College Police/Safety

Andy MacPherson, Director, Public Safety Services

903-463-8777
police@grayson.edu
Campus Police Facility Is Located on the East Side of Parking Lot P-6, Main Campus.
Normal Office Hours of Operation: 7AM - 5PM

 

  • The Public Safety Office is responsible for regulating traffic and parking on campus and for issuing parking permits.
  • College Public Safety Officers monitor weather conditions at the college and assist in activation of the weather alert sirens when a tornado is sighted.
  • Officers render assistance on vehicle lock-outs, boosting of dead vehicle batteries, and assisting with flat tires.
  • Officers also provide on site security for athletic and other special events being held on campus.
  • The College Public Safety Office prepares an annual informational bulletin that contains information on campus crime and arrest statistics, crime reporting procedures, crime prevention techniques, and related campus security and safety information.
  • College Peace Officers investigate offenses, incidents, accidents, submit reports and make arrests where required.

 

Customer Service Survey 

In order to evaluate and improve upon our services, we ask that you take a few short moments to complete the following survey. The primary purpose of this survey is to determine the overall satisfaction with the police department and to determine if additional programs or services are needed.

Please click here to take our short survey...


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Parking Permits 

Grayson College Public Safety Services is now offering online Parking Permit registration. Please disable your Pop-up Blocker before clicking on the registration link.

Also, when trying to fill out the Online Permit Registration, you will need to use Internet Explorer in compatibility mode for versions that offer it (i.e., 7, 8, 9) or else you will encounter an error. Once you reach the Parking Permit Link, at the top of the page immediately to the right of the search or address bar click on the ICON that resembles a torn page (it should read "Compatibility View").

To access the online Parking Permit registration, please Click here.

 

Important:

After registering online, you will still need to come to the Police Department to pick up your parking permit.

 

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Helpful Documents 

 

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Grayson College employs experienced and professional public safety officers and office staff to help create a safe environment in which to work, learn, and play. College public safety officers are licensed by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education and are commissioned by the college board of trustees as peace officers.

 

The College Public Safety Office prepares an annual informational bulletin according to the requirements of the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. This bulletin contains information on campus crime and arrest statistics, crime reporting procedures, crime prevention techniques and related campus security and safety information. Any person desiring a copy of this bulletin may do so by contacting the college public safety office or by downloading a copy by clicking here. The public safety office also maintains a daily log of all offenses and incidents that have been reported on college property. Any person wishing to view the daily activity log should contact the college public safety office during normal business hours.

 

The Public Safety Office is responsible for regulating traffic and parking on campus. All students and employees operating a vehicle on college property must register their vehicle with the public safety office and display a valid Grayson College parking permit. Exceptions for the parking permit requirement are made for visitors who may be on campus attending an athletic or other special event. However, all other traffic and parking regulations are applicable. For a complete description of the traffic and parking regulations and to obtain a parking permit application form, contact the college public safety office or Click here.

 

College Public Safety Officers monitor weather conditions at the college. Upon receiving a report of a tornado moving in the direction of the college, college public safety officers communicate with officials of the Denison Fire Department regarding activation of the weather alert sirens on the Main and West Extension campuses. Once the alert sirens are sounded, all persons should move to a designated campus shelter area. For a complete description of procedures and shelter locations, see the Emergency Procedures Guide above.

 

The Public Safety Office is a service oriented organization and offers non-traditional public safety and law enforcement services. As a part of other services offered by the college public safety office, Officers render assistance on vehicle lock-outs, boosting of dead vehicle batteries, and assist persons who find their vehicle with a flat tire. Officers also provide on site security for athletic and other special events being held on campus.