Carroll College, Helena Montana

Timely Warning Policy

Timely Warning

Carroll College will, in a manner that is timely, that withholds as confidential the names and other identifying infromation of victims, and that will aid in the prevention of similar crimes, report to the campus community on crimes that are included in its campus crime statistics, reported to local police agencies or to campus security authorities (including, but not limited to, Helena Police, Lewis and Clark County Sheriff's Department, and Securitas), and considered by the college to represent a threat to students and employees.

Upon the confirmation of a significant emergency or dangerous situation involving an immediate threat to the health or safety of students or employees occurring on campus, Carroll College will alert students and employees immediately. Emergency or security alerts will be posted by email, on the college's Student Life webpage, on the college's Emergency Response webpage, and/or through the use of Regroup, the college's emergency messaging system, to to emergency contact phone numbers.

The institution will, without delay, and taking into account the safety of the community, determine the content of the notification and initiate the notification system, unless the notification will, in the professional judgment of responsible authorities, compromise efforts to assist victims or to contain, respond to, or otherwise mitigate the emergency. Immediate contact will be made with college employees closest to the incident area to obtain information from eyewitnesses. Local law enforcement will be notified. College officials will cooperate with local law enforcement to determine the severity of the emergency and provide appropriate updates to the college community.