Public Safety

The Public Safety Department is dedicated to protecting the students, faculty, staff, visitors and property of Bunker Hill Community College. All staff are sworn-in Special State Police of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. As such, the department conducts itself as any other Municipal Police Department and has full arresting powers on College grounds (state laws Chapter 22C, section 63). An additional contracted security staff ensures the security of the building 24 hours a day.

Public safety group photo


The Campus Police Officers, certified in First Aid Response and C.P.R., respond to all emergencies reported on the College campuses. Call ext. 2222 from any campus phone during an emergency and Campus Police, the College’s Nurse and other assisting staff will respond.

Log in to the BHCC Alert System to opt-in to receive text and text-to-voice alerts. You can add your cell and/or home phone number(s). Use the BHCC username and password you use for your e-mail or web advisor to access the Portal and the BHCC Alert System. In an emergency, text alerts will be sent to phone numbers in the BHCC Alert System. If you do not sign-up, you will not receive this notification. The information you supply is confidential and will not be shared off campus.

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Crime Statistics

The "Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act" (20 U.S.C. section 1092) requires that crime statistics concerning the occurrence of crime be published for the most recent calendar year, and during the two proceeding calendar years for which data are available in the following categories:

  • On campus
  • In or on a non-campus building or property
  • On public property
  • In dormitories or other residential facilities for students on campus

BHCC Daily Crime Log 
BHCC Crime Log Archives

Bunker Hill Community College Annual Security Report

On-Duty Patrols

Charlestown Campus

Chelsea Campus

Monday - Friday
6 a.m. - 10 p.m.

8 a.m. - 4 p.m.


Monday - Thursday
8 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.

8 a.m. - Closing

8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Forms and Reports

For more information on Commendations and Complaints, visit the Comments, Complaints, Commendations and Inquiries webpage

Contact and Hours

Emergency: 617-228-2222 
On-Campus Fire Emergencies Dial 911 

Campus Police Business Office/General Information 
Charlestown: 617-228-2053 | Chelsea: 617-228-3359 
Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Chief of Police Admin Assistant/Parking Clerk 

Contracted Security Desk
On the premises 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Charlestown (Main): 617-228-2250