The college, Hummel and Bend Police Chief Jim Porter have been discussing the distinction between campus security and police officers since 2015 when public safety staff investigated an iPhone belonging to a college employee that was found in a bathroom soap dispenser.
Those conversations heated up after then-COCC public safety officer Edwin Lara was charged with the kidnapping and murder of Kaylee Sawyer in July.

Prosecutor threatens community college over campus security – Lebanon Daily Record