Crime & Safety

This information is published in accordance 20 United States Code section 1092, Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act.

General Services

(562) 938-4910 or (562) 435-6711

Contact the Police Department for questions or problems regarding security, lost and found items, thefts or other crimes. The LAC office is located in Building X south of Lew Davis Street. Business hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. After business hours call the General Service number or 911 for an emergency. 

Campus Crime Statistics

Campus crime statistics are currently available from the Long Beach Police Department City College Unit located at Building X of the LAC campus. Crime statistics for both campuses are also available in the Annual Security Report. Additional colleges and universities crime statistics can be found at the US Department of Education, Campus Safety and Security website.

Campus Security and Crime Awareness

It is the policy of the Long Beach Community College District to maintain a safe and secure environment for its students, staff, and visitors. Safety and security require that everyone on campus be alert, aware, and responsible.

The Long Beach Police Department provides police services to the Long Beach Community College District through its City College Section. The City College Section is comprised of an assigned Lieutenant, four police officers, and 13 security officers that are assigned to both the Liberal Arts Campus and the Pacific Coast Campus. 

Community Emergency Notification System and Signup

In the event of an emergency, LBCC will provide accurate and timely information regarding campus safety issues directly to students, and employees. For more information, please visit the section on Emergency Notifications.

Emergency Documents 

Accident/Illness Response Flow Chart
LAC Evacuation Map
PCC Evacuation Map
Staff Evacuation Guidelines for Persons with a Disability
Faculty Talking Points for the First Class of the Term
LBCC Active Shooter Plan Annex
CERT Team Members
LAC & PCC Building Emergency Coordinators

Emergency Procedures

This Emergency Procedures Guide will serve as a contingency manual for the Long Beach Community College District in case of campus emergencies. While the guide does not cover every conceivable situation, it does supply the administrative structure with sufficient guidance necessary to address most emergencies of significant size.

Evening Safety Escorts

Escorts are available to students, faculty, and staff at both LAC and PCC. Call the City College Section through the General Service number to arrange for an escort to meet them on campus.

Phone: 562-938-4910 or 562-435-6711. 

Off-Campus Crime

The Long Beach Police Departments has been requested to provide the college with crime data for buildings and property owned and controlled by the Long Beach Community College District.

Parking and Traffic Regulation:

Campus Parking Citation Information
(562) 938-4713 

Long Beach Parking Citation Information
(562) 570-6822

These rules are enforced to ensure the rights of permit holders, as well as to provide for the safety of people and property:

  1. Parking permits are required at all times in LAC and PCC parking lots. Parking permits are purchased each semester during registration. After registration, permits may be purchased at the Cashier’s Office at either campus. For students who do not wish to purchase a semester parking permit, one-day parking permits are available at both campuses. Parking permit machines at LAC are located in lots E, F G, M, O, P and on every floor of the parking structure and at  PCC the machines are located in lots  1, 2 and 5. Meter Parking is available at LAC in Lots F, G, H, and on Lew Davis. There are also 30-minute visitor parking zones along the north curb of Carson Street for LAC.
  2. Semester parking permits must be attached to the rearview mirror so that it is visible from the front of the vehicle. One-day parking permits must be placed in plain view on the vehicle dashboard with the permit facing upward. Students who are having difficulty displaying a permit should go to the Public Safety Building at 5020 Lew Davis for assistance. Students driving a convertible-type vehicle can obtain a special convertible permit from the LAC Public Safety Building  This special convertible permit can only be obtained after the purchase of a semester parking permit.
  3. Student permits and daily permits do not authorize parking in staff or other reserved parking spaces except where posted otherwise.
  4. Parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  5. All vehicles must be parked between the lines of a designated parking space only. Backing into parking stalls are not permitted.
  6. A permit does not guarantee a parking space in the parking lot of choice. You are advised to allow ample time to find parking. At LAC, there is additional parking in the Veterans Stadium parking lot.
  7. Citations are issued by the Long Beach Police Department to automobiles, motorcycle, and mopeds that do not display a properly placed, current parking permit. Students parked in staff or other specially designated areas will also be cited.
  8. Students may not double park nor circle the parking lots to wait for a parking space.
  9. No adjustments will be made for parking citations at the Long Beach Police Department – College Section. Individuals wishing to contest citations must do so by following your instructions on your citation or by calling (562) 570-6822. To contest, pay online or arrange for an Indigent payment plan go to Parking Citations section on the City of Long Beach website.
  10. Motorcycles and mopeds are to be parked only in areas specifically posted for their use. Operators must purchase a current semester parking permit and keep it in their possession. Motorcycles and mopeds may not be driven on campus or parked on sidewalks. Violators will be cited.
  11. Students, staff, or faculty with state-issued disabled placards are to park in the marked handicapped spaces. If a handicap space is not available, parking is allowed in any other student or staff space. Disabled permits are not valid in the carpool or other reserved spaces.
  12. Regulations pertaining to parking can vary from lot to lot. It is the responsibility of the driver to read the parking regulations that are posted at the entrance of each parking lot.

Student Conduct and Discipline

The Board of Trustees of the Long Beach Community College District is authorized to establish campus-wide standards of student conduct and disciplinary procedures in accordance with Education Code Section 76030-76038. The Director of Student Discipline or designee is responsible for all Student Conduct violations and for administering the student discipline system and implementing the Due Process procedures.

For more information regarding these procedures, please visit the section on Student Discipline and Conduct Due Process.

Timely Warning Policy

The College will issue a Timely Warning Notice in the event that it receives notice of an alleged Clery Crime (defined below) occurring on campus, on public property within or immediately adjacent to the campus, or in or on non-campus buildings or property controlled by the College, where the College determines, in its judgment, that the allegations present a serious or continuing threat to the college community.