2.1000 College Security

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I. Title of Policy

College Security

II. Objective of Policy

To establish a Board of Trustees Policy to ensure maximum protection of personal rights and physical safety of staff and students of the College, for the care, preservation and protection of College property, and for the control of the conduct of those on said property.

III. Authority

N.J.S. 18A:6-4.2 et seq.

IV. Policy Statement

Recognizing it is essential to secure the successful operation of the College, protect personal rights and physical safety of students and staff, protect College property, maintain good order, promote designated educational objectives of the College and to obviate unnecessary and improper interference with College activities, the Board delegates to the President the authority for effecting and implementing a Collegewide security program through a Police Department in accordance with N.J.S. 18A:6-4.2 et seq.

The appointment of police officers to said Police Department shall be made by the Board of Trustees upon nomination of the President and, upon approval of such person so appointed under the provisions of N.J.S. 18A:6-4.3, the President shall issue in the name of the Board of Trustees a commission to such person as a Police Officer of Brookdale Community College subject to and under the terms of the Schedule of Salary and Conditions for such Police Officers.

Brookdale Community College Police Officers will be permitted to carry College-approved firearms on and off duty.

The President is further authorized to adopt and maintain College Security Regulations and Procedures relevant to the conduct of all persons on College property. Such Regulations and Procedures shall be known to all students and staff of the College.

V. Responsibility for Implementation


Approved: Board of Trustees 1/18/73
Revised: 7/26/79
Rev. Lodged: 11/20/04
Revised: 12/9/05