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

Police Dispatcher 

College Police Dispatchers are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.



Yellow emergency call box 

Red emergency telephone  



Emergency Telephones and Call boxes are located throughout the campus.



Public pay phone with direct line to police dispatch 

Public pay telephone shbowing direct line button 



These phones offer a direct line to a College Police Dispatcher.