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Chief's Message

The Irvine Valley College Police Department hereby respectfully submits the 2016 Annual Security Report. This report, as required by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, requires all colleges and universities that participate in federal financial aid programs to keep and disclose information about crime on and near their respective campuses. Furthermore, the Act requires the College to provide policy statements regarding various safety and security measures, campus crime prevention program descriptions, and procedures to be followed during the investigation and prosecution of alleged sex offenses. This report contains updated crime statistics for the years of

2013, 2014 and 2015.

As you will see when you read the report, Irvine Valley College continues to be a safe campus community, and not only in the City of Irvine, but within the state and among community colleges throughout the country. This has been achieved with a population of students and staff that represent a microcosm of our society, and who contribute to a community-oriented policing program that is supportive of a safe campus environment. This report provides information and policies that support our shared values. The men and women of the Irvine Valley College Police Department are dedicated veteran law enforcement personnel who are proud to work with and serve the College's students, faculty, staff and visitors.

Sincerely,

Will Glen
Chief of Police

"See Something, Say Something"

Irvine Valley College 2016 Annual Security Report

What is the Jeanne Clery Disclosure Act?

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (20 USC §

1092(f)), a part of the Higher Education Act of 1965, is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose certain timely and annual information about campus crime and security policies.

All public and private post-secondary educational institutions participating in federal student aid programs are required to comply with it. The law, originally enacted by Congress in 1990 as the Campus Security Act, was initiated by Howard and Connie Clery after their daughter Jeanne was killed at Lehigh University in 1986. Amendments to the Act in 1998 renamed it in memory of Jeanne Clery. The Clery Act requires colleges and universities to publish an annual report every year by October 1st that contains three years of crime statistics and certain policy statements including sexual assault policies which assure basic victims' rights, the law enforcement authority of university police, and where the students, staff, faculty, and visitors should go to report crimes.

The annual security report for Irvine Valley College includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in non-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by South Orange County Community College District including the Advanced Technology Education Park site, and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. In accordance with mandated reporting requirements, information concerning the monitoring and recording of any criminal activity in which students have engaged, at off campus locations and/or within student organizations that are officially recognized by the College, are gathered from local police

agencies that may include any City, County, State, or Federal agencies that may have relevant information. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus safety, such as policies concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters.

IVC Police is aware that crimes may go unreported to law enforcement and strongly encourage our students, staff, faculty, and visitors to immediately report any crimes to IVCPD that have occurred within our community. As a reminder to those employees of the College, who have significant responsibility for students and student activities, a reporting form will be sent out annually for collection and recording of accurate statistics. Administrators, Faculty Advisors to student clubs, Student Affairs and Activities Advisors and Coordinators, and Athletic Coaches are all included in the notification. Classroom faculty (except for club Advisors), Physicians, Psychologists, and most Clerical Staff are examples of employees who are not required to report under the Clery Act. Crime prevention and personal safety information pamphlets are available at the IVC Police Department and on the IVC Police web site http://campuspolice.ivc.edu/Pages/default.aspx. The Student Health and Wellness Center, Counseling Center, and Disabled Student Services also provide related information and pamphlets. Furthermore, this information can also be found in various student and staff publications available throughout the campus.

In 2013, the Violence Against Women Act was reauthorized to include broader hate crime definitions and the additional crimes of domestic violence, dating violence and stalking. These statistics are included in the annual crime reports beginning in 2014.

Policy for Reporting the Annual Disclosure of Crime Statistics

The Irvine Valley College Police Department prepared this report to comply with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act. The full text of this report can be located at the IVC Police web site (http://campuspolice.ivc.edu/Pages/default.aspx). The report was prepared in cooperation with local law enforcement, the Dean of Counseling Services, and the Office of Student Services. Local law enforcement agencies provided updated crime statistics for the public areas surrounding and adjacent to our main campus and the ATEP site in Tustin. Each of the aforementioned College units provides updated information on their educational efforts and programs to comply with the Act.

Campus crime, arrests and referral statistics include those reported to IVC Police, designated campus officials (including but not limited to directors, deans, department heads, District Human Resources, the Dean of Counseling Services, and advisors to students/student organizations, athletic coaches), as well as local law enforcement agencies. These statistics may also include crimes that have occurred in private residences or businesses that would otherwise not required by law. California law (11160 of the California Penal Code) requires prompt, mandatory reporting to local law enforcement agencies by health care practitioners, such as those at the Student Health and Wellness Center, when they provide medical services to a person they know or reasonably suspect is the victim of an assault or abusive conduct. The Student Health and Wellness Center also provides mental health counseling services, and will inform the victim of a criminal act the procedures to take to report a crime to Campus Police on a confidential basis. There is also a protocol in place to anonymously capture crime statistics disclosed during confidentially counseling sessions.

Each year an e-mail notification is sent to all enrolled students, as well as faculty and staff, to direct them to this the web site so they can access this report. Copies of the report may also be obtained at the Irvine Valley College Police Department, the Office Student Services, the Dean of Counseling Services, Disable Student Program and Services, and Admissions and Records.

All prospective employees may obtain a copy from District Services Office of Human Resources on the Saddleback College campus or by calling (949) 582-4850. There will also be a reference to the web site address where the report can be obtained for online employment applicants.

Enforcement Authority/Other Police Agencies

The Irvine Valley College Police Department encourages the prompt reporting of any incident that compromises the safety, health or rights of the campus community at Irvine Valley College or the Advanced Technology & Education Park site. The IVC Police Department is the primary response agency for criminal activity and emergencies at both locations. The department's sworn police officers are fully accredited by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training, with full arrest powers both on and off campus under Section 830.32 of the Penal code and pursuant to Section 72330 of the Educations Code. The department also employs Campus Security Officers and Public Safety Assistants that provide support functions at both campuses. Campus Security Officers are certified under Section

832 of the Penal Code as authorized by the California Bureau of Security and Investigative Service, and have arrest powers while on duty.

IVCPD has developed a cooperative relationship with Federal, State and local law enforcement agencies, including the Irvine and Tustin Police Departments. These relationships enable the exchange of information regarding criminal activity on both campuses and in the communities adjacent to the campuses. Reports of criminal activity are fully investigated and referred to the appropriate adjudicating authority such as the District Attorney's Office, the Dean of Counseling, or the South Orange County Community College District when appropriate. Community members are encouraged to report any crime concerns to the Irvine Valley College Police, Student Services personnel, counselors, or campus administrators.

The Irvine Police Department may respond to crimes in progress at IVC, as may the Tustin Police Department to crimes in progress at the Advanced Technology & Education Park site, depending on the nature or seriousness of the incident. Crime reports and statistics generated at these locations are maintained by the IVC Police Department and contained in this report. The department is also a party to the California Master Mutual Aid Agreement, through the Orange County Sheriff's Department and the California Office of Emergency Services, for major emergencies or disasters that may impact either campus.

