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Safety and Security

Safety and Security

Providing a safe and secure learning environment

At HCTC, we do everything in our power to ensure the safety and security of our students, employees and visitors.

Learn more about our safety and security initiatives:

Minger Act

The Michael Minger Act is a Kentucky state law that requires public colleges and universities as well as private institutions licensed by the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE) to report campus crimes to their employees, students and the public on a timely basis.

HCTC Minger Annual Reports (PDF):

Clery Act

The Clery Act requires all colleges and universities that participate in federal financial aid programs to keep and disclose information about crime on and near their respective campuses.

Sex Offender Notification

In compliance with the federal Campus Sex Crimes Prevention Act of 2000, Hazard Community and Technical College, through the Kentucky State Police, makes information available to the campus community concerning registered sex offenders who may be employees or students at our college. The Kentucky State Police provides sex crime offender registration information to the public through the Sex Offender Registry web site. In addition, names supplied to the college by the Kentucky State Police may be obtained by contacting your college's Chief Student Affairs Officer. According to the Kentucky State Police, this website is for public safety and awareness. Pursuant to KRS 525.070 and 525.080, use of information from this website to harass a sex offender is a criminal offense punishable by up to 90 days in the county jail. More severe penalties apply for more severe crimes committed against a sex offender.

Training for Employees

The Kentucky Labor Cabinet offers a cost-free source for online workplace safety and health training.