Lansing Community College

At Lansing Community College, we police with safety in mind. LCC police officers are law enforcement professionals who patrol, monitor and observe our campuses as part of LCC's cooperative learning community. The Police Department at LCC functions as an independent law enforcement agency, allowing us to measure our interventions and responses with appropriate sensitivity in collegiate settings.

Contact LCC Police Department

LCC Dispatch: 517-483-1800

Available 24 hours a day

Downtown Campus - LCC Police
411 N. Grand Ave.
Lansing, MI 48933
Location: GB 2110
Phone: 517-483-1800

West Campus - LCC Police
5708 Cornerstone Drive
Lansing, MI 48917
Location: N181
Phone: 517-483-1500

In an emergency call 911 for local Police, Fire, and Emergency Medical Services.

The Citizen Contact Receipt

To ensure safe and responsible interactions between officers and citizens on LCC campuses, the Police Department has created The Citizen Contact Receipt, or Stop Receipt. A responding officer gives a Stop Receipt to any individual with whom the officer has official contact. Stop Receipts are actual, physical pieces of paper containing all the relevant information resulting from a person's interactions with LCC police: time, date, location, officer name and service number, reason for interaction, race, gender, and the result of the interaction. Other information pertaining to force or other aspects of police intervention will also be chronicled on Stop Receipts.

Situations that might require an officer to issue a Stop Receipt include car stops, interviews relating to an investigation, detention, arrest, and any other interaction with police that occurs as part of official business or investigation.

The Citizen Contact Receipt allows for a high level of transparency with the citizens we serve, and accountability for officers' investigative interactions with the community. It will allow supervisors to conduct more thorough daily monitoring of officer activities, which will assist them in detecting any patterns of behavior in terms of the targeting or profiling of certain individuals be it through race, gender, age etc.

The Citizen Contact receipt went into effect on August 16, 2021. Officers have been issuing receipts since that date.

Below is a list of services provided by the LCC Police Department. Visit us by stopping the LCC Police Department office in the Gannon Building downtown or call 517-483-1800:

  • Battery jump starts
  • Directional assistance
  • Lost & Found at Downtown and West campus.
    Disposal of unclaimed items takes place at the end of every semester.
  • Open locked vehicles
  • Safety escort
  • After hours building access, if necessary
  • Emergency CPR, First Aid, or AED use during a medical emergency
  • Regular check and servicing of fire extinguishers, AED batteries, and first aid kits
  • Emergency notifications and timely warnings when warranted
  • The development and delivery of safety and law enforcement talks, when requested.

Please report suspicious behavior, unusual circumstances and any possible law enforcement crimes or offenses immediately by calling 517-483-1800. Anonymous reporting is acceptable.

Chief gaines talking with students on the LCC downtown campus


LCC Police investigates all criminal incidents which take place on a campus within our jurisdiction.

Request a Police Escort

Police escorts are for LCC students, faculty or staff and not the general public. Citizens may request a police escort by:

  • Calling 517-483-1800
  • Approaching an officer directly around campus grounds
  • Coming to the Police Department Office located in the Gannon Building at 411 N Grand Ave.

Report a Crime

  • For emergencies please dial 911 for local police fire or medical services.
  • Call LCC Police Department's primary phone number 517-483-1800
  • In person at the Police Department office located inside the Gannon Building at 411 N Grand Ave.
  • By approaching any officer seen on campus

See Something, Say Something

The Lansing Community College Police Department is committed to providing a safe place to learn and work. To maintain a safe campus, the LCC Police strongly encourage students, staff and visitors to all LCC campuses to speak up; if you see something, say something.

Active shooter/active violence training

Chief gaines conducting an active shooter training in a classroom

The LCC Police Department is offering training sessions to help you stay safe during an active shooter situation. The two-hour training will cover:

  • What LCC does to prevent an act of violence
  • How law enforcement responds to active violence
  • Actions you can take in an active shooter situation at the college or elsewhere
  • What not to do in a crisis
  • How to recognize suspicious behaviors and patterns

All students and employees are encouraged to attend one of the sessions.
Employees are being asked to register in the TMS system on the work tab on MyLCC.

2024 Training dates
  • 1-3 p.m. June 13, Downtown Campus, Gannon Building, room 2214
  • 6-8 p.m. Sept. 3, Downtown Campus, Gannon Building, room 2214
  • 1-3 p.m. Sept. 17, West Campus, room W157
  • 1-3 p.m. Sept. 26, Downtown Campus, Gannon Building, room 2214
  • 10 a.m.-noon Oct. 8, LCC East
  • 1-3 p.m. Oct. 15, Livingston County Center
  • 10 a.m.-noon Nov. 5, West Campus, room W157
  • 1-3 p.m. Nov. 12, Downtown Campus, Gannon Building, room 2214

LCC Police Department Information

LCC Police Department is in compliance with the federal guidelines for reporting crimes in and around the college campus. We also provide emergency procedures and a safety report.


Contact Us

Chief Gaines, a police cadet and four students posing in a row for a photo
Police and Dispatch Services
Downtown Campus

Location: GB 2110
Phone: 517-483-1800

West Campus

Location: N181
Phone: 517-483-1500


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