AP 3500 Campus Safety - Administrative Procedures, Chapter 3 General Institution

  • References: Education Code Sections 212, 67380, and 87014; Penal Code Sections 242, 243, 245, and 422.55; 20 U.S. Code Sections 1232g, 1292(f); 34 Code of Federal Regulations 668.46; 34 Code of Federal Regulations 99.31(a)(13), (14); Campus Security Act of 1990

A campus safety plan shall be developed and provided to students via the Student Handbook, Ohlone College Catalog, Schedule of Classes, and the Ohlone website.

The Chief of Campus Police Services, Safety and Security prepares and annually updates a report of all occurrences reported to Campus Police Services, Safety and Security of and arrests for crimes that are committed on campus and that involve violence, hate violence*, theft or destruction of property, illegal drugs, or alcohol intoxication, and of all occurrences of noncriminal acts of hate violence* reported to campus authorities.  A written report will be submitted to the Board.

Written records of noncriminal acts of hate violence* shall include at least a description of the act of hate violence*, the victim characteristics, and offender characteristics, if known.

*Note:  Education Code Section 67380 defines "hate violence" as: "any act of intimidation or physical harassment, physical force or physical violence, or the threat of physical force or physical violence, that is directed against any person or group of persons or the property of any person or group of persons because of the ethnicity, race, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, or political or religious beliefs of that person or group." Section 67380 requires reporting of both occurrences reported to campus police or safety authorities of and arrests for crimes that involve hate violence (Section 67380(a)(1)(A)) and of "non-criminal acts of hate violence" (Education Code Section 67380(a)(1)(B)).

For purposes of reporting under the Clery Act, "hate crimes" include domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.

Adopted: March 2012
Revised: June 2012, June 2013