Department of Public Safety | MVCC | Mohawk Valley Community College
skip to main content
Adjust Font Size

Department of Public Safety



MVCC Peace Officer Emblem

The Department of Public Safety’s mission is to serve and protect the students, staff and faculty of Mohawk Valley Community College.

The Department supports the mission and goals of the college and for all of those who seek and impart knowledge. We strive to provide an environment where diverse social, cultural and academic values may prosper and grow.

The Department of Public Safety provides protection and service to the campus community twenty four hours a day, seven days a week and is staffed by sworn law enforcement officers designated as Peace Officers as well as Campus Safety Officers.

The Department of Public Safety continually works to maintain a safe and secure educational environment where a quality education may be achieved. It is committed to a leadership role in the development of programs, methods and approaches to assist the college community in achieving such an environment.

The Department of Public Safety offers a broad range of services to include:

  • Criminal Investigations
  • Dormitory Patrols
  • Emergency Management
  • Lost and Found
  • Medical Emergency Assistance
  • Motor Vehicle Accident Investigations
  • Motor Vehicle Jumpstart
  • Motor Vehicle Lockout
  • Risk Assessment
  • Safety Evaluations
  • Safety and Security Patrols
  • Security Escorts
  • Service Calls
  • Traffic Enforcement
  • Vehicle Registration

The Department of Public Safety can be contacted at (315) 792-5566 or by dialing '5777' from any on campus emergency red phone.