Campus Safety

Campus Safety


On-Campus Incident or Crime Notification: Call 864-587-4003.
Off-Campus Emergencies: Call 911 (9-911 from campus extensions).”

The mission of the Campus Safety Department is to support student learning by providing a campus environment that discourages crime and promotes safety through effective law enforcement and positive relations with the community.

Find us on Campus

The Campus Safety Department at Spartanburg Methodist College operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We are located next to the Kingman Residence Hall.

SMC Campus Safety Police PatchAn Official Police Department

Our Campus Police Officers are:

  • Class 1 Police Officers certified through the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy and State and South Carolina State Constables through the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (S.L.E.D.).
  • Given authority to make arrests, write traffic citations and conduct investigations off campus if necessary.


The Campus Safety Department’s police jurisdiction includes the campus and all roadways contiguous to the college’s property. SMC’s Campus Safety Department regularly patrols within its jurisdiction in marked police cars and handles all calls for services including: law enforcement, investigations, traffic enforcement and collision investigation, public assistance, and first aid.

Annual Crime Reports

The SMC Campus Safety Department prepares the Annual Crime Report to comply with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act.

View the SMC 2017-2020 3 Year Crime Statistics

View the SMC Emergency Procedures 2018-2019