The GCC Public Safety officers patrol our campuses 24/7, ensuring safe and secure learning environment for students, staff, faculty and visitors.
Public Safety officers also provide traffic control, lost and found assistance, safety hazard identification, employee training and orientation, and collaboration with the Glendale Police Department when needed.
Public Safety Mission and Vision
Department Mission: The Department of Public Safety supports the educational mission of the Maricopa County Community Colleges by providing professional, community-oriented services to ensure a safe and secure campus for our students, faculty, staff and visitors.
Department Vision: To be a model in providing ethical, effective, efficient and value-oriented emergency preparedness, law enforcement and public safety services within higher education.
This Is a Designated Safe Place
The Public Safety office, GCC Library Media Center and the GCC North Library are designated “safe places” where anyone in need of shelter from abuse can find help.
- Safety Policies regarding illicit drugs and alcohol, weapons, the Maricopa smoking ban, children on campus and emergency notification.
- Vehicle Policies and Procedures
Public Safety FAQs
See the most common Parking and Safety questions.
In the event of an emergency please call 911 or Public Safety immediately. Detailed emergency plans are posted in campus classrooms. See a list of specific emergency situations for more detailed information.