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Police officers of the Brookhaven College Police Department are duly sworn peace officers under section 51.203 of the Texas Educational Code.
The officers of the department are armed and possess the same authority under the law as municipal officers.
The Brookhaven College Police Department officers can issue city citations for Farmers Branch on college property in addition to college citations. Whether to issue a city or college citation is left up to the discretion of the police officers.
Police officers patrol the campus 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. They enforce the law, arrest violators, investigate and deter crime, investigate traffic accidents and provide a full range of services to the college community.
Brookhaven College police officers are available to provide escorts and assist with vehicle battery jump requests. Officers trained in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiac Care respond to medical emergencies. All department officers regularly attend courses and in-service training approved by the
Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education to receive updates on current regulations and legislative changes.
In March 2013, a new Campus Sexual Assault Violence Elimination Act was passed that updates the Jeanne Clery Act to create transparency, accountability, education and collaboration. The act seeks to address the violence women face on campus.
Watch this presentation, created by the College Police, to discover student and staff rights under the act as well as college responsibilities.
Bldg. B, Room B200Brookhaven College
3939 Valley View LaneFarmers Branch, Dallas, TX 75244-4997
Telephone 972-860-4290FAX: 972-243-6908