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Safety & Security

Hershey Norise

Director of Security

Kennedy King College Security is staffed with over 100 security officers, the majority of whom are current or retired law enforcement or correctional officers. Your Safety and Security is of paramount importance at the City Colleges. Security Staff members take pride in offering high-quality campus safety for both Kennedy King College, the Dawson Technical Institute, the Washburne Culinary Institute, WYCC Channel 20.       

If you have any questions or concerns, please stop by the Security Office, Room V-132, or call (773) 602-5148.        

In Case of
In Case of Emergency, press the Blue Button from any Security telephone to reach the Security Office. Call 9-911 from any CCC telephone to contact City of Chicago Office of Emergency Management and Communications for Police or Fire response. The Security phones are located throughout the main building. Emergency Phone Towers are located on the walkways near the parking garage.

Emergency Alert System
Students, staff, and faculty members are encouraged to sign up for the CCC Emergency Alert System to receive notification by City Colleges email, personal email account, mobile and home phone numbers, and/or text messages in case of an emergency.                   
Campus Hours                  
The buildings are open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, and Closed on Saturday and Sunday.  During holidays and breaks, the buildings are shut down completely unless prior arrangements have been made.  Please notify Security if you are in the buildings at off hours or working in an isolated area.                  
For more information, visit the Safety and Security Office at one of the City Colleges of Chicago                 



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Contact Information

(773) 602-5148
(773) 602-5274
743 W 63rd Street
Room V-132
Chicago, IL 60621
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Mon. - Fri. 9a.m. - 8p.m.
Closed Saturday and Sunday

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CLERY Crime Statistics          

Illinois Department of Corrections          

Illinois Sex Offender Registry

Sexual Violence Awareness​          

Sexual Assault Support        

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