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 Safety and Security

Adam Henkels
Director of Security

In Case of Emergency

Press the Blue Button from any Security telephone to reach the Security Office.Call 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.                   

Evacuation Plan​​
Active Shooter Quick Reference​        


Safety Resources

All Hazards Campus Emergency Plan and Violence Prevention Plan​​​
Assesses the current state of preparedness at a college, proposes measures to improve preparedness, and describes the coordinated response and recovery to a range of natural and man-made occurrences. The Addendum details the emergency and evacuation responsibilities and procedures for all CCC personnel.                   

CCCAlert Emergency Notification System                   

Notifies you quickly in the event of an emergency via email, text message, and/or voice messages.​

Active Shooter Preparedness

Homeland Security Website's resource to prepare you for an active shooter situation.

Supportive Intervention Team
Evaluatesconcerns about students or employees who may be distressed,disturbed,destructive,or dangerous. Find out more or submit a Person of Concern form.

Security Drills:
Regular security procedure drills areheld ateach location to familiarize faculty, staff and students with emergency procedures.

Wellness Centers
Provide mental health and other social services to support personal well-being and academic success.                   



​Harold Washington​ ​(312) 553-5643 ​Room 206
Harry S Truman​ ​(773) 907-4800 ​Room 1112
​Kennedy-King​ ​(773) 602-5148 ​Room V-132
Malcolm-X​ ​(312) 850-7168 ​Room 1316
Olive-Harvey​ ​(773) 291-6348 ​Room 1109
Richard J. Daley​ ​(773) 838-7608 ​Room 1114
Wilbur Wright​​​​​​ ​(773) 481-8970 ​Campus Center​​
District Office​​​​​​ ​(312) 553-2575​ Room 100​​



ID Card Policy​
All personnel who enter the building must display an official CCC ID card at all times while in the building. Photo identification cards can be obtained at the District Office Security Desk on the first floor. Lost or stolen cards must be reported immediately. The CCC ID card is the property of the City Colleges of Chicago. You may be charged for a replacement ID card.                    

Sex Offender Registry Policy
Under the Campus Sex Crimes Prevention Act, convicted sex offenders enrolled or employed at institutions of higher education, whether on a full- or part-time basis, must register with their employer or college.​                   

Evacuation Plan​​​                   

​​​In the event of a fire emergency, strobe lights and horns will activate throughout the building. Where itis dangerous to remain inside, an “Evacuation Order” will be issued via the building’s intercom speakers. In either event, ALL Occupants -- students, teachers, staff, contractors and visitors – must leave the building, using designated routes, or closest exit, to the designated safe location.                   

Floor Leaders and Security Officers will direct building occupants to the nearest stairway and exit, and away from the building to the safe location. Follow the instructions of the Chicago Fire Department, Chicago Police Department, Safety & Security, Engineering and the Floor Leaders, as they guide you away from the building.                    

When exiting the main building:                   
  • Truman Middle College students will walk South on Racine
  • Child Care Lab students will walk South to the McKeon Building.
  • When exiting through the West or North-West doorways, walk West on Wilson
  • When exiting through the East or North-East doorways, walk East on Wilson.
When exiting the LarryMcKeon Building:                   
  • When exiting through the main entrance,walk West on Sunnyside
  • When exiting through the South doorway, walk South on Clifton.
When exiting the Truman Tech Center Building                   
  • When exiting themain entrance, walk West on Sunnyside
  • When exiting through the Gym or Theater entrances, walk South on Racine.


How to Respond to an Active Shooter Situation                        

An active shooter is an individual engaged in randomly killing or attempting to kill people in a confined and populated area, typically through the use of firearms.                        

1) EVACUATE                       

  • Have an escape route and plan in mind
  • Leave your belongings behind
  • Keep your hands visible 
  • Hide in an area out of the shooter’s view
  • Block entry to your hiding place and lock the doors
  • Silence your cell phone 
  • As a last resort and only when your life is in imminent danger, attempt to incapacitate the shooter
  • Act with physical aggression 

For more information, visit the or more information, visit the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s website.​    ​ ​​​




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Contact Information

(773) 907-4800
(773) 907-4464
1145 W. Wilson Ave.
Room 1112
Chicago , IL 60640
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Mon.- Fri. 7:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Sat. - Sun 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

During holidays and breaks, the building is closed unless prior arrangements have been made. Please notify us if you are working at off hours or in an isolated area.

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