Reporting Crime or Other Emergencies

Campus community members are encouraged to report any criminal activity or other emergencies situations that may be observed. Campus Police can be contacted by calling 9-1-1 from any campus phone or (949) 451-5234 with a cellular phone; by pressing the 'POLICE' speed-dial button or dialing extension 5234 on any campus office or classroom telephone; by using the 'blue pole' emergency phones located in parking lots 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, next to the roadway turnaround on College in front of the Student Services Center, between the and Performing Arts Center and Business Science Technology Innovation Center, in the center of the A-Quad, B-Quad and Library Quad, and next to the sand volleyball courts; or by contacting a police officer on patrol. Reports can also be made in-person at the Irvine Valley College Police Station or at the Advanced Technology & Education Park administrative office where a public safety officer is assigned.

The Irvine Valley College Police Department can be contacted for non-emergency business services by calling (949) 451-5200, or visiting the campus police station at 5500 Irvine Center Drive, CP100 in Irvine, California.

The police department will take the following actions as necessary:

  • Dispatch a police officer(s) and/or Orange County Fire Authority for medical assistance to the scene of an injury.
  • Take appropriate actions to identify, apprehend, and prosecute person(s) responsible for a criminal incident.
  • Notify or request assistance from other law enforcement agencies and/or other allied agencies when appropriate following a criminal incident.
  • Investigate or assist allied agencies with the investigation of an incident.
  • Document incidences or take appropriate action, and/or notify appropriate agency or departments.

The campus community is encouraged to immediately report incidents that they feel might be a threat to life or property. All reported crimes will be taken seriously even if made anonymous or taken confidentially. Remember 'See something, Say something'. Criminal incidents are listed in the appropriate category of the Annual Security Report under Campus Crime Statistics for informational purposes.

In addition to the police department, you may report crimes to the following campus offices:

  • Dean, Counseling Services: (949) 451-5410
  • Director, Health and Wellness Center: (949) 451-5221
  • Veterans Service Center: (949) 451-5221
  • Vice Chancellor, Human Resources: (949) 582-4843

The Irvine Valley College Police Department has a close working relationship with local law enforcement agencies for mutual aid and support, including Memorandums of Understanding with the Irvine Police Department and the Tustin Police Department that comply with the Kristin Smart Campus Safety Act and Higher Education Opportunity Act clarifying that IVCPD is the primary law enforcement agency for all crimes occurring on IVC properties or facilities, with the exception of the investigation of certain major crimes. In all cases, IVCPD will be the primary first responder.

To report off-campus criminal activity near Irvine Valley College you should call the Irvine Police Department at (949) 724-7000; or for off-campus criminal activity near the ATEP site, call the Tustin Police Department at (949) 573-3200.

Confidential Reporting

If you are the victim of a crime and do not wish to pursue charges through the criminal justice system, you may still want to consider filing a confidential report with one of the other campus offices listed above. The purpose of a confidential report is to comply with your wish to keep the matter confidential, while taking steps to ensure that the incident is recorded anonymously for the future safety of yourself and others. With such information the campus police can keep accurate records of the number of incidents that occur on campus; involve students; determine where there is a pattern of crime with regard to a particular location, method, or assailant; and alert the campus community to potential danger. Reports filed in this manner are counted and disclosed in the annual crimes statistics for the College without regard to who reported it.

'Timely Warning' Notice

In the event that a situation arises either on or off campus, that in the judgment of the campus Chief of Police constitutes an ongoing or continuing threat, a campus wide "timely warning" notice will be issued. The warning will be issued through the College's emergency notification system using e-mail and the registered phone numbers of students, faculty, and staff; the College's main web page at http://www.ivc.edu; as well as the IVC Police Department's web site at http://campuspolice.ivc.edu/Pages/default.aspx. The police department's web site is immediately accessible via computer by all faculty, staff and students. Emergency notices may also be sent to campus classroom and offices through the IP telephone system. When appropriate, the IVC Police Department will also place notices on bulletin boards in campus buildings, and in the student newspaper, The Lariat.

Anyone with information warranting a timely warning should immediately report the circumstances to the Irvine Valley College Police Department by calling (949) 451-5234 or dialing extension 5234 from any campus classroom or office phone, or in person at the campus police station.

Emergency Notification, Response, and Evacuation Procedures

In the event of a dangerous or significant incident that poses an immediate threat to students, faculty or staff at IVC, such as an earthquake, active shooter, structure fire, hazardous materials leak, or similar major incident, the College will initiate the use of one or more of the various communication systems in place to quickly notify and communicate information to the campus community. The emergency notification may include any of the following methods: voice and digital message sent to every campus telephone; voice and text messages that can be sent to registered cell phones; campus-wide email messages to offices; the campus-wide PA system; College website, and by emergency response staff, such as police, Building Marshals. CERT members or Facilities and Maintenance staff. In coordination with the police department, the IVC Public Information and Marketing Department will take into account the type of emergency and community safety to determine the content of the notification and initiate the emergency notification system, with the except that if such a notification, in the judgment of professional responsible authorities, compromises efforts to assist victims or to contain, respond to, or otherwise mitigate the emergency.

When a report of a significant emergency or dangerous incident is reported to IVC Police, an initial response to the location will be made by police personnel. Once on scene, the initial responding officers will assess the situation and notify the Chief of Police or designee of the facts of the incident. The Chief of Police or designee will consult with the Vice President for Administrative Services, the College President or designee, and any other emergency management personnel that have expertise with the specific type of incident, such as the Orange County Fire Authority in the event of a fire, the Orange County Sheriff's Department in the event of a bomb threat, or an environmental health and safety expert in the event of a chemical spill, to determine if there is a significant emergency that poses an immediate threat to the members of the campus community. If it is determined that a significant emergency exists, the appropriate individual(s) will determine who to notify, determine the content of the notification, and initiate the notification system. IVC Police and Public Information and Marketing are the responsible departments for carrying out this process.

Daily Crime Log Access

IVC Police maintain a daily crime log of all crimes reported or investigated by the department for at least

60-days. The log is available for public inspection during normal business hours of 8:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M. Monday – Thursday and 8:00 A.M. – 12:30 P.M. Friday, or by viewing it or printing from Police Department's web site at http://campuspolice.ivc.edu/Pages/default.aspx.

Press Releases and Media Information

IVC Police press releases are posted through the IVC Office of Public Information & Marketing, and are also available on the Police Department's web site. IVC Police works in partnership with IVC Public Information & Marketing and The Lariat (student newspaper) to publish information related to crime, crime prevention and campus safety issues.

Facility Access and Security Policy - Campus Buildings and Grounds

Buildings on the Irvine Valley College campus, as well the Advanced Technology & Education Park site, remain open only through the duration of the daily class schedule or the conclusion of planned events. A daily master schedule is provided to campus police to determine when the buildings and classrooms should be open or locked. In accordance with Board Policy 5408, during scheduled class times students are allowed to remain in classrooms or laboratories only when supervised by an academic employee, or by an authorized instructional assistant or aide under the direction of an academic employee. Only maintenance staff or employees with offices in a building have access to campus buildings after they are locked and secured. Facilities Management controls the issuance of keys and key fobs to access campus buildings and rooms, and does so in a manner to ensure that only authorized persons have such access.

