Public Safety

Providing a safe and secure learning and working environment.

Campus Alerts

Sign up to receive campus closing announcements and security alerts via text, email and/or phone.

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See Something, Say Something

Report suspicious behaviors or activities by sending a confidential text to Public Safety. 

Learn More About Crime Prevention
Crime Reporting Procedures

If you are a victim or witness to a crime on campus or at any college-sponsored activity:

  • First, dial 911
  • Then, notify the college public safety department at 410-334-2937 with the location

If you need help reporting a crime, contact the public safety department for assistance. Prompt reporting assures timely warning notices and accurate disclosure of crime statistics.
 
Reports of criminal activity are investigation and recorded in the daily crime log by the college public safety officer taking the report. The daily crime log is available for public inspection during normal business hours at the public safety department.

Incident Reporting Procedures

Call the public safety department at 410-334-2937 to report incidents such as:

  • Vandalism
  • Theft
  • Minor altercation

Calls for assistance might or might not require law enforcement action. Reported incidents are investigated, when applicable, and recorded on an incident report by the responding college public safety officer. Incident reports are maintained in the public safety department.

Medical Emergencies
  • First, dial 911 for Fire-Police-Ambulance
  • Then, notify the Public Safety Department at 410-334-2937 with the location and emergency
Visitors to College Facilities
The use of college facilities is restricted to currently-enrolled students, employees and invited guests and visitors with legitimate business. All individuals who enter college facilities must comply with all college policies and procedures. See our Visitors to College Facilities page for a list of several safety and security policies.
Services
Vehicle Lockouts

Individuals who accidentally lock their keys in their cars can obtain assistance from the Public Safety Department to gain access to their cars.

Jump Starts

Individuals whose vehicle fails to start because of a weak or dead battery, may obtain assistance from the Department of Public Safety for a jump start for their vehicle. 

Campus Security Escort Service to Vehicles

The Public Safety Department provides safety/security escorts for members of the campus community or guests as requested or warranted. 

Crime Prevention

The college provides several crime prevention measures to reduce and deter crime potential and maintain a safe environment on campus.

Emergency Procedures

Wor-Wic has developed three basic protocols in response to emergencies for the preservation of life and the well-being of our college community.

Advisories

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention www.cdc.gov
National Institutes of Health www.nih.gov
World Health Organization www.who.int/en
Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene dhmh.maryland.gov
National Terrorism Advisory System www.dhs.gov/national-terrorism-advisory-system
Wicomico County Health Department www.wicomicohealth.org
Worcester County Health Department www.worcesterhealth.org
Somerset County Health Department www.somersethealth.org