of your car Campus Security has a list of local locksmiths that can come and open your car.

Safety Escort Service

Safety Escorts are provided by Campus Security for all FRCC students, faculty, staff and visitors.

Lost and Found

We will make every effort to find the owner of lost property. If you lose an item, check with your Campus Security office. You will need to identify the item specifically before it will be released to you. If you find an item, please turn it into the Campus Security office with the time, date, and location where you found it. Remember to put your name or another identifying mark on your items, but do not use your Social Security number or your student ID number. Lost and found items will be held for 30 days.