Lakeland College

Safety and Security

Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Safety & Security Department to support an environment for our students that is conducive to educational and personal growth, and to maintain the safety, security, and integrity of the Lakeland College campus, including the grounds, buildings and property. Through programming, events and publications, we can educate students in personal safety and the protection of their personal property. Personal safety is the number one priority of our department and all of our programs are directed towards enhancing awareness.

Call 24 hours a day: 920-565-1126 for immediate service or assistance.

On Duty Student Security Officer Cell 920-565-1126
Director of Safety and Security Office 920-565-1407
  Cell 920-207-3714
Assistant Director of Safety and Security Cell 920-207-0835

Safety and Security Services

The Safety and Security Department is here to maintain a safe, secure and conducive learning environment at Lakeland College. We provide assistance 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Our Student Security Officers are highly trained and motivated individuals that provide:

  • Vehicle lockouts
  • Booster pack/jump start
  • Safe ride/walk program
  • Engraving personal items
  • Room or building lockouts
  • Secure storage of firearms and bows
  • Student/Staff Driving Certification

Safe Ride/Walk Program

Lakeland College Campus Safety and Security oversees the Safe Ride Program. The function of the Safe Ride Program is to provide safe transportation to students and employees on the Lakeland College campus. Rides will be given in a marked vehicle to those who request one. For those who wish to walk, officers will provide a walking escort. This service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. To request a Safe Ride or Walk call 920-565-1126.

Employment

Supervising Officer

Reports To:
Director of Campus Security

Position Responsibilities:
This position is responsible for the overall supervision of the safety and security department in the absence of the Director or Assistant Director of the Lakeland College campus Security department. You will work independently most of the time under the guidance of the Director or Assistant Director and are responsible to maintain order and ensure that officers are enforcing the rules and regulations of Lakeland College in the absence of the Director or Assistant Director of Security. This position also ensures the safety and security of all persons on the Lakeland College campus as well as any building on the Lakeland College campus. This position ensures all buildings are locked; all people are abiding by rules set forth and writing up peers for violations of rules. This position also calls for the review and approval of shift and incident reports as well as critical decision making in regards to police contact and all alarms.

Position Expectations:

  1. Be able to work various shifts, 2 weekends per month and some late night hours.
  2. Be willing to enforce and write up members of college for non-compliance with rules and regulations set forth by Lakeland College.
  3. Ability to work in all weather conditions.
  4. Ability to work over some breaks.
  5. Ability to work with all members of your peer group no matter what race, religion or orientation.
  6. Have 1 year experience and junior standing

Specific Skills Needed:

  • Outgoing Personality and Interpersonal skills
  • Assertive and able to confront peers
  • Be able to take the initiative
  • Work independently
  • Organizational skills
  • Detail Orientated
  • Ability and willingness to learn
  • Ability to supervise others according to the security departments guidelines

Security Officer

Position Responsibilities:
This position is responsible for overall safety and security of the Lakeland College campus. You will work independently most of the time under a student supervisor and are responsible to maintain order and enforce the rules and regulations of Lakeland College. This position also ensures the safety and security of all persons on the Lakeland College campus as well as any building on the Lakeland College campus. This position ensures all buildings are locked, all person’s are abiding by rules set forth and writing up peers for wrong doing.

Position Expectations:

  1. Be able to work various shifts, 2 weekends per month and some late night hours.
  2. Be willing to enforce and write up members of college for non-compliance with rules and regulations set forth by Lakeland College.
  3. Ability to work in all weather conditions.
  4. Ability to work over some breaks.
  5. Ability to work with all members of your peer group no matter what race, religion or orientation.

Specific Skills Needed:

  • Outgoing Personality and Interpersonal skills
  • Assertive and able to confront peers
  • Be able to take the initiative
  • Work independently
  • Organizational skills
  • Detail Orientated
  • Ability and willingness to learn

Community Resources/Links

Safety and Security Programming

The Safety and Security Department Offers:

  • Sexual Assault Program/Brochure
  • Self Defense Class
  • Harassment (Sexual, Physical, Telephone/electronic etc.)
  • Alcohol/Drug Awareness
  • Healthy Relationships

Parking Services/Policies

Parking Policies

Any vehicle parked on Lakeland College grounds without a permit is subject to ticketing. Prior to parking a vehicle on campus, drivers are advised to read all signs carefully and abide by the posted regulations. To avoid citations, contact the Department of Safety and Security to register your vehicle; located in the lower level of Brotz Hall. No individual or department may grant parking privileges on college property or issue permits without the consent and written approval of the Safety and Security administration. Handwritten or typed notes placed on a vehicle will not be honored. Counterfeiting, altering or the possession and/or use of a lost, stolen, voided, counterfeited or altered permit will subject the individual to a citation and/or disciplinary action.