Facilities and Maintenance personnel maintain campus buildings and grounds, with a focus on security and safety. Campus facilities and grounds are inspected on a regular basis to ensure that broken windows, locks, and other needed repairs are made in an expeditious manner. The Police Department also receives information from the campus community regarding damaged roadways, walkways, lighting and other areas in need of repair. When this information is received, it is forwarded to Facilities Maintenance in a timely manner for appropriate action.

Lighting surveys are conducted and improvements made when safety may be at issue. Anyone who becomes aware of a hazardous situation in any building or on the campus grounds at IVC or ATEP should notify Facilities Maintenance at (949) 452-5255, or IVCPD at (949) 451-5234, so that repairs can be promptly completed. The College also has a Campus Safety Task Force that monitors Incident Reports for injuries or hazards and makes safety inspections submitted by campus employees.

Emergency telephones are checked bi-monthly by campus police personnel, and repairs are made immediately or as soon as possible. Campus police conduct monthly light surveys and forward that information to Facilities Maintenance for any needed repairs. Emergencies may necessitate changes or alterations to any posted schedules. Areas that are deemed to be problematic will have security surveys conducted. Administrators from the President's Office, the Vice President for Administrative Services, Facilities Management, Technology Services and other concerned areas will review these results. The surveys examine security issues such as landscaping, locks, alarms, lighting, and communications. Additionally, during the academic year the Directors of Facilities Management, Technology Services and Campus Police meet as needed to discuss issues of pressing concern.

Emergency Preparedness Emergency Preparedness

On October 15, 2015, Irvine Valley College participated in the 'The Great California Shake Out'. The full- scale emergency preparedness exercise included an Emergency Operations Center activation along with a 'Drop, Cover and Hold On' drill, to test the campus' response to a major earthquake and to evaluate our emergency notification protocols. The entire campus community was encouraged to participate in the including complete building evacuations. Before the exercise, emergency information was disseminated through College-wide e-mail reminding the community of procedures to follow in the event of an earthquake, and where to locate emergency preparedness plans and information. The emergency notification system was also tested in conjunction with the exercise. The emergency management staff was debriefed following the exercise, and an after-action report was drafted which addressed how the campus could improve or emergency response in the future. The exercise was received very well by the campus community and was successful in testing emergency procedures for all community members.

In addition, IVCPD continued campus wide presentations for 'active shooter' training, using the 'Run, Hide, Fight' available to all members of the IVC campus community (students, faculty, staff, and guests). The "Shots Fired on Campus," training video provides critical guidance on how to recognize and survive an active shooter situation. The training was given by campus police to staff to several campus departments.

ICVPD's emergency preparedness program also disseminated emergency information to the college community through online resources, campus e-mails and in person presentations. During new Employee Orientations all new District personnel were given a presentation on their role as a disaster services worker.

IVCPD continues to work closely with our allied emergency preparedness and emergency management partners. They include the Irvine Police Department Emergency Management Coordinator, Orange County Emergency Manager's Organization (OCEMO), the SoCal Emergency Manager's Group and IVC's Campus Safety Task Force.

Missing Student Notification

Federal law requires that the College notify both local law enforcement and their parent or guardian when a student is less than 18 years of age, not emancipated, and has been missing for 24 hour (i.e., no one can identify where they are).

Crime Statistics

It is the College's policy to ensure that crime on campus is accurately reported and analyzed for the development of new programs that will aid in crime prevention. Crime statistics for public property adjacent to the College are requested from and provided by the Irvine Police Department for IVC, and the

Tustin Police Department for ATEP. Those agencies jurisdictions border the immediate campus and non- campus properties and facilities of Irvine Valley College, ATEP or the South Orange County Community College District.

Formal recognition of student clubs does not extend beyond the College with regard to Clery crime statistics, and therefore, incidents related to off-campus activities of student clubs are not reported; with the exception of Title IX sexual assaults.

Statistics regarding certain violations of law resulting in campus disciplinary action are collected from the Vice President for Student Affairs. Clery Act statistics are also collected from individuals with significant responsibility for student activities. Those individuals are considered to be Campus Safety Authorities and are required to report Title IX sexual assaults.

Crime statistics are reported pursuant to the guidelines as specified in the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Disclosure Act, as defined under the FBI Uniformed Crime Reporting procedures, and separated by the following geographical areas:

  • On campus;
  • In public property adjacent to the College;
  • Advanced Technology Education Park property
  • Non-campus, South Orange County Community College District property located elsewhere other than on main campus.

Crime statistics concerning this campus and others can also be found on the Department of Education web site at http://ope.ed.gov/campussafety/#/institution/search.

The statistics below are being provided as part of Irvine Valley College's commitment to safety and security of our campus and facilities, and to comply with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crimes Statistics Act.

Crime Definitions

Criminal Homicide — Manslaughter by Negligence

The killing of another person through gross negligence.

Criminal Homicide — Murder and Non Negligent Manslaughter

The willful (non-negligent) killing of one human being by another.

Robbery

The taking or attempting to take anything of value from another person or persons by force or threat of force or violence and/or by putting the victim in fear.

Aggravated Assault

An unlawful attack by one person upon another for the purpose of inflicting severe or aggravated bodily injury. This type of assault usually is accompanied by the use of a weapon and/or by means likely to produce death or great bodily harm.

Burglary

The unlawful entry of a structure with the intent to commit a felony or a theft. For reporting purposes this definition includes: unlawful entry with intent to commit a larceny or felony; breaking and entering with intent to commit a larceny; housebreaking; safecracking; and all attempts to commit any of the aforementioned.

Motor Vehicle Theft

The theft or attempted theft of a motor vehicle. (Classify as motor vehicle theft all cases where automobiles are taken by persons not having lawful access even though the vehicles are later abandoned – including attempts and joyriding.)

Weapon Law Violations

The violation of laws or ordinances dealing with weapon offenses, regulatory in nature, such as manufacture, sale, or possession of deadly weapons; carrying deadly weapons, concealed or openly; furnishing deadly weapons to minors; aliens possessing deadly weapons; and all attempts to commit any of the aforementioned.

Drug Abuse Violations

Violations of State and local laws relating to the unlawful possession, sale, use, growing, manufacturing, and making of narcotic drugs. The relevant substances include: opium or cocaine and their derivatives (morphine, heroin, codeine); marijuana; synthetic narcotics (Demerol, methadone); and dangerous non-narcotic drugs (barbiturates, Benzedrine).

