College Police Departments
College security is provided within the framework of state law to protect and police buildings and grounds. All state laws apply to the college community. College Police Department officers are licensed Peace Officers of the State of Texas; they are specifically trained and educated to protect life and both college and personal property. These officers are vested with full authority to enforce all Texas laws and rules, regulations and college policies, including the Code of Student Conduct.
Richland College complies with the provisions of the Campus Security Act of 1990, Public Law 101-542. Copies of the document for each campus are available upon request through the College Police Department.