Public Safety Department

Creating a Safe Community at MHCC

MHCC’s Public Safety Department is dedicated to creating and promoting a safe, secure and welcoming environment where members of the community learn, work and play.

Public Safety

Law Enforcement Authority

Reason for Contact

Contact #


Crimes in progress, suspicious activities, fire, medical and other life threatening situations

911 first



For all other Public Safety services and information.


MHCC Public Safety Officers (PSO) utilize arrest powers for criminal offenses committed in their presence granted by Oregon Revised Statutes (ORS) 133.225 and are granted peace officer authority ORS 133.005 (3) pertaining to traffic and parking enforcement as stated in ORS 341.300 and MHCC’s Board Policy 4080.

PSO’s authority is limited to the geographical boundaries of MHCC’s properties, including land, structures, streets, roadways and parking lots. Officers have the authority to ask all students for identification if they are on MHCC property or at MHCC sponsored events.

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 Last Modified: 8/13/2013 02:01:12 PM