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CPCC’s contracted security partner, AlliedBarton, has merged with Universal Services of America. The company will be named Allied Universal Security Services. Over the coming months the college will see some minor changes due to this merger. The first will be a change in uniforms to a new Allied Universal design. CPCC anticipates no disruption in service […]

Just a reminder… if you hear about or see any suspicious or threatening activity or anything that seems overly strange, odd or out of place, please call ext. 6911 (704.330.6911) immediately any time of the day or night to alert College Security. It takes the entire college community working together to keep CPCC safe.

CPCC will operate on a four-day week again this summer. From Monday, May 11 through Sunday, July 19, the college’s hours of operation will be 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Thursday. CPCC will be closed Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, with the exception of the following facilities: Overcash Building on Central Campus will be […]

Campus safety is the top priority of CPCC’s College Security team and the college’s Emergency Risk Management. Our thoughts are with our North Carolina Community College System colleagues and students at Wayne Community College in Goldsboro following a fatal shooting on that campus on April 13. We want to take this opportunity to remind employees and […]

On Saturday, January 17 at 7:45 p.m. an individual impersonating a Matthews police officer stopped a driver near the CPCC Levine Campus (on CPCC Lane near Campus Ridge Road). The suspect was driving a white Crown Victoria, with a blue light attached to the bumper. According to the victim, the suspect signaled for them to […]

During the past couple of months CPCC Security and the Environmental Health and Safety Department have been working together to implement an Emergency Evacuation Point sign. The purpose of the emergency evacuation signsare to indicate a designated location for building occupants to go in the event a facility needs to be evacuated. The signs have […]

Mary Kirby, an information systems analyst for CPCC, would like to thank the three students who assisted her after a fall on Central Campus. The kind students stayed by her side until CPCC security and Medic were able to arrive. She would like to extend her sincere gratitude to these unknown students for their assistance […]

Mark your calendars! The CPCC Security Department will host a “Fall into Safety” Day on Oct. 29 from 9 a.m. to noon to help the campus community “fall” into good safety habits as autumn “falls” upon us! A number of external agencies will be on hand to provide faculty, staff and students with information to […]

CPCC’s 2013 Annual Security Report (ASR) is intended to comply with the requirements of the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Act, as amended by the Higher Education Opportunity Act. It provides find important information about the college’s crime prevention efforts. This report serves as a source of information for the college community. You are […]

CPCC students are reporting a white man (early to mid-thirties with thick-rimmed glasses) has been following women who are either walking or running near Central Campus and the college’s surrounding neighborhoods (NoDa, Plaza Midwood, Elizabeth and Chantilly).  The individual in question drives an older, silver Prelude with a spoiler. While the suspect has been primarily seen in his car, […]

To address the parking issues at Merancas Campus, CPCC has been authorized by Mecklenburg County Parks and Recreation to use Huntersville Athletic Park as an overflow student parking site. Huntersville Athletic Park is located next to CPCC’s Merancas Campus. It may be accessed from Verhoeff Dr. and features a walking trail that connects to campus. Students are encouraged to use the […]

As we approach the holiday season crimes of opportunity increase.  We are experiencing an increase in cases of theft on campus.  College Security is asking for your assistance in preventing theft on our campuses. In order for a crime to occur, an opportunity to commit that crime must exist.  Nearly all of the incidents of theft […]

CPCC Lost and Found Has Moved! Lost and Found items will be managed by CPCC’s Security and Emergency Management Department. FOUND ITEMS: Found items may be turned in by calling the Security Dispatch Center at 704.330.6632 or visiting the College Security office on your campus. LOST ITEMS: Inquiries about lost items from all campuses should be directed […]

During news coverage of the recent suspect hunt connected to the Boston Marathon bombings, you might have heard the phrase, “shelter in place.” The term was used to tell students at MIT and residents in the Boston area to stay indoors where they were until they received further instructions from law enforcement officials. “Shelter in […]