Department of Campus Safety & Security
For emergencies and non-emergency calls, 24 hours a day,
Contact 501-370-5370 or 501-442-7780
The primary role of the Department of Campus Safety is to maintain an orderly and safe collegiate atmosphere for faculty, staff, students and visitors that is conductive to learning. The Office has the responsibility for the management of campus parking, fire and crime prevention, emergency medical assistance and overall campus safety. The officers also provide logistical support for large campus events and offers special education programs on safety and personal protection. The Chief of the Department is the senior administrator in the office and reports directly to the Vice President for Student Affairs & Enrollment Management to enhance communication and address between Philander Smith students and the Department.
Integrity- Integrity and ethics are fundamental to effective policing and help to build trust within the College community. Sound conduct by safety staff improves community interactions, enhances communication, and promotes shared responsibility for addressing crime and disorder.
Vigilance -Vigilance consists of being devoted attentive and watchful of the College’s people, property, and information. Security staff must always be attentive and notice things that others don’t. In order to be aware of potential risks or incidents that may take place on our campus staff must be vigilant daily.
Helpfulness- Helpfulness is critical to our institution. safety staff should when needed, lend assistance, even if it is not directly related to his or her job. As part of an ongoing effort to make the campus safer, security staff will always help when an incident occurs that requires intervention.
The mission of the Philander Smith College Campus Safety & Security Department is to provide the safest educational environment for our students, faculty, staff and guests.
We are committed to operating as a campus community which is service-oriented and supports a student-centered learning environment.
· Enforce the rules and regulations of Philander Smith College
· Direct parking and control the flow of traffic (human and vehicles) on campus
· Patrol the buildings, campus grounds and the surrounding property of Philander Smith College
· Investigate automobile accidents and file an immediate report
· Detain persons for Little Rock Police Department
· Communicate with all segments of the campus population students, faculty, administration, as well as guests who come to Philander Smith College
· Report lost and found, missing or stolen items immediately to the Chief of Security
· Lock and secure all buildings after working hours
· Make a special report of any incident or violation
· Assist with all emergencies
· Be alert to suspicious activity on and around the campus
· Provide special educational programs on safety and protection of individuals
We are here to help you! Feel free to call, email, visit, or write the Department of Campus Safety & Security:
Philander Smith College
Department of Campus Safety & Security
900 Daisy Bates Drive
Little Rock, AR 72202
ML Harris Building 2 nd floor
Welcome to Philander Smith College Campus Safety & Security. The role of the Office of Campus Safety & Security is to work toward ensuring the safety of all individuals while on campus and provide for the security of all properties of the College.
In doing so, it is recognized that security at Philander Smith College is everybody's business. Although no community can be totally risk-free in today's society, the office works toward securing partnerships with students, faculty, staff, administration and guests in creating an atmosphere that is safe and conducive to learning.
It is important that Campus Safety have a philosophy that is consistent with contemporary policies and campus expectations. Therefore, we ask that you always adhere to all established Rules and Regulations governing conduct and behavior while on campus.
Policies and procedures of the College are not designed to restrict your freedom, but rather to ensure that the rights and privileges of all individuals on campus are protected.
As the Chief of Campus Safety & Security for Philander Smith College, and on behalf of the men and women of Campus Safety, we look forward to being of service to members of the Philander community and continue to provide a safe and secure environment on a daily basis.
Thank you, for the cooperative efforts of everyone at Philander Smith College.
Anita Rodgers Phillips
Chief of Safety & Security
If you have questions or would like further information about safety and security at Philander Smith College, please visit us at www.philander.edu (Campus Safety)
or contact us at (501) 370-5370 or (501) 975-8525.
Campus Safety Cell. 501-442-7780
Main Security Booth. 501-370-5370
Chief of Safety & Security. 501-975-8525
Campus Counselor. 501-370-5229, 501-952-5275
Residence Life. 501- 975-6058
Health Center. 501-370-5333
CIS Dept. 501-370-5336 (Help Desk)
Student Affairs. 501-370-5354
Little Rock Police Department- Non-Emergency -501-371-4605
Little Rock Fire Department- Non Emergency- 501-455-3530
Report Suspicious Activity and Incidents Immediately to Campus Safety & Security
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