Campus Security Obligations Under Federal Law
Members of the campus community including faculty, employees, and students who have obligations or responsibilities under the Clery Act
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The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Violence Against Women Act are federal laws that require all institutions of higher learning that participate in federal financial aid programs to collect and report data about crime on and near their campuses, and to educate the campus community about violent crime.
In this course, learners will become familiar with their role in helping the institution meet its campus security obligations under these laws. This course is designed to be used in conjunction with an institution’s ongoing crime prevention and awareness campaigns.
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Campus Security Obligations
- identify how employees support an institution’s Clery Act obligations
- identify the purpose of the Clery Act
- recognize the types of crimes that must be reported under the Clery Act
- recognize who would be considered a Campus Security Authority under the Clery Act
- respond appropriately to situations that could escalate into sexual misconduct