Thomas More College

The Michael Minger Act Report for 2014
Activity Reported for Calendar Year 2013


Section 1: Campus Security Authority

List campus security authority personnel (definition at KRS 164.948(2)):
President, Vice President for Academic Affairs
Chief Financial Operator and Vice President of Operations, Vice President for Institutional Advancement, Dean of Student Affairs,
Director of Student Engagement, Director of Campus Safety, Campus Safety Officers
Describe the extent and nature of enforcement authority of campus security authority personnel:
We do all incident reports and assist student life with any problems on campus and in the residence halls. Our reports are forwarded to the Dean of Student Affairs for any disciplinary action.
Describe the working relationship of campus security authority personnel with state and local police agencies:
We have established a good working relationship with all state and local police agencies. The local and state agencies work in conjunction with our safety personnel by providing training sessions. Timely responses to any emergency calls are also indicative of the working relationship between our safety department and police agencies. We currently do not have a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).

Section 2: Description of Information Programs

Describe programs that inform students and employees about:

(a) Campus safety and security
Articles in monthly news letter, fire safety, crime prevention in dorms, etc.
Handouts are at four different locations.
Annual and monthly campus safety reports are available in hard copy and online.
Sponsored events with the local police, fire and ems departments.
(b) How to report a crime:
Campus emergency handbook, Emergency Quick Reference Guide, the student handbook, and the residence life handbook.
By calling, anonymous tips and email.
(c) How to prevent crimes:
Faculty and staff handbook, and the student handbook.
Prevention Awareness Programs.
Engraving Program.
Key Logs.
Electronic Card Locks.
Security cameras.

Section 3: Statements of Policies and Procedures

(a) Provide the institution’s policy statement on making Special Reports to the campus community of crimes that present a safety or security threat to students or employees. KRS 164.9481(d)
When a safety or security threat is found that may have an effect on the Thomas More Community the following will done as soon as possible by the Director of Campus Safety. 1. A crime or safety alert will be issued by email. 2. The IT department will issue a pop-up alert on all network computers. 3. Flyers will be posted around campus and at all the entrances to all campus buildings.
4. When necessary the mass notification system will be activated.
(b) If the institution provides student housing facilities, describe the institution’s procedure for disclosing the existence or nonexistence of automatic fire suppression systems in on-campus housing facilities. KRS 164.9492
All resident students are required to sign a fire suppression system notification form which is given to them along with their housing contract.
(c) If the institution provides student housing facilities, provide the institution’s policy for giving students with disabilities priority for first-floor housing. KRS 164.9495 (1)
All students with disablitlies are placed in ADA complaint rooms.
(d) If the institution provides student housing facilities, describe the institution’s policy for maintaining a record of any on-campus housing assignment for students with disabilities, and the procedure for alerting safety and emergency personnel of the location of students with disabilities. KRS 164.9495 (2)
Notificiation from Resident Life Department is made to the office of Campus Safety. Once this notification is received a letter from the Director of Campus Safty is sent to the local agencies that would be responding to an emergency. In the letter it will state what room the individual is located. A meeting is held with the resident to determine the needs of the resident for an emergency evacuation.

Section 4: Crime Table

Crime CategoryTotal Campus Property CrimesResidential Facility CrimesRecognized, Leased, Owned, Controlled Property CrimesPublic Property Crimes
Arson0000
Assault0000
Burglary0000
Criminal Damage0000
Manslaughter0000
Menacing0000
Motor Vehicle Theft0000
Murder0000
Reckless Homicide0000
Robbery0000
Sex Offenses - Forcible0000
Sex Offenses - Non-forcible0000
Stalking0000
Terroristic Threatening0000
Theft211400
Wanton Endangerment0000
Weapons Possession0000
Prejudice: Bias - Race0000
Prejudice: Bias - Gender0000
Prejudice: Bias - Religion0000
Prejudice: Bias - Sexual Orientation0000
Prejudice: Bias - Ethnic0000
Prejudice: Bias - Disability0000
Arrest Only: Drug-related Violations0000
Arrest Only: Liquor-law Violations0000
Arrest Only: Other Alcohol Violations0000

Section 5: Criminal Attempts Table

Crime CategoryTotal Campus Property CrimesResidential Facility CrimesRecognized, Leased, Owned, Controlled Property CrimesPublic Property Crimes
Arson0000
Assault0000
Burglary0000
Criminal Damage0000
Manslaughter0000
Menacing0000
Motor Vehicle Theft0000
Murder0000
Reckless Homicide0000
Robbery0000
Sex Offenses - Forcible0000
Sex Offenses - Non-forcible0000
Stalking0000
Terroristic Threatening0000
Theft0000
Wanton Endangerment0000
Weapons Possession0000
Prejudice: Bias - Race0000
Prejudice: Bias - Gender0000
Prejudice: Bias - Religion0000
Prejudice: Bias - Sexual Orientation0000
Prejudice: Bias - Ethnic0000
Prejudice: Bias - Disability0000

Section 6: Incidents Table

Crime CategoryTotal Campus Property CrimesResidential Facility CrimesRecognized, Leased, Owned, Controlled Property CrimesPublic Property Crimes
Arson0000
Assault0000
Burglary0000
Criminal Damage0000
Manslaughter0000
Menacing0000
Motor Vehicle Theft0000
Murder0000
Reckless Homicide0000
Robbery0000
Sex Offenses - Forcible0000
Sex Offenses - Non-forcible0000
Stalking0000
Terroristic Threatening0000
Theft0000
Wanton Endangerment0000
Weapons Possession0000
Prejudice: Bias - Race0000
Prejudice: Bias - Gender0000
Prejudice: Bias - Religion0000
Prejudice: Bias - Sexual Orientation0000
Prejudice: Bias - Ethnic0000
Prejudice: Bias - Disability0000
Drug-Related Violations0000
Liquor-law Violations0000
Other Alcohol Violations0000
Report run 10/1/2014