Liquor Law Violations

The violation of laws or ordinances prohibiting: the manufacture, sale, transporting, furnishing, possessing of intoxicating liquor; maintaining unlawful drinking places; bootlegging; operating a still; furnishing liquor to a minor or intemperate person; using a vehicle for illegal transportation of liquor; drinking on a train or public conveyance; and all attempts to commit any of the aforementioned. Drunkenness and driving under the influence are not included in this definition.

Arson

Any willful or malicious burning or attempt to burn, causing great bodily injury, with or without intent to defraud, a dwelling house, public building, motor vehicle or aircraft, personal property of another, etc.

Dating Violence

Violence committed by a person who is or has been in a romantic or intimate relationship with the victim; whether there was such a relationship will be gauged by its length, type and frequency of interaction.

Domestic Violence

Includes misdemeanor or felony crimes of violence committed by the victim's current or former spouse or cohabitant, person with whom the victim shares a child in common, person similarly situated under domestic or family violence laws or anyone else protected under domestic or family violence laws.

Stalking

Engaging in a course of conduct directed to a specific person that would cause a reasonable person to fear for her, his or others' safety or to suffer substantial emotional distress.

Hate Crimes

"Hate crimes" are crimes that, upon investigation, manifest evidence that the victim was intentionally selected because of the perpetrator's bias. Clery Act statistics for hate crimes are derived from any of the Clery Act reportable crimes listed in the Crime Definitions section and, beginning in 2009, the following additional crimes. Note: Non-Criminal hate incidents are not included.

Larceny/Theft

The unlawful taking, carrying, leading, or riding away of property from the possession or constructive possession of another. Note: Constructive possession is defined by Black's Law Dictionary, 6th edition, as "where one does not have physical custody or possession, but is in a position to exercise dominion or control over a thing.

Simple Assault

An unlawful physical attack by one person upon another where neither the offender displays a weapon, nor the victim suffers obvious severe or aggravated bodily injury involving apparent broken bones, loss of teeth, possible internal injury, severe laceration or loss of consciousness.

Intimidation

To unlawfully place another person in reasonable fear of bodily harm through the use of threatening words and/or other conduct, but without displaying a weapon or subjecting the victim to actual physical attack.

Destruction, Damage or Vandalism of Property (Except Arson)

To willfully or maliciously destroy, damage, deface, or otherwise injure real or personal property without the consent of the owner or the person having custody or control of it.

Sex Offenses

The following sex offense definitions are excerpted from the Summary Reporting Standards (SRS) Edition of the Uniform Crime Reporting Program. Any sexual act directed against another person, forcibly and/or against that person's will; or not forcibly or against the person's will where the victim is incapable of giving consent.

Rape

Penetration, no matter how slight, of the vagina or anus with any body part or object, or oral penetration by a sex organ of another person, without the consent of the victim. This definition includes any gender of victim or perpetrator. Sexual penetration means the penetration, no matter how slight, of the vagina or anus with any body part or object, or oral penetration by a sex organ of another person, or by a sex-related object. This definition also includes instances in which the victim is incapable of giving consent because of temporary or permanent mental or physical incapacity (including due to the influence of drugs or alcohol) or because of age. Physical resistance is not required on the part of the victim to demonstrate lack of consent.

Forcible Fondling

The touching of the private body parts of another person for the purpose of sexual gratification, forcibly and/or against that person's will; or, not forcibly or against the person's will where the victim is incapable of giving consent because of his/her youth or because of his/her temporary or permanent mental incapacity.

Incest

Sexual intercourse between persons who are related to each other within the degrees wherein marriage is prohibited by law.

Statutory Rape

Sexual intercourse with a person who is under the statutory age of consent. Crime statistics for the period from 2013 through 2015 can be found at the end of this report.

Security Awareness Programs

Mandatory student orientation will began in 2015. During those sessions, students will be informed of services offered by the Student Services and the Campus Police Department. The orientations will include discussions about how to maintain personal safety and report crimes, particularly sexual assaults. Similar information is presented to new employees during mandatory District sponsored orientations. Crime and Sexual Assault Prevention Programs are offered annually. Periodically during the academic year, the Irvine Valley College Police Department hosts crime prevention awareness presentations on sexual assault prevention, ID theft, and computer crimes; as well as educational presentations on personal safety and security. A common theme of all awareness and crime prevention programs is to encourage students and employees to be aware of their responsibility for their own security and the security of others. IF YOU SEE SOMETHING, SAY SOMETHING.

In addition to seminars, information is disseminated to students and employees through crime prevention awareness brochures, security alert posters, displays, videos, and articles posted on the police department web site. When time is of the essence, information is released to the campus community through security alerts posted prominently throughout campus, through computer notices sent over the College's electronic mail system, and by voice messages broadcasted through the campus telephone system.

Violence in the Workplace

The police department's responsibilities are to maintain a safe environment for the campus community. The police department, President and Chancellor are committed to a workplace environment free of violence, and hold the safety and security of students, employees and visitors as a high priority and essential to carrying out the mission of the College. (BP 4000.3 and AR 4000.3)

In view of the increase of violent incidents in workplaces across the nation, the following policies and procedures related to potential campus threats are clearly stated as follows. For the purposes of this policy, violence and threats of violence include but are not limited to:

  • Any act which is physically assaultive;
  • Any substantial threat to harm or to endanger the safety of others;
  • Behavior or actions interpreted by a reasonable person as carrying the potential for violence and/or acts of aggression;
  • Any substantial threat to destroy property;
  • Possession on campus of any weapon or dangerous instrument (e.g. any type of firearms, certain knives, brass knuckles, etc.) as defined in the California Penal Code, Title 5 of the California Administrative Code, or campus policy.

Behavioral Intervention Team

A climate of fear or intimidation will not be tolerated at Irvine Valley College or ATEP. Threatening behavior, acts of aggression, or violence will result in appropriate action by the college, up to and including dismissal and the filing of criminal charges when appropriate. When reports of potential threats of violence are received, the campus may convene a threat assessment team to identify the person or persons involved, determine the nature of the threat, analyze the likelihood that the threat could be carried-out, and take appropriate action to prevent any perceived or actual act of violence. The members of the team represent a cross section of campus administrators, managers, faculty and staff with technical skills and/or knowledge that would directly contribute to decision making when needed.

Sexual Assault Reporting Procedures

All members of the campus community should be aware that sexual assaults, including acquaintance and date rape; dating violence; domestic violence; and stalking are prohibited by state laws and campus policies and will be viewed by Irvine Valley College as a serious matter which could lead to disciplinary and/or criminal charges.

The College offers services and support for the victims of sexual assaults. The College has implemented the 'Sexual and Other Assaults on Campus' policy for students and employees (BP-5404 and AR-5404), and will vigorously enforce it. Campus Police has adopted operational guidelines in coordination with the Irvine and Tustin Police Departments for a Sexual Assault Response Team to investigate such crimes. Sexual assaults may also be reported to the Vice President for Student Services, Dean of Counseling Services, Director of Health and Wellness, Vice Chancellor of Human Resources, the Irvine Police Department, or Tustin Police Department. The College will assist a victim student or employee with any notification request.

