State law and college policy prohibits the possession or use of weapons on any Bakersfield College property. It is a felony to possess any firearm on college property, punishable by up to four years in prison. (See California Penal code 626.09.) Possessing a concealed weapon or automatic weapons of any kind is illegal, whether on campus or in the community.
State law and college policy prohibits the possession or use of weapons such as knives with blades longer than 2.5 inches, switchblades, dirks, daggers, stun guns, BB-gun, air guns, metal knuckles, nunchaku, etc. on any Bakersfield College property. (See California Penal Code 626.10.)
College Safety is a shared responsibility. Remember out motto: If you see something, say something, so we can do something. If you see a gun or other weapon on College property, especially if you believe the weapon is being or about to be used, contact College Safety immediately at (661) 395-4554. Remember to use the 5W's: WHO did you see, WHAT did you see, WHEN did you see it, WHERE did you see it, and WHY is it suspicious.