Safety Escort

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District Police Department

District Police Officers are responsible for patrolling campus grounds, taking crime and incident reports, conducting investigations, enforcing all applicable laws, traffic regulations and providing a safe environment for our students, staff, faculty and guests.

FOR ALL EMERGENCIES OR TO REPORT A CRIME IN PROCESS CALL OR TEXT 9-1-1.


To report a non-emergency or a prior criminal incident the would require the assistance of a police officer contact the Santa Clara County Communications Dispatch Center by dialing 1-408-299-2311 (24 hours a day).

Request a West Valley-Mission Community College District Police Officer to assist you.      

OFFICES:
The Police Business and Parking Services Offices are closed on Saturdays, Sundays, and all college district observed holidays. Our offices can assist you with non-emergency general police business, lost property, campus safety escorts, and parking information.

District Police Officers are on-duty to assist you.


West Valley College Police Office

The police office handles all District Police Records, Lost Property and District Live Scan Services. The police office is located at E. College Circle at Campus Center Walk across from the PE Building.

Address:

14000 Fruitvale Avenue

Saratoga, CA 95070

1-408-741-2092 Phone

1-408-867-2450 Fax

Office Hours:

Monday – Friday 9:30 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.

Saturday, Sunday, and Holidays    Closed

Please call 408-741-2092 or e-mail [email protected]  if you have any additional questions.

For questions in regards to Live Scan please call 1-408-741-2685 or e-mail [email protected]

 

Mission College Police Office

The police office is located at the Campus Center across from Tele-communications and the Library.

Address:

3000 Mission College Boulevard Mail Stop #8

Santa Clara, CA 95054

1-408-855-5435 Phone

1-408-855-5421 Fax

Email: [email protected]

Office Hours :

Monday – Friday 9:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.

Saturday, Sunday, and Holidays    Closed

Please call 408-855-5435 or e-mail [email protected] if you have any additional questions.

For questions in regards to Live Scan please call 1-408-741-2685 or e-mail [email protected]


District Police Officers are  on-duty to assist you.


Emergencies or Crimes in Progress:

Please dial 9-1-1 from a campus office telephone or public payphone to report an emergency or a crime in progress. If you are using a cellular phone and have an emergency please call or text 9-1-1.

Non-emergency police dispatch (all phones):

To report a prior criminal incident or a non-emergency the Santa Clara County Communications Dispatch Center can be contacted by dialing 408-299-2311.

Please remember to tell the dispatcher your name, telephone number, your location, the nature of your call and to request a West Valley-Mission College District Police Officer to assist you.

Emergency Preparedness

The District Emergency Preparedness Coordinator is available to make presentations on various safety training topics including: active shooter, earthquake preparedness and campus evacuation training. More information is available at: wvm.edu/emergency/ or  [email protected]


​Campus Safety Escort

To call for a campus safety escort contact Santa Clara County Communications Dispatch Center non-emergency number at 1-408-299-2311

 

The West Valley-Mission Community College District Police provides a safety escort available to all students, staff and visitors to the college. The escort can be provided to any point on campus. The purpose of the safety escort is to assist citizens safely to their intended destination on campus.  The District Police will attempt to accommodate your escort. However at times situations can and do arise that may delay your escort. Escorts will only be provided on foot. Please note that escorts will not be provided to adjacent businesses or areas surrounding the colleges.

 

To call for a campus safety escort contact Santa Clara County Communications Dispatch Center non-emergency number at 1-408-299-2311.  Ask the dispatcher for a West Valley-Mission College District Police Officer to assist you with a campus safety escort.  The dispatcher will contact an on-duty West Valley Mission College District Police Officer.

 

When calling for an escort, you should provide the District Police with the following information:

  • Your current location and desired destination
  • Your name​
  • A callback number where you can be reached

 Fingerprinting

​Live Scan


The West Valley-Mission Community College Police Department offers Live Scan services for District employees and members of the general public who need their fingerprints scanned whether it is for employment or for certification.


Hours of Operation

Live Scan Services are completed by appointment only. 
No walk-ins will be accepted.


Appointments available Monday through Friday:
9:30 A.M.- 12:30 P.M.  &  2:30 P.M - 4:30P.M.

CLOSED: Saturday, Sunday and Holidays

To schedule an appointment, please contact us:

Phone : 1-408-741-2685

E-mail: [email protected]

Fees

WVMCCD PD Rolling Fee $25.00
Additional fees apply depending the level of service required on your live scan form.
We only accept Cash or Checks as type of payment.

