Cosumnes River College is committed to maintaining a safe campus environment and supporting an ongoing comprehensive safety program. Our faculty and staff are trained to respond to any number of incidents. The Los Rios Police Department (LRPD) employs sworn police officers who are California POST (Peace Officers Standards and Training) certified and are responsible for protecting life and property on district-owned campuses. The Los Rios Community College District has excellent working relationships with emergency and law enforcement agencies in our communities.
What can you do? All faculty, staff, and students are encouraged to exercise a sense of personal responsibility for their own safety and the well-being of others.
LRPD has communication dispatchers on duty 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at (916) 558-2221, TTY (916) 650-2972.
If you see something, say something!If you observe a suspicious person or activity, then call the Los Rios Police Department at (916) 558-2221 and press "0".
College Safety Resources
This CRC group seeks to provide more proactive support to students who have been identified as potentially at risk. They review student issues that warrant an action plan but are not disciplinary in nature.
Outdoor emergency telephones are strategically located throughout the campuses. These phones are marked and easily identified by a blue light. When accessed, these emergency telephones will automatically connect the caller to the Los Rios Police Communications Center. The locations of blue emergency phones are noted on campus maps.
A central location from which the college can provide strategic interdepartmental coordination and executive decision making in support of emergency response, and ensuring the continuity of operation of the college.
Red and white wall-mounted Emergency Procedures flipcharts are found in classrooms and office areas. They include initial response procedures for a wide variety of possible incidents.
ERNI is a computer desktop tool a user can activate by double-clicking on the icon when they are in a situation that prevents them from safely calling the Los Rios Police Department for help. For more information, view ERNI (PDF).
The Los Rios emergency notification system. Messages are sent out to employees and students via text, email, and phone. To verify that your information on file is correct:
- Log into Employee Self-Service
- Click on Contact Information
- Click on Emergency Alert Information
The Los Rios Police Department employs sworn police officers who are California POST (Peace Officers Standards and Training) certified and responsible for protecting life and property at all locations within the Los Rios Community College District. The college and district have excellent working relationships with emergency and law enforcement agencies serving our communities.
National Incident Management System (NIMS) and Standardized Emergency Management System (SEMS) Training is an integrated emergency management system that is a comprehensive national approach to incident management during an emergency. By having employees understand this system, then we can be better prepared to establish and sustain the level of capability necessary to execute a wide range of incident management operations during an emergency.
Districtwide group that continuously monitors Los Rios' state of emergency preparedness by assessing current capabilities and forecasting future needs. The Team comprises representatives of all constituency groups and various job classifications throughout the District, including faculty, nurses, police officers, operations personnel, communications and public information officers, information technology and facilities management personnel and administrators.
Download the RAVE Guardian Safety App on your cell phone. Receive important campus notifications, communicate with campus safety, and gain access to campus safety information, a safety timer, text crime reporting, and a mobile duress button.
The Participatory Governance Safety Committee's objective is to maintain a safe environment for students, faculty, staff, administrators, and community members.