  • Parking permits are issued only to eligible people when a valid driver's license is shown to Safety and Security administration. Selling, lending or otherwise transferring a parking permit to a person other than the registered permit holder is prohibited. Transferring a permit from one vehicle to another may only be authorized by the Safety and Security Department. New or alternate vehicles will require duplicate permits. Bring old permits to the Department of Safety and Security to receive replacement permits.
  • All parking permits must be properly adhered to the left side of the rear bumper on student's vehicles. The responsibility for the proper display of a parking permit lies with the holder of that permit. Failure to properly display any parking permit will subject the holder to a citation.
  • Information provided to obtain a parking permit or authorization must be correct and current. If there is a change in information, such as the license plate number or new vehicle, it must be reported to the Department of Safety and Security immediately.
  • A permit will be honored only in the parking areas for which it is designated.
  • All vehicles on Lakeland property should not exceed the speed of 15 miles per hour. Due to the number of pedestrians, extreme caution should be used when operating a vehicle on campus.
  • Parking is permitted only within marked spaces. Every legal space within the college parking system is clearly marked. Any vehicle occupying more than one space, or extended beyond the marked space, is in violation of parking regulations and subject to a citation. Back-in parking is not allowed in any of Lakeland College's parking lots due to the potential risk for pedestrian injury and vehicular damage.
  • Use of Lakeland's loading zone at Brotz hall must be authorized by the Department of Safety and Security. To avoid a citation, please call the Department of Safety and Security at (920)565-1126 as soon as you arrive on campus to load/unload your vehicle. The loading area is restricted for loading/unloading at all times, including evenings and weekends. Due to space constraints, abuse of this privilege will not be tolerated.
  • Parking or driving on campus lawn and/or sidewalks will result in a ticket and/or cost of damages
  • Special events may temporarily affect parking assignments. Furthermore, drivers arriving on campus during peak parking hours may occasionally experience difficulty in finding a parking space. Should there not be an available space, you should find the nearest available parking lot.
  • Violators may be subject to Safety and Security's parking boot to enforce parking on campus.
  • All vehicles on campus are subject to being towed depending on the urgency or violation the student's vehicle has made. The Department of Safety and Security will have the vehicle towed at the owner's expense.
  • Lakeland College is not responsible or liable for any damage to and/or theft of any vehicle, its equipment or content while the vehicle is parked on college owned property.

Disabled Parking

Only those vehicles properly displaying a valid, state-issued disabled parking permit/plate are allowed to park in a designated disabled parking space. Unauthorized vehicles will be cited for all related violations.

Motorcycle Parking

Designated motorcycle parking areas are parking lot C (W.A.K) as well as the west end of parking lot H (Suites/Wehr Center). A permit for your motorcycle, which must be displayed on the right front fork, may be picked up at the Department of Safety and Security located in the Lower level of Brotz Hall.

Overnight Parking

Visitors may park on campus and NOT receive a parking ticket by calling Safety and Security 24 hours per day, 7 days a week, and providing the make, model, color, and license plate of the vehicle that will be parking on campus. you will also be asked to provide a contact number and the area you wish to park in.

Overnight parking is permitted in the following parking lots; Lot D, Lot E, and Lot H.

Snow Emergencies

To aid in the prompt and efficient removal of snow from student parking lots, cooperation is necessary. Once an announcement of a snow emergency has been made, students are asked to move their vehicle to a cleared area by the posted time so that the area where vehicles were originally parked can be plowed. After the lot in which you were originally parked has been cleared, you must return your vehicle to it. Snow emergency statements will be posted in each residence facility and posted on Lake-TV.

15 Minute Parking

Any vehicle that comes onto campus is able to park their vehicle in the 15 minute parking with the understanding that they are parked there for a short period of time.

Visitor Parking

Parking in these stalls is permitted to anyone that is not a student or faculty/staff member.

Citations

Lakeland College issues citations for all parking violations. College citations must be satisfied within 10 business days of issuance. Violators with 5 or more tickets may be referred to Director of Residence Life and/or Dean of Students.

