Rock Valley College

Rock Valley College Police Conducting Active Shooter Exercise

Posted: Monday, April 8, 2019

Media Contact: RVC Public Relations, 815-921-4510

On Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at approximately 10:15 a.m., the Rock Valley College Police Department will be conducting an Active Shooter Exercise in the Health Sciences Center (HSC) located on the RVC main campus. The exercise will last approximately 45 minutes. As part of the exercise, a mass notification advising all campuses that the exercise has started will be sent out at approximately 10:15 a.m. Please be aware this notice on 4/17 will include text messages, phone messages, and audio messages over numerous notification systems throughout the entire college notification system.

This exercise will involve a large police presence on main campus, simulated gun fire and simulated injuries. Emergency vehicles will be located in parking lot 4.

This is just an active shooter EXERCISE. If you have any questions please contact RVC Police at 815-921-4357.

Media intending to cover the event must notify Rock Valley College Communications in advance by contacting Dave Costello at and identifying who will attend and the person’s media affiliation.