If you are the victim or witness of a sexual assault on campus,

  • Get to a safe place as soon as possible. Your immediate safety is first!
  • Call IVC Police.
  • If the crime occurred in another police jurisdiction IVC Police will help facilitate contact with the law enforcement agency that has jurisdiction where the crime occurred. Contacting police does not require that you pursue prosecution.
  • Preserve physical evidence of the assault.
  • Do not wash, use the toilet, eat, smoke, drink, or change clothing if at all possible. If you do change clothes, place all clothing you were wearing when the assault occurred in a paper bag. Keep all voicemails, emails, texts or other types of communication between you and the attacker.
  • Get medical attention immediately.
  • This will determine and treat any physical injuries you might have sustained during the assault; determine the risk of sexually transmitted diseases or pregnancy and provide preventative treatment options; and gather evidence that could aid in criminal prosecution of the perpetrator.
  • Call a sexual assault advocate (see CSP below) or a friend, family member, or someone you trust for support.

The Irvine Valley College Police Department, with the victim's consent, will immediately initiate a criminal investigation with the assistance of the local police department, of any on-campus sexual assault. Completed investigations will be forwarded to the District Attorney's Office for review with the purpose of prosecution. Disciplinary actions may also be imposed on recognized individual students, student organizations, and/or campus faculty and staff found guilty of a sexual assault. Students may be placed on probation, suspended, or expelled, for committing violent or criminal acts on campus or at campus- related events.

In the case of an alleged sexual assault, the accuser and the accused are entitled to the same opportunities to have others present during a campus disciplinary proceeding; and both shall be informed of the outcome of any campus disciplinary proceedings brought alleging a sexual assault. The College will also assist the victims of sexual assault with class changes, if such changes are needed and reasonably available.

REMEMBER: Sexual assault is never your fault!

Irvine Valley College strongly encourages all members of the campus community who believe they are victims of sexual assault to immediately report the incident to IVC Police or the police agency of jurisdiction where the crime occurred. Timely reporting to the police is an important factor in successful investigation and prosecution of sexual assault cases. Victims are not required to pursue prosecution just because they report the crime to a police agency. The reporting of sexual assault to the police agency may prevent others from being victims and safeguard your rights for future prosecution.

Irvine Valley College Police work in coordination with the Irvine and Tustin Police Departments whose sexual assault investigators have specific training to thoroughly investigate these types of crimes and provide assistance to victims of sexual assault to include facilitating medical and counseling services, evidence collection, explaining options for a forensic exam, contacting a CSP sexual assault advocate to assist and accompany you during any forensic exam, and referrals to numerous on and off campus resources for support and assistance.

Reasons to report the crime to police include:

  • Reporting within 72 hours of the assault will allow for valuable evidence to be collected. The sooner you report, the better the chance of physical evidence being collected and not being diminished or destroyed. Should you want to pursue prosecution, this increases the chances of apprehending and successfully prosecuting the suspect.
  • Reporting is empowering. It gives survivors a chance to talk about what has happened and gives them back some of their personal control.
  • Reporting the crime will ensure that medical expenses, including a forensic medical exam and costs for emergency care, may be paid by public compensation funds.
  • Reporting and prosecuting are essential to sexual assault prevention and the protection of other potential victims by stopping or deterring repeat offenders.
  • Reporting attests to the fact that sexual assault really happens, it is never the survivor's fault, and that the survivor's voice is heard and not silenced.
  • Reporting can help support the case of another survivor who has previously reported a crime committed by the same perpetrator. The information you provide might be just enough evidence to help close another survivor's case and help them get justice.

Victims in Orange County who do not wish to contact police or are undecided are strongly encouraged to call and speak with a certified sexual assault counselor from Community Service Program (CSP) Sexual Assault Victim & Prevention Services as soon as possible. CSP maintains a 24 hour crisis line, (949) 752-1971, and advocates will maintain confidentiality for the victim, explain options available, and provide resource referrals, and emotional support.

If the crime occurs outside of Sonoma County victims may also call the 24-hour National Sexual Assault Hotline, operated by Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN) at 1-800-656-HOPE. You will be automatically connected to the closest rape crisis center. Rape crisis centers are on call 24-hours a day waiting to help you.

Title IX Violations

Under federal law, sexual assaults are Title IX violations pursuant to the Education Amendments of 1972. It also addresses sexual harassment, gender-based discrimination, and sexual violence. Sexual violence includes attempted or completed rape or sexual assault, as well as sexual harassment, stalking, voyeurism, exhibitionism, verbal or physical sexuality-based threats or abuse, and intimate partner violence.

All faculty and staff, (other than mental health counselors staff) MUST report all incidents of sexual assault that occur on campus, at college sanctioned events, or on any property owned or utilized by South Orange County Community College District, to the Title IX Coordinator, Vice President of Student Services, at 949-451-5624. More information on Title IX can be found at the following web site, http://www.ivc.edu/titleix/Pages/default.aspx

Disciplinary Actions

Irvine Valley College will not tolerate sexual assault in any form and follows the directives in Board Policy and Administrative Regulations 5404, titled "Sexual and Other Assaults on Campus" , Title IX mandates, the "2013 Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women's Act" and related sex discrimination, sexual harassment and sexual violence legislation implemented at both the federal and state levels. Copies of these laws and regulations can be found in the Office of the Vice President for Student Services, and/or the South Orange County Community College District Office of Human Resources.

Where there is probable cause to believe that a sexual assault or sexual violence has occurred, and that a student, faculty, or staff member has violated Board Policy and Administrative Regulations 5404 and/or other sexual violence legislation, all such complaints will be investigated promptly and thoroughly. Even if the victim or criminal justice authorities choose not to prosecute, the College can pursue disciplinary action if the assailant is a student, staff, or faculty member. If the incident involves someone under 18 years old, the appropriate legal guidelines and notifications will be followed. Incidents involving non- members of the College community will be processed according to local and state laws. Procedures for College disciplinary action for sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking, including a clear statement that:

Any sexual assault, physical abuse, as defined by California law, including, but not limited to, rape, whether committed by an employee, student, or member of the public, occurring on District property, or on an off-campus site or facility maintained by the District, or on grounds or facilities maintained by a student organization, is a violation of District policies and regulations, and is subject to all applicable punishment, including criminal procedures and employee or student discipline procedures (See also, AR

5401: Student Conduct)

"Sexual assault" includes, but is not limited to, rape, forced oral copulation, rape by a foreign object, frottage, sexual battery, or threat of sexual assault (Education Code Section 67385(d)). Sexual violence includes "domestic violence", "dating violence" and "stalking".

The written procedures and protocols developed by each college shall be designed to ensure victims of sexual assault receive treatment and information. All students, faculty members or staff members who allege they are the victims of a sexual assault on District property shall be provided with information regarding options and assistance available to them. Information shall be available from the Vice President of Student Services, or his or her designee, who shall maintain the identity of other information about alleged sexual assault victims as confidential unless and until the Vice President for Student Services is authorized to release such information. The Vice President of Student Services shall identify his or her designees by position title in the college procedures or protocols.

