Annual College Public Safety report released

Campus Public Safety released the 2012 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report earlier this week to the public.

The following statistics are for the McMinnville campus.

There was one case of forcible sex offense in 2012, going down from nine the previous year and no cases of non-forcible sex offense.

The most dramatic increase was in the number of drug law arrests, rising to 11 last year from only two in 2011. The number of robberies also doubled from three in 2010 to six last year.

The largest number of offenses is seen in liquor law referrals and drug law referrals, respectively citing 114 and 32 offenses last year.

Another notable increase was in illegal weapons possession referrals, which increased to three after having none for the two previous years.

There were no “bias crimes” in 2012, which are crimes motivated by race, gender, religion, sexuality, ethnicity or disability.

The report can be found on the CPS website and details the types of crimes that can occur on campus, how those crimes are dealt with and the statistics for the statistics on those crimes for 2010, 2011 and 2012.

The report is required as part of the Clery Act, a part of federal law to provide all students with current security policies and procedures and annual crime statistics.

The report contains many links and other contact information for services both through Linfield and other sources for people dealing with crime-related issues under each related policy section.

There is an extensive section on sexual misconduct and crime reduction programs which can help students to be better informed on how to protect themselves and deal with difficult situations.

The report also mentions the CPS crime log, which can be found in their office in Cozine Hall. The log contains all crimes and serious offenses that happen on Linfield’s campus or within the CPS jurisdiction.

There is also a statement about CPS involvement with local law enforcement. It clearly outlines the fact that if a student wishes to seek justice through the police department, Linfield College cannot confirm that a crime occurred under the definitions used by the United States criminal justice system.

CPS is able to handle cases when college regulations have been broken. CPS encourages people to file reports with the police if they believe a crime has been committed against them.

The report also contains an extensive section on fire safety. There were no reported fires of damages caused by fire in any of the residence halls on the McMinnville or Portland campuses last year.

The fire safety section includes evacuation plans for the dorms on the McMinnville campus and a list of illegal things to have in residence living accommodations.

The Portland campus reported no incidents of any of the crimes outlined by CPS in their report.

 

Olivia Marovich

News editor

Campus Public Safety released the 2012 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report earlier this week to the public.

The following statistics are for the McMinnville campus.

There was one case of forcible sex offense in 2012, going down from nine the previous year and no cases of non-forcible sex offense.

The most dramatic increase was in the number of drug law arrests, rising to 11 last year from only two in 2011. The number of robberies also doubled from three in 2010 to six last year.

The largest number of offenses is seen in liquor law referrals and drug law referrals, respectively citing 114 and 32 offenses last year.

Another notable increase was in illegal weapons possession referrals, which increased to three after having none for the two previous years.

There were no “bias crimes” in 2012, which are crimes motivated by race, gender, religion, sexuality, ethnicity or disability.

The report can be found on the CPS website and details the types of crimes that can occur on campus, how those crimes are dealt with and the statistics for the statistics on those crimes for 2010, 2011 and 2012.

The report is required as part of the Clery Act, a part of federal law to provide all students with current security policies and procedures and annual crime statistics.

The report contains many links and other contact information for services both through Linfield and other sources for people dealing with crime-related issues under each related policy section.

There is an extensive section on sexual misconduct and crime reduction programs which can help students to be better informed on how to protect themselves and deal with difficult situations.

The report also mentions the CPS crime log, which can be found in their office in Cozine Hall. The log contains all crimes and serious offenses that happen on Linfield’s campus or within the CPS jurisdiction.

There is also a statement about CPS involvement with local law enforcement. It clearly outlines the fact that if a student wishes to seek justice through the police department, Linfield College cannot confirm that a crime occurred under the definitions used by the United States criminal justice system.

CPS is able to handle cases when college regulations have been broken. CPS encourages people to file reports with the police if they believe a crime has been committed against them.

The report also contains an extensive section on fire safety. There were no reported fires of damages caused by fire in any of the residence halls on the McMinnville or Portland campuses last year.

The fire safety section includes evacuation plans for the dorms on the McMinnville campus and a list of illegal things to have in residence living accommodations.

The Portland campus reported no incidents of any of the crimes outlined by CPS in their report.
Olivia Marovich / News editor

Olivia Marovich can be reached at linfieldreviewnews@gmail.com.