The Public Safety staff is on campus 24 hours/day; 7 days/week.
Non-emergencies: (602) 787-7900 Emergency Map
Public Safety Mission
The mission of the Public Safety Department at Paradise Valley Community College is to provide a safe and accessible learning environment, to provide assistance and security for people on campus, protection of District and personal property, traffic control, visitor assistance, operation of a lost and found function, loss prevention/reporting, identification of safety hazards, and training/orientation of employees and students.
Student Learning Objectives
Assist students in learning to resolve conflicts in a reasonable manner
Assist students by teaching them that they must take responsibility for their actions
Teach students to become involved in their communities by reporting crimes and any suspicious activity to Public Safety
Assist students by providing a safe and secure learning environment
In accordance to 20 United States Code section 1092(F), known as the "Jeanne Clery, Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act", and the Code of Federal Regulations Paradise Valley Community College (PVCC) is required to disclose its security policies and annual crime statistics for the most recent calendar year and the two preceding calendar years to all current students and employees and to any prospective students or employees.
Weekly Incident Report
Public Safety Update/Summary of Events: May 5-11, 2013
Information: 05/06/13 at 5:48pm M&O staff reported finding a hygiene product vending machine door ajar in the second floor women's restroom of M building East. There was no damage to the machine and it is unknown if any product or money is missing from the machine. Investigation closed.
Update to Sexual Touching Incident from 05/03/13: Phoenix PD was alerted by an unknown caller after receiving our Rave Text alert to the location of the suspect vehicle. The driver was identified and interviewed. The suspect provided images from his cell phone that counter what the victim reported and Phoenix PD released the suspect without charging him, but did forward the case to the County Attorney's office for review. The suspect admitted to driving to various campuses attempting to meet girls. He was trespassed from all MCCCD campuses. Investigation closed.
Black Mountain Campus
Reckless Driving: 05/07/13 a student was observed by staff driving a motorcycle on the sidewalks attempting to avoid a speed bump on the main drive. A citation was left on his motorcycle and the driver came into the office and was verbally disruptive to staff. Scottsdale PD was contacted and are investigating the incident.