University of California Police Department, Riverside What you need to know if you are a Campus Security Authority at UC Riverside Jeanne Clery Campus Security Policy & Crime Statistics Disclosure Act Clery Act? What’s That?
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University of California Police Department, Riverside
What you need to know if you are a Campus Security Authority at UC Riverside
Jeanne Clery Campus Security Policy & Crime Statistics Disclosure Act
Many crimes, especially sexual assaults, are not reported to police.
The Clery Act requires that we gather and publish crime data to ensure that students and others know about dangers on campus.
Data is collected from a wide variety of“Campus Security Authorities”– That’s where you come in.
The law defines four categories of Campus Security Authority:
For emergencies & crimes-in-progress: Call 9-1-1
For non-emergency situations, report crimes to theUC Riverside Police Department
Other important links:
The last category of “Campus Security Authority” (or “CSA”) is defined broadly to ensure complete coverage and thorough reporting of crimes.
Many UC Riverside staff and faculty are CSA’s having “significant responsibility for student and campus activities” –including you.
Deans, student housing staff, athletic coaches, student activities coordinators, student judicial officers, and faculty advisors to student organizations.
Defined by function, not title:
If someone tells you about a crime or an incident that may be a crime, you must record the information and submit a report.
When in doubt, report it!
Questions? Contact the Campus Clery Coordinator, Judy Lane at 951-827-3928 or Judy.Lane@ucr.edu
These crimes must be reported (definitions follow):
You must also report:
Be sure to document
The law requires that thecrime be reportedfor the calendar year in which it was first reported to a Campus Security Authority– not when it occurred, not when it was reported to police
A crime must be reported if it occurred:
Under the law, some off-campus locations are deemed so closely related to the University that crimes occurring at those locations are included in campus crime statistics.
Examples: Crimes occurring at student organization properties and at University owned or controlled facilities “frequently used by students”
These off-campus properties are termed “non-campus property,” defined by law to include:
A student tells you that she was raped by another student at her off-campus apartment. Although the crime did not occur at a location covered by Clery reporting, the accused student IS subject University disciplinary action for this off-campus conduct. In addition, the victim is eligible for campus assistance and resources.
A person who talks to you may not want to talk to police – and doesn’t have to
Information packets are available from:
UC Riverside Police Department
3500 Canyon Crest Drive
Riverside, Ca. 92521
– you may need to wait until the reporting party leaves
Practical guidance:Report arrests and disciplinary referrals for any
violation of a law regulating weapons.
Practical guidance:Report arrests and disciplinary referrals for any violation of a
law regulating drugs, regardless of the type of drug.
Practical guidance:Report actual arrests and disciplinary referrals for violation of
the liquor laws listed in the definitions. Do not report arrests or referrals for liquor
offenses that violate University policy but do not break the law. For example, do
not report a referral of a student who is of drinking age but has violated a
University policy against drinking in a specific location.
April 30, 2010 DUE for 1st quarter 2010
August 31, 2010 DUE for 2nd quarter 2010
November 30, 2010 DUE for 3rd quarter 2010
January 30, 2011 DUE for 4th quarter 2010
March 1, 2011 is the absolute deadline for 2010
(If you report all CLERY crimes each quarter do not duplicate the crime reporting on
the annual report.
MARK THE ANNUAL FORM:
ALL CRIMES HAVE BEEN REPORTED QUARTERLY.)
UC Riverside Clery Report website:
Clery Manual website:
951-827-3928 (phone); 951-683-1639 (fax)