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Loitering

Section: IV. ADVS - 615
Approved By: Dr. Pamela Transue, 08/02/11
Last Review: 7/06/11
Last Revision: 7/06/11
Prior Revisions: unknown  
Initial Adoption: unknown  

Policy

It is the policy of the college to maintain a safe learning and working environment. This policy prohibits any behavior which is not in accord with the intended use of the college.

Purpose

The purpose of this policy is to ensure the safety and security of the students, staff and visitors from person(s) loitering on campus without a purpose of being on the grounds of Tacoma Community College.

To Whom Does This Policy Apply

This policy applies to all who come to Tacoma Community College including, students, staff and visitors.

References

None

Definitions

The policy defines ”loitering” as the act of entering and remaining in any area of the campus with no apparent purpose.

Procedure

Individuals on College property shall abide by all College regulations and procedures. The College will withdraw the privilege of visitation by any person(s) or group(s) determined to be disrupting the educational process or considered to be a danger to campus personnel, students, or facilities.

Any person(s) suspected of loitering on Tacoma Community College grounds, buildings, parking lots and smoking shelters will be asked for Identification and escorted off campus by Public Safety.

If the person does not comply with Public Safety department request, the person will be trespassed from the campus for one year from the date of the occurence

If the person(s) continues to return to the campus, Public Safety will detain the person(s) and contact Tacoma Police Department for criminal trespass.