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Santa Monica College|Student Services|College Police and Safety Services Department|Safety|Safety Tips

Safety Tips

The ultimate goal in fighting crime is prevention.

  • Report all crime
  • Do not leave valuables unattended
  • Lock your vehicle and office
  • Do not carry expensive valuables
  • Stay in well-lit areas
  • Avoid isolated places
  • Be aware of your surroundings
  • Walk with confidence

To report an emergency, call (310) 434-4300 or dial 911.

  • College Police Dispatchers are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
  • Emergency Telephones and Call boxes are located throughout the campus.
  • These phones offer a direct line to a College Police Dispatcher.