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Signed into law in 1990, the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy 和 Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law, originally known as the Campus Security Act. The act is now referred to as the Clery行为. The law requires colleges 和 universities across the United States to dis关闭 information about 犯罪 on 和 around their campuses. The law is tied to an institution's participation in federal student financial aid programs 和 it applies to most institutions of higher education both public 和 private. The Act is enforced by the United States Department of Education.


To ensure compliance with the Clery行为, Saginaw Valley State University must meet the following obligations:

1. Collect, classify, 和 count 犯罪 reports 和 犯罪统计数据.

2. 发出罪案警报.

  • Timely warning-Issue a timely warning for any Clery行为 犯罪 that represents an ongoing threat to the safety of students or employees.
  • Emergency notification - Issue an emergency notification upon the confirmation of an emergency or dangerous situation involving an immediate threat to the health or safety of students or employees occurring on the campus.

3. Publish an annual security report 和 fire safety report.

  • Must be distributed to all current students 和 employees, 和 ensure it is made available to prospective students 和 employees.
  • Must contain policy statements, 程序, 犯罪统计数据, 和 fire statistics associated with each on-campus student housing facility.

4. Submit 犯罪 和 fire statistics to the United States Department of Education.

5. 保持每天 犯罪 火的日志.

6. Dis关闭 missing student notification 程序 to resident students.

The following are Clery行为 犯罪s 和 must be reported by Saginaw Valley State University:

  • Criminal homicide (murder 和 non-negligent manslaughter)
  • 强奸
  • Sex offenses -(fondling, incest, statutory rape)
  • 抢劫
  • 加重攻击罪
  • 入室盗窃
  • 机动车辆盗窃
  • 纵火
  • 约会暴力
  • 家庭暴力
  • 跟踪
  • 仇恨犯罪(种族), 性别, 宗教, 性取向, 种族, 残疾, 国家的起源, 和 性别 identity)
  • Liquor law violations
  • 违反禁毒法的行为
  • Weapon law violations

For more information please review: Clery Crime Definitions (337KB)

Campus security authority is a Clery行为 term that encompasses four groups of individuals 和 organizations associated with an institution. The four groups are as follows:

  • A campus police department or a campus security department of an institution.
  • Any individual or individuals who have responsibility for campus security but who do not constitute a campus police department or a campus security department.
  • Any individual or organization specified in an institution's statement of campus security policy as an individual or organization to which students 和 employees should report criminal offenses.
  • An official of an institution who has significant responsibility for student 和 campus activities.

Pastoral counselor 和 professional counselors exempt by law. 

A campus security authority is required by federal law to report Clery行为 犯罪s or allegations of Clery行为 犯罪s to University Police. Reports can be made by calling University Police at 989-964-4141 or by submitting theCampus Security Authority (CSA) Crime Reporting Form (437KB)

  • A Campus Security Authority is not responsible for determining whether a 犯罪 took place.  They should report all allegations to University Police.
  • A Campus Security Authority should not try to apprehend the alleged perpetrator of a 犯罪.  They should inform University Police immediately.
  • A Campus Security Authority should not attempt to convince a victim to contact law enforcement if the victim chooses not to do so.

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Police / 停车服务
South Campus Complex A
(989) 964-4141