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.

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) 938-4534

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.

  • 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.
  • Students and visitors who do not wish to purchase a semester parking permit can obtain a one-day parking permit at either campus. Parking permit machines at LAC are located in lots E, F, G, M, O, P and two on every floor of the parking structure. At PCC, the machines are located in lots 1, 2, 10 and two on every floor of the parking structure. Meter Parking is available at LAC in Lots F, G, H, and on Lew Davis St. There are also 30-minute visitor parking zones at the LAC Campus along the north curb of Carson Street.
  • Semester parking permits must be affixed to the lower-left corner of your inside windshield so it is visible from the front of the vehicle.
  • Student permits and Daily permits are not valid in metered parking spaces.
  • No adjustments will be made for parking citations by the Long Beach Police Department, Campus Section. Individuals wishing to contest citations must do so by following your instructions on your citation. Please visit the Citation Processing Center for any appeals.
  • 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 St. for assistance.
  • Students driving a convertible-type vehicle can obtain a special permit from the Public Safety Building at the LAC Campus. This special permit can only be obtained after the purchase of a semester parking permit.
  • Student permits and daily permits do not authorize parking in staff, metered, or other reserved parking spaces except where posted otherwise.
  • At LAC after 4 pm in Lots G and H ONLY, students are allowed to park on a staff stall using a Student Permit. Any other staff stalls in other lots will require a Staff Permit to park at all times. At PCC, vehicles are required to display a staff permit when parking on a staff stall at all times.
  • Parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • All vehicles must be parked between the lines of a designated parking space. Backing into parking stalls are not permitted.
  • A permit does not guarantee a parking space in the parking lot of choice.
  • Citations are issued by the Long Beach Police Department to all vehicles, motorcycles, 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.
  • Students may not double park or circle the parking lots to wait for a parking space.
  • Motorcycles and mopeds are to be parked only in areas designated 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.
  • Students, staff, or faculty with state-issued disabled placards are to park in designated spaces. If a disabled parking space is not available, parking is allowed in any other student or staff space. Disabled permits are not valid in a carpool or other reserved spaces.
Regulations pertaining to parking can vary across all parking lots. 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. 

LBCC LAC parking lot M

Campus Parking

The primary responsibility of the Parking Services staff at Long Beach City College is to provide students, staff, and the surrounding community accessibility to a safe and inviting learning environment.