Campus Police

The Campus Police Department is located in the Public Safety Building, room 214.

For emergencies call 911. For non-emergency matters call (413) 552-2400.

The Campus Police Department is staffed by full-time commissioned police officers. Officers are on duty 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year, and each is a graduate of the Massachusetts Criminal Justice Training Academy or the Massachusetts State Police Training Academy. All have been trained in emergency medical procedures and each officer undergoes continuous training to upgrade skills. Campus police work closely with state and local police. Campus police have the authority to apprehend and arrest anyone involved in illegal acts on campus.

The mission of the Campus Police Department is to provide the highest level of safety, security and service to the college community. In order to carry out this mission, officers are expected to do the following:

  • Provide service to the college community
  • Protect life and safeguard property 
  • Prevent, control and investigate crime and apprehend criminal offenders
  • Maintain peace and order, and peacefully resolve conflict
  • Enforce college and departmental policies and procedures, Massachusetts General Laws, the rules and regulations of the Registrar of Motor Vehicles, the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the Constitution of the United States of America


Holyoke Community College
303 Homestead Ave. Holyoke, MA 01040
(413) 538-7000