V.O. Campus Security
The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (formerly the Campus Security Act of 1990) 20 U.S.C. § 1092 and 34 C.F.R. Part 668 requires colleges receiving federal funds to publish annually specific crime-related information in an annual report.
In compliance with this legislation, North Georgia Technical College report campus crime statistics, campus offenses, and security measures to all students and employees by October 1 of each year. Students, prospective students, and employees of the College shall receive either a copy of the report or a notice of its availability and a brief summary of its contents. The report is published electronically; but students, employees, and potential students or employees will be given a paper copy upon request and will be individually told of the report's availability in electronic form.
North Georgia Technical College will ensure that timely warnings go out whenever a threat to students and employees is present for the crimes listed below, which are reported to local police or campus police authorities.
North Georgia Technical College reports crime statistics to the U.S. Secretary of Education in accordance with the applicable regulations.
The report contains a statement of current campus policies regarding procedures for students and others to report criminal actions or other emergencies occurring on campus, including:
- policies for making timely warning reports to members of the campus community and for preparing the annual disclosure of crime statistics;
- a list of the titles of each person or organization to whom students and employees should report the criminal offenses described below; and
- whether the technical college has any policies or procedures (and a description of same) that allow disclosure by victims or witnesses of crimes on a voluntary, confidential basis for inclusion in the annual disclosure of crime statistics.
The report shall also contain a statement of current policies concerning security and access to campus facilities, including Bryant Residence Hall; security considerations used in the maintenance of campus facilities; and a statement of current policies concerning campus law enforcement that addresses the enforcement authority of Campus Police Personnel, including their relationship with State and local police agencies and whether those Campus Police personnel have the authority to arrest individuals; encourages accurate and prompt reporting of all crimes; and describes procedures, if any, that encourage professional or pastoral counselors to inform persons being counseled of voluntary disclosure procedures referenced above.
The report shall also contain a description of the type and frequency of programs designed to inform students and employees about campus security procedures and practices and to encourage students and employees to be responsible for their own security and the security of others; a description of programs designed to inform students and employees about the prevention of crimes; a statement of North Georgia Technical College's policy concerning monitoring of student criminal activity at off-campus locations of officially recognized student organizations; a statement of policy regarding the possession, use, and sale of alcoholic beverages and enforcement of State underage drinking laws; a statement of policy regarding the possession, use, and sale of illegal drugs and enforcement of federal and state drug laws; a description of any drug or alcohol-abuse education programs, as required under Section 120(a) - (d) of the Higher Education Act; and a statement of policy regarding the North Georgia Technical College's campus sexual assault programs to prevent sex offenses and procedures to follow when a sex offense occurs. (34 C.F.R. § 668.46(b)(11))
North Georgia Technical College shall retain the records on crime statistics for three years following the last year the information was included in the annual report. For example, October 1, 2011 campus security records would be kept until October 1, 2014.
20 U.S.C. § 1092 (Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act)
34 C.F.R. Part 668
Procedures for Implementation of the Jeanne Clery Disclosure Act
Campus Crime Log
Crimes and Campus Offenses To Be Reported
The Following Persons shall be Responsible for Reporting Crimes and Campus Offenses
Crime Statistics that Do Not Require Reporting
CROSS REF.: SBTCSG Policy V.O.
NGTC Procedure V.O.
Adopted: July 1, 1997, Revised September 8, 2011
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