Clery Act

Federal Statistical Reporting Obligations

Certain campus officials – those deemed Campus Security Authorities – have a duty to report the following for federal statistical reporting purposes under the Clery Act:

  1. Criminal Offenses —Criminal Homicide, including Murder and Non-negligent Manslaughter, and Manslaughter by Negligence; Sexual Assault, including Rape, Fondling, Incest, and Statutory Rape; Robbery; Aggravated Assault; Burglary; Motor Vehicle Theft; and Arson.
  2. Hate Crimes—Any of the above-mentioned offenses, and any incidents of Larceny-Theft, Simple Assault, Intimidation, or Destruction/Damage/ Vandalism of Property that were motivated by bias;
  3. Violence against Women Act (VAWA) Offenses—Any incidents of Domestic Violence, Dating Violence and Stalking. (Note that Sexual Assault is also a VAWA Offense but is included in the Criminal Offenses category for Clery Act reporting purposes); and
  4. Arrests and Referrals for Disciplinary Action for Weapons—Carrying, Possessing, Etc. Law Violations, Drug Abuse Violations and Liquor Law Violations.

All personally identifiable information is kept private, but statistical information must be shared with [campus law enforcement] regarding the type of incident and its general location (on or off-campus or in the surrounding area, but no addresses are given) for publication in the Annual Security Report and daily campus crime log.

Campus Security Authorities include: student affairs/student conduct staff, College Department of Public Safety, Security, local police, coaches, student activities staff, human resources staff, advisors to student organizations, and any other official with significant responsibility for student and campus activities. A list of positions and/or the types of positions at the College that serve as Campus Security Authorities can be found in the College’s Annual Security Report.

Annual Disclosure of Crime Statistics

The Chief of Police prepares the crime statistics report to comply with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act. Each year, notification is made to all enrolled students, faculty, and staff, providing the web site to access this report. Copies of the report may also be obtained at South Texas College Police Department, located at 2509 W. Pecan Blvd., McAllen Texas 78501.

Clery Act Crime Statistics

Clery Act Annual Security Report

Annual Security Report

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