The Vice President for Student Services, or his or her designee, shall provide all alleged victims of sexual assault with the following:

  1. A copy of the District's policy, this administrative regulation and college procedures and protocols regarding sexual assault (Education Code Section 67385 (b) (1)).
  2. A list of personnel on campus, by position title and name, who should be notified of the assault and procedures for such notification, if the alleged victim consents. This information must be updated from time-to-time to reflect changes in personnel (Education Code Section 67385(b) (2)).
  3. Legal reporting requirements, and procedures for fulfilling them (Education Code Section 67385 (3).
  4. Each college's procedures and protocols shall provide a description of available services, and the persons on campus available to provide those services if requested, including but not limited to the following (Education Code Section 67385(b) (4), (5) and (6)):
    1. Transportation to a hospital, if necessary
    2. Availability of counseling services on campus, if available, or referral to be counseling center
    3. Notice to the police, if desired by the victim
    4. A list of other available campus resources or appropriate off-campus resources
    5. Procedures for ongoing case management, including procedures for keeping the victim informed of the status of any student disciplinary proceedings in connection with the sexual assault, and the results of any student disciplinary proceedings in connection with the sexual assault, and the results of any disciplinary action or appeal, and helping the victim deal with academic difficulties that may arise because of the victimization and its impact.
  5. A description of each of the following procedures (Education Code Section 67385(b) (8)):
    1. Criminal prosecution
    2. Civil prosecution (i.e., lawsuit)
    3. District disciplinary procedures, both student and employee d. Availability of medication
    4. Modification of class schedules
    5. Tutoring, if necessary

All alleged victims of sexual assault on District property shall be kept informed, through the Vice President of Student Services, or his or her designee, of any ongoing investigation. Information shall include the status of any student of employee disciplinary proceedings or appeal; alleged victims of sexual assault

are required to maintain any such information in confidence, unless the alleged assailant has waived rights to confidentiality. The District shall maintain the identity of any alleged victim or witness of sexual assault on District property, as defined above, in confidence unless the alleged victim or witness specifically waives that right to confidentiality. All inquiries from reporters or other media representatives about alleged sexual assaults on District property shall be referred to the District's Public Affairs office, which shall work with the Vice President of Student Services, or his or her designee, to assure that all confidentiality rights are maintained. Additionally, the Annual Security Report will include a statement regarding the District's programs to prevent sex offenses and procedures that should be followed after a sex offense occurs. The statement must include the following:

  1. A description of educational programs to promote the awareness of rape, acquaintance rape, and other forcible and non-forcible sex offenses.
  2. Procedures to follow if a sex offense occurs, including who should be contacted, the importance of preserving evidence to prove a criminal offense, and to whom the alleged offense should be reported.
  3. Information on a student's option to notify appropriate law enforcement authorities, including on- campus and local police, and a statement that campus personnel will assist the student in notifying these authorities, if the student so requests.
  4. Information for students about existing on and off-campus counseling, mental health, or other student services for victims of sex offenses.
  5. Notice to students that the campus will change a victim's academic situation after an alleged sex offense and of the options of those changes, if those changes are requested by the victim and are reasonably available.
  6. Procedures for campus disciplinary action in cases of an alleged sex offense, including a clear statement that:
    1. The accuser and the accused are entitled to the same opportunities to have others present during a disciplinary proceedings; and
    2. Both the accuser and the accused must be informed of the outcome of any institutional disciplinary proceeding resulting from an alleged sex offense. Compliance with this paragraph does not violate the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act. For the purposes of this
    3. paragraph, the outcome of a disciplinary proceeding means the final determination with respect to the alleged sex offense and any sanction that is imposed against the accused.
  7. A description of the sanction the campus may impose following a final determination by a campus disciplinary proceeding regarding rape, acquaintance rape, or other forcible or non-forcible sex offenses.

Education and Prevention Information

The President's designee shall:

  1. Provide, as part of each campuses established on-campus orientation program, education and prevention information about sexual assault. The information shall be developed in collaboration with campus-based and community-based victim advocacy organizations.
  2. Post sexual violence prevention and education information on the campus internet website.

Reference: South Orange County Community College District, Administration Regulation 5404

See also Administrative Regulation 5401 "Student Conduct"

Legal Options

Any person who has been sexually assaulted has several legal options: criminal prosecution against the assailant; and/or civil prosecution against the assailant; and/or the IVC disciplinary procedures if the assailant is a student; and/or District disciplinary process if the assailant is an employee.

Criminal Prosecution

Notification or reporting to the police agency having jurisdiction over the location where the crime or attempted crime occurred begins the criminal prosecution. If the crime occurs off campus, IVC Police can facilitate contact with the appropriate law enforcement agency and/or provide information as to how to contact them.

Civil Prosecution

Survivors of sexual assault can consult an attorney about initiating a suit in civil court against their assailant for damages. The purpose of a civil suit is to compensate the survivor for the wrong done to them. A civil action can be brought against the assailant regardless of the decision to criminally prosecute.

Victim Assistance and Rights

As a victim of any crime, you have the right to be treated with respect, dignity and courtesy, regardless of race, age, lifestyle, or occupation. You also have a right to file a complaint and receive services

regardless of the relationship between you and the suspect. You may also have an advocate for support throughout the entire investigative process and will receive explanations about processes, procedures and forms.

When reporting the crime to Campus Police, confidentiality and the protection of the victim's name and any identifying information will remain the highest priority if the victim chooses not to have their name released. A victim's decision to prosecute does not have to be made during the initial report to Police and a victim's decision determines the subsequent police investigation. Police and CSP advocates can answer many of your questions, inform you of your options, advocate for your rights, and connect you to counseling, support resources, and victim funds that are available.

If you choose to report to the police, you will be interviewed at a location of your choice and a CSP advocate and/or friends or family of your choosing will be allowed to accompany you during police and District Attorney interview's, forensic exams, and court proceedings. Feel free to ask officers any questions you may have about the investigative process. Police officers may arrest the perpetrator as appropriate to evidence obtained in the investigation and/or forward the case to the District Attorney's office for review and decision on filing of criminal charges against the perpetrator. Depending on the specific circumstances and evidence in the case, the perpetrator may be jailed and/or released on bail if arrested. One of the usual conditions of bail is the perpetrator not make any attempt to contact the victim. Advocates, police, and the District Attorney's Office can assist you in obtaining a restraining order against the perpetrator if you choose, and you should always contact the police immediately if you feel threatened or are contacted by the perpetrator after the assault.

