Public Safety

Public Safety

College Public Safety

On behalf of the men and women of the Maricopa Community Colleges Department of Public Safety, it is my pleasure to welcome you to Estrella Mountain Community College.

The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) Department of Public Safety is a law enforcement agency that operates on site, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Public Safety personnel assigned to Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) are always available on campus every day, to provide assistance or information, either in person or by phone.

The main campus of Estrella Mountain Community College is located at 3000 North Dysart Road.  The Public Safety Building is at the North-end of Parking Lot A by the Dysart and Sage entrance.  The office can be easily identified by the College Public Safety sign above the entrance. 

The men and women of the Maricopa Community Colleges Department of Public Safety are dedicated individuals who are committed to making a difference and supporting the educational mission of Estrella Mountain Community College.  If you are the victim of a crime we encourage you to report it, plus any suspicious activity you observe on campus, to the MCCCD Department of Public Safety. I am confident that you will find the members of our Public Safety Department approachable, knowledgeable, and highly professional.

Please take a few minutes to review the information provided on the EMCC Public Safety web site. I invite you to contact Public Safety if you need further information or simply wish to speak with one of our officers. We are constantly seeking ways to improve our services and welcome your comments, suggestions, compliments and complaints. Since many of our students also attend other Maricopa Community Colleges please refer to the District Public Safety website at for all links to the Annual Security Report.

Please feel free to contact me at (623) 935-8915 or by email:

Joe Delgado, Commander
Department of Public Safety
Estrella Mountain Community College

Public Safety Mission
The mission of the Public Safety Department is to provide for the safety and security of people and property on the campus of Estrella Mountain Community College.

The Public Safety office is located at 3200 North Dysart Road.  The Public Safety Building is located at the North-end of Parking Lot A by the Dysart and Sage entrance.  The office can be easily identified by the College Public Safety sign over the entrance.

Telephone Numbers:
9-1-1 (Avondale Police Department)

The District Public Safety Communications Center: (480) 784-0911 and the non-emergency number: (480) 784-0900

Non-Emergency (EMCC Public Safety office)
58915 (from a campus phone)
623-935-8915 (from cell phone or off campus)

MEMS – Maricopa Emergency Management System
Please visit the MEMS website for emergency preparedness information and to sign up for the RAVE Alert system updates to your mobile device or email.

Please visit the Occupational Health and Safety [OHS] website for employee health and safety information.