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Manual of Operational Memoranda for Brookhaven College

District Reference: *CHA,GFA,GG No. VIII - G
Chapter: COLLEGE OPERATIONS
Subject: Concurrent Jurisdiction with Farmers Branch Police

Consistent with our agreement with the Farmers Branch Police Department:

  1. ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION:

    Brookhaven College has the primary responsibility for investigating “minor” traffic accidents and filing a copy with the State of Texas. “Minor” traffic accidents do not include:

    1. Hit and run accidents;
    2. Injury or death accidents.
  2. TRAFFIC CONTROL:

    As long as the streets and roadways upon the campus are not dedicated as city streets, no traffic enforcement will be conducted by members of the Farmers Branch Police Department. All traffic control needs upon campus will be handled by College police officers.

  3. PARKING VIOLATIONS:

    Parking regulations will be enforced by the Brookhaven College Police Department and Farmers Branch Police Department not excluding fire lanes, fire plug violations and disabled parking violations.

  4. CRIME PREVENTION AND FIRE LANE INSPECTIONS:

    Routine police patrol upon the campus is welcomed by Brookhaven College.

  5. REQUEST FOR ASSISTANCE:

    Farmers Branch Police officers will serve as backup to Brookhaven College police officers when requested.

  6. VEHICLE THEFTS:

    The Brookhaven College Police Department shall be responsible for investigating and completing all vehicle theft reports.

  7. CRIMES AGAINST PERSONS:

    The Brookhaven College Police Department shall be responsible for investigating and making reports on all crimes against persons reported to the Brookhaven College Police Department or Farmers Branch Police Department. If a major incident occurs, the Farmers Branch Police Department may be called to assist in the investigation.

  8. CRIMES AGAINST PROPERTY:

    The Brookhaven College Police Department will be responsible for investigating and making reports on all crimes against property reported to the police by a citizen or college police.

  9. RADIO COMMUNICATIONS:

    DCCCD police officers will use DCCCD dispatch communications center for TCIC/NCIC checks and persons wanted.

  10. ARRESTS:

    Brookhaven College Police are commissioned police officers and may arrest for major misdemeanors or felony offenses occurring in their presence. If the need arises, the Farmers Branch Police Department will be called to assist the Brookhaven College Police Department and may take a lead role pending the severity of the offense.

Concurrent Jurisdiction with Farmers Branch Police
District Reference: CAM, CF No. VIII - G
Chapter: BUSINESS SERVICES
Subject: Purchase of ENERGY STAR Certified Products

To comply with signatory responsibilities of the American College and University President’s Climate Commitment, to reduce energy costs, and to more effectively protect the environment, Brookhaven College will purchase ENERGY STAR certified products for both single and mass purchases whenever economically possible.

ENERGY STAR Policy