The Renegade Rip

Campuswide crime statistics

Chris Miller

October 21, 2015

  According to the the most recent crime statistics report for Bakersfield College, 2014 was the safest year yet for the main BC campus. There was a total of 17 crimes reported on both the campus and public property near the campus in 2014. Of those reported crimes, only seven of them were actually committed on the campus itself. The numbers were much higher in...

Bomb threat sends BC students home

Bomb threat sends BC students home

November 19, 2014

The Bakersfield College Panorama campus was evacuated for over an hour and a half after a bomb threat was called into the Bakersfield Police Department...

Student safety is a priority at BC

Elizabeth Castillo, Reporter

November 5, 2014

On Oct. 21 an email was sent to the Bakersfield College community regarding an indecent exposure incident. After this incident, students may be questioning the safety of the BC campus. BC has released an Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report that suggests there has been a drop in crimes on campus. The report is available to all members of the BC community via BC’s...

Public Safety gets a new way to patrol BC

Public Safety gets a new way to patrol BC

Hannah Breeland, Reporter

October 31, 2012

No, our public safety didn’t get replaced by a mall cop. Students have started to notice that the Bakersfield College public safety officers have traded...

Public safety urges students to secure vehicles

Patricia Rocha, Editor in Chief

September 19, 2012

The Bakersfield College department of public safety urges students to keep their vehicles safe after a Sept. 5 incident. In an email interview, public safety sergeant Christopher Counts described the incident. “While I was on patrol of the campus, I noticed a male subject walking down Panorama Drive looking into vehicles,” said Counts. “DPS officers set up and watched...

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