Police Bulletin

Date Subject
Sep 18, 2014 Potential Flooding Parking Lot B
Sep 08, 2014 Criminal Trespass
Aug 29, 2014 Fruadulent Use of I.D. Information
Aug 15, 2014 Evading Arrest and Detention
Aug 05, 2014 Theft
Aug 03, 2014 Suicide Attempt
Jul 28, 2014 Public Intoxication
Jul 20, 2014 Recovered Stolen Vehicle
Jul 16, 2014 Criminal Michief
Jul 14, 2014 Theft
May 27, 2014 Improper Photography or Visual Recording
Apr 16, 2014 Theft
Apr 14, 2014 Disorderly Conduct
Apr 10, 2014 Theft
Apr 09, 2014 Disorderly Conduct
Apr 09, 2014 Assault
Feb 26, 2014 Disordery Conduct
Feb 25, 2014 Disorderly Conduct
Feb 20, 2014 Stalking
Feb 19, 2014 Simple Assault
Feb 18, 2014 Burglary of a Coin Operated Machine
Feb 17, 2014 Criminal Mischief
Feb 13, 2014 Simple Assault
Feb 07, 2014 Public Intoxication
Feb 03, 2014 Suspicious Person
Jan 31, 2014 Criminal Trespass
Jan 27, 2014 Burglary
Jan 23, 2014 Disorderly Conduct
Jan 23, 2014 Mental Health Concern
Jan 21, 2014 Harassment
Jan 18, 2014 Disorderly Conduct
Jan 15, 2014 Disorderly Conduct
Dec 12, 2013 Sexual Assault
Dec 12, 2013 Assault
Nov 27, 2013 Theft
Nov 06, 2013 Assault
Oct 19, 2013 Assault
Sep 23, 2013 Indecency With A Child
Sep 23, 2013 Public Intoxication
Sep 19, 2013 Parking lot-B Flood Warning
Sep 18, 2013 Theft of Motor Vehicle
Sep 12, 2013 Criminal Trespass
Sep 11, 2013 Resisting Arrest/Detention
Sep 11, 2013 Solicitation
Sep 09, 2013 Theft
Sep 08, 2013 Curfew Violation / Evading
Aug 27, 2013 Theft
Aug 19, 2013 Theft
Aug 13, 2013 Theft
Jul 09, 2013 Failure to Identify
Jun 13, 2013 Criminal Trespass

Above are the latest crime and safety bulletins from the COM Police Department. Click on each Subject for more information.


Dial 8403 from any phone on campus.


Dial 599 from any phone on campus.


The COM Police Department provides security for College facilities and assistance to students, visitors, faculty and staff 24 hours a day, seven days a week. COM Police Department officers regularly patrol campus parking lots.

About the Department

The police officers of the College of the Mainland function under the authority of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedures, Texas Penal Code and the Texas Education Code with jurisdiction in any county where COM owns or controls property or may operate.

While the College strives to protect vehicles and private property when on its property, the College assumes no responsibility for care or protection of any vehicle or its contents at any time it is operated or parked on the College campus.

The use or operation of a motor vehicle on COM property is subject to the laws and regulations of the state of Texas and the policies of College of the Mainland.

Department Roster

The COM Police Department is comprised of seven full-time officers, six part-time officers and one administrative assistant/dispatcher.

E. W. "Butch" Carr
Chief of Police
Sylvia Chapa
Lieutenant/TAC Officer
Jill Hamm
Felipe Zepeda
Officer/Alt. TAC Officer
Vernette Jones
Barry Penland
Rodney Meyers
Torris McCall
PT Officer
Jeff Homan
PT Officer
Vernon Ewell
PT Officer
Vanessa Walker
PT Officer
Patricio Roque
PT Officer
Madi Elkins
Administrative Assistant/Dispatcher
Nhan Phan
PT Officer