Fines for Citations

Visitor Parking $25.00
Over-time Parking $25.00
Illegal Parking $30.00
Parked in Front of Dumpster $50.00
Parked in Handicap $60.00

Appeals

All citations are assumed to be valid; however, if you believe that you were issued a citation that you do not deserve, you may appeal it. To appeal a college citation, you should fill out an appeal form found either in the Safety and Security Office or online and return it to the Safety and Security Office within 5 business days of receiving the citation. Payment of the fine will deferred until the student is notified. If the appeal is upheld, the citation will be cancelled. If the appeal is denied, the amount of the citation will be applied to the students account, unless payment was already admitted. A written reply to your appeal will be mailed to you in a timely manner. Appeals may also be submitted via email to .

Parking Definitions for Students and Staff/Faculty

Student Parking

A student is defined as one who is enrolled in any undergraduate, graduate, professional program or continuing education course at Lakeland College.

Commuter students/General Students Parking

  • Commuter and general student parking permits will be blue in color and will only be designated for the lots that are listed below.
  • To receive a parking permit stop in the safety and security office (Lower Level Brotz Hall) or download the form
  • Commuter/General Student Parking Lots
    • Lot D (Grosshuesch Hall)
    • Lot E (Campus Center)
    • Lot F (Laun Center)
    • Lot G (Wehr Center/Chapel)
    • Lot H (Suites/Wehr center)
    • Lot J (Krueger Hall)

Apartment Parking (Hill, Kurtz, Morland, and South)

  • Students parking in the apartments, their permits will be red in color and will be designated to park in the lots listed below.
  • Parking in the apartments will not be monitored over the weekends with the exception of Disabled parking and parking on Reineking road. Monitoring will cease every Friday at 5:00 p.m. and start being monitored again every Monday morning at 6:00 a.m.
  • To receive a parking permit stop in the safety and security office (Lower Level Brotz Hall) or download the form
  • Apartment Parking Lots
    • Lot A (Hill and South)
    • Lot B ( Kurtz and Morland)
    • Lot D (Grosshuesch Hall)
    • Lot E (Campus Center)
    • Lot F (Laun Center)
    • Lot G (Wehr Center/Chapel)
    • Lot H (Suites/Wehr center)
    • Lot I (Krueger Hall & Posted Visitor Parking)
    • Lot J

Faculty/Staff Parking

A faculty/staff member is defined as any full or part-time employee of Lakeland College.

  • Faculty/staff parking permits will be blue in color and will be designated to park in the lots listed below.
  • To receive a parking permit stop in the safety and security office (Lower Level Brotz Hall) or download the form
  • Faculty/staff parking lots
    • Lot C (W.A.K) Faculty/Staff Parking Only
    • Lot D (Grosshuesch)
    • Lot E (Campus Center)
    • Lot F (Laun Center)
    • Lot G (Wehr Center/Chapel)
    • Lot H (Suites/Wehr Center)
    • Lot I (Nash)
    • Lot J (Krueger) Faculty/Staff Only Parking
    • Parking Stalls North of Chase

Severe Weather & Tornado Procedures

The National Weather Service issues a severe weather watches and warnings when severe conditions exist.

Severe Thunderstorm Watch - conditions are conducive to the development of severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch area.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning - a severe thunderstorm has actually been observed by spotters or indicated on radar, and is occurring or imminent in the warning area. Severe weather storms are usually characterized by intense electrical activity, heavy rains, high winds, and hail.

Tornado Watch - conditions are conducive to the development of tornadoes in and close to the watch area.

Tornado Warning - a tornado has actually been sighted by spotters or indicated on radar and is occurring or imminent in the warning area. If a tornado warning is issued, all residents should seek shelter immediately.

Lakeland is equipped with a weather siren that will sound continuously to signal you to take cover during a tornado warning. Safety and Security staff, residence life staff, and other members of the professional staff of Lakeland College will inform you when it is safe to come out of shelter.

If you become aware severe weather or a tornado watch, or you have questions about severe weather call security 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at ext. 1126.

Designated Shelter Areas

All shelter areas are labeled with a "Severe Weather Shelter" sign in each building.

