Security & Safety

Contact Information
Phone: (218) 855-8143

Safety and Security Department
Central Lakes College
501 W. College Drive Brainerd, MN

Staples Campus is currently monitored periodically by the Staples Police Department. If there is an emergency please dial 911.
If this is a non-emergency please contact the Security Coordinator at 218-270-0166

The Central Lakes College Safety and Security Department is present as a support unit to the broader mission and goals of the college. It strives to provide the safest and most stable environment possible in which education may be pursued without the fear or presence of crime or violence. By supporting and educating students, employees, and visitors of the college in areas of personal safety and providing response in situations of need, Safety and Security will be built on a foundation of proactive service and crime prevention that reflects and preserves the human dignity of those whom we serve.logo

2023 Annual Security and Fire Report ADA (pdf)

Environmental / Occupational Safety and Health
Central Lakes College Environmental, Health and Safety Department is committed to facilitate campus safety, health and environmental protection by providing and coordinating programs and services that support teaching and learning activities for student, faculty, staff, guests and visitors. Visit the Occupational Safety and Health site

Be the first to know with Star Alert
Opt-in Star Alert, a free Central Lakes College emergency notification system, makes it possible for students and employees to receive notice – by cell phone and/or e-mail – of campus-related emergencies that threaten life, safety or severely impact campus operations. For more information


The Central Lakes College Security Department is in the process of accepting applications for current and/or future Security Officer positions.
To become a security officer you must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a current Central Lakes College Criminal Justice Student
  • Must have successfully passed a current MMPI physiological exam
  • Must have successfully passed a criminal background check (with our Criminal Justice Department)
  • Completed and awarded Financial Aid/Work Study and awarded a Workstudy Contract.
  • Have a valid drivers license
  • Provided the Director of Security with a copy of your drivers license, CLC Student ID, and Social Security Card

If interested in applying please complete an application form

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