El Camino College The Union

Individual robbed at gunpoint following botched meet-up

By Fernando Haro

May 11, 2020

An individual was robbed at gunpoint across the street from El Camino College's Parking Lot C following an arranged meeting to purchase an item on Saturday, May 9. The victim, who was not a member of the campus community, arranged...

Increased safety concerns prompt more police patrol around library

By Fernando Haro

March 5, 2020

Following rising safety concerns regarding a robbery and petty theft, campus police are increasing patrol around El Camino College's Schauerman Library, officials said. An attempted larceny was reported by a female student...

Crime photography master class at ECC

By Diamond Brown

September 17, 2019

A simulated crime scene with blood splatter decals will be demonstrated at El Camino College on Wednesday, Sept. 18 in Art Room 15 from 6 to 8 p.m. Jennifer Emery, an award-winning photographer, educator, and published author,...

Man wounded in Dominguez Channel shooting, police say

By Omar Rashad

August 14, 2019

A man was shot twice in the Dominguez Channel, located under El Camino College's Parking Lot F, on Wednesday, August 14, according to a safety advisory.The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and Los Angeles County Fire Dep...

Police Beat May 6 to 12

By Fernando Haro

May 30, 2019

Monday, May 6, at 10 a.m.An argument between two people inside a vehicle near the Administration Building construction site resulted in the passenger calling a family member to pick them up.Tuesday, May 7, at 11:30 a.m.An intoxicat...

Police Beat Feb. 11 to 17

By Fernando Haro

February 24, 2019

Monday, Feb. 11, at 12:29 p.m.No suspect was found after a man was said to be inside the PE South Complex women's locker room asking them about class schedules and commenting on their eyes. Monday, Feb. 11, at 12:51 p.m.The Emergency Medical Se...

Police Beat Oct. 29 to Nov. 2

By Fernando Haro

November 14, 2018

TheftMonday, Oct. 29, at 5 p.m. After leaving their phone unattended in the library for about 10 minutes, a student returned to find that their phone was stolen. Car DamageThursday, Nov. 1, at 12:49 p.m. A faculty member discovered th...

Police Beat Oct. 22

By Fernando Haro

October 29, 2018

Monday, Oct. 22, at 11:08 a.m. A student in the Math Business Allied Health Building fainted after feeling nauseous and lightheaded They were transported to the Memorial Hospital of Gardena. Monday, Oct. 22, at 11:25 a.m. A stu...

Understanding the Jeanne Clery Act

By Fernando Haro

October 22, 2018

The yearly El Camino College District Crime Statistics, released by the ECC Police Department in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Act, revealed a rise in drug abuse and weapon violation arrests. Drug abuse arrests on campu...

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