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Director of Public Safety Welcome Message

Ray Higginbotham

Welcome to Motlow State Community College! Thank you for taking the time to visit the Motlow State Public Safety Department website. I am extremely proud and honored to be a part of a progressive campus law enforcement agency and would like to tell you a little more about the department.

Your Motlow State Public Safety Department is a certified law enforcement agency recognized by the Tennessee Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Commission. We have a very dedicated and professional staff who are always willing to serve you. We are committed to the prevention of crime and the protection of life and property. The department was established to provide the highest degree of safety and security possible for the entire Motlow State Community College community. The department employs Tennessee certified law enforcement officers, provides protection of campus and local assets, and enforces all State laws and ordinances. All officers of the Motlow State Public Safety Department are highly qualified trained professionals and are required to complete annual in-service training. We also attend specialized training courses to allow us to be more proficient in our duties and better serve the Motlow State Community College community. Additional security services are provided by contracted, private company security personnel. All Motlow State Public Safety Officers are committed to providing personal and property safety information and various programs designed to help make your educational and working experience at Motlow State Community College as safe, enjoyable, and crime-free as possible. You can contact the Motlow State Public Safety Department at (931) 393-1737, or by e-mailing us at PublicSafety@mscc.edu.

Personal safety starts with you! Every member of the Motlow State Community College community should be familiar with, and take advantage of the Motlow State Public Safety Department and the services we offer. Protect yourself by becoming informed and using good judgement. Take the first step toward protecting yourself by familiarizing yourself with safety procedures and the services provided by the Motlow State Public Safety Department.

Always use good judgement and common sense! Don't hesitate to contact the Motlow State Public Safety Department when you need help or want to know more information about our services. Again, we thank you for taking the time to check out our website. For answers to any questions you may have regarding the Motlow State Public Safety Department, please feel free to contact the department at (931) 393-1737, or at PublicSafety@mscc.edu.

Public Safety Patch

Ray Higginbotham
Director of Public Safety
931-393-1737
rhigginbotham@mscc.edu