  • Bradley Building - Take shelter in the Auditorium or Men's and Women's Bathrooms.
  • Brotz Hall - Take shelter in the lower level away from windows.
  • Campus Center - Take shelter in the Men's and Women's bathrooms, the Resident Life hallway has numerous severe weather shelter areas, or by start of the mailboxes to the doors leading into the Laun Center.
  • Chapel - Proceed to the west end of the Chase basement hallway.
  • Chase - Take shelter in the basement level hallway, west end.
  • Esch Library - Take shelter in the interior offices.
  • Friedli-Hofer Suites- Proceed to Krueger or Brotz Hall and take shelter in the basement.
  • Grosshuesch Hall - Take shelter in the basement or the first floor hallway.
  • Hill, Morland, South and Kurtz Apartments - Take shelter in lower level and laundry room area.
  • Krueger Hall - Take shelter in the laundry room and basement hallway.
  • Laun Center - Take shelter in Campus Center lower level main hallway and Laun Center Mechanical room.
  • Muehlmeier Hall - Take shelter in basement or the first floor hallway.
  • Nash Center - Take shelter in basement.
  • Old Main - Take shelter in the Men's and Women's Bathrooms and basement areas excluding the classrooms.
  • Outdoors - Take shelter in nearest building or if time does not permit lie flat on the ground in a depression or ravine.
  • Verhulst - Take shelter in the rehearsal hallways.
  • Wehr - New Side- All of the Men, Women, and Staff locker rooms. Old Side- Entire Gymnasium, Assistant Coaches Offices, classroom (located next to the Assistant Coaches Offices), all of the Men and Women locker rooms, and the Training Room.
  • Wm. A. Krueger Hall - Take shelter in the basement hallway or rooms that lead off of the hallway.

Room Search

Lakeland College reserves the right to enter and search a residence hall room or apartment if any of its authorized personnel (e.g., resident assistant, residence hall director, maintenance, Safety and Security) has reason to believe:

  • That there is a possibility of imminent hazard to persons or property; or
  • That there is a violation of public law or college policy; or
  • That contraband items are present but concealed from view

If entry becomes necessary under these conditions, college personnel will knock and identify themselves. If there is no response, a passkey will be used to enter the room. Contraband items in plain view (e.g., items prohibited by law or college policy) may be confiscated by college personnel and used as evidence in student conduct hearings. If a room search is necessary, it will be conducted by Safety and Security (or by law enforcement, if necessary). If possible, a residence hall director will be present during the room search. When practical, the resident(s) whose room is to be searched will be allowed to be present during the search and will be informed of the reason for the search. The resident(s) need not give permission to search. College personnel will ask to open locked boxes and/or safes that belong to the resident(s). During a search, Safety and Security shall make a reasonable attempt not to unnecessarily disrupt belongings, and an effort shall be made to leave the room in the condition that it was found. A resident who believes her or his room has been wrongfully entered should report the matter to the residence hall director and submit a written complaint to the Dean of Students.

Fire Safety

Firefighting equipment, fire alarm systems, smoke detectors and evacuation procedures are provided for the protection of life and property of residents. Residents should familiarize themselves with the type and location of equipment, exits, windows, and the evacuation procedures from their floors of residence halls. Fire drills will be practiced. Everyone is required to vacate the building during a fire drill. Fire drills and safety practices in the residence halls must be taken seriously. Students are prohibited from having the following items in their rooms:

  • Incense and candles
  • Firearms and ammunition
  • Firecrackers, fireworks, gunpowder, and other combustible materials
  • Any gasoline-powered machines
  • Halogen lamps
  • The use of paneling or plywood
  • Hanging items from ceilings such as fishnets, parachutes, sheets, flags, posters, etc. is also prohibited.

The following are also prohibited:

  • Obstructing hallways and exits
  • Tampering with fire sprinkler systems

False fire alarms endanger the safety of students and interfere with students' abilities to enjoy a safe, peaceful living environment. Students found responsible for activating a false alarm, tampering with fire alarms, fire extinguishers, or fire equipment will be just cause for dismissal from housing and/or dismissal from Lakeland College. Persons causing false alarms, interfering with the proper functioning of the fire alarm systems or interfering with the lawful efforts of firefighters are subject to prosecution under Wisconsin State law. If a fire results from your negligence, you may be held financially responsible for property damage and personal loss.

Clery Act

These charts include offenses that were reported to the Lakeland College Safety and Security Department, Sheboygan County Sheriff's Department, and other College officials who have significant responsibilities for student and campus activities. These offenses are compiled in accordance with the provisions of the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act.

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    FAX: 920-565-1206
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