The Christ College of Nursing and Health Sciences is dedicated to the safety of College students, faculty, and staff. The College works collaborative with the Christ Hospital department of Safety and Security whose mission is to promote a safe and secure environment that is conducive to excellence in patient care. The department carries out this mission by deterring and preventing crime, educating the hospital staff/employees in all aspects of crime prevention and survival awareness, enforcing hospital rules, city ordinances and State of Ohio laws and investigating complaints, offense reports, auto accidents and any other unusual or suspicious activity on campus.
Emergency Phone Numbers
Safety and Security 513-585-2222
Cincinnati Police Department (District 4) 513-352-3576
Cincinnati Fire/EMS 513-352-2381
The Christ Hospital Emergency Services 513-585-2235
Rape Crisis Center (24 hours) 513-381-5610
Poison Control 513-558-5111
About The Safety and Security Department
The Christ Hospital Department of Safety and Security is responsible for campus safety at the College. Its jurisdiction covers all campus property. Its personnel do not have arrest authority. However the Safety and Security Department has a close working relationship with local law enforcement agencies, including the Cincinnati Police Department, which assist the Department of Safety and Security when necessary. The College does not have a written memoranda of agreement pursuant to which local law enforcement investigate alleged criminal offenses, but the Cincinnati Police Department, District 4, is notified of all crimes committed on The Christ Hospital Health Network property.
The Christ Hospital Department of Safety and Security is located on B-level of the hospital, near Pharmacy. The staff of professional officers is available 24 hours a day, 365 days per year. _To reach an officer, dial extention **52222 **from any hospital phone, or 513-585-2222 from off campus. Officers in the Safety and Security Department have received private police and security training. In extreme emergencies, Safety and Security will contact the Cincinnati Police Department to assist.
All incidents involving students, staff, faculty, or administration or that occur on college property should also be reported to their direct supervisor or instructor and the Chief Academic Officer. If the incident occurred at a non-TCH clinical location, the person reporting the incident should report this to their direct supervisor or instructor and the Dean of Operations immediately.
TCH Escort Service
Safety and Security offers an escort service anywhere on hospital property to assure safe travel. This service is available seven days a week. To reach the escort service, dial 513-585-5222 or extension 52222 from any hospital or college phone.
The Christ Hospital Safety and Security Department maintains a log of all crimes reported. The crime log is available for the most recent sixty days at any time and is available for public view at the Safety and Security office on 7 North within The Christ Hospital. Requests for crime logs older than sixty days will require up to two business days to fulfill.
Annual Security Report
Annual Security Report and Disclosure of Crime Statistics
TCCNHS is committed to taking the actions necessary to provide a safe and secure working/learning environment for all students and staff. Members of the campus community can feel safe and comfortable knowing that security procedures are in place that represent best practices in the field, and are constantly tested and re-evaluated for their effectiveness.
An Annual Security Report (ASR) and annual disclosure of crime statistics will be prepared by the Associate Dean of Compliance in cooperation with local law enforcement authorities and includes information provided by them as well as by the College’s campus security authorities and various other elements of the College. Each year an e-mail notification is made to all enrolled students that provides the web site to access this report. Faculty and staff receive similar notifications. Hard copies of the report may also be obtained at no cost by contacting the Senior Executive Assistant to the President.