AP 3515 Reporting of Crimes - Administrative Procedures, Chapter 3 General Institution

  • References: Penal Code Section 245; Education Code Section 212; 87014 ; Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998; 20 U.S.C. § 1232g; 34 C.F.R. 668.46; 34 C.F.R. 99.31(a)(13), (14); Campus Security Act of 1990

Members of Ohlone College who are witnesses or victims of a crime should immediately report the crime to Campus Police Services.

In the event an employee is assaulted, attacked or menaced by a student, the employee shall notify his or her supervisor as soon as practical after the incident. The supervisor of any employee who is attacked, assaulted or menaced shall assist the employee to promptly report the attack or assault to Campus Police Services. The supervisor himself or herself shall make the report if the employee is unable or unwilling to do so.

The District shall publish warnings to the campus community about crimes that are considered to represent a continuing threat to other students and employees in a manner that is timely and will aid in the prevention of similar crimes. The information shall be disseminated by the Chief of Campus Police Services in a manner that aids the prevention of similar crimes.

The District shall annually collect and distribute statistics concerns crimes on campus. All college staff with significant responsibility for student and campus activities shall report crimes about which they receive information.

The District shall publish an Annual Security Report every year by October 1 that contains statistics regarding crimes committed on both campuses for the previous three years. The Annual Security Report shall also include policies pertaining to campus security, alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, victims' assistance program, student discipline, campus resources and other matters. The District shall make the report available to all current students and employees. The District will also provide perspective students and employees with a copy of the Annual Security Report upon request. A copy of the Annual Security Report can be obtained by contacting Campus Police Services.

The District may disclose the final results of disciplinary proceeding to a victim of an alleged perpetrator of a crime of violence or a non-forcible sex offense, regardless of the outcome. The District may also disclose to anyone, the final results of a disciplinary proceeding in which it concludes that a student violated school policy with respect to a crime of violence or non-forcible sex offense. The offenses that apply to this permissible disclosure are:

  • Arson;
  • Assault offenses;
  • Burglary;
  • Criminal homicide - manslaughter by negligence;
  • Criminal homicide - murder and non-negligent manslaughter;
  • Destruction, damage, or vandalism of property;
  • Kidnapping or abduction;
  • Robbery;
  • Forcible sex offenses.

The disclosure may only include the final result of the disciplinary proceeding with respect to the alleged criminal offense. The District shall not disclose the name of any other student, including a victim or witness, unless the victim or witness has waived his or her right to confidentiality.

Adopted: December 2009