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

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

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 team raises $5,955 for Special Olympics through Polar Plunge

KCC Police Academy cadets jump into the waters of a frozen lake during the 2015 Battle Creek Polar Plunge.

UPDATE: Follow-up totals from Special Olympics Michigan have KCC’s final team total coming in at $5,955.66. Great job, Bruins! Kellogg Community College’s Battle Creek Polar Plunge team raised $5,955.66 $5,588 to benefit Special Olympics Michigan earlier this month, more than five… Continue Reading

KCC to host Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Oct. 6

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 week to benefit Special Olympics Michigan. Registration for the 5K running event — which is open to all — is… Continue Reading