Midland College PD Crime Prevention Weapons on Campus
Emergency: 911 MCPD: (432) 685-4734
The mission of the Midland College Police Department is to maintain a safe environment for students, staff, and visitors. It is our goal to assist you in any way possible. Your safety is of great importance to us. In keeping with this mission we provide many services to the public.
The possession of a firearm, illegal knife, or prohibited weapon on the grounds of an educational institution is a third-degree felony in Texas. You should never bring weapons onto campus, and you should always follow safety protocols if you see an armed individual (link). The following weapons are prohibited:
• Explosive weapons
• Machine guns
• Short-barreled firearms
• Firearm silencer
• Switchblade knives
• Brass knuckles
• Armor-piercing ammunition
• Chemical dispensing devices
• Zip gun
• Club or night stick
• Illegal knives
In addition to state law, Midland College institutional rules prohibit the possession, display, or use of facsimile/fake firearms on the campus without written permission from the college.
Permission to reproduce these protocols was granted by University of Texas Police Department in Austin, Texas.
The mission of the Midland College Police Department is to maintain a safe environment for students, staff, and visitors.
Room 136, Scharbauer Student Center
MC Main Campus, 3600 North Garfield
Midland, TX 79705
Phone: 432-685-4734 or 432-686-4911