Campus Safety & Police

Safe Students are Happy Students

As a learning institution, we know that students come to Hocking College to learn. That is why our primary objective is to provide a safe and healthy environment that enhances campus living and learning experiences, while complimenting Hocking College's educational mission.

Through a variety of crime prevention programs and through a diligent response time, our Campus Safety team is committed to making Hocking College a memorable experience for all students.

Mobile Communications

Along with utilizing traditional campus security practices, Hocking College stays ahead of the curve by offering the benefit of text message alerts through Nixle, a mobile communications system. Nixle participants will receive instant alerts via cell phone for Hocking College's emergency issues such as campus closings, power outages and severe weather.

To subscribe go to and select "Hocking College Police Department."

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Meet the Hocking College Police Department

Tiffany Inskeep
Chief of Police
Rachel Stewart
Office Manager | Appointed 2023
Elijah Wade
Communications Officer Supervisor | Appointed 2023
Ryan Wilhelm
Police Officer | Appointed 2022
Timothy Kasler
Police Officer | Appointed 2024

Crime Prevention Programs

Hocking College offers a number of programs designed to prevent crime and ensure safety for students and employees.

Action ID

The Hocking College Police Department works with residence hall staff to assist students with the engraving of their Owner Applied Number (OAN) on personal property. This helps facilitate the return of property recovered by the department.

Physical Consulting Program

During the planning and construction phases of new and renovated buildings, the Police Chief consults with architects and engineers to ensure that the structural design offers the greatest degree of safety.

Escort Program

An escort is available 24-hours a day by contacting the Police Department. This program offers students, faculty and staff a safe passage when the need arises. Escorts will maintain direct radio contact with the Police Department Dispatch Center.

Special Topics Programs

Upon request, college representatives provide programming on various topics including fire safety, identity theft, personal defense, sexual assault awareness, and drug identification, to name a few. These programs can be requested by any member of the campus community for presentation to residence life, academic, student organization, or employee audiences. 

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 Register Your Bicycle and Electronic Devices 

You can now register your electronic devices and bicycles online with HCPD. Students and employees can fill out the online form and receive a sticker to place on their belongings.


Please contact the Hocking College Police Department at 
740.753.6598 with any questions.

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Downloadable Safety Reports

Learn more regarding our campus safety efforts in Hocking College's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. The information included in this report is provided to help further our commitment, as well as provide data in compliance with the Campus Security Act of 1990, the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998, and the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008.

Contact Us

The Hocking College Police Department is located behind Light and Oakley Halls off of Loop Road and is next to the Hocking Heights Residence Hall. The department is a full service police agency that derives its authority from Ohio Revised Code Section 3345.04.

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Hocking College Police Department

3301 Hocking Parkway
Nelsonville, OH 45764

Chief Tiffany Inskeep

Additional Phone Numbers
Nelsonville Police Department

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