See Below:
*DOJ Service Fee $25.00-$42.00
*FBI Service Fee $15.00-$17.00
*CAIC Service Fee $15.00
*Firearms Eligibility Fee $19.00-$38.00

See link for full details
Live Scan Fees

Additional fees may apply for:
Certificates/Licenses/Permits

Where To Go:

West Valley College -  District Police Department

Appointments can be made via:

e-mail: [email protected]
phone: 1-408-741-2685

The Live Scan Services Office is located at the Police Department on the West Valley College campus. The office is adjacent to the Physical Education Department/north of the Aquatic Center (pool). Parking is located off of East College Circle in front of the pool. Stalls are marked with a 30 minute Police Visitor’s sign.

 
Please Bring One Valid Photo Identification: (see list)

  • California Driver’s License
  • Department of Motor Vehicles Identification Card
  • US Passport            
  • Military Identification
  • Foreign Passport with appropriate immigration documents
  • INS I-551 Resident Alien Card (cards issued since 1997)
  • INS I-688 Temporary Resident Identification Card
  • INS I-688B, I-766 Employment Authorization Card

Other secondary forms of identification may be acceptable with supplemental documents, please contact Live Scan Services for further information.

Please Note:

  • Extremely long or curved fingernails may prevent the fingers from properly contacting the printing platen and may need trimming.
  • We make all reasonable efforts to Live Scan bandaged or injured fingers. If we are unable to do so, you will need to reschedule your appointment until your affected area has healed.
  • Do not bring children to your appointment.
  • If you are more than 10 minutes late, you will be asked to reschedule your appointment for the next available opening.

 

How to Complete the Process

After you have been fingerprinted, please return the yellow form to the Human Resources Office at West Valley College. Please return the yellow form either in person, via inter-office campus mail or by regular mail.  It should be returned to the person (HR Specialist) who processed your employment paperwork.

 In order to get Live Scan, it is necessary to have all of the following:
  • Live Scan request form
  • Cash or check to cover the fees (credit cards are NOT accepted)
  • Valid photo identification, such as a Driver's License or Identification Card, or a passport
  • Applicants completing Live Scan to meet WVM District requirements must also provide their Social Security number for successful processing.

Forms of Payments accepted:   Cash, money order, cashier’s check or personal check, no bills larger than $20.

Payable to:  West Valley-Mission CCD Police or WVM CCD Police


 Lost and Found

​The West Valley-Mission College District Police follows guidelines as prescribed in California Civil Code Section 2080, and we maintain certain policies and procedures in regards to state and local laws on how to handle lost and found items.

Many of our academic division offices at both college campuses have their own lost and found drop off points, however their lost and found policies or procedures differs from the police department. From time-to-time, the division offices will send the items directly to the College District Police Offices and we properly follow our legal guidelines for processing. We are not responsible for items not turned in to our campus police offices.

West Valley College Campus………….1-408-741-2092

Mission College Campus………………..1-408-855-5435

 Investigation

​Investigations

It is the goal of the college district police investigation office to investigate any crime or mishap that occurs on the West Valley-Mission College District property; and to report its findings to the College District Police Chief, the College District Chancellor's Office and if applicable, to the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office for possible criminal prosecution.

What We Investigate:

The West Valley-Mission College District Police is the primary law enforcement agency for the properties controlled by the West Valley-Mission Community College District. The Investigations office assists officers of the District Police with on-going criminal investigations, collects and processes evidence and works as a liaison between the College District Police and the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office.  The District Police also maintains working relationships with local, state and federal law enforcement agencies.  Questions concerning an open investigation can be directed to our Investigations office, 1-408-741-2068.

Memorandum of Understanding (MOU):

We maintain two written MOU's (Memorandums of Understanding) with the Santa Clara County Office of the Sheriff  and the City of Santa Clara Police Department outlining our Part-1 Crime Offenses, investigative responsibilities, and hours of operations.

You Can Help:

The College District Police does its best to investigate criminal activity on its 2 college campuses, but we cannot do it alone. We rely on citizens getting involved, stepping forward and reporting crimes. If you have witnessed a crime, suspicious activity or behavior out of the ordinary, please call. We can be reached in one of the following manners.

  • Dial 911 (From any campus phone) or 1-408-299-3233 from a cell phone if there is an immediate threat to life or property or crime in progress.
  • Call 1-408-299-2311, to report suspicious activity or prior crimes.
  • Call 1-408-741-2092, to talk with a college district police employee about a prior case or occurrence.