​​​​​Security Staff standing in front of DMACC security vehicle 

Law enforcement and security is provided as warranted by existing conditions to help ensure the safety and security of our campuses. DMACC provides 24 hour/day security officer patrol of the Ankeny campus. At the Urban campus, security officer patrol is 7 a.m. through 10:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday; and 7 a.m. through 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Security measures may include uniformed security guards, closed circuit television, building security systems, exterior lighting, and courtesy phones.

In addition, the Ankeny, Des Moines, Boone, Carroll, Newton, West Des Moines Police Departments patrol and assist the College in their respective jurisdictions. DMACC Security personnel administer traffic and parking regulations, and provide assistance to the college community, as well as assisting in car starting and unlocking cars. DMACC does not provide security guards on leased privately operated grounds inside DMACC contiguous property such as student housing. Security guards may be provided by the private business.

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View DMACC Reports and Procedures:

On-Campus Emergencies

For General Campus Security:
Dial 5-​6500 on campus, or 515-964-6500 off campus.

For a SERIOUS Emergency:
Dial 8-911 **Ankeny Police, Fire, or EMT services**

(In the event of a complete power outage, simply dial 911 direct.)

Ankeny Police will be dispatched to DMACC even if you cannot speak or understand what is being said. If possible, voice the number of the building where you are in need of assistance clearly and slowly (i.e., "DMACC Ankeny Campus Building 6"). DMACC Campus Security will be dispatched after they are notified by the Ankeny Police Department that there is a serious emergency at the DMACC campus.

For Security Concerns: If you cannot speak or hear, dial 1111 and hang up. (This will trigger an alert for the DMACC Security Department. The location information of the phone will be sent automatically.)

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