Kish Cadet Corps

Kish Cadet Corps

The Cadet Corps is comprised of Kishwaukee College full-time students who have taken and passed nine semester hours of Criminal Justice courses or are currently enrolled in the EMT or Paramedic courses. The Cadet Corps is an opportunity to gain valuable experience working on campus with trained professionals while pursuing educational goals.

Members of the Cadet Corps are student employees of the College, who have completed the application process, passed the background check, and completed training with the Director of Campus Safety and Security.

Cadet Corp duties include:

  • Responding to calls for assistance that do not involve criminal activity
  • Assisting on medical aid calls
  • Providing security at athletic and special events on campus
  • Traffic control for athletic and special events on campus
  • Patrolling campus
  • Writing reports
  • Assisting campus visitors
  • Direct services to students and staff: escorts to vehicles; assistance with dead batteries/locked cars; locking/unlocking doors; message delivery; and reporting potential safety hazards
  • Assisting the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office with parking enforcement
  • Other duties as assigned and needed

On-duty Cadet Corp members are easily identifiable on campus by their polo shirts.

Students and staff who need assistance should feel free to stop an on-duty Cadet Corps member at any time.

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