Campus Police

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.

Daily Crime Log


Dial 8403 from any phone on campus.


Dial 599 from any phone on campus.

Campus Police Policies and Forms

College of the Mainland Racial Profiling Policy

College of the Mainland Police Department Complaint Form

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 six full-time officers, five part-time officers and one officer/dispatcher.

Sylvia Chapa

Chief of Police

Jill Hamm


Rodney Meyers


Vernette Jones


Jeff Homan


Vanessa Walker


Kevin Lagana


Torris McCall

PT Officer

Vernon Ewell

PT Officer

Art Ayala

PT Officer

Daniel Aue

PT Officer

Rita Phillips

PT Officer

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