2017 safety & security report

Foreword The purpose of this report is to provide the Birmingham-Southern College campus community, prospective students and their parents, and prospective employees with general information related to campus safety as required by the “Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act.” The report includes statistics of certain incidents occurring on campus, and will focus on the ongoing commitment of the BSC Administration and Campus Police Department to educate, assist, and inform the community of matters concerning personal safety. Contents General Information 2 Campus Police Authority 3 Reporting of Incidents 3 Crime Prevention and Awareness 5 Policies 7 Safety Tips 8 Statement of Policy Regarding Alcohol and Drugs 8 Statement of Policy Regarding Sexual Assault 10 Statistical Report 26 BSC Campus Police Receive National Recognition According to a 2008 survey by Reader’s Digest , BSC is the only institution of higher education in Alabama to receive an “A” safety rating, and it has been ranked 9th in the nation in safety . CAMPUS POLICE 226-4700