Medical care and a forensic exam are strongly recommended for all victims of sexual assault even if they do not want to report the crime to police or if they do not think they have any physical injuries resulting from the assault. Medical care will ensure you receive any medical attention needed and all options for medical treatment are explained and a forensic exam collects important evidence that can be stored in the event you wish to report the crime and pursue prosecution in the future. The exam can be conducted without reporting to any law enforcement agency. All forensic exams in Orange County are performed by examiners from the Sexual Assault Response Team (SART). IVC students can receive medical care and follow-up care at the Student Health and Wellness Center.

Victims of sexual assault are also strongly encouraged to utilize the Community Service Program Center which is a comprehensive resource and advocacy center that empowers victims to live free from violence and abuse by providing comprehensive services centered on and around the victim, though a single point of access. They follow the best practices in the field, have culturally competent services, and build strong interagency collaborations to protect victims, stop violence, and restore hope. Services for sexual assault victims include in-person or over the phone crisis intervention, SART, medical, legal, and law enforcement accompaniments, advocacy through the criminal and civil justice systems, referrals to legal services and counseling ⁄support groups, and long term case management, information and resource referrals.

The Campus Police, Title IX Officer, Student Health and Wellness Center, and the Dean of Counseling offer a number of brochures detailing sexual assault awareness, prevention and reporting procedures.

Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Resources

Irvine Valley College Resources

  • Campus Police, Business (949) 451-5200
  • Campus Police, Emergency (949) 451-5234
  • Vice President for Student Services (949) 451-5214
  • Title IX Officer (949) 451-5214
  • Director of Health and Wellness Center (949) 451-5221
  • Dean of Counseling Services (949) 451-5410
  • Vice Chancellor of Human Resources: (949) 582-4699

Community Resources

  • Irvine Police Department (949) 724-7200
  • Tustin Police Department (714) 573-3200

Hotlines

  • Sexual Assault/Rape Crisis Hotline, Orange County (714) 957-2737
  • Sexual Assault Victim Services (949) 752-1971
  • Rape Hotline (24 hour) (800) 585-6231
  • National Sexual Assault Hotline (800) 656-4673

Other Victim Services

  • Domestic Violence Victim Services (714) 935-7956
  • Restraining Orders/Victim Services Program (714) 973-0134
  • Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender (GLBT) (714) 534-0862
  • National Center for Victims of Crime (800) 394-2255
  • CSP Victim/Witness Assistance Program (949) 250-4058
  • Orange County District Attorney's Victim/Witness Services
  • www.orangecountyda.com/home/index.asp?page=39

Shelters

  • Human Options (949) 737-5242
  • Interval House (714) 891-8121
  • Laura's House (949) 361-3775

Health and Psychological Counseling Services

Health and Wellness Center

The Health and Wellness Center assists students with psychological counseling needs. When public safety is at risk, as appropriate, the Health and Wellness Center will work closely with Campus Police. Staff encourages their clients to report to Campus Police any acts which could endanger an individual or the campus community. However, crime information can be forwarded to Campus Police anonymously at the request of the client. The Center's staff does not disclose personal information to the police department without the consent of the client unless there is an immediate threat to public safety. More information about Health and Wellness Center's psychological services can be found at the Health and Wellness Center web site at students.ivc.edu/wellnesscenter.

Counseling Center

The Counseling Center offers personal counseling including help with relationship problems, interpersonal communication, self-awareness, stress management, behavior change, and referrals to on-campus and off-campus resources. More information about the Counseling Center's services can be found at the Counseling Center web site at students.ivc.edu/counselingcenter.

Alcohol and Drug Policy

In compliance with the Drug Free Schools and Campuses Regulations (34CFR, Part 86) of the Drug Free Schools and Communities Act (DFSCA), and the Higher Education Act (Section 120A), Irvine Valley College and the ATEP campus recognize that the abuse of alcohol and other drugs is a threat to the mission of the institutions and to the members of the college community; and therefore, are 'Drug-Free Workplaces'.

"Alcoholic beverages at District sites are permitted if the alcoholic beverage is for use during a fundraiser held to benefit the College/District/ATEP Foundations that have obtained a license under the Business and Professions Code to do so provided that no alcoholic beverage can be acquired, possessed or used at sporting events sponsored by the district." (BP-1900) (BPC 25608)

There is zero tolerance for underage drinking on campus. Violations of underage drinking laws will be addressed through criminal sanctions and/or the campus disciplinary process.

"The unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensing, possession, or use of a controlled substance is prohibited in all facilities under the control and use of the District. Any student or employee who violates this policy will be subject to disciplinary action, which may include the referral to an appropriate rehabilitation program, suspension, demotion, expulsion, or dismissal." (BP 4016)

The College also recognizes alcohol/drug dependency as an illness and a major health problem. Excessive use of alcohol and other drugs is a serious health problem in itself, but alcohol and drug abuse can also contribute to a host of other physical and mental health problems such as complications in pregnancy, violent behavior, HIV infection and other sexually transmitted diseases, psychological depression, hallucinations, and death. Information, assessments, and referral services for students are available through the Campus Counseling Center and the campus Health and Wellness Center. Services for employees are available through the SOCCCD Employee Assistance Program.

Student Discipline

Students may be placed on probation, suspended, or expelled for committing violent or criminal acts on campus or at campus-related events. In compliance with federal and state laws and regulations, victims of violent crimes, including sexual assaults, will be informed whenever information regarding disciplinary action taken by the college is included in a student file. Within three business days, victims will be informed of the results of the disciplinary action and may appeal. The victim is required to keep the results of the disciplinary action confidential. (California Education Code, Section 76234). For further information, contact the Dean of Counseling Services at (949) 451-5410.

Hate Crimes and Hate Incidents

"Hate violence" is defined as any act of physical intimidation or harassment, physical force, or the threat of physical force directed against any person or group of persons because of the ethnicity, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, or political/religious beliefs of that person or group. The College and Campus Police will not tolerate hate violence and is dedicated to ensuring all persons are protected regardless of their race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability or political/religious beliefs. In furtherance of this mission, all 'hate' crimes and incidents will be thoroughly investigated, documented and prosecuted.

Crime Prevention and Security Programs

Personal Safety Training: Campus Police officers are available upon request for personal safety presentations to increase awareness and personal responsibility of students, faculty, or staff (949) 451- 5200. Scheduled crime presentations are offered monthly during each semester as part of the 'Staying Safe at IVC series.

Publications & Training

Brochures are available from the Campus Police, the Health and Wellness Center, and the Dean of Counseling Services that provide additional information and guidelines under the following titles, 'Identity Theft', Don't Make I Easy for a Thief to Steal Your Wheels', 'Stalking Victimization', 'DYING TO DRINK? The Hard Facts', 'Methamphetamine: Nothing to Rave About', and Don't Lose a Friend to Drugs'. The campus Health and Wellness Center offers these additional brochures; 'Sexual Assault Prevention', 'When is it Rape', Date Rape', 'Binge Drinking', 'Inhalants', 'About Dating Violence', and 'About Dealing with Sexual Pressure'.

