Terrorism Prevention

The Pikes Peak Community College Police Department receives terrorism updates from various sources and disseminates this information to its officers. When the information is pertinent to specific offices, those offices are notified of the information. All campus community members are asked to be alert and aware of suspicious activity and to report that activity to the Pikes Peak Community College Police.

The campus police can be reached at 502-2911, or for an emergency dial 911 from on-campus or off-campus.

Is Pikes Peak Community College prepared to respond to an incident of biological terrorism?

Pikes Peak Community College IS prepared to respond to an incident of biological terrorism. The first responder professionals at Pikes Peak Community College are dedicated members of our campus community and they are familiar with and have received training on who to contact in case of a terrorist incident. Incidents will be referred to the appropriate agency.

How would Pikes Peak Community College be alerted to local occurrences of terrorism?

If an incident of terrorism occurs in the El Paso County area or on campus, the campus police will be notified through the emergency dispatch center. After campus police have been notified, the general campus community will be informed via the most expedient method. This may include the reverse 9-1-1 telephone system, radio, television, e-mail, internet, newspaper, or through the police vehicle public address system.

What do I do if I suspect a terrorist incident?

Please report any activity which you consider to be suspicious in nature to the campus police at 502-2911. Dial 911 for an emergency.

Pikes Peak Community College Employee Resources

Contact the PPCC Human Resources Office at 502-2600 for further information.

More information on terrorism response:

Centers for Disease Control: http://www.bt.cdc.gov/
Colorado Department of Public Safety: http://www.cdpsweb.state.co.us/
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment: http://www.cdphe.state.co.us/cdphehom.asp
United States Department of Health & Human Services: http://www.hhs.gov/disasters/index.shtml
Weapons of Mass Destruction Handbook: http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,76887,00.html