At the Community College of Rhode Island we are committed to a safe school environment on all of our campuses. The charge of the Community College of Rhode Island Police Department is to serve and protect the campus community and to enhance the quality of life on each of our four campuses. This is achieved in conjunction with the campus community through the enforcement of laws, crime prevention activities, and education and community awareness. The foundation of our department is community service. All people within our jurisdiction are served with respect and fairness.
The Community College of Rhode Island Police Department is committed to the prevention of crime, the investigation of problems and incidents, the preservation of security, and the enforcement of all laws and college rules. Services of the CCRI Police Department are oriented to produce an environment that enables the college to implement its mission of education and public service.
Surviving an Active Shooter Event
Run. Hide. Fight.
In a lockdown situation where there is a confirmed threat on campus, you will need to decide if you will run, hide, or fight based on your location. While this is a daunting thought, you can prepare yourself.