Campus Police & Security

Located in the Student Success Center, the BC3 Campus Police Department exists to protect and serve the students, faculty, staff and visitors of the college, while maintaining a safe atmosphere to help encourage moral and intellectual growth.

The campus police department is responsible for law enforcement on campus, and the officers are vested with all the powers, authority and responsibility of any police officer of the commonwealth on property owned or operated by the college, including immediate adjacent public roads and property.

Emergency

Dial 911 from a mobile phone or 9-911 from a campus phone. If it is after hours or officers are not on duty, calls will be dispatched to the Butler Township Police.

Emergency Response Training

BC3 Campus Police provides training for the campus community on effective response plans during an emergency situation. Learn More.

Services

  • Criminal Investigations.
  • Conflict resolution.
  • Traffic and Parking Enforcement.
  • Medical assistance.
  • Lost and found claims.
  • Police escorts.
    • Conditions may apply, contact Campus Police for further information.

Vehicle Services*:

  • Locked keys in vehicle.
  • Drained batteries.

*Completion of request forms required.

Personal Security Checklist

  • Trust your instincts! Be aware of your surroundings and report anything that doesn’t seem right.
  • Do not meet strangers alone. Tell someone who you are meeting, where you are going and when.
  • Mark personal belongings. Do not leave your keys, purse or backpack unattended.
  • Use well-lit walkways. Avoid shortcuts through isolated areas.
  • Note the location of emergency stanchions on main campus next to the Field House, Administration Building, and Maintenance Building. They project a blue light and have an intercom to call for help.
  • Program the BC3 Campus Police phone number into your mobile phone: 724-991-1020. There are emergency phones located in classrooms and hallways. In the case of an emergency, pick up the phone and push the red emergency button.

Report a Crime or an Incident

If you wish to report crime online use BC3 Police Department's Report a Crime or an Incident Form.

View BC3's Safety and Security on Campus report - Crime Statistics

Recognizing Concerning Behavior

If you suspect that a fellow student is in distress, contact the C.A.R.E. Team.

The C.A.R.E. Team uses campus and community resources to assists students who demonstrate concerning behavior or may be in jeopardy of harming themselves or others.

The C.A.R.E. Team is not an emergency service. In case of emergency, dial 911.

BC3 Campus Police Department Staff

The Campus Police Department is currently staffed by 3 full-time and 4 part-time officers who have all completed the Municipal Police Officer Training Course known as Act 120. The officers have full police powers and they do enforce but are not limited to, the Pennsylvania Crimes Code, Pennsylvania Vehicle Code and ordinances of Butler County Community College.

Scott Richardson
Director of Campus Police and Security
724-287-8711 Ext. 8225
scott.richardson@bc3.edu

Brian Henry
Sergeant
724-287-8711 Ext. 8701
brian.henry@bc3.edu

Michael Pearson
Sergeant
724-287-8711 Ext. 8703
michael.pearson@bc3.edu

Bryan Costanzo
Campus Police Officer
724-287-8711 Ext. 8706
bryan.costanzo@bc3.edu

Brian Lambermont
Campus Police Officer
724-287-8711 Ext. 8702
brian.lambermont@bc3.edu

Collin Lawson
Campus Police Officer
724-287-8711 Ext. 8394
collin.lawson@bc3.edu

Curt Suprano
Campus Police Officer
724-287-8711 Ext. 8704
curt.suprano@bc3.edu

Whitney Cammisa
Campus Police Dispatcher
724-287-8711 Ext. 8707
whitney.cammisa@bc3.edu