Emergency guidelines are available to the campus community through the Campus Police web site, including information regarding procedures for earthquakes, fires, injuries, bomb threats, hazardous material spills/leaks, and crimes in progress. For a list of available brochures, please visit the police department web site at http://campuspolice.ivc.edu/Pages/prevention.aspx.

Campus Police Escorts

Safety escort are available for the campus community to or from their vehicle by contacting Campus Police at (949) 451-5234 or at ext. 5234 from a campus office or classroom phone. Transportation will be provided based on the availability of Public Safety Assistants or police officers.

Emergency Phones

Emergency telephones are located throughout the campus; within classrooms, offices and parking lots. A location map of campus parking lot emergency phones can be found at the following web site. http://www.ivc.edu/about/maps/Pages/default.aspx.

Crime Alert Bulletins

Campus Police have established procedures for dealing with threats to the campus community, and guidelines for providing timely warnings. Timely warnings will be distributed to the campus community using various methods of communication (See 'Timely Warnings' above). The type of event or situation will be reviewed by Campus Police to determine the most effective method to distribute the timely warning information. When there is a possible public safety related "threat" to students, faculty, or staff on campus, Campus Police will make every reasonable efforts to notify the students, faculty, and staff. Crime Alert bulletins can be found at http://campuspolice.ivc.edu.

Registered Sex Offenders

Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 (also referred to as "Campus Sex Crimes Prevention Act"): The Campus Sex Crimes Prevention Act (CSCPA) of 2000 is a federal law that provides for the tracking of convicted sex offenders enrolled at, or employed by, institutions of higher education. The CSCPA is an amendment to the Jacob Wetterling Crimes Against Children and Sexually Violent Offender Act. In addition, the CSCPA amends the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) to clarify that nothing in the Act can prohibit an educational institution from disclosing information provided to the institution concerning registered sex offenders.

Effective October 28, 2002, Penal Code 290.1 was expanded and requires sexual offenders to register with Campus Police. Convicted sexual offenders (including transients) are required to register under Section 290. Additionally, persons employed by the college, either full-time or part-time (including paid employees or volunteers); or working or carrying on a vocation at the college (e.g. contractors) for more than 14 days or for an aggregate period exceeding 30 days in a calendar year (including paid workers as well as volunteers) must also register.

Persons listed above must register with the Campus Police within five business days of commencing enrollment or employment with the college. Registrants are also required to notify the campus police within five business days of ceasing to be enrolled or employed, or ceasing to carry on a vocation at the College. Information regarding Megan's Law and the sexual offender data base is available on-line at

www.meganslaw.ca.gov. The general phone number for the California Department of Justice Sex

Offender Tracking Program is (916) 227-4974.

Crime Statistics

The College is required to publish statistics in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus

Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (formerly the Campus Security Act, Public Law 101-

542). The crime statistics are available online at http://campuspolice.ivc.edu/Pages/crimestats.aspx.

Printed copies are available in the Library, Student Services Office, Admissions and Records and at the Campus Police station, 5500 Irvine Center Drive, CP100, Irvine, CA 92618. Information regarding the website location and where to access printed copies can be located in the College Catalog and IVC Schedule of Classes.

The Irvine Valley College Police Department Crime Blotter can be viewed on the Irvine Valley College

Police Department website at http://campuspolice.ivc.edu/blotter/default.aspx

Please the campus crime stats below.

Irvine Valley College
Campus Crimes Statistics
2013-2015

Main Campus*

Public Property**
Contiguous/Adjacent

 

ATEP Campus
Tustin*

 

Public Property***
Contiguous/Adjacent

2013

2014

2015

 

2013

2014

2015

2013

2014

2015

2013

2014

2015

Murder

0

0

0

0

0

0

 

0

0

0

 

0

0

0

Manslaughter

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Sex Offenses/Forcible

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Sex Offenses/Non-Forcible

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Robbery

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Aggravated Assault

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Burglary

3

4

2

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Vehicle Theft

0

1

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Arson

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Total

4

5

3

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Special Category Arrests

2013

2014

2015

 

2013

2014

2015

2013

2014

2015

2013

2014

2015

Weapons Possession

0

0

0

 

0

0

0

 

0

0

0

0

0

0

Drug Violations

0

0

1

 

0

0

0

 

0

0

0

 

0

0

0

Liquor Laws

0

0

0

 

0

0

0

 

0

0

0

0

0

0

Domestic Violence

N/A

N/A

0

 

N/A

N/A

N/A

 

N/A

N/A

N/A

 

N/A

N/A

N/A

Dating Violence

N/A

N/A

0

 

N/A

N/A

N/A

 

N/A

N/A

N/A

 

N/A

N/A

N/A

Stalking

N/A

N/A

0

 

N/A

N/A

N/A

 

N/A

N/A

N/A

 

N/A

N/A

N/A

Total

0

0

2

 

0

0

0

 

0

0

0

 

0

0

0

* As reported to the Irvine Valley College Police Department

** As reported to the Irvine Police Department

*** As reported to the Tustin Police Department

Public Property statistics are for the property and roadways bordering each campus.

The ATEP Campus Center was established in 2007. The crime statistics for the 'contiguous/adjacent public property' are for areas bordering the campus, and not on the ATEP campus. These crimes have had no impact on the safety of ATEP students, faculty or staff.

The above chart includes referrals from Student Services, including the Dean of Students, the Counseling Center and the Health and Wellness Center. Incidents reported in this category do not represent additional crimes. Each incident is included in other categories in this report. Referrals listed here represent incidents adjudicated under the campus' student discipline process. These totals include the ATEP campus.

Disciplinary Referrals

Alleged offenses reported to other responsible campus officials, investigated by other campus departments and referred for disciplinary action, but do not involve arrests.

2013

2014

2015

 

 

 

 

2013

2014

2015

 

 

 

Weapons Possession

0

0

0

 

 

 

 

 

0

0

0

 

 

 

 

Drug Violations

0

1

0

 

 

 

 

 

0

0

0

 

 

 

 

Liquor Laws

0

2

5

 

 

 

 

 

0

0

0

 

 

 

 

Domestic Violence

N/A

0

 

 

N/A

N/A

N/A

 

N/A

N/A

N/A

 

N/A

N/A

N/A

Dating Violence

N/A

0

 

 

N/A

N/A

N/A

 

N/A

N/A

N/A

 

N/A

N/A

N/A

Stalking

N/A

0

 

 

N/A

N/A

N/A

 

N/A

N/A

N/A

 

N/A

N/A

N/A

Totals

0

3

5

 

 

 

 

 

0

0

0

 

 

 

 

The above chart includes referrals from Student Services, including the Dean of Students, the Counseling Center and the Health and Wellness Center. Incidents reported in this category do not represent additional crimes. Each incident is included in other categories in this report. Referrals listed here represent incidents adjudicated under the campus' student discipline process. These totals include the ATEP campus.

Hate Crimes

There were no reported hate crimes during 2013, 2014, or 2015 at IVC or ATEP.

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