Campus police or campus security department (e.g. Department of Public Safety and Security Services);
Individuals who have responsibility for security but who do not constitute a campus police department or campus security department (e.g. individuals responsible for monitoring the entrance to University property);
An individual or organization specified in a University statement of campus security policy as an individual or organization students , faculty, and staff should report criminal offenses (e.g. individuals and organizations illustrated in the University’s Sexual Assault policy designated to receive reports of sexual assault);
An official who has significant responsibility for student and campus activities. Official is defined as any person who has the authority and duty to take action or respond to particular issues on behalf of the University.
What does a Campus Security Authority do? The function of a Campus Security Authority is to report to the office designated to collect crime report information those allegations of Clery Act crimes that he or she concludes were made in good faith. The office designated to collect crime reports is the Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness.
In accordance with the Clery Act, a crime is reported when it is brought to the attention of a Campus Security Authority or local law enforcement personnel.
Information regarding a crime reported in “good faith” to a Campus Security Authority should be documented in a Campus Security Authority Crime Report Form and submitted to the Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness.
Is training available? Yes. A one hour online General Campus Security Authority Training Course is available. Contact Officer Jim Spellman @ 7-7129 or Sgt. Pat Signorino @ 7-3401 to register for the online course.
Is recertification training available? Yes. A 25 minute recertification course is available for all Campus Security Authorities who have previously taken the General Campus Security Authority Training Course. Contact Officer Jim Spellman @ 7-7129 or Sgt. Pat Signorino @ 7-3401 to register for the recertification course.
Individuals and entities considered Campus Security Authorities.