These sworn Massachusetts Police Training Council (MPTC) Certified Police Officers regularly patrol the campus twenty-four hours a day, every day, and have the authority to conduct investigations and make arrests if necessary.
The department also includes non-sworn Public Safety Officers (PSO) who provide extra security throughout the campus in cooperation with Residential Housing Assistants who monitor the dorms. Please keep in mind that safety policies and procedures are in place to ensure the protection and comfort of the entire AIC community.
Campus Police immediately notify the AIC community in the event of a significant emergency or dangerous situation. These warnings are sent through the Everbridge Campus Notification/Emergency System through texts, emails, and recorded landline messages.
Campus Police respond to ALL emergencies, including police, fire, and medical concerns. To report a crime in person, visit the AIC Campus Police Office in Hines Hall. To reach Campus Police by telephone:
Emergency: (413)-205-3333 (ext. 3333 from a campus phone)
Non-Emergency: (413)-205-3368 (ext. 3368 from a campus phone)
The AIC campus is equipped with eight strategically located Blue Light Emergency Phone Poles. The system is activated the moment the button on a pole is pressed. Simultaneously, the system immediately contacts AIC Campus Police Dispatch Center, triggers the blue light to begin flashing, and sounds an alarm notifying an emergency is in progress.
These poles are located at:
To contact a member of the AIC Campus Police Department directly, follow this link to our departmental directory.
You too can help to ensure safety on campus. If you SEE or HEAR something, REPORT IT!
In your Residence Hall
BE SEEN! BE SMART! BE SAFE!
Residence halls are equipped with smoke detectors, heat detectors, fire extinguishers, and alarm pull stations. The system is monitored by an alarm reporting company that immediately alerts both AIC Campus Police and the Springfield Fire Department simultaneously. In addition, fire drills are conducted twice or more per year to ensure the proper function of all fire alarm systems, and compliance with fire safety policies and procedures.
Campus Police maintain a daily log of reported crimes as part of the standing operating procedure. You may download the 2023 report (Clery) here.
In accordance with the Higher Education Opportunity Act, we will notify appropriate law enforcement agencies within 24 hours after a student is deemed missing and we’ll also get in touch with the student’s emergency contact within the same time frame.
As part of an ongoing initiative to provide students, faculty, and staff with orderly and safe parking areas, please familiarize yourself with the AIC parking regulations. The Guest Parking Request form may be used by guests and visitors of AIC students and staff to avoid ticketing or towing. See the Student Parking Policy for more information.
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