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Public Safety Department

All announcements or updates regarding College Operations can be found at the Emergency Preparedness page as well as the Babson INFO line 781-239-4636.

About Public Safety

The Babson College Public Safety Department provides law enforcement, security, and emergency services for all property owned by the College, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
The office is staffed by approximately 25 full-time and part-time personnel, 20 of which are sworn Babson College Police Officers. Public Safety is broken down into the following areas of responsibilities:
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Massachusetts Police Accreditation Commission
Chief James E. Pollard is pleased to announce that a team of assessors from the Massachusetts Police Accreditation Commission is scheduled to arrive on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 and Wednesday, July 23, 2014 to begin examining various aspects of the Babson College Police Department’s policies and procedures, operations and facilities. 
Verification by the Assessment Team that the Department meets the Commission’s standards is part of a voluntary process to gain state Accreditation -- a self-initiated evaluation process by which police departments strive to meet and maintain standards that have been established for the profession, by the profession.
The Massachusetts Police Accreditation Program consists of 257 mandatory standards as well as 125 optional standards.  In order to achieve accreditation status, the Department must meet all applicable mandatory standards as well as 55 % of the optional standards. 
Achieving Accreditation is a highly prized recognition of law enforcement professional excellence.  Anyone interested in learning more about this program is invited to call Chief James E. Pollard or the Department’s Accreditation Manager, Lt. Erin S. Carcia.
TTY for Hearing Impaired
The Babson College Public Safety Department does not have TTY (text, telephone) capabilities. If you need to contact us and you are deaf, hard of hearing, late deafened, or speech disabled you may access MassRelay 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year where a Relay Operator (OPR) will complete your call, dialing the party you wish to contact. The OPR will then stay on the line to relay messages electronically via a TTY or verbally to people who can hear. All relay calls are confidential.