TCC Police Department announces
all-clear following incident
Fla. (June 10, 2014) – The Tallahassee Community College Police Department
issued an all-clear notice at 12:57 p.m. after an incident on campus this
morning involving an armed gunman.
enforcement has declared the campus safe, and all classes and events will go on
as scheduled. All TCC offices are open as well.
response from law enforcement was extremely quick,” said Al Moran, TCC vice
president of marketing and communications. “Thanks to all the agencies that
joined the effort as soon as they heard about this incident. Thankfully, no
shots were fired and there were no injuries.”
response included the TCC Police Department, Tallahassee Police Department,
Leon County Sherriff’s Office, Florida Highway Patrol, Leon County Schools
Security and the U.S. Marshals Service.
College sent out an initial alert at about 10:30 this morning advising students,
faculty and staff to shelter inside a building because an armed gunman had been
reported near the Academic Support building on campus. A loudspeaker also
broadcast the information to those in outdoor areas of the campus.
the morning, TCC PD and cooperating law enforcement agencies investigated the
campus and found no sign of the suspect.
waited to give the all-clear until law enforcement had the chance to make sure
campus was safe. We are now back up and running,” said Moran.