In accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act the school collects crime statistics as the basis for the Annual Security Report that is made available to students, employees, applicants, for enrollment or employment. Campus is defined as any building or property owned or controlled by the school within the same contiguous area used by the school in direct support of related to its educational purpose. The following criminal offenses include any crime statistics that occurred on campus during the previous three-year period.
The Campus Security Act (Public L:aw 102-26) requires postsecondary institutions to 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 the institution. In compliance with that law, the following reflects the institution’s crime statistics for the period 2017-2019.
The following criminal offenses published each year and must be reported no later than October 1 of each year, include any crime statistics that occurred on campus during the previous year three-year periods.
Report Distribution Date:
Occurrences within the 2017, 2018, and 2019 Calendar Years
|Murder (Includes non-negligent manslaughter)||0||0||0|
|Sex offenses – forcible||0||0||0|
|Sex Offenses - non-forcible||0||0||0|
|Motor-vehicle thefts (On Campus)||0||0||0|
|Destruction/Damage/Vandalism of property||0||0||0|
|Any other Crime involving bodily injury||0||0||0|
|Illegal Weapons Possession||0||0||0|
The school must report by category of prejudice the following crimes reported to local police agencies or to a campus security authority that manifests evidence that the victim was intentionally selected because of the victims actual or perceived race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, ethnicity, or disability, as prescribed by the Hate Crimes Statistics Act (28 U.S.C 534) occurred.
Office Responsibility to provide a copy Of the Campus Security information: Financial Aid Office
Who to contact top report an incident at the Institution:
Kimberlee VanHook, School Director
- 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 the nearest available institutional official and/or in the event of emergency to directly contact local law enforcement or other emergency response agencies by dialing (911).
- All students and employees are required to report any crime or emergency to their institution official 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 a 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 to his/her institutional official without signature. If the student wishes to maintain confidentiality, the student will contact his/her teacher or school official who in turn will contact the nearest supervisor to report criminal actions or emergencies to the appropriate agency by calling (911). Preparation for the Annual Disclosure of Crime Statistics report is obtained by the institution’s financial aid office who contacts the correct police department district for statistics and the institution’s “Daily Incident Log”, and then records those statistics.
- Only students, employees, and other parties having business with this institution should be on institutional property. All rear access doors leading to the campus are closed and locked during the evening hours starting at 4:40 p.m. When the school closes for the night, the school’s official or supervisor will inspect each room to see that it is empty and then set the alarms and lock down the campus. Other individuals present on institutional property at any time without the express permission of the appropriate institutional official(s) shall be viewed as trespassing and may as such be subject to a fine and/or arrest. In addition, students and employees present on institutional property during periods of non-operation without the express permission of the appropriate institutional official(s) shall be also viewed as trespassing and may also be subject to a fine and/or arrest.
- Current policies concerning campus law enforcement are as follows:
- Institutions 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 of 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.
- Employees shall contact their immediate or nearest ranking supervisor to report any criminal action or emergency to the appropriate agency by calling (911).
- 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.
- Though this institution does not offer regularly scheduled crime awareness or prevention programs, students are encouraged to exercise proper care in seeing to their personal safety and the safety of others. The following is a description of policies, rules and programs, designed to inform students and employees about the prevention of crimes on campus.
- Do not leave personal property in classrooms.
- Report to your institutional official, any suspicious persons.
- Always try to walk in groups outside the school premises.
- If you are waiting for a ride, wait within sight of other people.
- Employees (staff and faculty) will close and lock all doors, windows and blinds and turn off lights when leaving the room.
- The “Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act” is available upon request to students, employees (staff and faculty) will close and lock all doors, windows and blinds and turn off lights when leaving a room.
- The school has no formal program, other than orientation, that disseminates this information. All information is available upon request.
- 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 law, would jeopardize the confidentiality of the victim, or an ongoing criminal investigation the safety of an individual, cause the 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.
- The institution does not offer regularly scheduled crime awareness or prevention programs other than orientation where all the institution’s policies and regulations are properly disclosed to prospective students
- All incidents shall be recorded in the Institutions Daily Incident Log located on campus in the Financial Aid Office. The log includes the date, time, location, incident reported, and disposition of incident and name of the person who took the report. The report must be entered in the log with two (2) business days after it is reported to the school’s official, unless that disclosure is prohibited by law, would endanger the confidentiality of the victim.
- This institution does not permit the sale, possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages on school property and adheres to and enforces all state underage drinking laws.
- The institution does not permit the possession, use or sale of illegal drugs by its employees and students and adheres to and enforces all state and Federal drug laws. The violations of these policies by students or employees may result in expulsion, termination and/or arrest.
- Information concerning drug and alcohol abuse education program are posted at campus and is distributed annually to students and staff. (Institutions are advised to make available to students and staff members information on an agency that provides counseling and help drug and alcohol abuse education.)
- Sexual assaults (criminal offenses) on campus will be reported immediately to the institution’s official, who will report it to (911) emergency and police units. The person who was victimized will be encouraged to seek counseling at a rape crisis center and to maintain all physical evidence until such a time as that person can be properly transported to a hospital or rape crisis center for proper treatment. This institution has zero tolerance of such assault; the violation of this policy by students or employees may result in expulsion, while investigations are being followed, termination and/or arrest.
- The institution encourages all students and employees to be responsible for their own security and the security of others. Please report any known criminal offenses occurring on campus to the school administration.
- In the event a sex offense should occur on campus, the victim should take the following steps:
- Report the offense to the school administration
- Preserve any evidence as may be necessary to the proof of the criminal offense
- Request assistance, if desired from school administration In reporting the crime to local law enforcement agency.
- Request a change in the academic situation if necessary.
- On campus disciplinary action in cases of alleged sexual assault will be based on the findings of the law enforcement agency investigating the facts pertaining to the crime and other mitigating circumstances.
- These records are available upon request through administrative offices.
- Information for crime victims about disciplinary proceedings. The institution must, upon written request, disclose to the alleged victim of any crime of violence, or a non-forcible sex offense, the results of any disciplinary proceedings conducted by the institution against a student who is the alleged perpetrator of such a crime or offense. If the alleged victim is deceased as a result of the crime or offense, the information shall be provided, upon request to the nest of kin if the alleged victim. This provision applies to any disciplinary proceeding conducted by the institution on or after August 14, 2009.
- As part of the Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994, the institution is required to make the following link/information available to the campus community where information can be accessed regarding registered sex offenders. familywatchdog.us
- Please note that any emergency that requires immediate attention should not be waited upon to report to the school’s officer but rather contact the appropriate agency by calling (911).
The institution distributes evacuation routes and plans during Orientation. These are available to any student, prospective student, staff member, or prospective employee at any time by request made to the Financial Aid Office. Fire Drills will be performed no less than 2 times per year. Logs of the fire drills will be kept with the Campus Security Report. The institution maintains the appropriate amount of fire extinguishers and ensures proper maintenance.
If a student were suspected to be missing fir any reason, the institution would contact the local police department and request a welfare check.