Campus Security Statistics &
Clery Reporting Overview
The Federal Student Right-to-Know, Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act, now cited as the “Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act” and herein identified as the “Clery Report,” requires institutions of higher education to annually prepare and publish a report concerning campus crime statistics and security policies.
The USAO Annual Security Report serves as our Clery Report, and provides an in depth look into the University’s efforts and resources provided to ensure and maintain a safe university community.
Security & Clery Reporting Documents
CLERY ACT REPORTING REQUIREMENTS
Each institution of higher education receiving federal financial assistance under the programs authorized under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 is required to disclose annual information about campus crime and security policies as well as timely warnings in certain situations. The Clery Act (Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, 1990, as amended) specifically requires that colleges and universities have in place and disclose policies, practices and procedures including those listed below:
- Policies regarding procedures and facilities for students and others to report crimes or other emergencies on campus and the university’s response to such reports.
- Policy concerning security of and access to campus facilities, including residences, and security considerations used in the maintenance of campus facilities.
- Campus law enforcement policies, including enforcement authority, and policies
encouraging accurate and prompt reporting of crimes.
- Description of the type and frequency of programs designed to inform students and employees about campus security procedures and crime prevention procedures and practices to encourage students and employees to be responsible for their own security and security of others.
- Annual reporting of statistics concerning the reported occurrence on campus, in or on non-campus buildings or property, and on public property, the following criminal offenses: murder, forcible or non-forcible sex offenses, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, motor vehicle theft, manslaughter, arson, arrests of persons referred for campus disciplinary action for liquor law violations, drug related violations and weapons possession, and crimes in which the victim is intentionally selected because of ethnicity, disability, national origin, or gender identity. Additionally, the report must report known crimes of domestic violence, dating violence and stalking.
- Description of drug and alcohol abuse education programs
- Campus sexual assault programs and procedures to prevent sex offenses
- Where information concerning registered sex offenders may be obtained
- Information regarding emergency response and evacuation procedures
- Policies, procedures, statistics, and programs associated with sexual misconduct
- Fire safety information and statistics/equipment for campus residential facilities
- Policy regarding missing student notification procedures
Inquiries about the Clery Report Security Documents
Direct any questions about our Clery Report documentation to the Sparks Hall Security Office:
Coordinator of Security and Emergency Preparedness
1727 W. Alabama
Chickasha, OK 73018