ECC Police Department
Our police department officers are trained experts at preventing crime and enforcing the law on campus to ensure the safety of the ECC community. Minimizing crime opportunities and encouraging students and employees to be responsible for their security and the security of others are keys to safety. Be sure to contact ECC police immediately if you witness a crime, are victimized by crime, or in need of other emergency aid.
Officers On Duty & Services Offered
ECC police and Elgin police conduct regular vehicle and foot patrols of buildings and grounds.
Patrol Schedule: Officers are on duty during the college's regular operational hours.
In addition to patrol duties, officers are assigned to the investigation, crime prevention, parking, and safety units.
Officer Safety Escort Service
To request an escort to and from buildings on ECC's Campus, call ECC police at 847-214-7778 or ext. 7778 from an on-campus phone. An officer will meet you at your vehicle in ECC’s parking lots or inside ECC buildings. The service is available from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday through Saturday during the academic year when the college is open.
Parking and Car Trouble
ECC police and the Elgin Police Department enforce all parking regulations. ECC Police Department parking ticket amnesty program during the first month of school. Anyone receiving or currently holding an outstanding parking ticket (excluding handicap) can settle it by donating to Spartan Pantry.
The ECC police have a portable battery pack for vehicle jump-starts. This service is free and available by calling 847-214-7777 or ext. 7777 from an on-campus phone. For lock-outs or other problems, they can phone a locksmith or garage of their choice.
Unattended Children on Campus
Elgin Community College is responsible for providing a safe and positive educational environment free from potential distractions. The college facilities and grounds are inappropriate places for unattended children, and ECC is not liable for visiting children without adult supervision. View Administrative Procedure 3.802 Unattended Children on Campus for more information.
Firearms/Weapons Free Campus
All persons are prohibited from possessing firearms and/or weapons on property owned, leased, or controlled by ECC, including those with a valid federal or state license to possess firearms or weapons unless authorized by law or expressly exempted federal or state law or ECC regulation. View Administrative Procedure 3.902 Firearms, Weapons, and Concealed Carry Procedure.