Police & Safety

Welcome Message from the Chief

Police Chief Lauretta Hill  

On behalf of the women and men of the Dallas College Police Department, I would like to welcome you to our diverse, fun and vibrant campus community. We are here to serve the needs of our students, faculty and staff by providing a welcoming, accessible, safe and secure educational environment.

Our goal is to build a community of trust through partnerships, transparency, fair and impartial policing. The members of the Dallas College police department are professionals who are dedicated to making a difference in the lives of individuals we serve.

You play a key role in keeping our campus community safe. We encourage you to become involved by proactively identifying issues before they become problems and playing an active role in making Dallas College a safe and successful community.

– Lauretta Hill
Chief of Police

To contact your campus police department in an emergency or to report a crime:

  • Call 911 from a campus phone
  • Call 972-860-4290 when using a cellphone or noncampus phone
  • Text DCCCD and your message to 67283 and police dispatch will answer you by text

For Non-emergencies please call:

  • Brookhaven: 972-860-4190
  • El Centro: 214-860-2134
  • Eastfield: 972-860-8347
  • Cedar Valley: 972-860-8286
  • Mountain View: 214-860-8758
  • North Lake: 972-273-3302
  • Richland: 972-238-6174

Your call is handled through the centralized dispatch system for all campuses and locations of Dallas College. When contacting police, always identify yourself and the location (college, building, floor and room) that is of concern to you.

(Why call campus police instead of city police? Because the response will generally be faster.)

Safety and Security Information

Safety and Security Apps

We offer a specific app designed with only your security in mind from Rave Guardian available in the Apple App store and Google Play store.

Download the DCCCD App from iTunes Download the DCCCD App from Google Play.  

Police Department Offices

  • Bill J. Priest: Suite 1000
  • Brookhaven: Building B, Room B200
  • Cedar Valley: Building F, Room F120
  • Eastfield: Room N112
  • El Centro: Room A947
  • Garland Center
  • Mountain View: Room W135
  • North Lake: Room C204
  • Pleasant Grove Center
  • Richland: Pecos Hall, P160
  • West Dallas Center

Health, Wellness and Title IX

Visit the Health Center page to learn about the services Dallas College offers to meet the health and wellness needs of students, faculty and staff. You can also get information about your rights under Title IX and find out what to do if you feel you have been the victim of gender-based discrimination, harassment or sexual misconduct.

Federal Campus Sexual Assault Violence Elimination Act

In March 2013, a new Campus Sexual Assault Violence Elimination Act was passed that updates the Jeanne Clery Act to create transparency, accountability, education and collaboration. The act seeks to address the violence women face on campus.

Services We Provide

  • Patrols of all campus streets, walkways and interior areas
  • Escorts
  • Battery jumps (not from vehicle to vehicle, but battery packs)
  • Response to injuries and medical emergencies
  • Monitoring of alarms, CCTV systems, access points
  • Security and traffic control at special events and activities
  • Enforce campus regulations, state laws
  • Processing and maintaining reports and records, and offering security survey/audit services to campus administrators.
  • Crime prevention tips and training for the college community
  • Investigate complaints