Reporting a Crime

PCCC College Entrance

Crimes can be reported to the following departments:


Paterson Main Campus

Public Safety Office:

  973 684-5403 or
ext. 811 from a campus phone
Passaic County Sheriff’s Department:   973-389-5952
Paterson Police Department:   973-321-1111
Passaic Campus
Public Safety Personnel:   973- 341-1600
Site Administrator:   973- 341-1600
Passaic County Sheriff’s Department:   973-389-5952
Passaic Police Department:   973-365-3900
Wanaque Campus
Public Safety Personnel:   973-248-3000
Site Administrator:   973-248-3000
Passaic County Sheriff’s Department:   973-389-5952
Wanaque Police Department:   973-835-5600
Wayne Campus
Director of the Public Safety Academy:   973- 304-6021
Site Administrator:   973- 304-6020
Passaic County Sheriff’s Department:    973-389-5952
Wayne Police Department:   973-694-1800


All reports of crime will be fully recorded, investigated and reported in accordance with the laws and regulations of the State of New Jersey and in accordance with the definitions used in the Uniform Crime Reporting System of the Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation. The department works closely with the Passaic County Sheriff’s Department (all campuses), the Paterson Police Department (Paterson Campus), Passaic Police Department (Passaic Campus), Wanaque Police (Wanaque Campus), and the Wayne Police Department (Public Safety Academy).

The Security Department reports all criminal incidents to the local police department, which compiles a monthly Uniform Crime Report (UCR) that is sent to the N.J. State Police. The reports are then forwarded to the FBI.