07/02/2014 -- CCAC assisting Pittsburgh Police in investigation into missing chemicals

Article by: CCAC Public Relations

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PITTSBURGH-The Community College of Allegheny County is assisting the Pittsburgh Police Department in their investigation concerning the unauthorized removal of chemicals and other supplies from a chemistry laboratory located in the K. Leroy Irvis Science Center. The unauthorized access occurred sometime between the evening hours of June 30 and the morning of July 1.

Upon discovery of the unauthorized access, CCAC Security immediately alerted the Pittsburgh Police as is standard and proper operating procedure. CCAC remains in constant communication with the police and continues to fully cooperate with all levels of the investigation.

In light of these recent events, CCAC has instituted the following safety measures:

  • All CCAC employees and students accessing any CCAC building are required to have a valid CCAC ID, and to show it upon request.
  • Visitors must sign-in at the CCAC Allegheny Campus Security station located in the Physical Education Building on Legacy Way.
  • Individuals seeking admission into the K. Leroy Science Center must show proper ID.
  • CCAC is operating a vigilant security presence at the Allegheny Campus.

Members of the public are requested to call 9-1-1 immediately if they notice anything suspicious or anyone behaving suspiciously.


About the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)
CCAC annually educates more than 30,000 credit students through 155 degree, certificate and transfer programs and offers thousands of students access to noncredit and workforce development courses. The learning-centered institution's mission is to provide affordable access to quality education and offer a dynamic, diverse and supportive learning environment that prepares the region's residents for academic, professional and personal success in our changing global society. CCAC's quality programs enable students to transfer credits to 520 colleges and universities and support regional workforce needs with accessible instruction available day, evening, weekend and online in Allegheny County and beyond.

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