At Leeward CC, your safety is a top priority. Campus security officers patrol the campus 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, by vehicle and on foot. Safety escorts are available after dark, and Emergency Call Boxes are location throughout campus for your safety and protection (locations indicated on Campus Map).
To report an emergency:
* Dial 911 for the Honolulu Police Department
* Dial 455-0611 for Campus Security
In the event of an emergency on campus, the Emergency Information page provides information about the nature of the incident, how to remain safe, and when status has returned to normal.
UH Alert Emergency Notification System
The UH Alert emergency notification system provides notifications to the university community in the event of an emergency. Alerts are sent to all hawaii.edu email addresses and can also be sent via text message to student, faculty, and staff cell phones. Sign up for UH Alert (UH System).
For detailed information about Campus Security, visit the Campus Security website.
Campus Security provides a walking escort after dark for anyone walking alone on campus at night. Call 611 from an on-campus phone (or 455-0611 from an off-campus phone) to request an escort.
Students and employees are reminded to exercise caution and to actively practice crime prevention. Workshops for students and employees on how to avoid rape and other crimes both on and off campus will be announced in the campus bulletin, the College website, and by email notification.
Criminals often act when opportunities to commit crimes present themselves. By taking precautions, such opportunities may be minimized.
A successful campus safety program needs the cooperation, involvement and support of students and faculty. Exercise these simple, common sense precautions.
- Travel/park in lighted areas; travel in pairs if possible; use the escort service.
- Report any suspicious persons or activities; report all incidents no matter how minor, report losses immediately.
- Be sure to lock/secure windows and doors in your office or room; lock your vans, cars, trucks and bikes; store valuables in the trunk of your car.
- Never loan keys to anyone. They may be lost, stolen or duplicated.
- Mark or engrave your belongings; don’t leave belongings/valuables unattended.
- Register your bike/moped.
- Familiarize yourself with the locations of phones, emergency blue call boxes, and the Security Office.
- Keep alert, be aware of your surroundings.
- Walk briskly.
- Have keys ready when approaching your car, so you will be able to get into your car quickly.
REMEMBER: The person who is most responsible for your security is YOU. Always keep safety in mind.