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Crime report details decrease in arrests, discipline

Crime report details decrease in arrests, discipline

Noah Alatza, News Editor

November 7, 2018

On-campus arrests and overall disciplinary actions have fallen to their lowest levels in over three years. The annual Security and Fire Safety Report released by the university in early October sheds new light on campus crime reports from the 2017 calendar year. The report is mandated by the Jeanne...

Clery report adjusts to new leadership

Clery report adjusts to new leadership

Noah Alatza, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017

Illustration by Abigail Stanley Amid new data provided by Public Safety’s annual Clery report, changes in presidential politics could affect how certain crimes are reported. The change in reporting came with new Obama-era Title IX policies being enforced. Now, with a new president in office, it is uncl...

Third sex offense reported

Bobby Shipman, Editor-in-Chief

March 2, 2016

A sex offense was reported on campus for the third time in four months. The incident, which was reported on the university crime log, occurred in campus housing at 5:14 p.m. Feb. 5. The offense was documented as a forcible rape. Central Dispatch said law enforcement was called at 5:32 p.m. and arrived o...

Two sex crimes reported on campus

Gabi Wy, News Editor

December 8, 2015

Two separate sex offenses were reported on the university crime log on Nov. 18 and Dec. 2.

Clery Report provides partial picture

Gabi Wy

October 21, 2015

Steve Bequette needs student help solving Public Safety’s puzzles. The university’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, a required document for federally funded universities based on the Clery Act, released statistics on disciplinary actions and criminal offenses from 2012-2014. Bequette, th...

University responds to Obama’s push to raise sexual assault awareness

Caleb Riley

February 11, 2014

Freshman elementary education major Emily Wallace feels safe on USI's campus, but sexual assaults are on the rise across the nation. Last month, President Barrack Obama established the "White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault," which will be responsible for increasing transparency,...

Report highlights increase in sex offenses

Jessie Hellmann

October 4, 2013

USI released the 2013 Clery Report Sept. 26, showing a decrease in the number of those arrested for liquor law violations and an increase in the number of forcible sex offenses reported. The report, which all public institutions are required to file with the U.S. Department of Education by Oct. 1,...

Annual report highlights increase in forcible sex offenses

Jessie Hellmann

September 26, 2013

USI released the 2013 Clery Report Thursday morning, showing a decrease in the number of those arrested for liquor law violations and an increase in the number of forcible sex offenses reported. The report, which all public institutions are required to file with the U.S. Department of Education by...

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