Greetings and welcome to Coastal Bend College

The Coastal Bend College Police Department is committed to maintaining a safe and secure educational environment for students, faculty, and staff. Here are some key points about our operations:

  1. Mission and Approach:
    • The department emphasizes a professional, community-oriented approach to policing and campus safety.
    • We recognize the importance of safety both on and off campus and fostering an environment that allows the entire community to thrive intellectually.
  2. Responsibilities:
    • The department handles various aspects of campus security, including crime prevention, law enforcement, subsequent investigations, emergency management, asset protection, and future building access control.
    • Fortunately, Coastal Bend College has not experienced any serious criminal incidents.
  3. Peace Officers:
    • Coastal Bend College Police Officers are state-certified peace officers.
    • They have the authority to enforce local, state, and federal laws, as well as college rules and regulations.
    • Their jurisdiction extends to all counties and cities where the college’s property is owned, leased, rented, or otherwise controlled.
    • Please review the Annual Safety and Fire Report and remember, “If you see something, Say something!"
    • Emphasis on enhancing departmental productivity, increasing public safety, and reducing costs.

Dr. Celvin G. Walwyn's extensive experience, commitment to leadership, and focus on community engagement demonstrate his effectiveness as a law enforcement professional.