MCC Department of Public Safety employs certified sworn police officers with full arrest powers under the authority of the Michigan Community College Act of 1966 as amended and are licensed through the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards.
MCC Police Officers are also sworn Deputy Sheriffs for Genesee County with full law enforcement authority on non-college property. In addition, the Department of Public Safety also employs non-certified and student Public Safety Officers. These Officers have many of the same responsibilities and duties as the Police Officers, except they have no arrest powers.
Students, Faculty, Staff and visitors are encouraged to call Public Safety for Requests for Assistance even in non-emergency situations. Public Safety provides escort to vehicles, car problem assistance, and help for lost and found situations.
MCC also maintains Public Safety Mini Stations on its main campus and in the Extension Centers: