CAMPUS SECURITY AND SAFETY

The Campus Security Act (Public Law 102-26) requires post-secondary institutions to annually disclose the number of instances in which certain specific types of crimes have occurred in any building or on any property owned or controlled by this institution which is used for activities related to the educational purpose of the institution and/or any building or property owned or controlled by Student organizations recognized by this institution.  In compliance with that law, the following reflects this institution’s crime statistics for the period between 12/31/2011 and 12/31/2013.

2011     2012   2013   2014    2015

Burglary             0          0            0         0        0

Rape                    0          0          0          0        0

Aggravated Assault  0          0          0           0         0

Murder                 0          0          0           0         0

Sexual Harassment     0          0          0           0         0

Car Theft                    0          0          0           0         0

Drug Violation          0          0          0           0         0

Murder                    0          0          0           0          0

Sexual Offenses (forcible)    0          0          0           0          0

Sexual Offenses (Non-Forcible)   0          0          0           0          0

Hate Crimes                                   0         0          0           0          0

Liquor law Violation                      0          0          0           0           0

Drug Abuse Violation                    0          0          0           0           0

Weapon Possession                       0          0          0           0           0

Arson                                              0          0          0           0           0

Motor Vehicle Theft                      0          0          0           0           0

 

  1. This institution does not employ campus security personnel but encourages both its Employees and Students to immediately report suspected criminal activity or other emergencies to local law enforcement or other emergency response agencies by dialing (911). The School Director should also be notified.

 

  1. All Students and Employees are required to report any crime or emergency to a Staff member promptly. If a Student or employee wishes to report a crime on a voluntary or confidential basis, the institutional official will be prepared to record and report the crime, but not the name of the informant.  The Student or employee may, in order to maintain confidentiality, submit the information in writing a Staff member with or without a signature who in turn will contact the nearest supervisor to report criminal actions or emergencies to the appropriate agency or by calling (911) if appropriate. An “Incident Report” should be completed by a Staff member for any instance of crime or emergency within the physical walls of the School and outside parking areas.

 

  1. Current policies concerning campus law enforcement are as follows:
    1. Institution’s officials have no powers of arrest other than the Citizens Arrest Law, and are required in the event of a crime or emergency to call the correct agency or dial (911) for the police and emergency services. The Citizens Arrest Law will be invoked only as a last resort, and after all other possibilities have been explored.
    2. Employees shall contact their immediate or nearest ranking supervisor to report any criminal action or emergency to the appropriate agency by calling (911).
    3. The institution currently has no procedures for encouraging or facilitating pastoral or professional counseling (mental health or otherwise), other than the Student or employee is encouraged to seek such aid.

 

  1. Though this institution does not offer regularly scheduled crime awareness or prevention programs, Students are encouraged to exercise proper care in seeing to their own personal safety and the safety of others. The following rules are designed for the prevention of crimes on campus.
    1. Do not leave personal property in classrooms
    2. Report to your institutional official, any suspicious persons.
    3. Always try to walk in groups outside the School premises.
    4. If you are waiting for a ride, wait within sight of other people

e.)   emergency procedures are outline in the catalog and are covered on the first day of class.

  1. Information regarding any crimes committed on the campus or leased/attached properties (parking lot) will be available and posted in a conspicuous place within two (2) business days after the reporting of the crime and be available for sixty (60) business days during normal business hours, unless the disclosure is prohibited by

 

 

  1. law, would jeopardize the confidentiality of the victim, or an ongoing criminal investigation the safety of an individual, cause a suspect to flee evade detection: or result in the destruction of evidence. Once the reason for the lack of disclosure is no longer in force, the institution must disclose the information.  If there is a request for information that is older than sixty 60 days, that information must be made available within two (2) business days of the request.
  2. In compliance with federal Government regulations for a drug-free workplace for Students and Employees. Any Student caught in possession, use, or distribution of illegal substances or paraphernalia will be dismissed and/or referred to the appropriate agency. Students convicted for any offense, during a period enrollment for which the Student was receiving Title IV funds, under any federal or State law involving possession or sale of illegal drugs will result in the loss of eligibility for any Title IV assistance.

 

This policy strictly prohibits the illegal use, possession, manufacture, dispensing, or distribution of alcohol, drugs or controlled substances in the workplace, on its premises, or as a part of all School sponsored activities. A violation of this policy is considered a major offense, which may result in requirement for satisfactory participation in a drug or alcohol rehabilitation program, referral for criminal prosecution, and/or immediate disciplinary action up to and including termination from employment and suspension or expulsion from the School. A criminal conviction is not required for sanctions to be imposed upon an employee or Student for violations of this policy. Violations of applicable local, State and federal laws may subject a Student or employee to a variety of legal sanctions including but not limited to fines, incarceration, and imprisonment and/or community service requirements. Convictions become a part of an individual’s criminal record and may prohibit certain career and professional opportunities.