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Police Department

It is the mission of the Allan Hancock College Police Department to serve the campus community, safeguard lives and property and maintain an environment in which learning can take place. To fulfill this mission, the police department provides a variety of public safety services for students, faculty and the community. The police department is staffed by state-certified police officers, clerical and dispatch staff, student parking control and security workers, student clerks, and volunteers. The police officers have full peace officer status.

Police officers patrol the campus and surface streets in marked and unmarked police vehicles, enforcing the laws of the state of California and all ordinances of Allan Hancock College. Police and public safety services include crime prevention, lost and found property control, emergency/disaster management, crime and accident investigation, parking control, and security escort services.

To contact the Santa Maria campus, call 1-805-922-6966 ext. 3652 (business hours, evenings or weekends); or ext. 3911 (emergency). To contact the Lompoc Valley Center, call 1-805-922-6966 ext. 5652 (business hours, evenings or weekends); or ext. 5911 (emergency).

The Allan Hancock College Police Department has entered into a Memorandum of Agreement with both the Santa Maria Police Department and the Lompoc Police Department for coverage of the campuses after hours, weekends and holidays. These Memorandums of Agreement also provide additional police support for specialized and complex investigations, and additional staffing responses for large scale incidents. Emergency call boxes at the Santa Maria campus and Lompoc Valley Center are located in various parking lots with preset police buttons.

All criminal activity should be reported immediately to the Allan Hancock College Police Department so that an investigation can be initiated.

The Allan Hancock College Police Department uses the RAVE mobile safety system to notify subscribers of emergency situations on campus. RAVE mobile safety is an emergency mobile alerting system that sends a text message to the subscriber’s cell phone in cases of emergency. 

The Allan Hancock College Police Department encourages all students, faculty and staff to subscribe via myHancock, www.hancockcollege.edu.

Penal Code Section 290.01, effective October 28, 2002, requires persons classified as serious and high-risk sex offender registrants to register with the Allan Hancock College Police Department per Penal Code requirements. Questions should be directed to the department at 1-805-922-6966 ext. 3652.