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Public Safety

Providing a safe and secure learning and working environment.

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

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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.

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  • First, dial 911 for Fire-Police-Ambulance
  • Then, notify the Public Safety Department at 410-334-2937 with the location and emergency
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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.
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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. 

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

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

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Institutes of Health
World Health Organization
Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
National Terrorism Advisory System
Wicomico County Health Department
Worcester County Health Department
Somerset County Health Department