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Pima County Community College to add new security measures on campus

TUCSON – Pima County Community College will implement a new multi-prong security features by spring of 2020.

Lee Lambert is the PCC district chancellor and CEO.

“One aspect involves re-keying the facilities by putting in electronic card access points,” said Lambert.

Another part of the strategy is to make sure everybody knows who everyone else is, said Lambert.

Being familiar with everyone is critical for both the college’s employees and students, according to Lambert.

Approximately 14,000 students attend PCC.

Police said the best way to reach students is by phone, however, only half are enrolled to receive text messages.

PCC will also be doing on-going training including active shooter drills and responding to a crisis.

Carla Litto

Digital content producer for KVOA News 4 Tucson. Carla previously interned at the NBC affiliate. She is currently a senior at UArizona majoring in journalism.

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