Campus Security Reports
The Colorado Mesa University Annual Campus Security Report contains valuable information for all of the university's community members. The report has summaries of the university's policies on timely warnings, alcohol and drug use, disciplinary processes and other items. Also included in the report is advice for victims of crimes and information on crime prevention programs, as well as instructions on how to obtain information on registered sex offenders in the community. Statistics regarding the number of crimes occurring on and near campus and a campus map are included at the end of the report.
The Jeanne Clery Act, originally the "Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act of 1990", is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to annually disclose information about crime on and around their campuses. The website clerycenter.org is a great resource for students, their parents and the faculty and staff to learn more about this law, and gives valuable information on dealing with crime, binge drinking, drug use and many other topics. The site also contains a searchable database to research the number of crimes on individual college campuses.
Campus Security Authority Resource Center
"Campus Security Authority" is a Clery-specific term defined as a campus official with significant responsibility for campus and student activities. Should an individual choose not to report directly to the Grand Junction Police Department as noted above, they may report the incident to one of the Campus Security Authorities listed below:
- Vice President of Student Services: 970.248.1366
- Student Conduct Officer: 970.248.1336
- Department heads: 970.248.1881
- Advisors of student clubs: 970.248.1250
- Residence Life staff (professional staff and Resident Assistants): 970.248.1536
- Athletic directors and coaches: 970.248.1503
A voluntary confidential report of any crime can be made to the vice president of Student Services by any person directly associated with the university.
Campus Security Authorities should read the documents below to learn more about Clery Act crimes and use the forms to report crimes that are reported to them.