South Suburban College
South Suburban College

Campus Police

We are committed to maintaining a safe learning environment.

  • All Officers of the South Suburban College Police Department (SSCPD) are vested by the State of Illinois with full police authority.
  • South Suburban College Police Officers are fully sworn officers and are vested with full law enforcement powers and responsibilities under Illinois law.
  • The SSCPD also maintains a force of Security Officers who aid our sworn Police Officers in day-to-day activities.
  • The SSCPD will investigate all complaints and will utilize the assistance of other local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies when needed. ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL LAWS ARE STRICTLY ENFORCED.

We are dedicated to ongoing officer training in areas that included:

  1. CPR/AED Certification
  2. Cultural Diversity
  3. Firearms
  4. First Aid
  5. Legal Updates
  6. Use-of-Force

The South Suburban College Police Department is happy to provide the following services on Campus:

First Aid
  • In the event of an accident or injury, minor first-aid is available in Room 1215 (Main Campus) or Room 5004 (Oak Forest Center).
  • All Emergencies should be immediately reported to the SSCPD.
Lost & Found
  • Lost and found items can be dropped off/picked up in Room 1215 (Main Campus) or Room 5004 (Oak Forest Center).
  • Articles not claimed within 30 days maybe disposed of at the College's discretion.
Personal Safety Training
  • Free personal safety pamphlets are available outside Room 1215 and free public seminars are schedule throughout the school year. Please contact (708) 596-2000 ext. 2235 for additional information or to obtain a schedule of events.
  • Students may request personal assistance (including vehicle assistance) and an escort to their vehicle by contacting the SSCPD.

Additional Services:

Useful Reading Material:

SSC Campus Police Brochure

Campus Police

All criminal incidents or emergencies should be immediately reported to the Police Department.

Contact Information

Main Campus
(708) 596-2000, ext. 2235 / Room 1215 - First Floor, North End of the Building, Door #3.
Oak Forest Center
(708) 596-2000 ext. 6007 / Room 5004 - First Floor, Main Entrance.
Courtesy Telephones
Available at strategic locations throughout the Main Campus and the Oak Forest Center.
Emergency Call Boxes

Available at strategic locations on the grounds of the Main Campus and at the Oak Forest Center. They can be located by their signage and blue light. Press the red button to activate.

Main Campus Emergency Call Box Locations


Chief Chiaro

Leonard Chiaro
Chief, Campus Police

(708) 596-2000 x 5726
Main Campus, Room 1215
lchiaro@ssc.edu

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Main Campus: 15800 South State Street, South Holland, Illinois 60473-1200
Oak Forest Center: 16333 South Kilbourn Avenue, Oak Forest, Illinois 60452-4601