Police Department

Lake Land College’s police officers are on duty 24 hours a day and provide a full range of law enforcement services to assist in providing students, faculty and staff with a safe and secure environment. The Police Department provides many services for the Lake Land College community including crime awareness programs, escorts, assistance with motorist emergencies, correction of safety hazards, and processing of lost and found items.

Like any police force, all Lake Land College police officers have completed a state certified police academy and have full authority to enforce laws set for by the state of Illinois. Officers are trained in crisis management, first aid and CPR, hazardous materials, severe weather and law enforcement response. The College has also made significant investments in technology and emergency notification systems to ensure each individual’s safety while on the grounds of Lake Land College.

The Police Department receives all reports of criminal activity occurring on campus. The department is responsible for the reporting and investigation of crimes, traffic accidents and all other matters related to the security of the campus. The department maintains a close and open relationship with the Mattoon Police Department, Coles County Sheriff’s Department and all state and federal law enforcement agencies.

Important Phone Numbers

Emergency Call 911
24/7 Main 217-234-5432
Non-Emergency 217-234-5066

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