KCC Police Academy raises $7,041 for Special Olympics through Polar Plunge

KCC Police Academy students and employees pose for a group photo before participating in the 2017 Kalamazoo and Calhoun County Polar Plunge in Kalamazoo.

Kellogg Community College’s Police Academy raised $7,041 for Special Olympics Michigan as part of the 2017 Kalamazoo and Calhoun County Polar Plunge last weekend, the highest amount raised by any of the more than 50 teams participating in the Feb.… Continue Reading

KCC to host Battle Creek Community Run for Special Olympics Oct. 21

KCC Police Academy students participate in a Law Enforcement Torch Run event.

The Kellogg Community College Police Academy will again join area police departments to participate in the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run – this year dubbed the 2016 Battle Creek Community Run – to benefit Special Olympics Michigan. The 3.2-mile running… Continue Reading

KCC Criminal Justice student receives second $1,000 police scholarship

KCC student and Law Enforcement Education Program scholarship recipient Ryan Ferguson.

Editor’s note: The following release and above photo were provided by the Law Enforcement Education Program (LEEP). Kellogg Community College student Ryan Ferguson is among 22 top students who will receive $1,000 college scholarships to encourage their pursuit of law… Continue Reading

Join KCC’s Polar Plunge team to raise funds for Special Olympics Feb. 20

KCC Police Academy cadets jump into Goguac Lake during a Polar Plunge event in January 2015.

Kellogg Community College students and staff will again participate in an annual Polar Plunge to raise funds for Special Olympics Michigan. Last year, more than 200 supporters helped KCC’s team become the top donor at the Battle Creek Polar Plunge, through which more than… Continue Reading

KCC Criminal Justice, EMS instructors trained on new Emergency Driving Simulators

An EMS faculty member trains on a new driving simulator.

By Dr. Chet Dalski KCC EMS Education Director Instructors in Kellogg Community College’s Criminal Justice and Emergency Medical Services programs received instructor training on new FAAC Emergency Driving Simulators Nov. 18 through 20. The 24-hour train-the-trainer program taught the instructors how to use… Continue Reading

Deadline to apply to KCC Police Academy extended to July 20

A group photo of KCC's 2014-15 Police Academy cadets, taken outside between the reflecting pools on the North Avenue campus in Battle Creek.

The application deadline for individuals interested in becoming cadets in Kellogg Community College’s 2015-16 Police Academy has been extended to 5 p.m. Monday, July 20. KCC Police Academy information, including an application and other important forms and documents, is available… Continue Reading

KCC to host Public Safety Open House in August

Have you ever wanted to step into a police officer’s shoes and make a snap, life-and-death decision? Do you have what it takes to properly remove an injured person from a mangled vehicle and then perform CPR? Well, here’s your… Continue Reading