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Frequently Asked Questions: Campus Police & Parking

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Campus Police & Parking FAQs

Q: What Is Campus Police's jurisdiction?

Q: What are the differences between Police Officers, Guards, and Cadets?

Answer:
The Tyler Junior College Police Department has three different groups of officers: police, guards, and cadets. Tyler Junior College's Police Officers are commissioned law enforcement officers with full police authority. The uniformed officers wear dark blue uniforms with a "Police" patch on both sleeves, and are armed.

The Guard division of the Tyler Junior College Police Department consists of non-commisioned officers. Their duties consists of assisting TJC Officers with routine duties. Guards wear a dark blue uniform shirt with a "Guard" patch on the left sleeve and an Texas flag patch on the right sleeve.

Campus Police cadets consist of Criminal Justice students within Tyler Junior College. Their duties consist of parking enforcement and foot patrol. Cadets provide foot patrols in security sensitive areas and stationary security at various locations on campus. Cadets wear a royal blue uniform with a "Cadet" patch on the left sleeve and a Texas flag patch on the right sleeve.

Q: Can Tyler Junior College's Police Officers give traffic citations?

Q: I need to report a crime, but I have class all day. Can I make an appointment for an officer to come to my residence hall to take the report?

Q: Can I report an offense over the phone to Campus Police?

Q: If I had something stolen from campus, do I need to contact other Police Departments and report it to them as well?

Q: How safe is the campus?

Q: What measures are taken to enhance security on campus?

Q: Where is Campus Police located?

Q: How do I get a parking pass?

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